Meghan Markle wears Princess Diana's ring and Stella McCartney dress as Prince Harry drives newlyweds to reception in Jaguar
Meghan looked ready to celebrate in a stunning Stella McCartney white halterneck gown showing off her shoulders and wearing Princess Diana's emerald cut aquamarine ring following a star-studded ceremony today.
And perhaps in a nod to 'something blue' Meghan is also wearing an aquamarine ring which once belonged to Princess Diana.
A touching tribute to the late princess, Diana is believed to have worn the stunning ring in June 1997, just weeks before her death in August 1997.
The smitten couple, who earlier delighted more than 100,000 well-wishers with a kiss on the steps of St George's Chapel, are now heading to the black tie evening reception.
The smitten couple looked incredible as Harry drove them to the reception in a silver blue Jaguar E-Type Concept Zero, which is electric.
The eco-friendly car also had the date of their wedding on the licence plate.
How the Royal Wedding has unfolded so far…
- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sealed their marriage with a kiss after a groundbreaking modern Royal Wedding
- Following the ceremony the couple were whisked away in a carriage for the Royal Procession
- Meghan stunned in a Givenchy gown with a 15ft veil embroidered with flowers
- The Queen wore a green coat and hat for the ceremony as Philip, 96, walked unaided after recent hip op
- Princess Charlotte and Prince George melted hearts with their outfits for the big day
- But Kate raised eyebrows with her 'cream' coloured gown
- At the ceremony American Bishop Michael Curry stole the show with an eccentric speech
- Celebrities including George and Amal Clooney, the Beckhams and Oprah Winfrey were among the guests at the wedding
- Up to 150,000 people swarmed the streets of Windsor to get a view of the newly married couple
- Prince Harry and Meghan became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex after their marriage
Meghan's second dress is a bespoke lily white high-neck gown made of silk crepe, Kensington Palace said.
Her satin shoes – featuring nude mesh and soles painted in baby blue – were made by Aquazurra, while her hair was styled by George Northwood.
The prince was every inch the gentleman as he helped his bride into the sports car before they waved to crowds.
The after-party is being held by Prince Charles in a £300,000 glass marquee in the grounds of Frogmore House.
Meghan and Harry will join 250 close friends and family members at the stunning country house, where the couple enjoyed picnics when they first started dating.
A sit-down dinner and dancing is planned for the extravagant party – with the new Duchess of Sussex making a speech.
But according to reports, the Prince requested a Tiki-themed bar for the couple's wild carnival and festival-themed afterparty.
According to the Mirror, Harry and Meghan's guests will be welcomed by a steel band before feasting on South African wagyu beef and iced beers, champagne and ice sculptures filled with vodka, in a nod to the groom's favourite London nightclub Mahiki.
Meghan and Harry held a groundbreaking multi-cultural ceremony this morning complete with a gospel choir and eccentric American bishop.
Harry, 33, told his blushing bride "you look amazing" as the couple tied the knot in front of a celeb-filled congregation.
Prince Charles walked Meghan down the aisle after her dad Thomas Markle dropped out of the wedding due to health problems.
Her mum Doria Ragland wept as she watched her daughter marry her prince and was later supported by Charles, who held her hand as they left the ceremony.
Groom Harry turned to his dad, saying "thank you Pa" after his father did the honours in front of the crowd including everyone from the Queen to Hollywood royalty George Clooney.
Meghan wore a stunning off-the-shoulder Givenchy Haute Couture dress and a dazzling 1932 dazzling Mary Diamond Bandeau tiara lent to her by the Queen.
The bride also wore an elegant five-metre long veil, decorated with hand-embroidered flowers representing all 53 countries of the Commonwealth – a design detail requested by Meghan herself.
Prince Harry couldn't keep his eyes off his bride – answering "I will" as he tied the knot with the American actress.
Meghan glowed as she answered the same, with the crowds of thousands outside the chapel bursting into applause on the beautiful spring day in May.
The Royal groom had already shown his romantic side, handpicking several flowers yesterday from their private garden at Kensington Palace to add to the bespoke bridal bouquet that included forget-me-nots – his mother Diana's favourite flower.
Watching on was a star-studded crowd of hundreds including the Clooneys, the Beckhams and Elton John – who performed at the lunchtime's reception.
THE DRESS: Details of the Royal Wedding gown revealed
MEGHAN'S Givenchy Haute Couture dress was designed by its new Artistic director Clare Waight Keller, who has been at its helm since May 2017.
The dress focuses on the open bateau neckline that slightly shows the shoulders, with a figure fitting sculpted waistline.
It's made of six seams, with a flowing train and an underskirt made of triple silk organza.
It also has three-quarter length sleeves.
Givenchy also created the stunning five metre long veil, which is decorated with hand-embroidered flowers representing all 53 countries of the Commonwealth – a design detail requested by Meghan. It is made from silk tulle with the floral decorations made out of silk threads and organza.
The workers who made the veil spent hundreds of hours making the intricate design – and had to wash their hands every THIRTY minutes to keep the materials pristine.
The front of the veil shows crops of wheat blending into the flora, to symbolise love and charity.
Meghan's heels are made of aptly named duchess satin and have a pointed toe.
And for the mini-mes – Givenchy also designed the six adorable bridesmaids dresses.
Each dress is high waisted with short puffed sleeves and a silk ribbon detail at the back, tied into a bow. The dresses were made of a prestigious fabric called ivory silk radzimir.
Handily – they came complete with pockets, and pleated skirts.
A gospel choir sang American soul singer Ben E. Kings 1960s hit Stand By Me to the couple, who had earlier been given their new titles as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
The Royal Family were front and centre in the chapel, with the Queen and an unaided 96-year-old Prince Philip – recovering after a hip op – cheered as they walked into the chapel this morning.
The Duchess of Cambridge was also among the guests, making sure that bridesmaid Princess Charlotte and pageboy Prince George were on their best behaviour.
Newborn Prince Louis didn't make an appearance – staying at home with the nanny.
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Hundreds of people had poured into St George's chapel for the ceremony, including Princess Diana's brother Earl Spencer, Prince Harry's ex-girlfriends Cressida Bonas and Chelsy Davy and Kate's pregnant sister Pippa Middleton and mum Carole.
Tennis champ Serena Williams, Lady Kitty Spencer, Chloe Madeley and James Haskell and Meghan's Suits co-star Patrick Adams and singer James Blunt were also there.
Marcus Mumford of Mumford and Sons, and Princess Diana's butler Paul Burrell were also snapped heading into the chapel.
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