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Old 07-09-2012, 11:04 PM
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Letizia's Train

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I loved Letizia's train; it was nearly 15 feet long.
Thank you, IloveCP; Leitizia's Train was gorgeous; so beautifully circular and full, to match the length. Really gorgeous. On that note, most of the Spanish Royal "Infanta" Bridal Gowns were really beautiful and Royal, with long sweeping gorgeous Trains. See also attached photo.
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Katharine Worsley married Prince Edward, Duke of Kent on June 8, 1961.
The church chosen was York Minster.
Katharine and Edward's mother, Princess Marina were concerned about the weight and pull of the train.
John Cavanagh, the designer had to reassure the ladies that the scale would be fitting within York Minster.
Katharine's train was a 15 foot double train. It was edged in satin.
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Old 03-13-2015, 12:50 AM
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Madeleine's beautiful train was 19 feet long:

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Old 03-28-2015, 10:15 AM
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Really? It looks a good 5' shorter than that, if not even shorter.
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Old 03-28-2015, 12:36 PM
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Yes, I agree. Stephanie de Lannoy's train was a little over 14 feet, and there is no way Madeleine's was longer than hers.


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I think Madeleine's veil must have been 19ft long, the train more like half that length.
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Old 03-31-2015, 04:42 AM
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Madeleine's beautiful train was 19 feet long:

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According to the court, Madeleine's train was four metres long.
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I so agree with what you say here. If you wear a veil, make sure it's placed correctly.
The total picture is so important, to me at least.
I love the way that Stephanie de Lannoy's veil was attached. The tiara was, I believe, a sentimental choice, but there is no way it would have supported a veil as long as Stephanie's, hence the innovation and that puppy was firmly anchored!

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uhHCkaKOOG...HQ/s1600/7.jpg

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Yes, I agree. Stephanie de Lannoy's train was a little over 14 feet, and there is no way Madeleine's was longer than hers.

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Well, it may not have been the shortest, the longest, the most historically meaningful, but what it was was romantic.

The drawing was very romantic and quite lovely and surprisingly accurate;
http://24.media.tumblr.com/f220f60fa...o5_r1_1280.jpg

This photo gives an idea of the sheer volume and weight of veil and train;
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-zf4kNmMQSA...ttendants1.jpg

This shot gives me the idea that perhaps the train is removable;
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-FpJd4ROSw4...an+Aschman.jpg

And this is why I think Stephanie's train was the most beautiful I have seen;
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-H_fsZ0RLRT...78762014_n.jpg
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OMG..I don't care how many times I've seen that photo taken from the choir loft of Stephanie entering the Cathedral, it always makes me gasp. So beautiful! It was like Maria in "The Sound of Music".

Stephanie and Madeleine had the most beautiful bridal rear view of any of the recent Royal brides,imo.
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The train looked gorgeous but I'd say, for goodness' sake put that veil on properly! What is it with brides these days, having their veils very low down at the back of their heads?!
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I usually don't like short veil... I prefer the long train touching the floor...
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So do I. It is particularly beautiful when the veil and train are both very long, and seem to blend in together like Maxima's and Stephanie's did!
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What was the length of the wedding gown train of Lady May Cambridge? She got married in 1931. Princess Elizabeth was a bridesmaid.
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What was the length of the wedding gown train of Lady May Cambridge? She got married in 1931. Princess Elizabeth was a bridesmaid.
It's not easy to tell how long it was, but here is a picture of it and I would guess 10 feet:

http://images.npg.org.uk/800_800/8/1/mw168581.jpg
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Lady May's veil had been lent by her aunt Queen Mary (something borrowed?) It had been her wedding veil when she married the Duke of York, and had been her mother's, the Duchess of Teck's veil, too, so it was a very historic piece of honiton lace.
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It's not easy to tell how long it was, but here is a picture of it and I would guess 10 feet:

http://images.npg.org.uk/800_800/8/1/mw168581.jpg
Jacknch, this is one of the most outstanding black and white bridal photographs I have seen. Princess Elizabeth certainly does a sweet job as a bridesmaid.
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I prefer the back of Mary's skirt to the front! It reveals more of the lace, therefore displaying it better (a little closer to the sketches). The design and construction is also lovelier - more simple, less awkward, not so panelish, less like a table runner. Thank you for sharing this photo.
i agree, the back design was a lot more elegant than the front of the skirt. to me, mary's dress looked too 'rough' on the front ever since i saw it. i liked the bodice of the dress but the skirt was really strange. also, it made a real contrast with the detailed and very neat heirloom veil. it's a shame they didn't use the back design of the skirt for the front, it would have looked much nicer.

mette marit's dress, on the other hand, was one of my favorite ones and her train added a real wow factor. in fact, there was two trains, one by the dress itself and one of the veil.

An unusually long veil of 25 feet:

https://multifarious79.files.wordpre...arit_slep2.jpg
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