The Royal Wedding Open Post: When Baldy Met Glossy


Good morning! (Or good evening, depending on where you are.) This is our official open post for The Wedding of the Century! Everything should get going in a short time, and please be nice to us (please!) as we cover every last single little detail for the wedding.

Oh, here’s something: William and Kate are being made into His and Her Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. William is also getting the titles Earl of Strathearn and Baron Carrickfergus. AWESOME.

UPDATES: Most of the guests are there, including a HATLESS Sam Cameron, Posh Beckham, etc. The Princes just arrived! William is wearing dashing red, Harry is wearing black. Both are wearing their military uniforms.

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  1. Kaiser says:

    Just saw Posh. She looks… like she went on a diet?!?

  2. merski says:

    OMG, did you see Posh? A little suprised at how simple her dress is… And what’s with that stick up her ass? I’ve honestly never seen anybody more in control of their posture and facial expressions… Like it wouldn;t kill you to smile a little, Posh. It’s a joyous occasion.

  3. Mairead says:

    Woot! I’m right here with you ladies. Are ye getting the same feed as us? You’d think they’d arrange for a set up that isn’t half-blocked by a shrubbery!

  4. eny says:

    Victoria looks gorgeous. I love this bitch.

  5. Devon says:

    Was Victoria wearing a mu mu? She looks amazing but it looked like a mu mu.

  6. Mairead says:

    Becks could have shaved. And Posh looked nice, but I didn’t like the dress though. It’s not that hard to dress a bump when you’re richer than Croesus

  7. Brittney says:

    My two favorites so far: Chelsy’s hair and David’s hat.

  8. Tess says:

    What’s with the trees in the church? Not working for me at all.

    Loving the ridiculous fascinators.

  9. merski says:

    I just want to say how delighted I am with the outrageous hat parade! :P

  10. merski says:

    …and it looks like Guy Ritchie came with his gf after all…

  11. Kaiser says:

    The hats are amazing. I missed Chelsy!

  12. Eleonor says:

    Posh on diet? While pregnant?

  13. Mairead says:

    Tara Palmer Tompkinson’s royal blue hat and off-the-shoulder combo is glorious!! I’m liking her sister’s getup too

    IEDIT – wrong person

  14. S says:


  15. Yasmine says:

    OMG! Chelsey looks so damn cheap. Slghtly more covered than I’d imagined, but so damn cheap. Tisk tisk…

  16. Mairead says:

    Boris johnson, a fellow Old Etonian, is looking about as dapper as he’ll ever be!

  17. Crystalline says:

    Kaiser, I didn’t find Chelsy’s dress too terribly amazing, so you didn’t miss much. Maybe close up pictures will look better than the brief shots I saw.

  18. Kaiser says:

    Mairead- her nose is so fucked! But yeah, the color is amazing.

  19. S says:


    *I may or may not have been more excited about Posh than I am Kate…

  20. Kaiser says:

    Thanks for that Yasmine! Yeah, Chelsy looks like hell! She didn’t even get her dress tailored!

  21. S says:

    I hope SO much it’s going to be McQueen!

  22. eny says:

    Victoria did her best trying not to smile.

  23. Mairead says:

    Ooh, I love the colour of Chelsy’s dress – I adore teal. I like the detail,

    @Kaiser. Yeah TPT’s nose is jacked. It collapsed due to cocaine use a few years back and she recently had to reconstruct it a second time.

  24. Crystalline says:

    Oh yuck, that looks way worse up close. Also, her fascinator blends into her hair. Could she look anymore fug?

  25. Mairead says:

    Speculation that Kate’s dress is from Alexander McQueen’s atelier?

  26. Hautie says:

    Well I am watching CNN with Anderson Cooper.

    And it was mention that Posh, of course, wore a dress from her own line.

    I am more interested in what Anderson is wearing. I wonder if he has on his own sassy hat/fascinator for the occasion.

  27. merski says:

    I don’t know who that lady was just now, but MAN that’s kind of a lot of boobage for a church, huh?

  28. Devon says:

    Chelsy’s dresses (yes, she’ll be wearing 2) were custom made by Alberta Ferretti. So they were tailored, she just made them look like hell. I like the girl but she looks permanently tired.

  29. Kaiser says:

    They’re saying the dress is totes Sarah Burton, but I still don’t know if Waity is ambitious enough for that. I think the dress is going to be more plain than high-fashion.

  30. Gigi says:

    Ugh. Chelsy Davey is the new Sarah Fergusson.

  31. Devon says:

    TPT, the colour looked FAB on her but her nose is still jacked. PSA of why not to do coke. She had the nose done for the wedding.

  32. Hautie says:

    I am loving the fact all these very important people are getting bussed to the Church.

    I bet it is the first time they have remotely ever been near a public transportation vehicle. :)

    And I am very disappointed that Elton John did not wear a custom made fascinator.

