When the future Queen Elizabeth II (pictured) walked down the aisle in London's Westminster Abbey in 1947, her wedding dress was more than a fashion statement: It represented the hopes of a nation, according to royal wedding gown curator Joanna Marschner.

When the future Queen Elizabeth II (pictured) walked down the aisle in London& Westminster Abbey in her wedding dress was more than a fashion statement: It represented the hopes of a nation, according to royal wedding gown curator Joanna Marschner.

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Wedding ensembles of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, English, Elizabeth's wedding gown was designed by Norman Hartnell (who also designed her coronation gown) and made of duchesse satin embroidered with seed pearls and crystal beads.

Princess Elizabeth and Prince Phillip, 1947

Princess Elizabeth's fairytale wedding

Princess Elizabeth and Prince Mountbatten were married in 1947 at Westminster Abbey in London. Her wedding dress designed by Norman Hartnell.

Queen Elizabeth II (right) received this regal headpiece from her grandmother Queen Mary (left). Since then, the crown always appears with t...

Lifestyle: The Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara-Queen Elizabeth II (right) received this regal headpiece from her grandmother Queen Mary (left). Gorgeous style for the British and Ireland Tiara.

Sapphire necklace and earrings, wedding gift from George VI to Queen Elizabeth II.

Sapphire necklace and earrings, wedding gift from her father, George VI to Princess Elizabeth, now Queen Elizabeth II.

hmm, Queen of England would certainly be an interesting job.  And, it has tenure.

Queen and Prince Philip recreate honeymoon photo to mark 60 years of wedded bliss

hmm, Queen of England would certainly be an interesting job. And, it has tenure. Love the style of Queen Elizabeth II.

Cream crinoline gown with blue embroidery, by Norman Hartnell. Worn by Queen Elizabeth II during the Tour of Canada and the United States of America, October 1957. The Royal Collection © 2008, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Black-and-white photo "Queen Elizabeth in Williamsburg, dated October 16, 1957: Queen Elizabeth attends dinner at the historical old Williamsburg Inn, USA /original photo (via romanbenedikhanson on Flickr). CLICK THROUGH FOR LARGER IMAGES.

Cream crinoline gown with blue embroidery, by Norman Hartnell. Worn by Queen Elizabeth II during the Tour of Canada and the United States of America, October Black-and-white photo "Queen Elizabeth in Williamsburg, dated October

November 1947- Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip <3

PHOTO: The Queen Rolls In A Range Rover Wearing A Hoodie

Seen from above are royal newlyweds Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten (Duke of Edinburgh) as they leave Westminster Abbey, London, November

Evening gown, by Sir Norman Hartnell. Worn by H.M. Queen Elizabeth II on a state visit to the Netherlands in 1958. Royal Collection Trust/All Rights Reserved.

Evening gown, by Sir Norman Hartnell. Worn by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on a State Visit to the Netherlands in Royal Collection All Rights Reserved.

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