11 Special Moments You Likely Missed from Pippa Middleton's Wedding

The world's most famous bridesmaid is finally a bride. Pippa Middleton and new hubby James Matthews swapped vows Saturday, May 20, with a gorgeous celebration (and the closest thing to a royal wedding this year). From Prince George’s meltdown and Prince Harry’s chivalry to K-Middy’s epic “Mommy means business” face, here are 11 amazing wedding moments you likely missed while being mesmerized by Pippa's intoxicating Giles Deacon custom lace gown.

Everything You Need to Know About Pippa Middleton’s May 20 Wedding

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When Pippa And Her Father, Michael, Shared A Special Moment Before The Ceremony

The pair shared a special father-daughter moment as they cruised to the ceremony in a vintage 1951 Jaguar Mark V convertible.

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When Kate Pulled A Total Mom Move

A mom is a mom, crown or no crown. Don’t mess with the royal “shush!”

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When Prince Harry Arrived Solo But Then Chivalrously Retrieved His Lady Love, Meghan Markle

According to People, Prince Harry drove 50 miles back to London after the ceremony to pick up Markle so they could attend the reception together. Swoon.

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When George Hammed It Up For The Cameras

Prince George doing what Prince George does best.

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When K-middy Gave Princess Char A Pep Talk

Charlotte already has this whole princess thing on lock, but the role of a bridesmaid proved to be a tad more challenging. Nothing a little pep talk from Duchess Mommy and her trés chic blush-colored Alexander McQueen dress can't fix.

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When Kate Brought Out Her ‘mommy Means Business’ Face

It may look like a peace sign or a child's attempt to look gangster, but George’s cheeky fellow page boy is actually showing the British version of the middle finger to photographers. Duchess Kate's face, though...

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When Prince George Learned There’s A Proper Time And Place To Pick The Royal Booger

And it most certainly is not at Auntie Pippa's very public wedding. 


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When Duchess Kate Fluffed Her Sister’s Dress

It seems like just yesterday Pippa was fluffing big sister Kate’s gown at the royal wedding. Paying homage to the 2011 affair, Pippa wore the same pear-cut, diamond drop, floral motif Robinson Pelham earrings she wore to Kate's wedding as her "something old."

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When The Newlyweds Took A Moment To Themselves

And gave us a chance to ogle Pippa's gown. The new bride wore a white, custom-crafted Giles Deacon dress with cap sleeves, high neckline, corseted bodice and heart-shaped detail on the back. The gown's silk cotton lace was applied by hand, and the bodice featured pearl details over an organza and tulle underskirt. 

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When Pippa And James Experienced Wedded Bliss

The couple looked deliriously happy as they exited St. Mark's Church in Englefield, Berkshire, as man and wife. 

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And Finally, When Husband And Wife Rode Off Into The Sunset

Is it weird that we want to frame and hang this photo in our living room? 


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