It's going to be incredible.
By Amy Lewis
Meghan Markle’s wedding dress is still mystery #1 when it comes to the Royal wedding. While we know the date and the venue for Meghan and Prince Harry’s nuptials, what the bride will wear to walk down the aisle is still a total question mark.
Kate Middleton, as we all remember, went for a long-sleeved gown designed by Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen for her wedding to Prince William.
However, since Meghan has so far been a little braver with her style choices—the sheer dress in her engagement photographs, for example—all bets are currently off on the dress we’ll see at Windsor Castle in May.
Back in December, it was revealed the former Suits star is potentially interested in wearing a gown by Israel-based designer Inbal Dror.
The label confirmed to People: “We received a request from the royal family to send a sketch. Unfortunately it’s a secret and I can’t give more details about the sketch.”
Known for sheer, figure-hugging and plunging designs, this was our first hint that Meghan may be planning something rather spectacular for her historic wedding day. Now, thanks to an unearthed interview from 2016, we have more clues!
Discussing what she looks for in a dream wedding gown ahead of Suits Season 7, Meghan revealed that she’s not one for huge, fairytale gowns, like the one her character Rachel Zane got married in.
“Classic and simple is the name of the game, perhaps with a modern twist,” she told Glamour.
“I personally prefer wedding dresses that are whimsical or subtly romantic. Delphine Manivet and Christos Costarellos are favourites of mine for their uniqueness and beauty. And I will always be a fan of Elie Saab. J. Mendel is spectacular as well, especially for more structural designs.”
If that wasn’t enough, the actress even dropped the biggest hint of all that she’s likely going to opt for something quite different to Kate Middleton.
When asked about her favourite celebrity wedding dress of all time, Meghan cited the minimalist Narciso Rodriguez gown worn by Carolyn Bessette Kennedy in 1996, describing it as ‘everything goals’.
The famous dress was designed to perfectly compliment Carolyn’s understated personal style, and is often hailed as the benchmark for simple, silk sheath dresses—with not a frill or ruffle in sight.
If it’s possible, we’re even more excited now!