Princess Eugenia wore a dress designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos, who founded the British label Peter Pilotto, in London in 2007.
Princess Eugenie of York made a fashion statement on her wedding day.
The ninth in line to the throne wore a dress by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos, co-founders of the Peter Pilotto brand, for his marriage to Jack Brooksbank on Friday. The princess specifically requested the lower back of the dress that showed her scar from a childhood battle with scoliosis.
The look was mounted on numerous accessories. Its internal functioning included a corset and a skirt. Its outer layers had a tight bodice, a voluminous skirt and a long train. The unique neckline of the dress folded over Eugenie's shoulders and formed a shallow V-neckline.
Eugenie wore the bright Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara, borrowed by the queen. The brilliant headdress was created by Boucheron in 1919 and features diamonds and emeralds set in platinum. Eugenie chose not to wear a veil, which seemed intelligent, considering the strong wind.
The 28-year-old daughter of Queen Elizabeth's second son, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and his ex-wife, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, worked closely to collaborate with the designers on the dress according to a press release of royalty.
The back of the wedding dress of the princess Eugenie. (Photo: NEIL HALL / EPA-EFE)
The choice of Princess Eugenie to show her fight for health was not a surprise. Eugenie was "very proud" of share their x-rays for the first time in honor of the Scoliosis Awareness Day, in June. In 2002, at the age of 12, Eugenie had an 8-hour operation, during which a pair of eight-inch titanium bars were inserted near her spine, fixed with one-and-a-half-inch screws.
Eugenie insinuated what it meant to make such an exhibition, during an interview with ITV, before her big day. "I think you can change the way beauty is, and you can show people your scars," he told the channel at the University of the United States, "and I think it's really special to defend that."
Her dress also included a significant symbolism: a thistle for Scotland, while Eugenie and her boyfriend share a love for Balmoral; a clover for Ireland, which represents the maternal side of Eugenia's family; the York rose; and ivy, which refers to the couple's home.
Costume designers "reinterpreted these symbols in a garland of rope-like motifs, woven into a silk jacquard, cotton and viscose blend," the statement said.
In addition to the tiara, Eugenie equipped with earrings of diamonds and emeralds in coordination, a wedding gift from her beloved Brooksbank. Their satin pumps are Charlotte Olympia.
Eugenie revealed that her dress would be made by a "British designer" for British Vogue.
"(The dress) is the only thing I was really decisive about," he told the store. "As soon as we announced the wedding, I met the designer and the appearance immediately, I never thought I would be the only one who knew exactly what I liked, but I've been quite at the top."
The Peter Pilotto label was established in London in 2007.
Speaking with Pret-a-Reporter in 2015 about the aesthetics of the brand, Pilotto said: "You do not really know our clothes from the catwalk, you need to experience them in person and touch them to understand how much work, experimentation, patterns and building goes into each collection. "
Pilotto also described his client, which seems an accurate description of Eugenie. "She is international, she travels all the time," he said. "And she likes to have fun with fashion, she's not shy."
Contributing: Maria Bridge
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