- In the dress: 50 meters of off white silk duchess, 80 meters of silk organza, and 2,500 hours of work.
- In the embroidery down the front, the skirt, and the center of the train: 40,000 Swarovski crystals, 20,000 mother of pearl teardrops, 30,000 gold stones all in a floral pattern with platinum-coated thread completed in 700 hours.
- In the veil: 20 meters of off white silk tulle, plus more embroidery.
your royal wedding dress countdown. (As a side note, I’d really like to ask Charlene herself what she thinks of her gown, since it’s so curious to me that she’s basically broken up with Armani entirely since the wedding, but I digress.)
What puts this gown in the Top 10 for you?
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