4.29.2011

Royal Wedding Recap

Gushing… truly GUSHING.
I have LOVED, obsessed, and watched EVERY moment of Royal wedding coverage.
Now that it has happened lets discuss the most important part… What everyone WORE…duh!

Princesses Euginie & Beatrice:
Really girls, you have access to the best of what London, heck the WHOLE WORLD, has to offer and THIS is what you pick. Twitter was blowing up with comparisons between you and Cinderella's ugly step sisters… I can't say I disagree.
My dad asked why she had antlers on her head… I think that sums up how I (and probably the rest of the world feels)

Grade: F- (or can I give them a H for horrific)

Zara Phillips:
BIG FAN! She looks modern and sleek! The dark silver was a great choice complimented her skin tone as well as her hair color! I LOVED the hat, great balance of formality and fun!

Grade: A-

Carol Middleton:
Her light blue suite was the PERFECT Mother of the Bride outfit. Can you imagine the pressure to find THAT mother of the bride dress! I think her most important accessory was her pride! You can really tell how proud she is of her daughter!

Grade: A+
David & Victoria Beckham:
The critics didn't like Victorias outfit but I say give the girl a break. She is preggo! I think the color was great on her! I would have done a fuller hat for her and that outfit. Other than that leave her alone peeps!
David looked quite dapper in his morning coat and top hat. You can't complain about a man in a top hat :)

Grade: V: B+
D: A+
Prince Harry!
SWOON. He was my favorite part of the wedding ( other than the actual wedding). I tweeted that he said to Will as Kate was walking down the aisle ""wait til you see her." Harry you are precious! He looked stunning in his military dress! So dapper… I also just loved his cheeky personality. I'll take Harry any-day! I can't wait to hear how his "Wedding Survivors Breakfast" goes!
Grade: A+++

Prince Charles & Duchess Camilla Parker Bowles:
Camilla has grown into her own as part of the royal family. Usually she comes to Royal appearances DRIPPING in diamonds, but she toned it down considerably for the wedding (thank God she didn't upstage the Bride in the jewel department). She did look very age appropriate and regal in her two-tone suite, impressive Duchess!
Prince Charles regal, dapper, prince like what else can you say about the future King of England!
Grade C: A-
PC: A+
Chelsea Davies:
Oh Chelsea… on-again, off-again? Hopefully off again so I can have a chance with Harry :). I am not in love with this outfit but I do enjoy the color and the idea of the fascinator. She has such a cute figure, but I don't believe this was the best choice for her. Hopefully her party dress for tonight is more "Chelsea" fun, colorful and flirty!
Grade: C

James Middleton:
Dear James, YOU MOM IS GOING TO KILL YOU for not fixing your tie! Not only is this your sisters wedding (which is broadcasted ACROSS THE PLANET) but you were the only family member royal or not that participated directly in the ceremony … FIX YOUR TIE. You are really cute though so I guess its ok :)

Grade: B
Pippa Middleton:
YES FREAKING PLEASE. I LOVE THIS DRESS. I WANT THIS DRESS. LOVE LOVE LOVE.
The End.

Grade: A+++

can we also discuss the super cute flower girls, what a cool memory for them.
Queen Elizabeth:
She looks so happy! So Bright, so festive! She is so impressive. The story of her dresser is such a rags to riches story and so inspiring! The announcers credited her dresser with the "modernization" of the queen.

Grade: A

and the piece de resistance!

Duke & Duchess of Cambridge: William and Catherine

BREATHTAKING!
Some critics are saying that her dress aged her and was "not modern enough". I could not disagree more. Channeling Grace Kelly she was timeless and demure. She could not have picked a more appropriate dress to maker her entrance into the royal family.
Her choice of Sara Burton of the House of Alexander McQueen was such a lovely nod to the British influence of fashion on the world.
Prince William looked so handsome and in love, everything that a groom prince should be.

Grade: K: A+++
W: A+++


My favorite part of the service

The Archbishop during the service opened up his service saying that
" every wedding is a royal wedding because we are all subjects of a king".
I just loved that! In all the hoopla of the wedding I hope everyone remembers that marriage is first and foremost a commitment between two people and GOD. I truly hope Will and Kate always remember that!

1 comment:

mostly.martha said...

WHAT?! what happened to all my comments Meg? Crap! i wrote a lengthy response the day you posted this!