Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank wedding: All the details
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank wedding at St Georges Chapel in Windsor Castle was more of a high society wedding rather than a Royal wedding. With a star studded guest list and a more relax feel it was a wedding that was very in fitting with who they are. Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda sat opposite the Royal Family and with a whole host of models the dress code was bound to be wedding chic.
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank wedding hosted 850 guests, more than the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex earlier this year. Prince Andrew has stated that Eugenie and Jack have a lot of friends and with Eugenie previously living in New York it was an international guest list and a very eclectic who’s who with guests for all walks of life from representatives from the charities that both the Bride and Groom support, the Brides surgeon scoliosis operation and a scattering of A listers. Demi Moore looked stunning in Autumnal Burgundy, Holly Valance in this seasons colour, pastel pink. Ellie Goulding stunned in pale blue and both Liv Tyler and Naomi Campbell were in Navy. Cara Delevingne rocked a top hat and tails. Both Jack Whitehall and Jamie Redknapp looked very dapper!
The Royal Guests
As expected Princess Eugenie was surrounded by her family with the exception of the Duchess of Cornwall who had an engagement clash,. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex snuck in quietly so not to take away the limelight from the bride. The Duchess of Cambridge wearing a stunning fuschia Alexander McQueen and matching Philip Treacy hat. The Duchess of Sussex chose a dress and matching coat by Givenchy and hat by Noel Stewart. The Duke of Sussex chose a waistcoat that matched his wife’s dress.
The Royal Women’s choices in outfit certain fitting with the Autumnal Vibe, with the Brides mother, Sarah, Duchess of York, Princess Anne, the Princess Royal and Autumn Phillips in Green, the Brides sister, Princess Beatrice, Zara Tindall, the Countess of Wessex and the Duchess of Sussex in blue and then the Duchess of Cambridge in fushia. Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank wedding was certainly a colourful affair.
Princess Eugenie’s Wedding dress was designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos, for the British based label Peter Pilotto. The Princess had hinted about the back of the dress stating that ‘I think you can change the way beauty is, and you can show people your scars and I think it’s really special to stand up for that.’ So it was no surprise that her stunning gown featured a low back. The dress featured details that are important the them as a couple such as Thistles representing Balmoral, Shamrocks, the York Rose and Ivy representing their house and her shoes are satin peep-toe heels by Charlotte Olympia.
According to the Royal Website ‘Princess Eugenie is wearing the Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara, lent to her by Her Majesty The Queen. The tiara was made by Boucheron for Mrs Greville in 1919 in the fashionable ‘kokoshnik’ style popularised in the Russian Imperial Court. The tiara is made of brilliant and rose cut diamonds pavé set in platinum, with six emeralds on either side. The tiara was bequeathed by Mrs Greville to Queen Elizabeth in 1942.’ and her diamond and emerald drop ear-rings were a Wedding gift from Jack.
Her wedding bouquet was created by floral designer Rob Van Helden’s sister, Patrice Va n Helden Oakes and it consists of Lily of the Valley, Stephanotis pips, hints of baby blue thistles, white spray roses and trailing ivy and as per royal tradition there are sprigs of myrtle from Osbourne House included in the bouquet.
The Wedding Party
Princess Beatrice, Maid of Honour, wore an outfit by Ralph and Russo and a hat by Sarah Cant with the gorgeous and very well behaved Bridesmaids and Page Boys outfits were designed by Amaia Arrieta of Amaia Kids. The design of their outfits incorporates Mark Bradford artwork which is on the back of the Order of Service. Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor who helped with the younger bridesmaids and pageboys wore a dress by Claudie Pierlot and hat by Emily London.
The Brides mother, Sarah, Duchess of York is wore a stunning green dress designed by Emma Louise and carried a vintage Manolo Blahnik bag.
The Royal Party
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank wedding is a little different to other royal weddings as it is a two day affair! So now they are off for photos courtesy of Alex Bramall, more well known for his fashion photography than his wedding photography. Then the Royal Reception before tomorrow’s festival style celebration!