A Segment-By-Segment Breakdown Of Pippa and Kate Middleton's Weddings • MetDaan

A Segment-By-Segment Breakdown Of Pippa and Kate Middleton’s Weddings

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A couple of months ago, Philippa Middleton known as ‘Pippa’ married hedge fund manager and former racing driver James Matthews in Berkshire, in the South of England. The ceremony, which is estimated to have cost more than a million dollars, was closely scrutinized by media outlets from all around the world. And now that all the finer details about the ceremony have been revealed, the time has come to see how this wedding compares to the one from te 29th of April 2011 at Westminster Abbey, when Pippa’s sister Kate married Prince William and became Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.

The Guest List

Pippa

The newlyweds entertained 350 guests, including royal family members, singer Donna Air, tennis stars Roger and Mirka Federer, as well as Prince Harry’s girlfriend, actress Meghan Markle.

Kate

About 1,900 people were invited to William and Kate’s wedding. The guest list included Guy Ritchie, Ellie Goulding, and the Beckhams.

The Dress

Pippa

The cap-sleeved silhouette dress Pippa wore was designed by Giles Deacon and reportedly cost $52,000.

Kate

Kate’s custom Alexander McQueen gown totaled at roughly $434,000.

The Cake

Pippa

Pippa and James had a four-tiered Dominos Purchas cake coated in white icing which cost $3,000.

Kate

Will and Kate’s chocolate biscuit cake and fruitcake costing $80,000 combined were a gift from Prince Charles.

The Flowers

Pippa

The $20,000 decoration consisted of gorgeous garlands of pink and white roses.

Kate

The bill for the flower arrangements at the wedding ceremony and reception which cost an astonishing $800,000 was settled by The Queen and Prince Charles.

The Wedding Band

Pippa

When the younger Middleton sister tied the knot with James, she received a gold band similar to the one from her sister’s wedding, reportedly totaling $20,146.

Kate

Along with a sapphire sparkler that once belonged to Princess Diana, Kate was given a $11,000 wedding band made from a lump of Welsh gold, owned by the family.

The Venue

Pippa

Last Saturday’s reception took place inside a glass palace erected in Pippa’s parents’ backyard. The venue took three days to construct for a cost of $100,000.

Kate

The Westminster Abbey and the Buckingham Palace where Kate and William had their ceremony did not cost the royal family anything.

Image Sources: Getty / Max Mumby / Indigo and Getty / Chris Jackson
From:popsugar

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