The Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the wedding of Celia McCorquodale on Sunday
She teamed it with a fascinator and high white heels which saw her almost slip over as she walked through the grassy churchyard.
Luckily she had a firm hold of Harry’s hand and managed to stay on her feet.
The dress received mixed reviews among royal watchers, with some likening it to a baggy dressing gown or a pair of curtains.
For Harper’s Bazaar, however, it was the ‘perfect outfit for the summer nuptials’.
Newlywed Meghan looked stylish in a draped blue and white dress for the occasion
The couple held hands as they walked into the church ceremony in Linolnshire yesterday
Meghan looked at ease as she greeted Harry’s cousin Louis, Viscount Althorp, at the wedding
Another guest catching the eye was Earl Spencer’s daughter Lady Kitty Spencer, 27, a model.
She wore a £3,850 peony-print chiffon dress with a pie-crust collar from Dolce & Gabbana’s pre-fall range.
She added a diamante belt and a berry-coloured hat by milliner Philip Treacy, with purple trim and a birdcage veil, teamed with jewellery by Bulgari for which she is a brand ambassador.
Celia, daughter of Lady Sarah McCorquodale tied the knot with George Woodhouse, pictured
Celia wore the Spencer tiara, which was worn by Princess Diana when she married Prince Charles in 1981
The occasion was the marriage of Celia McCorquodale, younger daughter of Princess Diana’s sister Lady Sarah McCorquodale.
The bride wore the tiara that Diana wore for her wedding to Prince Charles in 1981 as she married George Woodhouse at St Andrew and St Mary’s church in Stoke Rochford, Lincolnshire.
She was among a number of members of Diana’s family who attended Harry and Meghan’s wedding last month after he expressed his wish to involve his mother’s side, and she returned the favour by inviting the duke and duchess to hers.
Also in attendance were Diana’s siblings Lady Jane Fellowes and Earl Spencer, along with his son Viscount Althorp and Lady Kitty.
The bride, 29, arrived at the church in a vintage 1910 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost. Her husband is a sales negotiator at Savills estate agents.
D&G model and muse Lady Kitty Spencer, pictured, also attended the family wedding
Princess Diana’s brother, Earl Spencer, attended with his wife Karen Gordon
Mother-of-the-bride Lady Sarah McCorquodale, right, sister of Princess Diana at the wedding
Princess Diana’s sister Lady Jane Fellowes, pictured, opted for a playful coat for the event
Newlyweds Celia and George, centre, with parents Sarah and Neil McCorquodale, right, sister Emily, far right, and members of the wedding party outside St Andrew and St Mary’s Church
The new Duchess of Sussex stunned in a long-sleeved blue-and-white shirt dress and white fascinator
Harry and Meghan arrived alongside his cousin, George McCorquondale, far left
The newlyweds arrived hand-in-hand for the wedding in Lincolnshire yesterday
Prince Harry’s wedding band was on show as he arrived for the church service on Saturday
The bride and groom beamed at the entrance to the church after exchanging vows
Celia, cousin of Prince William and Harry, was the picture of happiness on her wedding day
The bride and groom kissed at the entrance to the church after the short service
The Spencer Tiara: Diana’s heirloom wedding piece
The Spencer Tiara was worn by Princess Diana at her wedding to Prince Charles in 1981, and worn by her on numerous occasions after her big day.
The tiara is a family heirloom that was also worn by all of Diana’s sisters on their wedding days.
The headpiece, which was made by Garrads, has an elaborate design of stylised flowers decorated with diamonds in silver settings.
Said to date back to the 18th century, it was given to Diana’s grandmother, Cynthia, Viscountess Althorp, by a distant relative called Lady Sarah Spencer as a wedding gift in 1919.
Heirloom: Princess Diana of Wales chose the Spencer tiara for her July 1981 wedding day and numerous times since then
Diana wears the Spencer Tiara on tour in Australia and New Zealand in 1983 (left) and again in Australia in 1985 (right)
The tiara was remounted and sections were added in the Thirties, with the oldest pieces said to be at either end. It features large gold scrolling foliage adorned with tulips, stars and a central heart, each decorated with diamonds and set in silver. Its curved shape and whimsical design make it different to the more formal style of royal headpieces.
