Meghan Markle paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth at the wedding with Harry

Meghan Markle at the wedding with Prince Harry delighted primarily with a long veil. It turns out that she paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth with it.

On May 19, 2018, the eyes of people around the world were focused on Windsor, where Prince Harry’s wedding to the American actress Meghan Markle took place. Due to its origin, it was a specific ceremony – with elements of gospel music and a sermon by an American clergyman. There were also elements of surprise, as well as mishaps of the bride and groom – Meghan even offended the queen with one gesture. However, Elizabeth II probably forgave her grandson’s chosen one, because she did she also paid tribute to one of the elements of her styling.

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Meghan Markle paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth at the wedding with Harry

One of the most important accessories for the bride is, of course, the veil. No wonder Meghan Markle put great emphasis on it.

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Meghan Markle paid tribute to Princess Diana with this styling

The future Duchess of Sussex on her wedding day with Harry wore a gown designed by the Givenchy fashion house, who also created her wedding accessories. The five-meter-long veil was embroidered with silk thread with flowers symbolizing the 53 countries of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Ms Waight Keller designed a veil to show the characteristic flora of each Commonwealth country combined into one spectacular floral arrangement, one Givenchy designer told

It turns out that this pattern was not accidental. Meghan, deciding on him, was inspired by the veil of … Queen Elizabeth. Thus, she paid tribute to her beloved’s grandmother. Elizabeth II, during her wedding to Prince Philip in 1947, also wore a long veil with floral embroidery on her head.

I must admit that the Meghan veil was a perfect match for her simple outfit. Below you can see what she looked like at the wedding with Harry and how Queen Elizabeth presented herself during her ceremony.

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Meghan Markle veil


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Queen Elizabeth's veil


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The wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were married on May 19, 2018 at Windsor Castle.
Their ceremony was a breakthrough for the royal family, and among the guests there were the biggest stars – Victoria and David Beckham, Elton John, Amal and George Clooney or actors known from the series “In suits”.

A few months after the ceremony, Kensington Palace announced that Meghan and Harry were expecting a baby. In 2019, their son Archie was born. In early 2020, the princely couple announced their intention to resign from official functions in the royal family. Meghan and Harry moved to the United States, where their daughter Lilibet Diana was born in 2021.

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