English Royal Wedding:
Zara Phillips & Mike Tindall

Royal Wedding

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Being the only known royal to have a pierced tongue, surely Zara Phillips (the Queen's granddaughter) would opt for an adventurous wedding gown befitting her wild-child personality. Nope! When she married England rugby player Mike Tindall in Edinburgh on Saturday, Zara wore a silk faille and duchess satin gown with a chevron-pleated bodice by Stewart Parvin, her grandmother's favored English couturier. Set against a swept-up hairstyle and a tulle veil, the bride also wore a diamond tiara on loan from her mother, the Princess Royal. But that's about as glitzy as the affair got, commanding far less pomp and circumstance than Kate and Will's grand wedding earlier this year. Perhaps in acknowledgment of that fact, the Duchess of Cambridge attended the ceremony in a Jane Troughton gold coat dress (below) that she wore once before to a wedding in 2006, although she snazzed the look up this time around with an asymmetrical hat. Some people are calling it an oversize potato chip—but we aren't those people. —Phillip B. Crook


Photo: WireImage

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