  33. Mtn Girl says:

    Here’s the royal twitter address:!/ClarenceHouse

  34. Mairead says:

    Elton and David’re looking well.

    I like Norma Major’s black and white combo.

  35. Kaiser says:

    Elton & David look nice.

  36. JulieM says:

    I must be the only one who thought Chelsy looked pretty good. Hair a little bit of a mess, but I liked the suit.

  37. Rachel says:

    Oh, the Hats! The Hats! I heart!! Def a style I would love to see take off here in the US. *sigh* Becks & Posh are looking hot! Goodness, I am too excited for words!!

  38. Hautie says:

    Ummmm, I just saw on the CTV live feed, that the rumor is that Kate’s dress is vintage Alexander McQueen.

    Does this mean that she wearing those awful armadillo hoof booties from his line too? :)

  39. eny says:

    I didn’t know Guy Ritchie is Waity’s cousin ?!

  40. OtherChris says:

    Posh looks awful.

  41. Crystalline says:

    Really? Her cousin, didn’t know that.

    Side note, his girlfriend’s hat is interesting.

  42. Mtn Girl says:

    My guess is between McQueen/Sarah Burton or Sophie Cranston/Libelula ;)

  43. Mairead says:

    Oh my goodness, a Filipinio guy in the crowd on The Mall who designed something Elton John would have worn 30 years ago.

  44. kiko says:

    wow i just read on the previous post that kate will do her makeup!this wedding will be epic lol!

  45. Kaiser says:

    Guy Ritchie looked nice, but shouldn’t his sketchy pregnant girlfriend actually LOOK pregnant?

  46. Crystalline says:

    Did anyone else notice the matching cast?

    Edit: She doesn’t even seem to be showing, but she isn’t due until september apparently. Might be a bit early.

  47. Mairead says:

    The colour on Samantha Cameron’s dress is gorge

    EDIT – she has some pearl hair decoration and lush looking jewellery, to be fair.

    And I hated Guy “I’m actually very posh” Ritchie’s gf’s dress. Nice Philip Treacy hat though.

  48. Kaiser says:

    Is it wrong that Samantha Cameron didn’t DEIGN to wear a hat? She looks practically naked.

  49. Brittney says:

    It was even requested that women wear hats!

  50. spotchecker says:

    will someone please explain what the hell is going on w/ english headwear? some of them work, but half the time it just looks like they’ve got some sort of object or another orbiting their f&*king heads.
    i’m up this late working, the headache is on, and now i’m totally confused.

    and yes, i hope she goes mcQueen. he was such an artist.

  51. Mairead says:

    Oooh, the lads are about to head!

    @spotchecker – it’s tradition, innit?

  52. Hautie says:

    I finally got a good look at the hat that is perched on Posh’s head.

    And sadly that is a very unfortunate looking hat. With a glitter thing springing off it. I hope she doesn’t poke anyone’s eye out with it.

  53. kiko says:

    prince hot ginge alert!!

  54. Crystalline says:

    Finally, they are moving!

    Be still my beating heart, Harry you beast!

  55. Kaiser says:

    Wait, William is wearing RED?

  56. eny says:

    You know who looks most inappropriately? I think is our fabfitfun Giuliana Rancic. This is a noon wedding. A Royal one. And she is wearing gold dress, no sleeves and her boobs jump straight to your eyes. Other ladies in the e!studio wear more elegant and modest outfits. I think she feels it was a mistake and she is trying to cover the boobs of doom with her hair.

  57. sisi says:

    lmao William is getting married and the camera only has Harry in view. Not that I mind…

  58. painterspirit says:

    Ahhh! They’re showing the brothers riding up to Westminster Abbey!! :D So handsome, the both of them!

  59. Yasmine says:

    I’m sorry I’m beating this to death, but I love to pick on trashy Chelsey. Here’s a full view:

  60. Kaiser says:

    Harry looks great in black!!

  61. kiko says:

    William you drama queen!!he is wearing red!

  62. Mairead says:

    @ Kaiser – it’s the dress uniform for the Irish Guards, but without the ceremonial bearskin. Although he’s RAF apparently he chose that as they’ve just returned from duty in Afghanistan.

    Harry is wearing the Household Guard, the Blues and Royals.

    Very dashing.

  63. sahidul says:

    Can anyone explain to me why America is so excited about this wedding? Just curious, I live in London and I really couldn’t care about it. Same goes most of my friends. Lol just happy I have a day off university :)
    However all foreigners on campus are so excited! Can’t understand why :S

  64. Crystalline says:

    Harry certainly is stealing William’s thunder. Oh god, William’s bald spot is so bad!

  65. Brittney says:

    Harry is so adorable.

