Princess Beatrice got married to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi on 17 July, in a private ceremony at the Royal Chapel of All Saints in Windsor. The royal family was the guests themselves including Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, and Duke and Duchess of York. The couple didn’t want a high-profile wedding instead they decided to stay low-key held an intimate ceremony including their parents and siblings. Given the circumstances around the world, they followed the Government guidelines and got married in the presence of their close family. The original wedding date was in May which got delayed to due COVID-19 pandemic situation. Read this article for all you need to know about Princess Beatrice Wedding on for everything you need to know about the unusual royal wedding.
Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi were set to marry on 29 May at Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace in London and there was a reception planned by the Queen in the gardens of Buckingham Palace. Due to the pandemic, however, the royal couple chose the Royal Chapel of All Saints in Windsor as an alternative option for their wedding venue. Is chapel is very close to the Queen as she often visits the place for worship and likes its privacy?
Princess Beatrice Wedding Gown
Princess Beatrice Wedding Gown came to us as a surprise, she decided to borrow vintage Norman Hartnell dress from the Queen. The Queen wore the dress and now Princess Beatrice rocked in it. Angela Kelly, Queen’s dresser altered the measurements to fit it the princess size. The Queen’s dresser, Angela Kelly, helped to fit the dress to the bride’s exact measurements. The gown is made ivory Peau De Soie taffeta, the diamanté-covered gown had organza puff sleeves and is styled with Duchess satin. The Queen wore the dress in 1947 on her wedding day, it was specially designed by Hartnell. The gown has embroidered garlands of lilacs, roses and jasmine in silver thread. The dress has more than 10,000 seed pearls.
For her love and appraise for her grandmother, Princess Beatrice wore the priceless possession of royal family Queen Mary’s tiara – the same diamond-bearing piece that the Queen wore to when she got married. Originally gifted to Queen Mary for her wedding by Queen Victoria, the amazing piece passed to the Queen Mother, who lent it to her daughter on her wedding day. The 47 graduated bars tiara can be worn as a necklace as well.
Her Wedding Bouquet
Normally royal brides carry white bouquets, but Princess Beatrice stood out and selected combination jasmine, royal porcelain ivory spray roses, pink O’Hara garden roses, pale pink and cream sweet peas, baby pink astible and pink waxflower from Savill Garden in Windsor Great Park. The bouquet was the creation of Patrice Van Helden of RVH Floral Design. The bouquet also had a sprig of myrtle, to carry on the tradition started by Queen Victoria.
Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, the ceremony was delayed (supposed to be held in May). It had only a few guests which consisted of the close family only including the Queen, the Duke of York, and the Edinburgh. No hymns were part of the ceremony as per COVID-19 regulation by Government. However, the ceremony holds the readings of couple favourite poems “I carry you in my heart” by E E Cummings and Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare along with The Reverend Canon Paul Wright, Sub-Dean of the Chapel Royal, led the wedding ceremony along with the First Epistle to the Corinthians.
Princess Beatrice engagement ring and dress
The couple’s engagement was announced in September 2019, with pictures which were taken by Princess Beatrice’s younger sister, Princess Eugenie. Edoardo proposed on a holiday in Italy. Eugenie broke the news on her Instagram profile. Beatrice chose Zimmermann’s floral Allia dress for her engagement, and Princess Beatrice engagement ring was handcrafted by British jeweller designer, Shaun Leane. The ring was two and a half-carat amazing cut stone ring with platinum. The ring is different from the previous royal weddings, where brides preferred coloured stones.
Princess Beatrice Wedding ceremony was a breath of fresh air in this pandemic situation. We wish the couple best of luck and all happiness in the world.