Reportedly Diana’s favourite, it was worn by her older sisters, Jane and Sarah, on their wedding days (in 1978 and 1980 respectively). Diana, as bridesmaid to both, had longed for the day she might wear the sparkling headpiece as a bride, and on her wedding day it served as a fitting ‘something borrowed’.
The tiara’s value is unknown, but earlier this year the Spencer family sold another headpiece, set with more than 800 diamonds, for £185,000 to a mystery bidder at auction.
The tiara is now owned by Diana’s brother, Earl Spencer, and has been in the Spencer family in various guises for more than 90 years.
George McCorquondale appeared to make a joke as the group made their way inside
The smiling duchess navigated the grass in a pair of white pointed heels
The prince looked back to make sure his wife was managing to walk on the grass
Harry looked proud to have his new wife on his arm as they made their way into the church
The couple, pictured at the wedding, tied the knot themselves four weeks ago yesterday
The duchess opted for a draped blue and white shirt-style dress for the wedding
The colour of the royal’s relaxed maxi dress matched her husband’s blue tie
Viscount Althorp, son of Earl Spencer, greeted Harry and Meghan outside the church
The duchess beamed as she was kissed on the cheek by Louis, Prince Harry’s cousin
Louis was a guest at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Windsor last month
Viscount Althrorp appeared relaxed as he chatted with the duchess, making them both smile
Louis then greeted his cousin Prince Harry with a warm embrace outside the church, pictured
The Canadian-born Countess Spencer opted for a flattering blue dress and white hat
Earl and Countess Spencer spoke to Lady Jane Fellowes, right, outside the church
Lady Kitty, 27, donned a floaty floral-printed dress, believed to be by Dolce & Gabbana
The society beauty styled the dress with a burgundy hat embellished with purple and gold
The beautiful bride was escorted to the church by her father Neil McCorquodale
The father-of-the bride held his daughter’s hand as they made their way into the church
The family looked delighted as they emerged from the church following the ceremony
Lady Sarah McCorquodale was every inch the proud mother at her daughter’s wedding
Newlywed Celia beamed as she waved to waiting crowds outside the village church
The bride showed off her million-dollar smile as they left the church on Saturday
Well-wishers and local residents gathered to take photos of the newlyweds’ big day
Who’s who in the Spencer clan?
Sarah and Neil McCorquodale
Lady Sarah McCorquodale, 63, is the eldest of the Spencer children. She dated Prince Charles in 1977 and introduced the royal to her youngest sister. She married Neil McCorquodale, a farmer and former officer with the Coldstream Guards, in May 1980.
The couple have three children and two grandchildren.
Close: Sarah McCorquodale, pictured, used to accompany her sister to royal events
Emily McCorquodale, 34, is the eldest of the McCorquodale brood. In 2003, aged 19, she was diagnosed with cancer while studying at Leeds Metropolitan University but was later given the all-clear.
In 2012 she married husband James Hutt, whom she met on a blind date, in a ceremony in Lincolnshire, which was attended by Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The couple have two children, Isabella, three, and Henry, two.
Returning the invite: Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge all attended the wedding of their cousin, Emily McCorquodale and James Hutt in 2012, pictured
Like Harry, George McCorquodale, 33, inherited the ginger Spencer curls. He is said to enjoy a close relationship with his cousins after joining them for family holidays on Necker, Sir Richard Branson’s private island.
Prince Harry was guest of honour when George married Bianca Moore, at Netherwood in KwaZulu-Nata, South Africa, in August 2016.
Bride-to-be: Celia, in her late 20s, announced her own engagement last November
Celia, believed to be 28, made headlines in 2012 with an album of photos that showed her partying with friends at Leeds University.
Celia will soon be following her cousin down the aisle. She announced her engagement to George Woodhouse on 13 November 2017.
Family ties: Lady Jane Fellowes, 61, is Diana’s elder sister. One of her godparents is the Queen’s cousin, the Duke of Kent
Lady Jane and Lord Robert Fellowes
Lady Jane Fellowes, 61, is Diana’s elder sister. One of her godparents is the Queen’s cousin, the Duke of Kent.
