Royal wedding guests: Who was the best dressed?

19th May 18 | Weddings

These lucky people were invited to the wedding of the year and here's what they wore.

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In the countdown to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding ceremony, a star-studded line up of guests, including Oprah Winfrey, David and Victoria Beckham and Idris Elba, filled up St George’s Chapel in Windsor.

The theme was day dresses and hats so we couldn’t wait to see what the 600 guests would wear.

Pippa Middleton

Pippa Middleton, who stole the show in her bridesmaid dress at the last royal wedding, chose a demure long-sleeved mint green floral dress with pink pleat detailing by Brit brand The Fold.

Pippa Middleton and James Middleton arrive at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
(Ian West/PA)

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham opted for navy blue, wearing a sleek high-neck, midi-length dress with fashion-forward slit sleeves. The designer chose a matching pillbox hat and set her ensemble off with bright red heels. Stylish as ever, David Beckham choose a navy tailcoat and grey trousers.

(Chris Radburn/PA)
(Chris Radburn/PA)

Amal Clooney

Amal Clooney stood out from the crowd in a honey yellow Stella McCartney ensemble, her figure-hugging cap-sleeved dress paired with a net-covered hat by Stephen Jones. Husband George looked dapper in a slate grey suit.

Amal and George Clooney arrive at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. (Ian West/PA)
(Ian West/PA)

Serena Williams 

Serena Williams was pretty in pink, choosing a blush-coloured asymmetric bodycon dress with a small sculptural headpiece and a statement necklace.

(Gareth Fuller/PA)
(Gareth Fuller/PA)

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey wore a bespoke Stella McCartney blush-pink midi-length tiered dress with lace trim. The dress is made of sustainable viscose knit and  accessorised with a cream hat with a matching pink floral embellishment.

Oprah Winfrey arrives at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
(Ian West/PA)

Idris Elba

The British actor looked understated but stylist in dark suit and black tie, while many of the male guests wore tails. He was there with his fiancee Sabrina Dhowre, who showed off her style credentials in a dress, jacket, shoes and handbag all by Gucci. She topped off her ensemble with a navy saucer hat.

Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre arrives at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
(Ian West/PA)

Elton John

Elton John, who made a beeline for the Beckhams on arrival at the chapel, was twinning with James Blunt in a navy tailcoat, grey waistcoat and powder blue tie.

David and Victoria Beckham (both right) talk with Sir Elton John (left) and David Furnish as they arrive in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
(Danny Lawson/PA)

Sofia Wellesley

James Blunt’s wife Sofia Wellesley chose a pale-yellow collared Valentino dress, beautifully embroidered with colourful floral detailing, with a yellow hat and clutch to match.

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(Gareth Fuller/PA)

Lady Kitty Spencer

The eldest daughter of Diana’s brother Earl Charles Spencer, model Lady Kitty Spencer wore an incredible Dolce & Gabbana printed floral dress in green. She teamed it with a contrasting burnt-orange clutch and matching court shoes.

Lady Kitty Spencer (right) arrives at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
(Ian West/PA)

Carol Middleton

Pippa’s mum Carol chose to coordinate with her daughter in head-to-toe mint green, wearing a sleek, elegant coat. 

Carol Middleton and Michael Francis Middleton (Ian West/PA)
(Ian West/PA)

Cressida Bonas

One of Harry’s ex-girlfiends Cressida Bonas wore a colourful bespoke dress by British designer EPONINE London, made by hand from cotton sourced in Thailand.

 Add to lightbox Royal wedding Cressida Bonas arrives at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. (Ian West/PA)
(Ian West/PA)

Sophie, Countess of Wessex

The Countess opted for a modern two-piece ensemble by British couture and ready-to-wear designer Suzannah. She teamed a silver-blue silk full midi-skirt with a silver metallic bodice top and a feather-embellished hat.

Sophie, Countess of Wessex arrives at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
(Chris Radburn/PA)

Gina Torres

Meghan’s Suits co-star Gina Torres wore a stunning high-necked pink and red Costarellos dress, which she teamed with cream accessories.

(Ian West/PA)
(Ian West/PA)
 

You can watch highlights from the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on 3Player now.

© Press Association 2018

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