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10 Royal Wedding Dresses to Inspire Your Wedding Day Look


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Autumn Kelly

Autumn Kelly was wed to Prince Peter Philips, the oldest grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, at Windsor Castle on May 17, 2008. The bride's gown was designed by Sassi Holford and was inspired by the wedding dress that Grace Kelly wore when she married Prince Rainier. It was made from Italian duchess silk and French Chantilly lace, and it had a fitted bodice matched with a short-sleeved lace bolero. The A-line skirt had a modest train adorned with little lace bows, and it was pieced together with a silk, three-tiered waist sash. It took a team of 17 seamstresses to create the dress, which cost a total of $4,000. Kelly's veil was hand-embroidered and beaded, and it was held in place by a tiara given to her by her mother-in-law, Princess Anne. She donned pearl earrings and a simple pearl necklace given to her by her groom.

TLC Takeaway: When you order your gown, order fabric accessories, such as a bolero or a shawl, at the same time. This way, you guarantee that accessories will be be cut from the same fabric as your gown.