All eyes are on royals Prince Harry and soon-to-be wife Meghan Markle as they inch closer and closer to their wedding day at noontime tomorrow in St. George’s Chapel, Windsor where the prince was christened. As the world waits for the much-anticipated wedding of the year, we round up the most expensive and iconic royal wedding gowns of all time.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II OF ENGLAND
Designer: Normal Hartnell
Estimated Cost: $47,100. The amount was never officially disclosed but the exact recreation of her wedding gown for The Crown cost $47,100 to recreate.
PRINCESS MARIE-CHANTAL OF GREECE
GRAND DUCHESS STEPHANIE DE LANNOY OF LUXEMBORG
Designer: Elie Saab
QUEEN LETIZIA OF SPAIN
Designer: Manuel Pertegaz
Cost: $8 million
PRINCESS HAJAH OF BRUNEI
Estimated cost: $225,000
PRINCESS SOFIA OF SWEDEN
Designer: Swedish designer Ida Sjöstedt
Estimated Cost: The price tag of the Princess’ gown was never disclosed however the gown was made of silk organza, crepe and handmade lace in three shades of white.
PRINCESS DAYANGKU SARAH OF BRUNEI
Designer: Princess Sarah had about five outfits all made by local couturiers.
Estimated Cost: About $4 million
PRINCESS GRACE OF MONACO
Designer: Helen Rose
DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE CATHERINE MIDDLETON
Designer: Alexander McQueen
PRINCESS DIANA OF WALES
Designer: Elizabeth and David Emmanuel