She is married to Robert Fellowes, a former Private Secretary to the Queen and first cousin of Ronald Ferguson, the father of Sarah, Duchess of York.
In June 1999, Robert Fellowes was granted a life peerage as Baron Fellowes, of Shotesham in the County of Norfolk, after first being knighted as Sir Robert Fellowes. The couple have three children and four grandchildren.
Laura, 37, is very close to William and Harry and is one of Princess Charlotte’s godparents.
She married equity analyst Nick Pettman in 2009 in Snettisham, west Norfolk, where her parents live in an old rectory. William and Kate were both guests.
Laura writes fiction under the name Mave Fellowes — her nickname is Mavis — and has sons.
Alexander — known as Beetle to friends — is a 35-year-old investment banker. He married Alexandra Finlay at the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft in the Palace of Westminster in September 2013. Prince Harry attended the wedding.
Alexander and Alexandra have two children, Robert, three, named after his grandfather, and 18-month-old Rose.
Guest of honour: Harry was among the congregation when his cousin Alexander Fellowes married Alexandra Finlay in London in September 2013, pictured
Eleanor Fellowes, 32, keeps a relatively low profile and is rarely seen at public events. She is believed to work as a probation officer and has published articles on issues relating to her profession.
Charles Spencer and Karen Gordon
Charles, 53, the 9th Earl Spencer, is the most high profile of Princess Diana’s siblings. In his eulogy at Diana’s funeral, the journalist and broadcaster criticised the Royal Family and the Press on their treatment of his sister.
In 1989 Spencer, then known by the courtesy title of Viscount Althorp, married his first wife, Victoria Lockwood, in Great Brington, Northamptonshire. The couple, who divorced in 1997, had three daughters and a son.
Father-of-seven: Earl Spencer with wife Karen, with whom he has a daughter, five
In December 2001 he married Caroline Freud, former wife of Matthew Freud. The couple had two children together, Edmund and Caroline. They divorced in 2007.
Spencer married his current wife, Canadian-born philanthropist Karen Gordon, in June 2011 at the family seat of Althorp House. They have one child together, Lady Charlotte Diana Spencer, named after his sister.
The couple reside at the Spencer ancestral seat, Althorp House, which he inherited on his father’s death in 1992.
Lady Kitty Spencer
High-profile: Lady Kitty, pictured at an event last week, is an established fashion model
Lady Kitty Spencer, 27, has forged a successful career as a model, most notably appearing in campaigns for Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana.
The socialite, who is signed with Kate Moss’s former modelling agency Storm, is a regular fixture at the world’s hottest parties and is sure to cause a stir at the Royal Wedding.
She is regarded as one of the most eligible young women on London’s social scene, having split from her property tycoon boyfriend at the start of the summer. Lady Kitty grew up in South Africa and is now based in Fulham.
Lady Eliza and Lady Amelia Spencer
Lookalikes: Ladies Amelia and Eliza, 25, with their elder sister Kitty, 27, at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2011. All three are expected to attend
Twins Lady Eliza and Lady Amelia, 25, share their elder sister’s good looks but keep a much lower profile.
Like their sister, the twins were raised in South Africa and attended university in Cape Town.
In 2011 Lady Amelia appeared in a South African court accused of assaulting a man on crutches in McDonald’s. She was cleared of all charges.
Louis, 24, is the fourth child and eldest son of Earl Spencer and will therefore inherit his father’s estates and title ahead of his elder sisters.
He studied at Diocesan College in Cape Town and later enrolled at the University of Edinburgh.
Heir: Louis Spencer, 24, pictured in 2014, will inherit his father’s estates and title
Edmund and Caroline Spencer
The Vanity Fair report makes no mention of Edmund and Caroline Spencer, Charles’ children from his second marriage, receiving an invite to the royal wedding.
As Edmund, 14, and Caroline, 12, are still young, they perhaps wouldn’t attend the late-night after-party.
Lady Charlotte Spencer
Lady Charlotte Diana, five, is Earl Spencer’s youngest child and his only one with third wife Karen.
Like her half-siblings Edmund and Caroline, Lady Charlotte is not named in the Vanity Fair report and would be unlikely to receive a late-night party invite because of her age.
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