From Kate Middleton to Princess Diana, these are the most expensive royal wedding dresses

When it comes to The Royal Family, we admire them for many reasons including their charitable work, behind-the-scenes drama and of course their style.

However, one thing that can't be topped is the extravagance of Royal weddings which include historical venues, fancy floral arrangements and of course we can't forget the huge anticipation of what dress the bride will be wearing.

Throughout history we have seen various members share their wedding days, from Princess Diana and Prince Charles' ceremony in 1981 to Kate Middleton and Prince William's big day in April 2011, so we thought to dive into just how much some of these incredible gowns are truly worth.

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Princess Beatrice tied the knot with her sweetheart Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in July 2020 and kept the ceremony intimate due to Covid restrictions being in place.

For the private occasion, Princess Beatrice opted to borrow a Norman Hartnell gown from The Queen which was originally worn to a State dinner in Rome in 1961.

Seeing as the gown wasn't specially designed for this bride, whilst it might hold such sentimental value it sadly comes after other member's of the Royal family.

7. The Queen

The Queen's wedding dress might have come further down the list than we expected, being estimated to be worth £30,000, but in 1947, it would have been a spectacle.

The gown was designed by Norman Hartnell which saw the finest Chinese silk with a gorgeous lace neckline that was also used in the 15-foot decorative veil.

This would have been major during the time as the wedding was close to the end of World War Two and fabrics especially were still being rationed, but not for The Queen obviously.

6. Sarah Ferguson

Sarah Ferguson married Prince Andrew in 1986 in an ivory duchess satin gown which was designed by Linda Cierach and is believed to have cost £35,000.

The dress was adorned with intricate beadwork that left the dress looking as sophisticated and elegant as her.

Just like the Queen, Sarah opted for a long veil which reached 17-foot and was embroidered with the initials A and S for a sentimental touch.

5. Meghan Markle

Despite not belonging to the Royal Family for long, there was a huge difference between Meghan Markle's and Sarah Ferguson's gowns.

Meghan's beautiful Givenchy white satin dress is said to be worth a whopping £110,000.

With the meticulous embroidery of each of the national flowers of the 53 commonwealth countries which were hand sewn for over 3,900 house on the 16-foot long veil, no wonder it racked up such a hefty price tag.

4. Princess Diana

Princess Diana married Prince Charles in 1981 and it was one that would go down in history, not only for how the marriage would end but for having one of the most, if not the most, iconic Royal wedding dresses in history.

Everyone remembers the moment when Diana stepped out of her carriage at St. Pauls Cathedral in London and as she walked up the steps, her 25-foot long train followed behind her.

The phenomenal ivory silk gown was created by the Emanuel’s and is valued to be worth a staggering £151,000.

3. Princess Eugenie

One of our personal favourites was when Princess Eugenie married her sweetheart Jack Brooksbank in 2018 in a white gown by Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos.

The £200,000 dress oozed pure glamour with a regal and elegant twist as meaningful motifs were included on the fabric such as a Thistle for Scotland to represent the couples love for Balmoral.

Eugenie also went against royal protocols as she opted for an open back which bravely showcased her scar from her scoliosis surgery.

2. Kate Middleton

Coming in second place with a dress that is said to be worth £250,000 is none other than The Duchess of Cambridge.

For her special day, Kate worked closely alongside Sarah Burton, who worked for her favourite designer Alexander McQueen

Despite Kate not following tradition and opting for a long veil, she made sure to keep the long lengths with a nine-foot long train which was adorned with 58 subtle buttons along it.

1. Queen Letizia of Spain

Taking first place with an incredible gown this is worth an extortionate £6million, is Queen Letizia of Spain. Now, she might be someone who everyone is familiar with, but she certainly knows how to create an impact with her style.

In 2004, Queen Letizia married King Felipe and wore a gold embroidered gown designed by royal couturier Manuel Pertegaz.

No matter your taste or style, you have to admit that when the royals take to the aisle they know how to tick all the style boxes.

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