Royal Wedding Live: Meghan Markle's 'Something Blue' Previously Belonged to Princess Diana

It was a sweet nod to the late princess

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By now, you've probably seen Meghan Markle's wedding dress—if not, where have you been?! Today, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot in their royal wedding, which featured the latter in gorgeous Givenchy gown with a boat neckline, three-quarter-length sleeves, and a jaw-dropping train. But now that the nuptials have come to a close, we're breaking down all the details of the bride's look that you probably didn't notice before—including Meghan Markle's 'something blue.' Not only was it so elegant and enviable, but get this: It previously belonged to her groom's late mother, Princess Diana. (Does that mean it counts as Meghan's 'something borrowed,' too?)

Following Meghan and Harry's tearjerking ceremony and their fairytale carriage ride through the streets of Windsor, the couple celebrated at the Queen's reception luncheon, along with their 600 guests. After it concluded, the newlyweds headed to their second reception, an evening party thrown by Prince Charles at Frogmore House. But before they left, the couple pulled off a quick costume change. Prince Harry ditched his military uniform for a black tux. Meanwhile, Meghan changed out of her Givenchy ceremony dress for a slinky Stella McCartney reception dress, and on the bride's hand sparkled her 'something blue'—an emerald-cut Aquamarine ring that belonged to Princess Diana.

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Diana was seen toting the ring at events such as a gala in 1996 and a New York City charity auction in 1997. Now, over 20 years later, Meghan is wearing it after marrying the late princess' son. Cue the tears.

This wasn't the only nod to Princess Diana at the couple's royal wedding today. Meghan Markle's bouquet was filled with forget-me-nots, reportedly one of Diana's favorite flowers, and the hymn "Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer" was sung at the ceremony, which was also performed at Diana's funeral.

See more: Everything You Need to Know About the Royal Wedding

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