When the world finally saw Kate Middleton’s wedding gown last month, one person thought it looked a bit familiar. Italian actress Isabella Orsini married a prince herself, Belgian Prince Edouard de Ligne. Check out what she wore at their wedding two years ago:
Now, take another look at Princess Catherine’s gown:
The gowns are nearly identical, yet were made two years apart by two different designers. Hmm…
Last week’s Royal Wedding offered up stunning fashion from across the pond, but two members of the royal family wound up looking more like court jesters than princesses. Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice (above), the daughters of Prince Andrew and the former Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, wore creations that made them look like rejects from the Rocky Horror Picture Show.
William and Harry arrive at Westminster Abbey:
Kate Middleton arrives at Westminster Abbey:
William and Kate exchange vows:
William and Kate exit Westminster Abbey:
William and Kate’s horse-drawn carriage:
I will be live blogging the coverage of tomorrow’s royal wedding of Prince William to Kate (“Call me Catherine”) Middleton starting at 4am! Set your alarm clock, watch the wedding, and read my take on the events as they unfold!
WHERE TO WATCH:
If you are curious as to where to tune in to watch, there are many options. BBC America and MSNBC kick things off at 3:00 am; TLC’s coverage begins airing at 3:30 am; NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, FOX News, and E!, start their coverage at 4:00 am; and FOX and REELZ start at 5:00 am.
3:15 am – 4:45 am Eastern: Congregation arrives at Wesminster Abbey (8:15am – 9:45am London time).
5:10 am Eastern: Princes William and Harry leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey, arriving at 5:15 am. (10:10 am – 10:15 am London time).
5:38 am Eastern: Prince Charles and Camilla leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey, arriving at 5:42 am. (10:38 am – 10:42 am London time).
5:40 am Eastern: Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Abbey, arriving at 5:45 am. (10:40 – 10:45 am London time).
5:51 am Eastern: Kate Middleton, accompanied by her father Michael Middleton, leave the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey. (10:51 am London time).
6:00 am Eastern: The wedding service begins inside Westminster Abbey. (11:00 am London time).
7:15 am Eastern: The carriage procession leaves Westminster Abbey for Buckingham Palace, arriving at 7:30 am. (12:15 pm – 12:30 pm London time).
8:25 am Eastern: William and Kate, along with the Royal Family, appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace. (1:25 pm London time).