The Royal Wedding: Congratulations Prince William and Kate Middleton!

After all the hush-hush wedding preparation, the mysterious designer of the bride’s dress, the talks about the ring, et cetera, finally Prince William of England and Kate Middleton tied the knot.  Over a million television viewers from all over the world tuned in to their favorite television channels to at least catch a glimpse of what Middleton (or Duchess of Cambridge, now) wore on her big day.

Kate Middleton wore a dress designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, which emphasized elegance and her beauty.  The intricate laced sleeves, perfectly fitted bodice and structured skirt and veil made a total princess out of Kate. Some unknown facts about Kate’s dress:

The lace applique of hand-cut flowers on the bodice and skirt is made by the Royal School of Needlework.

The dress is not an all-Brit affair. Albeit the use of all-British fabrics and English lace, it also features French Chantilly lace, ivory and white satin gazar. The unseen underskirt is made of silk tulle trimmed with Cluny lace.

What about the shoes? It comes with the dress. Kate Middleton wore a hand-made Alexander McQueen shoes made from ivory duchesse sation and adorned with lace hand-embroidery by the Royal School of Needlework. And Ladies, the tiara is a Cartier tiara lent by the Queen to the radiant bride.

Kate looked wonderful indeed, but in all seriousness, it’s the colorful ones that caught our attention.

Yes, we’re talking about the hats of the wonderful guests at the Royal Wedding!

Here are some of our favorite hats ever.  Don’t you just wish that we wear fabulous hats like these on a daily basis now?

Victoria Beckham’s cute hat!

Socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson and her blue futuristic wear

Princess Beatrice of York and Princess Eugenie of York

Autumn Phillips

Check out the gallery for more pictures!

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