From the BBC News website:
To celebrate the marriage of Prince William and Kate, Kensington Palace has brought out six sumptuous gowns – seldom seen by the public – all worn by royal brides over the past 200 years.
Take a look with Senior Curator Joanna Marschner, and see how fashions changed through the decades.
[Image: Princess Margaret’s wedding dress, 1960, from the Kensington Palace website]
Watch the slideshow with close-up detail of the dresses here at Kensington Palace: http://www.hrp.org.uk/learninganddiscovery/discoverthehistoricroyalpalaces/royal-wedding-dresses.aspx
or here at the BBC News http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13207649
[Image: Princess Charlotte’s 1816 wedding dress at Kensington Palace; on right, the wedding dress of Princess Alexandra of Denmark in 1863]