Arriving at Westminster Abbey
Going to the chapel...Kate Middleton arrives at Westminster Abbey with her father, Michael, and sister and maid of honor, Pippa.
Kate's dress was designed by Sarah Burton, Alexander McQueen's creative designer, with lace made at the Royal School of Needlework. Her embroidered ivory duchess satin shoes were handmade by Alexander McQueen.
Prince William and Prince Harry's Arrival
Prince William and his brother, Prince Harry, arrive at Westminster Abbey.
Prince William's Uniform
Prince William, a colonel in the Irish Guards, wore the ceremonial uniform of his military unit.
Kate Middleton's Bridesmaids
Pippa Middleton—also in an Alexander McQueen dress designed by Sarah Burton, just like her big sister—holds hands with 3-year-old bridesmaids Grace Van Cutsem and Eliza Lopes. Grace is a daughter of one of William's friends, and Eliza is a granddaughter of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, William's stepmother. The young bridesmaids' dresses were handmade by childrenswear designer Nicki Macfarlane to echo Kate's dress, and their shoes are designed and made by Rainbow Club.
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
Prince William's father and stepmother—Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall—arrive at Westminster Abbey. Camilla's hand-embroidered duck-egg blue and champagne coat and silk dress were designed by Anna Valentine.
Arriving at Westminster Abbey, father of the groom Prince Charles wears the ceremonial dress of the Royal Navy, of which he has the rank of admiral.
Mother of the Bride, Carole Middleton
Mother of the bride, Carole Middleton, arrives at Westminster Abbey for the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate. Carole's sky blue wool crepe coatdress and blue silk dress were designed by Catherine Walker.
Queen Elizabeth II
Arriving for her grandson Prince William's wedding, Queen Elizabeth II is greeted by the Right Reverend Dr. John Hall, Dean of Westminster. The queen's primrose wool dress with hand-sown beading with matching coat and hat were designed by Angela Kelly.
Pages Tom Pettifer and Master William Lowther-Pinkerton share a joke with bridesmaids Lady Louise Windsor and Margarita Armstrong-Jones. The pages' uniforms, based on an 1820s style, were chosen to reflect the style and insignia of Prince William's Irish Guard uniform.
Inside Westminster Abbey, Prince William and Kate exchange vows and rings.
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge