14 Best Dressed Royal Wedding Guests Of All Time
Royal weddings always garner quite an impressive guest list of A-list stars and royals from around the globe. Although much of the anticipation surrounds catching the first glimpse of the royal bride’s dress, it’s also quite entertaining to track what the guests are wearing to the lavish affair. The dress codes for royal weddings are typically quite strict which means couture gowns and designer fascinators come with no shortage. Follow along as we roundup all the best-dressed royal wedding guests of all time:
14. Crown Princess Victoria — Prince William & Kate Middleton’s Wedding
Crown Princess Victoria looked sleek and stylish when she stepped out with her husband to attend Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding back in 2011. She was all smiles on this lovely spring day where she donned a flattering peach dress which wrapped around the front to flatter her curves. In typical royal fashion, she topped her look with an elegant wide-brim hat, a handheld clutch and simple pumps which all coordinated flawlessly.
13. Donna Air — Pippa Middleton & James Matthews’ Wedding
James Middleton’s girlfriend at the time, Donna Air, stepped out at Pippa Middleton’s wedding looking absolutely angelic! We love that she opted for a soft yellow hue for her attire which was perfectly suited to the lavish spring wedding affair. The effortlessly elegant Emilia Wickstead design is the perfect example of modest sophistication and class.
12. Queen Maxima — Prince Carl Philip of Sweden & Sofia Hellqvist Wedding
Queen Maxima of the Netherlands stepped out to attend Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist’s wedding wearing the most elegant couture gown back in 2015. Her fuschia off-the-shoulder number was covered in lace and featured a subtle tier detailing trailing along the skirt. The royal accessorized with a glittering tiara and earring set that perfectly matched her dress.
11. Carole Middleton — Prince William & Kate Middleton Wedding
For the big day where her daughter married Prince William, Carole Middleton stepped out looking classier than ever. It’s clear where Kate Middleton gets her sense of style from after seeing how elegant her mother dresses! Carole dressed in a powder blue dress set that coordinated flawlessly and topped the look with a classic royal fascinator. In true Kate Middleton fashion, she accessorized with a handheld clutch and a pair of pointed-toe pumps.
10. Queen Rania — Crown Princess Victoria & Daniel Westling Wedding
Queen Rania’s statuesque figure was made for modeling couture gowns! For Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling’s wedding, the Queen of Jordan wore a royal purple dress that really stood out among the crowds. The sleek dress fit her like a glove and featured an elegant off-the-shoulder neckline. To top the look, she wore a pair of perfectly coordinating purple pumps, a crystal-embellished clutch, and a dainty tiara.
9. Katherine Kelly — Zara & Mike Tindall Wedding
Actress Katherine Kelly looked absolutely flawless at the royal wedding of Zara and Mike Tindall back in 2011. The star donned a one-shoulder blush pink dress which featured dainty ruffles and a flattering ankle cut. She topped her look in typical royal fashion by opting for a bright orange wide-brim hat that perfectly matched the tangerine-colored clutch she held with her. The oversized hat seriously amped up this look and brought the royal glamour factor.
8. Crown Princess Victoria — Prince Carl Philip & Sofia Hellqvist Wedding
Crown Princess Victoria is always one of the best dressed when it comes to official royal outings, but especially for weddings! She attended Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist’s wedding wearing a stunning smokey-colored dress that featured faint splashes of olive green throughout. The shape of the Princess-style dress was highly flattering with the belted waistband and subtle off-the-shoulder neckline.
7. Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice — Prince William & Kate Middleton Wedding
Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice made quite a few headlines for their interesting choice of attire for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding back in 2011. Although we’re not sure whether we love or hate these looks, we do appreciate the effort they put into the dressing to the nines. Eugenie donned a blue ensemble which she topped with a feathered royal fascinator that perfectly picked up on the colors of the dress. Beatrice, on the other hand, rocked a soft blush-colored ensemble and topped her look with an exaggerated, sky-high fascinator.
6. Tara Palmer-Tomkinson — Prince William & Kate Middleton Wedding
Similar to Eugenie and Beatrice, socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson did not hold back with her outfit for the 2011 royal wedding of William and Kate! She opted for a cobalt blue ensemble that consisted of an off-the-shoulder neckline dress, gloves, slingback heels and a clutch. The monochrome blue look definitely made a statement, especially with the oversized fascinator she wore and positioned low on her forehead.
5. Queen Elizabeth II — Prince William & Kate Middleton Wedding
Queen Elizabeth II is known for her endless wardrobe of colorful suits, but we especially loved the one she wore as a guest to Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding! Her look consisted of a sleek, long-sleeve yellow dress which she topped with a brooch over one shoulder. To make things a little more glamorous for the special occasion, the Queen completed her look with a wide-brimmed top hat that was elegant and classy for her grandson’s big day.
4. Queen Letizia — Prince William & Kate Middleton Wedding
Queen Letizia is known as one of the most stylish royals and she definitely knows how to dress for a party! For Prince William and Kate Middleton’s lavish affair, the Spanish Queen looked absolutely stunning in this dusty lavender strapless dress that featured a voluminous skirt and an intricate lace pattern throughout. The elegant, smokey colored dress was pure perfection.
3. David and Victoria Beckham — Prince William & Kate Middleton Wedding
There’s no surprise that David and Victoria Beckham made jaws drop when the striking couple stepped out to attend Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding. The ultra stylish duo stepped out dressed in navy with Victoria Beckham wearing a short sleeve sheath dress which she paired with a matching circular fascinator. Her husband, David Beckham, stood looking ultra dapper beside her wearing a longline tuxedo and matching top hat.
2. Kate Middleton — Zara & Mike Tindall Wedding
Kate Middleton is one of the world’s leading style icons, so it’s no surprise that she is one of the best-dressed women when she attends a royal wedding! Just months after her own wedding to Prince William, Kate stepped out to attend Zara and Mike Tindall’s wedding wearing this sleek, soft yellow outfit. Kate is typically quite modest with her fashion, so we love that she decided to go a little bolder with this statement, yet still elegant, wide-brimmed hat.
1. Pippa Middleton — Prince William & Kate Middleton Wedding
Of all the well-dressed royal wedding attendees, Pippa Middleton steals the cake. No one could possibly forget the sleek bridesmaid dress that Pippa Middleton wore to the wedding of her sister, Kate Middleton, to Prince William. Pippa was Kate’s maid of honor and elegantly trailed behind Kate holding her extravagant dress. Although Kate was a vision in white in her lace Sarah Burton creation, fans still fawned over how gorgeous this slinky silk number looked on Pippa!