The Royals

Queen Elizabeth II: 60 Years of Style

As Britain's monarch celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, we take a look back at her most memorable fashion moments during her six-decade reign

BRIDE OF HER COUNTRY

For her Westminster Abbey wedding to Prince Philip in 1947, the 21-year-old princess wore a Norman Hartnell dress with a sweetheart neckline, full sleeves and flowing A-line skirt embroidered with pearls. Though she, like all Britons, had to use ration coupons in post-war Britain to buy the material for her dress, she upped the glamour quotient with her stunning tiara.



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