  66. teehee says:

    Wills looks a bit nervous— understandable

    Dam that just reminds me so much of Dianas funeral… :/ I remember them marching thru there with that freaky hymn being sung….

    ahh thats whats his names father….. lol the guy who Diana dated

  67. Mairead says:

    Harry is looking more nervous than Wills!

    Has the Queen and co arrived yet?

  68. spotchecker says:

    @ #52 Mairead, #53 Haute

    oh lordie!…

    @ #56 Kaiser

    he’s wearing red b/c of his service in afghanistan, to honor the people he served w/. that’s what the talking heads say. i can respect that.

  69. Mtn Girl says:

    Prince Hot Ginge looks a wee bit more nervous than Wills!

  70. Chrissy says:

    In red??? On no. Harry looks so much better. Can’t believe we still don’t know who designed the dress!

  71. Madison says:

    There’s something about a man in uniform, they both look good. Harry’s the better looking brother, baldy looks better with a hat on his head.

  72. OtherChris says:

    Harry is thinning quite a bit on top too.

  73. Celebitchy says:

    How handsome the princes are!

  74. Devon says:

    Hot Harry…where can I get one of him? Anyone? Please?

  75. painterspirit says:

    @Crystalline that’s exactly what I was thinking too! And the fact that his hair is parted makes it even worse, ’cause your eyes straight to his baldness! If I was him, I wouldn’t take going bald as good as he is!

  76. Hautie says:

    Poor William. Who made a part in his hair, that really shows off the bald spot?

  77. JulieM says:

    Looks like Harry is starting to get a little sparse on top, just like his brother! Both do look very nervous.

  78. Rose says:

    yeahhh! harry is majorly thinning on top…

  79. Crystalline says:

    This light is making his hair look so much thinner. Its terrible, he needs that hat.

  80. Mairead says:

    Prince Albert of Monaco looking very well too.

    Carol Middleton is on her way – a very nice sky blue dress coat.

  81. Crystalline says:

    @eny, totally just caught her dress. Its so tacky! What was Giuliana thinking?!

  82. Mairead says:

    I’d say the craic is mighty in those mini-buses!

  83. Hautie says:

    Dang, I just turned over to E! and what in the world was Giuliana thinking?

    It is the early morning and she has on her hooker gear!

    And is it a gold lame dress?

  84. jen says:

    Chelsy is wearing a pancake on her head.

    The prime ministers wife sans hat-oh the humanity!

    Elton Yawn looks like he got the baby weight.

    The boys look so handsome don’t they?

  85. apsutter says:

    Yay…Duchess of Cambridge!! Does this mean that she will be wearing the Cambridge tiara? I always loved that one…so pretty. Also, William has lost a lot of hair!

  86. islandgirl says:

    hahahahaha! carole middleton is soooo orange! perfectly set off by the pale blue dress!

  87. Kaiser says:

    Carole looks really good! I like pale blue on her. The hat is nice too – not too big, too much. She’s very appropriate.

  88. Hautie says:

    I do like the dress on Mother Middleton. And I really love these morning suits that the men wear.

  89. JulieM says:

    Ma Middleton looks very nice. Boring, but nice. 9 years she’s worked for this.

    The PM’s wife had some kind of headband on. Not completely uncovered.

  90. islandgirl says:

    although, have to agree – Mrs Middleton’s dress and hat are lovely and appropriate :)

  91. Crystalline says:

    Carole really should’ve laid off the tanning.

  92. Neve says:

    According to statistics, at least one person in Westminster Abbey today will have ‘Chimpanzee riding on a Segway’ stuck in their head.

  93. Mairead says:

    @ Jen – bwaaaahahahahaha :lol:

    Carole Middleton’s outfit is very “appropriate”, but it’s a shame she was almost bullied into something so safe.

    The hat is pretty: apparently it’s by a local Berkshire milliner. Keeping it local, fair play.

  94. Madison says:

    The MIL looks great, well played! Really stylish and classy, good color dress and great hat.

  95. Kaiser says:

    Oh, I forgot about Beatrice & Eugenie. Chelsy’s not going to be the only hot mess.

  96. painterspirit says:

    Kate’s brother looks quite good, if I do say so myself! :p Also, I really like what her mother’s wearing.

  97. Caitie says:

    Haha! Is it sad that I’m drinking champagne alone watching the wedding? This is hilarious. I think people are excited because it is a bit of fun in out modern world!

  98. Hautie says:

    “Oh, I forgot about Beatrice & Eugenie. Chelsy’s not going to be the only hot mess.”

    So glad I am not the only one thinking that!

  99. Crystalline says:

    @Caitie, not at all, I’m thinking about breaking out the vodka for a celebratory shot.

  100. sisi says:

    @ Caitie
    I wish I had champagne, I’m drinking tea

  101. crazydaisy says:

    The Royals!

    I love how they put the little crown on the roof of the cars…!

