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Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon on Her Wedding Day Marrying the Future George VI Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon originally turned down "Bertie's" proposal in 1921 because she did not want the limitations on her life that being a member of the royal family would bring. Queen Elizabeth, Royal Families, Elizabeth Bowes Lyon, April 1923, Lady Elizabeth, Royal Wedding, Elizabeth Boweslyon, Queens Elizabeth, Queens Mothers
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Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (the Queen Mother) wore a traditional full-length gown with a court train for her 1923 marriage to the Duke of York, later George VI. Designed by Madame Handley, the dress had an unshaped lace bodice, a style made popular by Coco Chanel.