Princess Madeleine of Sweden's Wedding Dress: All the Details!

06/08/2013 at 09:11 PM ET

Princess Madeleine Wedding DressPascal Le Segretain/Getty

Talk about a fairytale wedding dress! Princess Madeleine of Sweden walked down the aisle on Saturday in Stockholm wearing a jaw-dropping Valentino Haute Couture gown for her nuptials to New York banker Christopher O’Neill.

And (dare we say it) the ivory lace-top confection gives Duchess Catherine’s custom Alexander McQueen some royal competition.

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With small vertical pleats emphasizing the bride’s waist, the dress featured a full skirt trailed by a statement-making 4-meter long train.

Princess Madeleine Wedding Dress SketchCourtesy Valentino

Madeleine, 30, added a 6-meter long veil embroidered with Chantilly lace flowers and of course her tiara, which was adorned with fresh orange blossoms for the lavish ceremony in front of 470 European royals and top New York socialites.

“Working with Princess Madeleine has just been so easy,” designer Valentino Garavani said in a statement. “She is a very lovely girl. She is modern, fun, full of energy and enthusiasm, and she is so beautiful. It has been a pleasure and an honor.”

The couple, who announced their engagement in 2012, met through mutual friends in New York where they both live.

Tell us: Do you love Princess Madeleine’s bridal look?

RELATED PHOTOS: Princess Madeleine’s Royal Fantasy Wedding!

–Brittany Talarico

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MM on

Looks like a very traditional wedding, where it’s officiated?

Elle on

Love it. Absolutely beautiful. Good for the both of them!

Deborah on

The sketch doesn’t look like the actual dress…but glad she went with more traditional (even though a little matronly)..she looks classic.

cynthia on

No competition for Katherine. This is a very common (as in popular) style and shape…nothing really new. I, personally, am not real crazy about the ruffle. We’ve all seen this style in some way or another on brides in Oshkosh, WI, it’s not couture.

sam on

to over the top and does not fit in with what is in style today!
very un-necessary!!

alexandra p on

i agree about European weddings/ I’ve attended in southern europe and also one in central europe. It’s generally frowned-upon to be strapless or even with straps. All these weddings were either full length sleeves or short sleeved. Pure elegance. Not something Americans are known for, sad to say.

AmyRene on

Beautiful bride,beautiful dress. Very sweet and feminine.

katelynn on

tout vs bien…. Are you thinking of Turkey? Because Sweden (along w/ the rest of Scandinavia) is one of the happiest, healthiest, peaceful countries in the world.

Julie on

she looks beautiful, so radiant! I have to say I prefer this dress to Kate’s

Lyrak on

What a beautiful bride. Classy and elegant.

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