  102. islandgirl says:

    i just really want to know how on earth some of these hats/fascinators are staying in place – gravity is being defied left, right and centre!

  103. Mairead says:

    Those are some big-ass hats!

    I really like the silk coat with the boat on the back :)

  104. Crystalline says:

    Wow, E! is totally kissing Camilla’s bum. Its a bit annoying.

    LOL omg, look at Beatrice!

  105. Iggles says:

    Wow, I am so excited!!!

    Can’t believe I’m actually up watching this!

    It’s so cool watching all the royals arrive! And the cheering crowds is amazing. Their country really loves them. :)

  106. Iggles says:

    The Queen!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Woo hoo!

  107. islandgirl says:

    awww, look at the queen in her canary yellow <3

  108. Devon says:

    I want Beatrice’s fascinator so badly! Autumn looked pretty, well all the girls are looking faboosh. I’m getting excited! So glad I stayed up for this!

  109. Mairead says:

    Now I love a dramatic Philip Treacy, but that beige Lady GaGa thing actually left me speechless for a while. And not in a good way. I like the fact that their outfits are a little outlandish.

    Awwww adorable flower girls

  110. Madison says:

    O.M.G how awful do Beatrice and Eugenie look. Chelsey’s finally got some competition for the fugliest dressed at the royal wedding and the winner at the moment is Eugenie.

  111. Hautie says:

    Beatrice & Eugenie

    Okay, the one in blue has a great hat. And a questionable dress.

    And the other has a great dress and a nightmare of a hat.

  112. kiko says:

    the dress!!damn thats a boring one…

  113. Mairead says:

    LOVE Camilla’s coat!

    Very summery yellow for the Queen.

  114. islandgirl says:

    yuck, HATE the pleats in Camilla’s coat-dress!

  115. Iggles says:

    Still cannot stand Camilla!

    So sad that Diana isn’t here to see this. But I’m sure she’s smiling down on William today.

  116. painterspirit says:

    Ooh, Camila, love the ourfit!!

  117. Crystalline says:

    At least Chelsy doesn’t feel alone.

    So excited that the bridal party is now loading into the cars. I can’t wait to see this dress.

  118. kiko says:

    wow camilla looks amazing!

  119. Hautie says:

    Well Camilla looks great. She got that hair blow out properly and the hat compliments it.

  120. kiko says:

    here comes the queen

  121. islandgirl says:

    mad I missed Beatrice and Eugenie! :(

  122. crazydaisy says:

    I’m watching on The Royal Channel – YouTube – they don’t tell you who anyone is but by now, we all know…the Queen!

  123. Kaiser says:

    The Queen is bright yellow! So cute. She’s like a baby chick.

    I didn’t like Camilla’s outfit. It’s so boring, but I guess that’s nice. Camilla is boring, at best.

  124. Caitie says:

    They keep saying that Kate is from a middle class family and she has ‘done well’ I thought her family was quite wealthy?

  125. islandgirl says:

    OMG LOLOLOL! Found pics of Beatrice and Eugenie for anyone who missed it:

  126. Caitie says:

    @ Hautie I totes agree!

  127. Iggles says:


    Looks like the Queen kind of snubbed Camilla! Prince Phillip gave her a much warmer welcome!!

    Love it!

  128. Hautie says:

    Holy cow… the Queen and Philip both are all smiles and kissing on Camilla.

    Nice to see they actually like one of their daughter in laws.

  129. Mairead says:

    I still disagree on Camilla’s outfit, it actually seems to be two toned; I think it’s probably very interesting in the flesh

  130. islandgirl says:

    oh waity, that’s a lotta lace!

  131. Iggles says:


    My cable cut off right before Kate got into the car! That was really weird! It’s back on now..

    Seeing the top of her dress, I don’t like it. Guess we should wait for the full effect.

  132. Mtn Girl says:

    It’s looks ivory and has long sleeves and lace!

  133. Crystalline says:

    This glimpse looks amazing. Scandal, bare arms!

    @island, those are old shots. I can’t find them yet anywhere!

  134. eny says:

    Kate in the car!

  135. kiko says:

    @islandgirl lololololol!!!!!

  136. Devon says:

    Kate! The top is so Grace Kelly! I can’t stop grinning like an idiot!

  137. Brittney says:

    THE DRESS!!! I’m more excited to see the bride than I thought I’d be.

  138. apsutter says:

    Ahhh….she just got into the car!!! The neckline looks beautiful and I love all the lace!! Like Grace Kelly

  139. Mairead says:

    Oooooooh… Kate’s on her way….

  140. crazydaisy says:

    The Bride!!!!!

  141. Devon says:

    Anyone know what tiara she’s wearing?

  142. kiko says:

    nice tiara!!

  143. Crystalline says:

    She looks so beautiful. Their fears have to be confirmed now, she is doing great.

  144. Iggles says:

    Good for waity! This day is such an event! It’s truly amazing :D

    Looking forward to the vows!

