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The Most Beautiful Royal Gowns Ever Worn

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7. Meghan Markle, 2018
Meghan Markle said 'I do' to Prince Harry in a simple, elegant Givenchy gown that featured a bateau neckline. Meghan wore the Queen Mary Diamond Bandeau Tiara, on loan from Queen Elizabeth II. The tiara was made in 1932, and was set with a diamond as the center stone. The veil was 15-feet-long and was made from silk tulle with a trim of hand-embroidered flowers in silk threads and organza. 

While Givenchy is technically a French label, Markle was able to work with the fashion house because Keller is British-born. The assignment was a massive honor for Keller, especially considering she was in Givenchy only six months when it landed on her desk. “The commission itself was really quite a moment for me,” she told Vogue. “A huge thing for both my career but personally as well — being a Brit and being able to be a part of a piece of British history.”

Both Keller and Markle collaborated on the design for five months, and they met in secret with just the two of them. Markle wanted the dress to be personal, since it would be the gown she would wear to marry the love of her life. “It was a very discreet communication between us — literally just us. There was no one else involved,” she said. “For those five months, that was so special. It was an opportunity for me to get to know her.” In the end, the dress turned out as iconic as both women hoped.