Well, everyone, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal wedding ceremony has come to a close. We laughed, we cried, we envied Meghan Markle's wedding dress, and have come out on the other side with a true belief that fairy tales are, in fact, the real deal.
Every second of the entire event was so over-the-top amazing (but in a chic, royal, understated way, of course) that it's hard to pick just one best moment from the historic day. So instead we rounded up some of our favorites that will undoubtedly help the nuptials of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry go down in history as—dare we say it—the best royal wedding in royal wedding history.
Scroll through to see our picks of the most memorable moments.
Prince Harry's Arrival
When Prince Harry showed up looking like an actual Disney character.
Kate Middleton's Arrival
When Kate Middleton arrived (wearing an Alexander McQueen outfit she's worn twice before) with the world's cutest bridal party in tow.
Meghan Markle's Entrance
The moment we saw Meghan Markle's wedding dress for the first time.
Every single thing about Meghan's veil, which was designed as a tribute to the 53 members of the Commonwealth and was paired with the Queen Mary tiara (the bride's second choice headpiece), was perfect. It was held by Jessica Mulroney's seven-year-old twins when Meghan walked down the aisle.
Walking Down the Aisle
In true Meghan Markle style, this independent woman walked part of the way down the aisle by herself. Then, she was met halfway by Prince Charles, who took her arm and ultimately gave her away to his son.
Meghan and Harry Exchanging Words
When Meghan arrived at the altar, Harry whispered, "You look amazing." And then, "I'm so lucky."
The Royal Couple Whispering
...And then, he got honest about his nerves and told his bride, "I'm s—g myself." LOL.
A Moving Musical Performance
During the ceremony, a gospel choir in the church sang Ben E. King's "Stand By Me," and it was everything.
Debuting the Tiara
We literally gasped when we saw Meghan wearing the Queen Mary diamond bandeau tiara, on loan from the Queen.
Exchanging the Vows
Like Princess Diana and Kate Middleton before her, Meghan omitted the word "obey" from her wedding vows.
The Wedding Bands
Meghan and Harry exchanged wedding bands while completely giving up on trying not to cry. Unlike his older brother, Prince Harry plans on wearing a ring.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Exit
This. Just this.
Greeting the Observers
Princess Charlotte, ever the regal royal, waved to her public after the ceremony.
The Debut of the Royal Couple
Meghan and Harry made their debut as husband and wife to approximately a zillion fans outside of St. George's Chapel.
The First Kiss
THE FIRST KISS.
Walking Down the Steps
The newlyweds walked down the steps of St. George's Chapel after the ceremony, and it was a true Cinderella moment. Harry stopped for a minute to help adjust her veil, and hearts all over the world skipped a beat.
Riding Away in the Carriage
In her straight-out-of-a-fairy-tale horse-drawn carriage, Meghan Markle waved to her public for the first time as a member of the royal family.
The Happy Couple
Cheers to the happiest, cutest couple we ever did see.
The Carriage Kiss
This carriage kiss is the literal definition of "happily ever after."