The Best Royal Wedding Dresses of the Last 70 Years

Here, a look at the wedding gowns of royals around the world for the past 70 years.

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An inexhaustible source of wonder for us commoners, royal weddings offer us a glimpse into a world filled with Dior-embellished grace and Manolo Blahnik heels. The central figure of these lavish nuptials is, of course, not only the bride, but the dress she decides upon (opens in new tab). In honor of the upcoming nuptials between Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank (opens in new tab), here’s a look at some of the most extravagant royal wedding gowns from the last 70 years and the stories behind them.

Jaimie Potters is the Commerce Content Manager at Hearst Magazines Digital Media, where she covers fashion, beauty, tech and more.