Princess Beatrice's Enchanting Wedding Dress Belonged to Queen Elizabeth


The Palace said the couple "have been touched by the warm wishes they have received since their wedding".

Princess Beatrice was a absolutely attractive bride at her private wedding to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.

The royal wedding comes almost two months after Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson's eldest daughter and her fiance Mozzi had no choice but to postpone their big day, originally scheduled for May 29, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to royal reporter Omid Scobie, the dress was first worn by the Queen at the 1967 State Opening of Parliament.

As per a Buckingham Palace press release, Beatrice's stunning outfit is a vintage dress from the queen's own closet.

As for the princess' "something borrowed", both her dress and tiara were on loan from Queen Elizabeth II.

According to The Telegraph: "While coronavirus rules now prohibit the father of the bride from walking his daughter down the aisle, sources confirmed that the Duke had been able to do so as Princess Beatrice had been isolating with her close family "for some time".

The newlyweds on Friday.

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Beatrice's younger sister Princess Eugenie also followed the Welsh gold wedding band tradition when she married Jack Brooksbank in 2018.

While the new photographs show the couple with the Queen and Prince Philip at a distance, no picture was released of the pair with Beatrice's father, Prince Andrew.

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi married in Windsor in private on Friday.

The nuptials have also been overshadowed by questions about Andrew's friendship with the late American sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi celebrated their wedding with their closest family.‬.

About 20 close friends and family - including Beatrice's parents, Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew - attended the socially distanced ceremony. The dress, which features intricate beading and crystals in a waterfall-like pattern along the bodice and waistline, got a couple modern adjustments for the church wedding!

The Reverend Canon Anthony Ball laid the bouquet with Toby Wright, the son of the sub-dean of the Chapel Royal, Reverend Paul Wright. "The couple were married in a small private ceremony". "The wedding took place in accordance with all relevant government guidelines".

Princess Beatrice's wedding was originally planned for 29 May, but had to be cancelled because of the coronavirus lockdown.

A statement read: "Congratulations to HRH Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi!".