  145. Madison says:

    Here comes the bride, from what I can see looks pretty, hair down with a tiara and she’s wearing what looks like a typical lacy conservative wedding dress.

  146. Iggles says:

    Awww. She’s looks beautiful close up.

    I wish them the best of luck!

  147. Iggles says:

    Omg! The little boys and girls look ADORABLE!!

  148. Caitie says:

    Well I guess tea is appropriate if it’s 4am! It’s 8pm in Australia!

  149. kiko says:

    little kids always make me smile

  150. Mairead says:

    Very Grace Kelly indeed – wonder what Prince Albert of Monaco will think.

    And my goodness Pippa has a wonderful figure!

  151. Crystalline says:

    Oh Giuliana, she could possibly become queen? Someone likes to be a little rain cloud. Must be bitter the attention isn’t on her.

    Its being said she might be wearing the Cambridge tiara.

  152. Madison says:

    Her bridesmaid sister is really pretty and stylish.

  153. crazydaisy says:

    Why is the entire wedding party wearing white? I thought only the bride was supposed to wear white? She looks gorgeous!!!

  154. islandgirl says:

    love the veil :)

  155. Sophie says:

    it’s sarah burton! bbc just confirmed it

  156. Iggles says:

    She’s waity not more! Amazing!

    This is intense!

  157. painterspirit says:

    Wow! I actually love Kate’s dress!! I’m getting excited now!

  158. Mairead says:

    Very lovely. And such an appropriate dress – fitting for the occasion and location, but the fit and the bustle adding just a little bit of modern interest.

  159. kiko says:

    awesome tiara,lovely veil..not so good dress.

  160. Mtn Girl says:

    Guess the dress is Sarah Burton – Kate looks very pretty and classy – I think she sill has lots of eyeliner on though – she did say she wanted Wills to recognize her ;)

  161. Beth says:

    She looks absolutely stunning!!! So exciting!

  162. islandgirl says:

    do i spy black eyeliner peeping through the veil though?!

  163. Sparkly says:

    She looks beautiful! I’m very happy for her.

    Even though I just want to smudge her eyeliner in a bit…

  164. Zelda says:

    I adore that dress. Classy, classic, rich. Beautiful.

  165. Nanea says:

    What a beautiful dress! Better than I expected.

  166. Crystalline says:

    You could see her face light up the second she got in. She is so happy and sure, I love it. Looks like she’s already about to cry, which I’m totally on the verge of too.

  167. crazydaisy says:

    i’m crying…anyone else? :)

  168. embertine says:


  169. islandgirl says:

    Jeez that’s a long walk!

  170. Ja says:

    Oh well, I’m disappointed by the dress, it’s just sedate and it looks like out of a high street shop. I so much wished she’d give it some personality but no, this dress could have been made for anyone by anyone. Sorry but I have a feeling that Zara’s dress (and the wedding) this summer will be something to watch.

  171. Zelda says:

    You know, watching the boys walk down the aisle, it really hit me realistically rather than theoretically– They’re costumed, and decorated and little more than just pawns for public consumption and ceremony, in the end.
    I feel sad for them.
    I would not want their lives for a million castles.

  172. eny says:

    Is it a history moment?

  173. Hautie says:

    I just realize that the people in the back can’t see the front. (the pew area)

    And I love the dress. Very classic in design.

  174. Crystalline says:

    I love that Harry was whispering to William.

    Damn it all, I’m already crying. Weddings choke me up too much.

  175. Nanea says:

    Harry is so funny – turning round to look!

  176. kiko says:

    @ja true but she looks sooo happy in it!finally the wedding is starting!

  177. islandgirl says:

    ooooh harry is such a cutie, looking at kate and whispering a secret report to wills, could eat him up!

  178. islandgirl says:

    why does harry look soooo nervous? does he have a secret thing for waity?!

  179. eny says:

    Will is still talking ;)

  180. Bellatrix says:

    William’s first words – thanks to lipreading – : “You look beautiful”.


  181. JulieM says:

    Katie’s dress is very nice. Love the petal, pleating effect on the back. Simple, tasteful, surprisingly low cut in front. Notice the short vail , not cathedral length. Very interesting. Tiara nice, very understated. Don’t respect the girl, but she looks GOOD!

    Oh-except the black under eye liner. Geez.

  182. OtherChris says:

    She looks great. And that’s really the perfect dress. Let’s hope it starts a trend in the US–I’m tired of brides spilling out of their strapless dresses.

  183. zesty says:

    Kinda of disappointed in the dress. It’s a little blah. She just looks like a Victorian ghost.

    –Guess I’m not into the lace thing–just looks like a tablecloth covering her arms to me. It is a classy, demure dress, though.

  184. Mairead says:

    @Ja – oh yes Zara Philip’s dress will be a piece of couture fabulousness.

