Wedding dress of Camilla Parker Bowles

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For her wedding with Prince Charles on 9 April 2005 at Windsor Guildhall,[1] Camilla Parker Bowles's wedding dress was a cream silk chiffon dress hemmed with vertical rows of Swiss-made appliqued woven disks, and a matching oyster silk basket weave coat.[2] She completed the outfit with pale beige suede shoes with almond-colored toes designed by L.K.Bennett, a Philip Treacy wide-brimmed cream-coloured straw hat overlaid with ivory French lace and feathers, and a purse made from embossed calf leather with a half flap closing and suede lining, from Launer’s “East/West” collection.[3][4] Work on the outfit began on 21 February 2005, and the final fitting was made on 5 April.[4]

For the blessing afterward, she wore a floor-length embroidered pale blue and gold coat over a matching chiffon gown and a dramatic spray of golden feathers in her hair.[4] Both ensembles were by Antonia Robinson and Anna Valentine, London designers who worked under the name Robinson Valentine, now solely called Anna Valentine.[5] They reportedly wanted a “crisp clean look with subtle detailing” for the dress.[4]

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  1. ^ "Charles and Camilla wed at Windsor Guidhall". Hello Magazine. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Prince Charles and Camilla's wedding: 10 facts about the royal occasion". Hello magazine. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Fashionistas praise Camilla style". BBC. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Parker Bowles, elegant yet feminine for wedding". MSNBC. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "The Wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles". About.com. Retrieved 19 June 2015.