Once upon a time, a stunning princess from the land of Suits married a real prince and had a royal wedding.
And while every detail about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s big day seems to be straight out of an actual fairy tale (carriages and queens and gian
According to Kensington Palace, Markle’s gorgeous train-like veil (which looks to be no less than 20 feet long) is held in place by Queen Mary’s diamond bandeau tiara, lent to Markle by Queen Elizabeth, and contains a “floral composition” representing each country of the commonwealth. That’s 53 different flowers sewn into her veil, which was designed by Clare Waight Keller, artistic director of Givenchy and the same person who designed Markle’s dress.
“Ms. Markle expressed the wish of having all 53 countries of the Commonwealth with her on her journey through the ceremony,” the statement reads. How very diplomatic of you, Ms. Duchess of Sussex.
The super-sparkly filigree tiara, which is called the Queen Mary Diamond Bandeau Tiara, was made in 1932 with the middle glittering brooch (and spectacular center diamond) dating back to 1893.
A glittering crown fit for a princess duchess…and they lived happily ever after.