  185. Nanea says:

    Sophie Wessex’ collection of feathers – ugh.

  186. Mtn Girl says:

    Lol, is it just me or did it look like everyone was just pretending to sing?

  187. kiko says:

    hmm makeup doesn’t look as bad as i the earrings!

  188. Crystalline says:

    Doesn’t look like anyone knew the words. It was all so garbled.

    Ugh, the liner looks even worse without the veil.

  189. crazydaisy says:

    LOVE the dress. She looks like a real princess!

  190. islandgirl says:

    holy blush-face kate!

  191. painterspirit says:

    @Mtn Girl- Nope, I saw that too!

  192. Mairead says:

    Aww the way William is looking at her is so tender.

    LOL at the screams of the crowd outside being audible!

  193. Iggles says:

    Omg! This is intense!

    Harry and William smiled when the crowd outside cheered after William did his vows!

  194. islandgirl says:

    general makeup FAIL!

  195. Zelda says:

    @Other Chris:
    YES. If I see one more bride hiking up her boring strapless dress at ONE more wedding…(oh, but mine is different! it has these pleats/sequins/appliques you can barely see!) Also, strapless is meant for about a third of the women who actually wear it…

  196. Madison says:

    I like her sister’s dress better, but Kate’s dress is appropriate for marrying a prince, very grace kelly as someone else said. Now that she’s put up her veil she looks kind of tired.

  197. Iggles says:

    Wow, he had to struggle to get that ring on!

  198. Crystalline says:

    For a second it looked like the ring wasn’t going to go on!

  199. painterspirit says:

    Haha, William was struggling to get that ring on!

  200. Iggles says:

    Geez, the bishop has some crazy eyebrows!

  201. kiko says:

    thats it?now what?they are praying?

  202. Crystalline says:

    So beautiful. Ugh, I hate all the Camilla discussion. Its probably because I rather dislike her.

  203. Nanea says:

    It’s not “the bishop”, it’s ABC – the Archbishop of Canterbury!

  204. Iggles says:

    I love how they kept glancing up during prayers!!

    Waity looked up before “amen” and the Queen glanced up at the couple during the prayers too. It was so cute. :)


  205. Iggles says:

    Harry is so hot… :D

  206. Mtn Girl says:

    Lol’s Katie must’ve had a few bites of her dinner last night! Seems she DID do her own make-up (why?) other than that I think they look really sweet and truly in love :)

  207. Nanea says:

    Don’t Beatrice and Eugenie own a mirror or haven’t they gotten around yet to reading the owner’s manual?

  208. apsutter says:

    @OtherChris- I am so with you!! I am so sick of these tacky horrid strapless dresses that everyone wears….they look good on about 1% of the population. I always planned on having some kind of sleeve for my wedding dress even if it is just a little one

  209. Crystalline says:

    I can’t tell if Pippa is pouting or crying out of happiness for her sister.

    Also, their brother’s tie is messed up. Why didn’t anyone tell him?

  210. kiko says:

    someone fix the damn tie!

  211. islandgirl says:

    blah, blah, blah, God, blah, blah, this is the boring part!

  212. Mairead says:

    @ kiko – yes they will have an Anglican service. They will be the future heads of the Church, so it is appropriate and necessary.

    Have to share a brilliant comment by my mate Ben:
    She didn’t go invisible when the ring went on. That’s a relief, it wasn’t inherited from Sauron

  213. Hautie says:

    I am asking since I do not know. But are those nuns sitting next to William?

    Does The Church of England have nuns?

  214. kiko says:

    @mairead i didn’t know.. btw the comment from your mate is epic!

  215. Iggles says:

    Wow, the boys choir is really good.

    Don’t know why there are no women though! It’s a little creepy.

  216. Crystalline says:

    Boys choirs are pretty normal, at least from my understanding. They sound amazing.

  217. JulieM says:

    I noticed the nuns also. These royal weddings have sort of an interfaith feel to them, with other religions participating. William may some day be head of the Anglican church, but to have other religions represented shows respect for all the religions of his potential “subjects”.

  218. Sparkly says:

    I keep wishing they’d squeeze hands or mouth “I love you” or something equally sweet. Guess that’d be inappropriate though.

  219. crazydaisy says:

    This anthem was written for the wedding – it’s the first time anyone has heard it. That’s pretty cool.

  220. Crystalline says:

    I loved how they giggled at how doomsday-ish he made that decision statement sound. Too funny.

  221. Mtn Girl says:

    Here’s a pic of Eugenie and Beatrice, the taupe thing looks like the xmas ornaments made out of paper strips ;0

  222. Iggles says:

    I love their side glances! They’re trying to be “proper” and official, but it’s so cute how they catch eyes and smile.

  223. Madison says:

    Don’t Beatrice and Eugenie own a mirror or haven’t they gotten around yet to reading the owner’s manual?

