claire-lademacher-royal-wedding-dress-religious-ceremonyWe love a good royal wedding, especially when they come in multiples, like the two-step wedding of Luxembourg’s Prince Felix and Claire Lademacher this week.

The prince and the quadrilingual German bioethicist got married in a civil ceremony on Tuesday, to which the bride wore an elegantly tailored white knee-length dress with a surprisingly inoffensive peplum. At the time we were surprised she accessorized with just a pair of blue drop earrings, but it looks like that’s because she was saving the big guns for the religious ceremony today.

Having two ceremonies is not uncommon in Germany, where the couple wed, because the government doesn’t recognize religious ceremonies. Couples have to do their civil paperwork anyway. After that’s done, they can have their big religious to-do at the church of their choice.

Prince Felix and Princess Claire had the big version of their royal wedding at Sainte Marie-Madeleine de Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume basilica in the South of France, where Princess Claire wore a full-on royal wedding princess dress in a dress even lacier and more princessy than Kate Middleton‘s, with lace-encrusted sleeves, full train, and a diamond tiara.

Here’s the whole look, well, most of it. We couldn’t fit the whole thing in the window. It is a princess dress, after all.


Which of her royal wedding looks do you like best?

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