You probably already recognize Meghan Markle, the actor who stars in the hit TV show ‘Suits’. If that doesn’t ring a bell, she is the (luckiest) 36-year-old who charmed one of today’s most eligible bachelors – Prince Harry. Meghan Markle was discovered at a party, prior to which she was a freelance calligrapher. Markle is American, with African-American & Dutch-Irish roots, and it seems the world is thrilled that this California girl is a soon-to-be princess! From once writing wedding invitations for others, Meghan is now gearing up to write her own! The lovebirds are set to walk down the aisle on May 19, 2018 at Windsor Castle. We know what you’re wondering, what will Meghan Markle’s wedding dress look like?
Before we give you the 411 on Meghan Markle’s wedding dress, here’s a quick timeline of their budding romance to get you in the know:
- November 2016 – Meghan is confirmed to be Prince Harry’s girlfriend and he is “concerned for her safety due to high media attention”. (Another reason we’re swooning over Harry!)
- February 2017 – With love in the air, they make their first public appearance hand-in-hand!
- May 2017 – Meghan makes her first public appearance as the official #RoyalGirlfriend, cheering Harry at his Berkshire Polo match. The couple also attended Pipa Middleton and James Matthew’s wedding as a couple.
- November 2017 – Fast-forward to the holiday season. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their engagement and 2018 Spring wedding!
Pictured above is Meghan Markle’s stunning engagement ring. Prince Harry used diamonds belonging to his late mother Diana, Princess of Wales, to design the ring himself. The burning question now is: What will Meghan Markle’s wedding dress look like? Here’s what our top 10 favorite designers envision for the big day.
Meghan Markle’s Wedding Dress
1. Hayley Paige
Designer, Hayley Paige, takes a modern twist on a traditional wedding occasion. Paige envisions Markle in a gown that accentuates her beautiful 5’6” physique, complete with a royal crown and ruffles so big that Cinderella herself would be jealous of. Not to mention, her Prince Charming in hand.
2. Allison Webb
Allison Webb sketches an embellished bardot top, drawing attention to Markle’s collar-bones and shoulders. Webb pairs the intricate top with a minimalistic skirt, for a simple and sophisticated fashion statement.
When it comes to the royal wedding, Theia believes that more is more! Theia envisions a skin-crawling, sparkly ensemble with a serious glam-factor.
4. Madeline Gardener
Nothing screams 2018 more than duo-purpose fashion. “Morale”, as named by the designer, is a classic gown with a removable over-skirt and a lengthy train that Princess Diana would have likely endorsed.
5. Caroline Castigliano
Remember Miranda Kerr’s wedding dress from earlier this year? Caroline Castigliano envisions a similar dress for Meghan Markle. The structured silk zibeline gown draws in on the waist with a boat-neck bodice and features a V-back made with French Chantilly lace.
Markle’s dress is going to be a leafy affair, according to designer Liancarlo. Ombré-crawling embellishments plucked straight from fashion-heaven add the right amount of curves and volume for the royal affair.
7. Francesca Miranda
R-O-Y-A-L-T-Y . This dress just spells it! Francesca Miranda believes Meghan Markle will have all eyes on her if she rocks a mix of glamour while staying true to the royal traditions, in this embroidered dream dress.
8. Rime Arodaky
Been there, done that! No, we’re not talking about this clean-cut, twisted bandeau dress – we’re talking about the designer behind it! Having dressed Meghan Markle before, Rime Arodaky understands her love of ‘whimsical and subtly romantic’ dresses all too well.
This blueprint of a masterpiece is made of English bobbin lace and silk gazer, adding drama and elegance. Yumi’s dress looks good enough to eat!
New Rules: The princess isn’t all about the ruffles and tiaras – and this edgy dress just gets it! Sachin & Babi bring a modern take to the royal wedding, while still being tasteful!
That wraps up our list of timeless wedding dress predictions for Meghan Markle wedding. Which of these is YOUR top pick? Which look do you think Meghan Markle will opt for? Comment below to let us know!
(Remember: After your big day, don’t forget – wedding dress preservation will keep your beautiful wedding dress ‘royally’ pristine for generations to come.)