10 The Greatest Gowns That Queen Elizabeth, Meghan Markle, and More Royals Have Worn

Gown (1953):

Designed by Sir Norman Hartnell, the gown symbolized renewal and hope for the post-war era.

Wedding Dress:

Princess Diana's wedding dress, designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel, featured a dramatic silk taffeta skirt with a 25-foot train.

Wedding Gown:

Manuel Pertegaz for her marriage to Prince Felipe of Spain. The gown featured intricate lace detailing and a classic silhouette.


Meghan Markle's wedding dress, designed by Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy, was simple yet elegant, featuring a boat neckline, three-quarter sleeves.

Queen Elizabeth:

Queen Elizabeth II wore a beautiful ivory silk gown designed by Sir Norman Hartnell for her wedding to Prince Philip.

Princess Grace:

Her wedding dress, designed by Helen Rose, was a timeless and elegant gown made of silk taffeta and lace.

Coronation Gown:

Designed by Norman Hartnell, the gown featured an embroidered bodice and a voluminous skirt adorned with crystals and pearls.

Inauguration Gown:

Queen Maxima wore a vibrant blue gown designed by Jan Taminiau for her husband King Willem-Alexander's inauguration ceremony.

Princess Beatrice's:

She wore a borrowed dress from her grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, a Norman Hartnell design made of Peau De Soie taffeta and trimmed with Duchess satin.

Wedding Dress:

Designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, Catherine Middleton's wedding dress featured a lace bodice