To fulfill the requirements of French law, and Roman Catholic rules on marriage, Kelly and Rainier had both civil and religious weddings. The 40-minute civil ceremony took place in the Palace Throne Room of Monaco on April 18, 1956, and was broadcast across Europe. To cap the ceremony, the 142 official titles (counterparts of Rainier's) that Kelly acquired in the union were formally recited. The following day the church ceremony took place at Monaco's Saint Nicholas Cathedral.
Love the dog cameo in Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo's wedding picture!
The wedding of the late Prince Johan Friso of the Netherlands to Miss Mabel Wisse Smit in 2004.
Princess Grace's wedding dress consisted of a rounded collar, full skirt of ivory peau de soie, and a fitted bodice made from Brussels lace embroidered with seed pearls. The lace was over a century old and had flower designs in it. 25 yards of silk taffeta and 100 yards of silk net were used in the construction of the dress. Under her wedding gown, Grace's petticoats had tiny blue satin bows.
26 year old American heiress Marie Chantal Miller walked down the aisle in a Valentino gown that took 25 dressmakers four months to sew for her July 1, 1995, nuptials to Crown Prince Pavllos, the 28-year-old son of deposed King Constantine of Greece. Held at London's Cathedral of Saint Sophia, the lavish affair reportedly cost one and a half million dollars.
Prince Albert was supported by his sister Princess Stephanie and her three children Louis, Pauline (second right) and Camille (far right).
On July 1, 2011, Prince Albert and Charlene Wittstock married in a civil ceremony in the Throne Room of the Prince's Palace of Monaco. The bride, now officially Princess Charlene of Monaco, wore a custom Karl Lagerfeld powder-blue corseted chiffon strapless jumpsuit with pleated palazzo pants. A lavish church wedding ceremony took place the following day.
Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark as a bride, 1931. She was one of the current Duke of Edinburgh's sisters. She married Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse, and had 3 children, but she and her husband and children died in an airplane accident over Belgium en route to London. She was only 26 when she died. So beautiful, and so sad.
Stephanie's dress was designed by Elie Saab and featured a 4-metre (13 feet) train