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The daughter of Prince Michael, Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston tied the knot at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle on 18th May 2019.
The bridesmaids, in white crepe marocain, were all wearing the dainty brooches, with the initial of the bride M+G
White Crepe Frocks. PER grown-up bridesmaids will wear frocks of white crepe, interwoven with a silver thread. Nine yards has been used for each skirt, one yard less than that required for Queen Victoria's wedding gown, and they are out on modernised Victorian lines with the fulness of tho skirts starting from the hipline and swinging out gracefully ground length. They will have long sleeves, gradually widening towards the cuffs, whero they will be about a foot wide. The bodices will have slight cowl and cross-over at the back Silver lame sashes will finish off the waist, and link up the scheme of silver and white which will characterise the bridal retinue. The Child Bridesmaids. TIHE child bridesmaids, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Mary Cambridge, will be dressed in knee-length frocks of a soft brocaded material—a beautiful delicate fabric of white covered with silver spots. The frocks have plain bodices and frilly skirts veiled with white net, while their shoes will be of the same white and silver fabric. It is expected that white roses will compose tho wreaths of all the bridesmaids, and pearl necklaces will all probability be the only ornaments worn.
GIFTS TO BRIDESMAIDS Brooches of Diamonds and Aquamarines The Duke of Kent , it was revealed last night has given tho eight bridesmaids brooches, of diamonds arid aquamarines set in platinum . They are of very modern triangular design , and each brooch bears tho initials "G" and "M" carried out in the two stones " The gifts -were sent to the bridesmaids by special messenger last night, and they will be- worn fill Ihe -wedding to-day . . _ '
PRINCESS MARINA'S BRIDESMAIDS. Princess Marina will have eight bridesmnids at her marriage the Duke Kent In Westminster Abbey on November 29. They will be: Princess Juliana of the Netherlands. Princess Irene of Greece. Princess Katharine of Greece. The Grand Duchess Kira of Russia. Princess Elizabeth of York. Princess Eugenie of Greece. Lady Iris Mountbatten(Carisbrooke). Lady Mary Cambridge.
Duke's Gift. One of the chief beauties the dresses to worn by the Royal bridesmaids lies in the lovely white material powdered with silver so as to give glittering effect. The dresses are of the simplest pattern. From the Duke of Kent the bridesmaids will receive clasps of diamonds and aquamarine. The choice aquamarine is symbolic—the Duke's service a sailor on " aqua," and " marine " for its obvious association.
Duke's Presents to Bridesmaids The presents which the Duke of Kent will give to the bridesmaids are clasps of diamonds and aquamarine, the transpaient kind of blue-green beryl which is* greatly admired a gem. . The choice of acquamarine is the Duke's service as a sailor in ' aqua and " marine " for its obvious association
The Princess Katherine of Greece was seen later and pictured with the brooch on the christening of her son.
Source:The Scotsmen;Dundee Evening Telegraph, Kensington Palace;Dundee Courier;
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