Royal brides: The fairytale wedding dresses worn by real-life princesses

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Royal brides: The fairytale wedding dresses worn by real-life princesses

Belgium's future king, Crown Prince Philippe, married his beautiful bride Mathilde in a winter wedding on December 4, 1999. To exchange her vows – the couple had both a civil ceremony in the town hall and a religious one at the Cathedral of Saint Michel – the princess wore a traditional gown designed for her by Belgian couturier Edouard Vermeulen of the Natan fashion house. She also wore a two-metre-long veil made from Brussels lace, which was crowned by a diamond diadem, and pearl and diamond earrings