15 Best Moments From The Royal Wedding That Most People Missed
May 23, 2018 18:46
There were many beautiful moments from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding. And it is very likely that you missed some of the best ones. In order to make sure you get the full picture of such a big day, here are 15 of our favorite moments.
1, Meghan's veil had a hidden meaning
The bride's 16.5-foot long silk tulle veil, designed by Clare Waight Keller, paid homage to the Commonwealth. The edges were embroidered with flowers from all 53 Commonwealth countries.
2. The bouquet had a touch of Harry
The Duke of Sussex handpicked many flowers for his bride's bouquet. Some of them were 'Forget-Me-Nots' which were his late mother's favorites. The bouquet also included other types of flowers, like sweet peas, jasmine and sprigs of myrtle, which happens to be a bridal tradition in the royal family.
3. The sad bridesmaid
Two-year-old Zalie Warren was probably overwhelmed by all the activities and attention. She started crying, but was soon soothed by the royal nanny, Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo.
4. George and Amal Clooney's chat with Serena Williams
Celebs like George and Amal, Serena and Alexis, Idris Elba and Sabrina turned up for the big day.
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5. Meghan spotted an old teacher
With all the planning that went into the wedding, it's easy to assume there would be no surprises. But Duchess Meghan got a big one when she spotted her former drama teacher, Gigi Perreau. The bride happily squealed "Oh my God!" as she caught sight of her.
6. Princess Charlotte's cheeky moment
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's daughter certainly knew how to make an entrance. Princess Charlotte playfully stuck out her tongue at some photographers.
7. Zara Phillips adorable baby bump
The Queen's eldest granddaughter showed off her lovely bump as she made her way to the wedding venue with husband Mike Tindall. The couple is expecting their second child.
8. The Bishop Quoted Martin Luther King Jr.
Bishop Michael Bruce Curry amazed guests with his sermon, which included a quote from MLK:
We must discover the power of love, the redemptive power of love. And when we do that, we will be able to make of this old world a new world. Love is the only way.
9. Harry's concern for his bride
As Meghan reached the alter to meet her groom, Harry checked in with some heartwarming wards. "Are you OK? You look amazing," he said. And she replied, "Thank you."
10. A tribute to Princess Diana
Harry's late mother was the first person to make a controversial break from tradition during her wedding when she refused to include "obey" in her vows. Other royal ladies followed suit, including Meghan Markle.
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11. The veil fumble
The Duke of Sussex sure seemed a little nervous when removing the bride's veil. It was a sweet reminder that despite all the planning, a wedding is simply all about the love between bride and groom.
12. A sneaky second kiss
The happy couple kissed a second time during their procession. The traditional first kiss was shared in front of St.George's Chapel after the ceremony.
13. The bride's tiara
Meghan Markle chose a diamond and platinum bandeau setting tiara which she borrowed from the Queen's collection. It once belonged to Queen Mary, Elizabeth II's grandmother.
14. The bride's drugstore nail polish
The Duchess of Sussex went with the popular Ballet Slippers, from Essie, nail polish for her big day. The color is a soft, nearly-nude pink that is sold for just under $8.
15. Meghan's walk down the aisle
After it was announced that Thomas Markle, Meghan's dad, would be unable to give his daughter away on her big day, there were some fans who wanted her to do the walk by herself, like the proud feminist she is. It was later announced that Prince Charles would do the honors. But Meghan did prove she's a strong and independent woman as she walked halfway down St. George's Chapel by herself. Prince Charles took her arm when she reached the quire signifying, her acceptance into the royal family.
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