Friday, October 19, 2012

Royal Wedding: Watch Prince Guillaume & Countess Stéphanie

Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg - married Belgian Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy in a civil wedding today. The civil wedding is part of a two-day affair, including fireworks, concerts and the religious ceremony on Saturday morning.

The religious ceremony, scheduled to commence at 9:40am CET, will be broadcast live on Luxe.TV. The luxury channel will also rebroadcast the wedding on Saturday, starting at 4pm CET, and again on Sunday, starting at 4am CET.

Duke Henri toasting his 'new daughter'- I totally LOVE her dress by Elie Saab!!

Photos courtesy of Hello! Magazine

Update: The Official Bridal Picture ... This dress is also by Elie Saab:

HRH the Hereditary Grand Duke and HRH Princess Stéphanie

Source: Cour Grand-Ducale/Christian Aschman

I love that the wedding bands were made from fair trade gold and that the couple asked guests to donate to their charities in lieu of giving them wedding presents.

Second Update: I added more wedding pictures below. Enjoy!

Caroline, Princess of Hanover, Hereditary Princess of Monaco

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and Princess Sophie, Countess of Wessex

The groom's father and the bride's aunt

The groom and his mother

The bride emerges from the car

A view of the bridal headpiece

A glimpse of the train

The bridal party just before they enter the church

The bride, escorted by her brother

The bride with her father

The couple emerge from the church

The royal family greets the crowd