Meghan Markle, now Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex, has married her prince.
￼(image Prince Harry and Meghan Markle)
Markle, 36, wore a white wedding dress designed by Clare Waight Keller, the first female artistic director at French fashion house Givenchy, at her wedding to Prince Harry, the sixth in line to the British throne.(image Meghan Markle arrives for the wedding)
She was escorted up the steps of St. George’s Chapel by two of the page boys, Brian and John Mulrony, the 7-year-old twins of Markle’s close friend, Jessica Mulroney, and her husband, Ben Mulroney.
(image Meghan Markle arrives for the wedding)
(image Meghan Markle)
Markle’s new father-in-law, Prince Charles, walked Markle from the quire, the area of St. George’s Chapel where the clergy and choir sit, to Harry. The procession in the nave, the central part of the church, included the Dean of Windsor and Markle’s bridesmaids and page boys.(image Prince Harry looks at his bride)
Harry, 33, dressed in military uniform, held the hand of his bride, whose face was at first covered by a veil held in place by Queen Mary’s diamond bandeau tiara, lent to Markle by Queen Elizabeth.
(image Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle)
Harry arrived at St. George’s Chapel with his brother, Prince William, who also served as best man.(image Prince Harry and best man Prince William)
Markle arrived at Windsor Castle with her mom Doria Ragland, 61, who wore a Wedgewood green wool crepe dress and coat ensemble by Oscar de la Renta. The mother and daughter traveled to Windsor Castle in a chauffeured Rolls Royce.
(image Doria Ragland arrives at St George’s Chapel)
(image Meghan Markle with her mother Doria Ragland)
Ragland, seated near the Mulroneys and Charlie van Straubenzee, one of Harry’s best friends, was seen tearing up as she watched her daughter at the altar.
Absent from the wedding service was Markle’s father, Thomas Markle Sr. Markle confirmed in a statement that her dad, who lives in Mexico, would not attend the wedding due to health concerns.
Harry’s royal relatives — including Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William and Princess Kate — were seated near the altar.(image Queen Elizabeth II arrives at St George’s Chapel)
(image Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall)
The influence of Harry’s late mother, Princess Diana, was felt when her sister, Lady Jane Fellowes, delivered the reading.
Harry also handpicked several flowers yesterday from the private garden at Kensington Palace, including Forget-Me-Nots, which were Diana’s favorite flower. The couple specifically chose them to be included in Markle’s bouquet to honor Diana’s memory,
according to Buckingham Palace .
Prince William and Princess Kate’s children — Prince George and Princess Charlotte — were among the bridesmaids and page boys who surrounded Markle and Harry on their wedding day.(image Princess Charlotte)
In addition to George and Brian and John Mulroney, Jasper Dyer, the 6-year-old son of Harry’s mentor and close friend, Capt. Mark Dyer, was the fourth page boy.
(image Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge).