We all gazed in amazement as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot on May 19, 2018, the couple’s nuptials took place at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. Clad in an all-white Givenchy wedding dress, Markle had viewers in astonishment as she walked into the castle.
Traditionally, a bride has “Something old, Something new, Something borrowed, And Something blue” given to them on their wedding day, this dictates good luck to the bride on her big day, but what were Meghan’s?!
Meghan’s “something new” was very obvious, the blushing bride wore a Givenchy Haute Couture gown by Clare Waight Keller. The gorgeous gown was accompanied by an elegant white veil, which was a representation of all 53 countries of the Commonwealth.
Meghan’s tiara doubled as “something old” and “something borrowed” the duchess borrowed the dazzling bandeau tiara from the Queen, it belong to Queen Mary and dates back to 1932.
In Markle’s bouquet was a sentiment to Princess Diana, it included her favorite flowers – forget me nots, which was her “something blue.”
Rumors swirled that a piece of fabric from Princess Diana’s dress was sewn into Markle’s- “something old.”
The old tradition was also incorporated in the reception as well, Meghan’s “something new” was her dress that she changed into after the ceremony. The “something blue,” “something borrowed,” and “something old” was Diana’s emerald-cut aquamarine ring that she wore as an accessory with the dress. However, it is speculated that Prince Harry gifted her the ring. In Diana’s will, she left her jewelry to her sons wives.
Did you notice more of the old tradition in the wedding?!