Zara Phillips was looking so glamorous and stunning in her royal wedding dress while she wore an ivory silk and duchess satin gown by Stewart Parvin, as well as Jimmy Choo shoes and a tiara. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stole the show last night as they boarded the Royal Yacht Britannia for a pre-wedding cocktail party ahead of Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall’s wedding, Daily Mailposted every single moment.
It was announced on 21 December 2010 that he was engaged to Zara Phillips, the daughter of HRH The Princess Anne, Princess Royal, and her first husband Captain Mark Phillips. Royal historian Hugo Vickers says it will be more “sporting celebrity occasion” than a royal wedding.
30-years old bride who arrived at the rehearsal wearing flip-flops, jeans and a hoodie, swiftly transformed herself in a £500 tie-dye silk dress from the U.S. label Alice and Olivia for the evening celebration.
Earlier, Zara Phillips had a final wedding rehearsal yesterday and even practised her bridal kiss with 32-years old a 16-stone (102kg) Yorkshireman who plays his club rugby for Gloucester fiancé Mike Tindall. Other guests are likely to include Prince Andrew and his daughters, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie.
Zara Phillips spent the afternoon with sister-in-law Autumn Phillips at The Balmoral hotel where she is staying in Edinburgh’s city centre ahead of the wedding ceremony.
Meanwhile, The ivory and white satin-gazar dress by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen is the centerpiece of the annual summer opening of Buckingham Palace tours for the public, PEOPLE reports. Besides the gown, the exhibit will include the former Kate Middleton’s earrings, tiara and shoes.
Kate Middleton and Queen Elizabeth toured the exhibit during what was estimated to be a record-breaking season of visitors. Read full about dashing and glamorous dress Kate Middleton Wedding Gown Goes On Display: