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Wedding planning guide
Every bride deserves to feel like a queen on her special day and if you are looking for full on Royal theme or just a few regal touches, scroll down for our top tips on adding elegance to your wedding day.
Royal bridal look: Wear natural wedding make up
Both Megan Markle and Kate Middleton stunned wedding guests with natural looks that enthasized their natural beauty. To copy these looks opt for a nude lip, lightweight foundation or BB cream and soft eye make up. Below are three tutorials that closely match the effortless Royal look:
Royal Bridal look: Pick an elegant and simple wedding dress
Megan Markle wowed crowds with her boat-shaped neckline, long-sleeved wedding dress with simple detailing by Clare Waight Keller. Follow this royal inspiration by finding a conservative wedding dress style that suit your figure. Key Regal trends are sophisticated lace, modest necklines and materials should be high quality with a sheen.
Royal Bridal look: Add a delicate tiara and a veil
All Royal brides opt for Cathedral style veils that sweep out gorgeously down the aisle. Where possible opt for at least a Chapel length veil with either delicate lacing or a simple weave that will enhance the look of your regal dress. For those wanting to go one step further, a simple elegant tiara or side tiara will add the necessary bling to complete your sophisticated look.
Royal wedding guest dress code
Ask guests to wear a modest, formal dress code and invite ladies to wear creative hats or fascinators to add extra glamour. These should only be worn at the ceremony to follow royal tradition.
Arrive to your wedding just like a Royal bride
All Royal brides arrive to their ceremony in classic british cars and these are widely available for hire. If you are keen to follow in the footsteps of Kate Middleton and Megan Markle opt for a traditional Rolls-Royce Phantom. For a complete guide to bridal wedding transport click here.
Choose Royal floral decorations and a princess bouquet
Regal wedding decorations are characterised by elaboration floral arches, backdrops and single coloured bridal bouquets. For a truly modern royal look opt for:
For a guide to specialist white bouquets click here
Hire a wedding toastmaster
A toastmaster is a long-lived British traditional role, whereby a suitably attired individual announces the running order of your day, co-ordinates guests, announces your arrival and introduces you as a newlywed couple. For an extra regal touch it is wise to source an individual with a strong British accent.
Incorporate Royal themed wedding favours and gifts
If you are keen to incorporate the generosity and philanthropy of the younger Royal family, you can opt for charitable donations instead of wedding gifts. Wedding favours can also be themed around traditional British delicacies such as jam, chocolates or a small elegant keepsake.