    Like mother like daughters, it’s in the genes, there is nothing they can do! I hope bad fashion genes is the only thing they have inherited from that awful woman.

  224. JulieM says:

    Wuv and Mawwage! The Queen looks a little grumpy.

  225. islandgirl says:

    @Mtn Girl – thanks! @Madison – cosign! Just posted the same thing on a friend’s FB wall – the Ferguson genes cannot be denied! Poor girls…

  226. Mairead says:
    A nice picture of the dress. You can see that there was an awful lot more detailing on it than shows up on screen.

    I didn’t notice the nuns myself, but there are representatives from different faiths there. Even the RC Primate of All Ireland, Cardinal Sean Brady will be there, the first time ever an Irish RC church man has ever done so. He has done much to help mend sectarian divides, so I think it was touching that he was invited.

    As for why there’s no women in the choir – the Cathedral school is single sex. Traditionally women didn’t attend monasteries ;)

  227. Iggles says:

    Are they singing “God Save the Queen”?

    Mairead – Ah, thanks. That makes sense.

    Yay! They’re about the leave!! Good!

  228. Mtn Girl says:

    @islandgirl – you’re welcome. Fergie’s girls are kinda like Chelsy – does she own a bra?

    @iggles – Wills and Kate do look happy together!

  229. Dingles says:

    God, I’m so glad I eloped.

  230. Iggles says:

    Ah! The commentators are back on. Eck. They suck.

    I’m watching the Today show. What networks are you guys watching?

  231. Mtn Girl says:

    @iggles – CNN

  232. kiko says:

    go to youtube.there are no commentators.just a few words on the left side to know whats going on.

  233. Crystalline says:

    I’ve been switching between CNN and E! Call me indecisive. I was watching TLC earlier, but I can’t stand that guy they have from that fashion show.

  234. Sparkly says:

    Iggles – ABC. Lost feed for a bit at that last prayer, but not quite as bad as them constantly talking over each other. :/

  235. apsutter says:

    I was watching the Today show but they wouldnt shut up and I wanted to hear the church bells and the streets of London instead of them yammering

  236. Iggles says:

    Mtn Girl – Ah. How do you like the announcers?

    Hmm, where’s Harry and Pippa? I really love this. It’s history in the making!

    Sparkly – Yeah, NBC lost the feed when Kate was getting into the car.

    apsutter – The Today people suck, but I’ve been watching it since 5am so I’m too lazy to switch, lol.

    This is so lovely! Kate looks beautiful as their walking out!

  237. Mtn Girl says:

    @mairead – that is a much better pic of the dress.

    @iggles – not bad, they’ve been low key!

    Yay – Finally, HRH the Duke and Duchess of the Royal Garter ;)

  238. apsutter says:

    Kate looks so confident and sure of herself…I love it! Here’s a woman who knew what she was getting into and was happy to do it. It’s nice to have a woman be married into the royal family and not a girl

  239. Crystalline says:

    Beautiful, cheers all around! ‘Bout time for a swig of that vodka, with the wedding bells and all.

  240. painterspirit says:

    @Iggles I’m watching it on the Today show as well

  241. Mtn Girl says:

    So cute – Wills was stepping so carefully to not step on Kate’s dress – and he cocked his eyebrows a few times – bet they can hardly wait for a few sips of champagne!

  242. islandgirl says:

    i love Pippa’s dress – the kind of dress i would want for my wedding! :)

  243. Nanea says:

    How I envy the kids in the second carriage!

  244. Mairead says:

    Eyeliner aside, she has such poise, today especially.

    The crowd are going mental!

    Now, if you’re considering getting some little memento to remember today by, I’d recommend watching this review first ;)

  245. Crystalline says:

    Now they need to hurry up so we can finally see the kiss. It better be memorable!

  246. Iggles says:

    Ugh. The commentators are annoying me right now!

    Kate’s a lovely girl, but she’s not Princess of peoples’ heart! Stop with the Diana comparisons! Let her be herself, geez!

  247. Mairead says:

    Awww it was the Queen Mother’s tiara. What a lovely thought.

  248. kiko says:

    harry and the kids!!lucky bastards!

  249. bros says:

    I SO wish she had put her hair up and let someone else do her makeup. it looks like everyday on her-nothing special. but thats my only complaint-the styling. dress is great

  250. Bellatrix says:

    The handholding moment was adorable.

  251. Hakura says:

    Aww, it looks like it was just beautiful! I’m sure no one is more happy to have it over with than Will & Kate themselves.

    So weird, but in this picture from the coverage of the guests, this looks like Britney Spears –

    But I hadn’t heard anything about her being invited, so it could just be the angle making her look similar? Her hair left something to be desired, which is why I’m not sure xD

  252. Iggles says:

    Hmm. They’re talking about how the Bishop prayed that they would be blessed with kids. I noticed that.

