The designer was responsible for the royal bride's traditional-with-a-twist gown.
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Princess Eugenie's wedding to Jack Brooksbank is officially underway, but before entering the St. George's Chapel to exchange vows, the royal debuted her contemporary-meets-traditional wedding dress. After much speculation, Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter chose Peter Pilotto (who designs with Christopher De Vos) to create her beautiful bridal look, which had a folded collar detail. Before the big day, the only detail Eugenie revealed about her dress was that she'd wear a United Kingdom-based designer, and she was true to her word.

The dress, which featured a subtle off-the-shoulder neckline, extended train, and back ruffle detail, suited the bride's eclectic fashion sense, but there was one very traditional detail to it: sleeves. Just like her cousins-in-law, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle, Eugenie's wedding dress has long sleeves, a nod to the formality and importance of the wedding venue.

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Unlike her royal relatives, however, she chose not to wear a veil. Her gown also had one other noteworthy detail. It put a hint of her back on display-Eugenie, who suffers from scoliosis and has surgical scars, decided not to hide her marks on the big day. She accessorized her bridal look with a sparkly tiara, borrowed from her grandmother's personal collection, and Charlotte Olympia shoes.

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Eugenie, who was heavily involved in planning her wedding, said deciding on her wedding dress was one of the easiest tasks to cross off her pre-nuptial to-do list. "[The dress] is the one thing that I was really decisive about," she told British Vogue earlier this year. "As soon as we announced the wedding, I knew the designer, and the look, straight away. I never thought I'd be the one who knew exactly what I like, but I've been pretty on top of it." That she knew right away is impressive, especially considering she's quite an established fashionista who regularly wears several different designers.


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