Originally Posted by LadyFinn
According to the information about the Royal Wedding Dresses exhibition at the website of the Royal Court of Sweden, crown princess Victoria's train was 4,6 metres long, and princess Madeleine's train 4 metres long.
The Wedding Dresses - Sveriges Kungahus
Victoria's train was designed to protect Queen Sofia's veil which was made for her wedding to the future Oscar II of Sweden-Norway in 1857. The veil is very fragile and the train had to be shaped to allow for the veil not to drag against the ground.