    It’s like, well duh! Of course they wanted William and Catherine (ooh, I’m switching to the full name now!) to have children/heirs! That should be shocking.. These people are kind of dumb..

  253. Bellatrix says:

    @Hakura: it is one of the three young Spencer girls if I’m not mistaken.

    I’m sure a Brit on here could confirm this.

  254. kiko says:

    omg is it true that we have to wait an hour for the balcony?

  255. Hakura says:

    @Bellatrix“@Hakura: it is one of the three young Spencer girls if I’m not mistaken. I’m sure a Brit on here could confirm this.

    Thanks for clearing that up =) I didn’t think Britney would’ve been invited to the Royal Wedding, but from that angle, that girl really looks like her. (Or am I alone in that opinion? xD )

  256. crazydaisy says:

    They will be appearing on the balcony any minute now… posing for pictures that will become iconic, that we will see for the rest of our lives. Amazing!

  257. You don't say says:

    BBC America had much better, more “British” coverage with not alot of talking. They also had the class to not constantly compare with William’s mother. It was William and Catherine’s day. They also gave better explanations on the pomp and circumstance of the event. NBC showed the wrong carriage when they talked about which one the couple would be in. They were wrong on so many levels.

  258. Iggles says:

    You don’t say – Oh man! Why didn’t I think to turn to them!

  259. OXA says:

    I wonder what Morrisey has to say about the sea of people outside Buckingham Palace waiting for “The Kiss”

  260. Crystalline says:

    NBC just failed completely with the coverage. Not surprising, they did decide to basically not cover it at the last minute because they thought no one would be interested. I have to wonder what they were on.

  261. kiko says:

    this better be a hell of a kiss!

  262. Iggles says:

    Royal kiss! Any second now!!!

  263. daisydoodle says:

    The Kiss!! Beautiful dress, beautiful couple!

  264. Iggles says:

    Harry is so hot.. Yes, I’m shallow..

  265. Iggles says:

    Crap. I missed it! it was so short and I was turned away!

    Just saw it in slow mo!

    Yay!!!! Second kiss! Wow, I’m so ridic..

  266. kiko says:

    second kiss!!!

  267. lin234 says:

    wow that was really short. they stood out there for like 5 minutes.

  268. lin234 says:

    You’ve got to give her props for not looking awkward at all. And the 2 kisses looked very natural.

  269. painterspirit says:

    I missed the first kiss ’cause it was so short, and he kind of came out of nowhere and did it, but I saw it in slow-mo, so I’m all good!

  270. Justaposter says:

    DOH! I totally forgot about BBCAmerica. I watched it on Fox News and they really did a great job covering it.

    I thought she looked lovely, and the Wills and Harry WOW!
    I wish them a long and happy life together.

  271. Brittney says:

    Who else wants Pippa and Harry to get together after watching them during the ceremony? Oh to be a fly on the wall for their after- and after-after-parties tonight…

  272. Happymom says:

    Brittney-I’m with you: throwdown between Pippa and Chelsy.

  273. poodlemom says:

    When I watched the wedding today…I felt I was witnessing a great historical moment in time. Something the likes of which we might never see again. It was 30 years ago when I saw Diana and Charles’ wedding…but this was so much better! Because I think Kate and William were more ready to be in the limelight. Just better prepared in general. So while I am not British…it was a fascinating event to witness!

  274. TXCinderella says:

    When I saw William get out of the car, my eyes welled up with tears, he looked so handsome. Harry was looking smoking hot too. I am so happy for William and Kate! I hope they have a long and happy life together.

  275. the original bellaluna says:

    I wish Diana was alive to see this.

  276. I don’t feel strongly one way or the other about the royal wedding – but I have to admit they both seem very poised and happy. Katie looks radiant.

    Congratulations to the happy couple.

    I have to work today, otherwise I’d toast the happy couple with a proper (breakfast!) pint. As it is, they’ll have to accept black coffee and the B-version (read: classier version) of the Pistols “God Save the Queen” from ol’ Missy.

  277. Hakura says:

    I’m with MissyAggravation, who expressed my feelings eloquently enough that I don’t have anything to add.

    Congratulations to the happy couple, who truly do look happy. Diana couldn’t have asked for more.

  278. rerun delaney says:

    WHATEVER. what the HELL happened to hot dong friday?!

  279. johanna says:

    i like these photos :) i like the one that says “dont calm down you can still marry harry”ahaha not when your 15 and he’s like 26…i think prince harry is really hot! but prince william is hawt!and sexyyyy!(but he’s married :) .)im so happy that he married kate its so easy to tell how much he love her by the way he look at her im soooo happy for them :D 4/29/11 will and kate 4 ever!!! :)

  280. johanna says:

    happymom-ahaha i agree with both of you guys :D