A few of our fabulous readers were able to visit the palace and have kindly allowed me to share some of their photographs here for all to enjoy. (The original exhibition preview post also includes many more goodies and observations in the comments.) In order to properly luxuriate in the splendor - there is no other way to take in a good royal wedding dress, if you ask me - I'm breaking them up and will be sharing multiple installments with you in the coming months.
To start, a dress which might be among the quietest royal wedding dresses, but which represents one of the sweetest royal stories. Today's photos come from the lovely Viola and the lovely Janet, who wrote about her visit here, with big thanks!
from my first post on their wedding.)
|Courtesy of Viola|
|Courtesy of Janet|
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall at their wedding blessing, 2005Both accessorized with sweeping hairpieces (feathers for Lilian) and bouquets with plenty of lily of the valley, and both absolutely perfect solutions for their respective events.
|Lilian's bouquet and hairpiece|
Courtesy of Viola