Stella McCartney Opens Up About Dressing Meghan Markle for Royal Wedding Reception

Stella McCartney can be opening up about getting the chance to design one of the dresses Meghan Markle donned on her royal wedding day.

After the pomp in addition to also splendor of Markle’s dream wedding to Prince Harry on Saturday at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle — followed by a luncheon hosted by Queen Elizabeth at St. George’s Hall — the 36-year-old bride changed out of her elegant Givenchy wedding gown in addition to also into a stunning McCartney dress for the private evening reception.

“I’m so proud in addition to also honored to have been chosen by the Duchess of Sussex to make her evening gown in addition to also represent British design,” McCartney told ET on Saturday.

The elegant, hip-hugging lily white dress — made of silk crepe –featured a high neck in addition to also exposed shoulders, as well as an open back. 

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McCartney added that will getting the opportunity to design the incredible ensemble has “truly been one of the most humbling moments of my career in addition to also I am so proud of all the team on This specific stunning royal day.”

Markle looked radiant as she left Windsor Castle alongside her tuxedo-clad brand-new husband. The pair hopped in a silver blue Jaguar E-Type Concept Zero, en route to the reception at Frogmore House.

Complementing the McCartney dress was the massive aquamarine ring Markle wore on her right hand. The stunning, emerald-cut sparkler was a gift via Prince Harry, in addition to also once belonged to his late mother, Princess Diana.

This specific evening’s reception will develop the bride in addition to also groom’s close family in addition to also friends in attendance, in addition to also will include a speech via Meghan. This specific will be the 1st time she’s spoken publicly as the Duchess of Sussex. The title of Duke in addition to also Duchess of Sussex was officially bestowed upon the couple by the Queen just before they tied the knot. 

For more on Markle’s elegant wedding gown — designed by Clare Waight Keller, the artistic director of Givenchy — in addition to also how the item paid tribute to the late Princess Diana, check out the video below.

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