Sweden's Royal Wedding Dresses


The wedding dress of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden
(photo kungahuset.se)

They are works of art, pieces of history and things of beauty. As a new exhibition opens at the Royal Palace in Stockholm featuring the five wedding dresses of the reign of King Carl XVI Gustaf, a selection of photos of the gowns have been released highlighting their true glory. From the simple satin of Queen Silvia to the light lace of Princess Sofia and everything in between, here are some fresh looks at the royal wedding dresses of Sweden.



The wedding dress of Silvia Renate Sommerlath
Worn on June 19th 1976, at Stockholm Cathedral, for her marriage to 
Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden
Designed by Marc Bohan at Dior


The wedding dress of Lilian May Craig
Worn on December 7th 1976, at the Drottningholm Palace Chapel, for her marriage to 
Prince Bertil of Sweden, Duke of Halland
Designed by Elizabeth Wondrak



A detail from the wedding dress of Crown Princess Victoria Alice Ingrid Desiree of Sweden
Worn on June 19th 2010, at Stockholm Cathedral, for her marriage to
Olof Daniel Westling
Designed by Par Engsheden



The wedding dress of Princess Madeleine Therese Amelie Josephine of Sweden
Worn on June 8th 2013, at the Royal Palace Chapel, Stockholm, for her marriage to 
Christopher Paul O'Neill
Designed by Valentino



The wedding dress of Sofia Kristina Hellqvist
Worn on June 13th 2015, at the Royal Palace Chapel, Stockholm, for her marriage to 
Prince Carl Philip Edmund Bertil of Sweden, Duke of Varmland
Designed by Ida Sjosted

Photo credit: kungahuset.se/ Sanna Argus Tiren






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