Saturday, April 30, 2011

The Royal Wedding: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Somthing Blue

Many brides include something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue in their wedding getups. Granted, not everyone's "somethings" are quite as fancy as Kate's but her is the blinged-out breakdown from Britain's Press Association.

Something old: The bridal gown, from Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen, featured “traditional Carrickmacross craftsmanship,” a lace technique that dates back to the 1800s.

Something new: Her parents gifted their daughter with custom-made diamond oak-leaf earrings with a diamond-encrusted acorn set in the middle, a nod to their new family crest.

Something borrowed: Kate’s tiara, on loan from the queen herself, per royal wedding tradition, is a 1936 Cartier “halo.”

Something blue: We can't see it, but a blue ribbon is sewn into the interior of her dress.  

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