After wearing a sophisticated yet elegant Givenchy gown for her wedding ceremony, Meghan Markle slipped into her party dress. This look, a bespoke Stella McCartney number, was truly fabulous — a halterneck design that skimmed the floor as she stepped into a blue Jaguar with Prince Harry for the drive to Frogmore House, where the newlyweds greeted their well-dressed guests.
Stella McCartney sat for an interview with BBC, in which she explained the process of making the dress. “We worked together. When you come to a wedding, you don’t just just go, ‘Here, this is what you’re wearing.’ That person has to feel a million dollars; they need to feel like they own it . . . It was the last moment that she could reflect sort of the other side to her — the joy and the human within her,” Stella said of the gown.
To celebrate the launch of her new global flagship store, Stella designed a capsule collection, which consists of evening dresses that are identical to the Duchess of Sussex’s reception gown. The “Made with Love” gowns are each crafted from sustainable viscose and will cost around $4,663 each. The collection will be available to view by private appointment for one week from June 13 onward within the “Members and Non Members Only” club located in the store. If you’re hoping to snag one, you’ll have to email firstname.lastname@example.org and receive a personal reply from Stella inviting you in.
This moment was also when Meghan revealed her “something blue” — just check out that gorgeous square, gemstone ring that glowed from the front seat, which is also a “something borrowed” from Princess Diana. Meghan accessorized her evening ensemble with Aquazzura heels, the soles painted blue, and Cartier white gold diamond drop earrings that emitted pure glamour. Read on to catch a glimpse from every single angle.
— Additional reporting by Nikita Ramsinghani