Meghan Markle describes her perfect Kennedy-inspired wedding dress

With her royal wedding officially set for May 2018, Meghan Markle may be turning to a famous bride for bridal inspiration. During a 2016 interview with Glamour magazine, Prince Harry’s fiancée admitted that her favorite celebrity wedding gown belongs to Carolyn Bessette Kennedy — the late wife of John F. Kennedy Jr. Meghan noted that Carolyn’s custom $40,000 Narciso Rodriguez slip dress was “everything goals.”

Describing her own "perfect wedding dress" at the time, the Suits alum admitted, “I have the luxury of wearing beautiful pieces of clothing every day for work, so my personal style—wedding or not—is very pared down and relaxed. Classic and simple is the name of the game, perhaps with a modern twist.”


meghan-markle-kennedy-dressVIEW GALLERY The American actress revealed that her favorite celebrity wedding gown belongs to Carolyn Bessette Kennedy Photos: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images/Justin Ide

She added, “I personally prefer wedding dresses that are whimsical or subtly romantic. Delphine Manivet and Christos Costarellos are faves of mine for their uniqueness and beauty. And I will always be a fan of Ellie Saab. J. Mendel is spectacular as well, especially for more structural designs.”


Regardless of which label the American actress, 36, chooses to wear for her big day, it sounds like Prince Harry will have to wait until his bride walks down the aisle before he can see Meghan's wedding gown. When asked if she thinks it’s bad luck for the groom to see the bride in her dress before the wedding, the TV star answered: “I’m very superstitious but I wouldn’t say that it’s bad luck, I would just say I prefer sticking with traditions.”

prince-harry-meghan-markleVIEW GALLERY Harry and Meghan are getting married in May of 2018 Photo: Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage 

It was announced on November 27 that Meghan and Princess Diana’s youngest son are engaged to be married. Following news of their engagement, Kensington Palace revealed that Harry and his fiancée will exchange vows at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. The venue is described as a "very special place" for Harry, and is somewhere the couple had spent time together during their romance.

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Meghan, who intends to become a British citizen, will become a senior full-time working royal. She will join Prince William, Kate Middleton and Prince Harry's royal foundation as its fourth patron and work with her husband to support causes close to her heart. Prince Harry and Meghan are set to undertake their first joint engagement on Friday, December 1, with a visit to Nottingham.


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