Norway

Random Royal Rotogravure(s) – The Wedding of Crown Prince Haakon and Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby

It's been twenty years since this wedding, which took place on August 25, 2001, in Oslo Cathedral. As most royal watchers know, the road to the ceremony was not without its bumps. Mette-Marit's youth and young adulthood were unconventional for a royal bride (although not so unconventional for a young person of her time). Haakon… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure(s) – The Wedding of Crown Prince Haakon and Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby

Bhutan · Denmark · Luxembourg · Sweden

The Great Wedding Gown Game – Road Less Traveled Top 5 and WINNER

Hofdame Housekeeping: I know we had said we would be running a tiara/hairdo/veil poll next, however, we have made an editorial decision to step away from weddings for a while. Between the polls, the Luxie Designer Diary, the Spencer weddings, the guest post by Elizabeth yesterday, and the weddings we have covered on Bits, it's… Continue reading The Great Wedding Gown Game – Road Less Traveled Top 5 and WINNER

Britain · Monaco · Netherlands · Norway · Sweden

Royal Wedding Gown Game – Contemporary Top Five

People just love wedding dresses. We know this because we had an avalanche of votes on this poll. The five top winners are moving on, but rest assured all your favorites got lots and lots of votes. EDIT - I took the videos you posted in the comments and moved them up here, as well… Continue reading Royal Wedding Gown Game – Contemporary Top Five