Everyone wants to feel like a princess on their wedding day -- but some women are actual royalty when they walk down the aisle, or become royalty the moment they say "I do." Here's a look at some past royal wedding gowns.
Princess Stephanie of Luxembourg and her brother Count Jehan de Lannoy arrive at her wedding to Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg at the Cathedral of our Lady of Luxembourg on Oct. 20, 2012, in Luxembourg.
The bride wore a custom couture Elie Saab gown heavily embroidered with pearls, beads and silver thread. The ivory gown had a bateau neck, three-quarter-length lace sleeves and a long train. Her long, lace-trimmed veil fell from the Lannoy family diamond tiara. Made by Altenloh in Brussels, the tiara was previously worn by the princess' sisters and sisters-in-law on their wedding days.
Lady Diana Spencer became Princess of Wales after her wedding to Prince Charles at St. Paul's Cathedral in London on July 29, 1981.
In this photo, Princess Diana and Prince Charles wave from the Buckingham Palace balcony after their wedding on July 29, 1981, in London.
Princess Diana in her wedding dress before her wedding to Prince Charles on July 29, 1981, in London.
Princess Di and wedding party
An official family photo taken on July 29, 1981, the wedding day of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer.
Princess Diana voluminous gown and veil are seen during her wedding to Prince Charles at St. Paul's Cathedral in London on July 29, 1981.
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex
Meghan Markle, now the Duchess of Sussex, arrives to marry Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018.
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, leave St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle after their wedding ceremony on May 19, 2018.
The bride's long-sleeved, boat-necked silk wedding dress was designed by Clare Waight Keller, the British artistic director of French fashion house Givenchy.
Meghan Markle arrives
British designer Clare Waight Keller designed the silk gown and long veil worn by Meghan Markle, seen here as she arrives to marry Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex. The 16-foot-long train was hand-embroidered with flowers from all the nations of the British Commonwealth.
An official Kensington Palace portrait from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding day.
The newly married Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, leave Windsor Castle to attend the evening reception at Frogmore House after their wedding.
For the evening reception she wore a high-necked, sleeveless white dress by designer Stella McCartney.
Kate Middleton waves to the crowds as her sister and maid of honor, Pippa Middleton, holds her train before walking in to Westminster Abbey for her wedding to Prince William on April 29, 2011, in London. The satin and lace gown was designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen.
Kate, Duchess of Cambridge
Britain's Prince William and his bride, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, with best man Prince Harry and maid of honor Philippa Middleton, following their wedding service at Westminster Abbey in London, April 29, 2011.
Kate, Duchess of Cambridge
Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, leaves Clarence House to travel to Buckingham Palace for the evening celebrations following her wedding to Prince William earlier in the day on April 29, 2011 in London.
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank walk back down the aisle hand in hand at the end of their wedding ceremony at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. Eugienie is the daughter of Prince Andrew and the former Sarah Ferguson, and granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II.
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank are seen at the altar during their wedding ceremony at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018.
Lady Diana Spencer became Princess of Wales when she married Prince Charles at St. Paul's Cathedral in London on July 29, 1981.
Pippa Middleton, an in-law of Britain's royal family, and her new husband James Matthews leave St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017 following their wedding ceremony. Middleton isn't technically a royal, but her sister Kate is.
Prince Carl Philip of Sweden is seen with his new wife Princess Sofia after their marriage ceremony at the Royal Palace on June 13, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Christopher O'Neill and Princess Madeleine of Sweden depart to Drottningholm Palace for dinner after their wedding ceremony on June 8, 2013.
Crown Princess Victoria
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and her husband Prince Daniel attend their wedding banquet at the Royal Palace on June 19, 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Lord Freddie Windsor poses with his bride Sophie Winkleman in the Base Court, minutes after their wedding in the Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace on Sept. 12, 2009 in Richmond upon Thames, England.
Zara Phillips leaves Holyrood Palace to go to her wedding to Mike Tindall at Canongate Kirk on July 30, 2011, in Edinburgh, Scotland. The bride, a granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, wore an ivory silk and duchess satin gown by Stewart Parvin, a British designer favored by the queen, paired with Jimmy Choo shoes and a tiara on loan from her mother, Princess Anne.
Claire Coombs greets her father Nicholas Coombs at the bottom of the stairs of the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula, before her marriage ceremony on April 12, 2003 in Brussels, Belgium. Now Princess Claire, she married Prince Laurent of Belgium, the youngest son of Belgium's King Albert II.
Grace Kelly, the movie star who turned her back on Hollywood to become a princess, is shown at her wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco on April 18, 1956.
Prince Rainier and Princess Grace wave from the royal palace after their wedding ceremony in Monaco on April 18, 1956.
Sarah, Duchess of York
The newlywed Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and his wife Sarah Ferguson, now the Duchess of York, wave to crowds on July 23, 1986, from the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London, while Queen Elizabeth II and the Queen Mother look on.
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Prince Daniel, Duke of Vastergotland, pose after their wedding in Storkyrkan Church on June 19, 2010, in Stockholm, Sweden.
Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and his bride, the former Maxima Zorreguieta, pose in the Royal Palace in Amsterdam on Feb. 2, 2002 on the day of their wedding.
Princess Claire and Prince Felix of Luxembourg pose for an official photo inside the Couvent Royal De Saint-Maximin after their wedding ceremony, which took place at the Basilique Sainte Marie-Madeleine on Sept. 21, 2013 in Saint-Maximin-La-Sainte-Baume, France.
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
Britain's Prince Charles and his second wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, leave St. George's Chapel in Windsor following the church blessing of their civil wedding ceremony, April 9, 2005.
Emmanuel Philibert of Savoy and French actress Clotilde Courau leave Santa Maria degli Angeli church after their wedding in Rome, on Sept. 25, 2003.
Princess Elizabeth of England, who later became Queen Elizabeth II, and Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, pose on their wedding day, Nov. 20, 1947, in Buckingham Palace.
Edward, Duke of Windsor, formerly Edward VIII of England, and his wife, Wallis Simpson, are seen here on June 3, 1937, during their wedding at Chateau de Cande, Monts, France.
The eldest son of King George V abdicated the throne because of his love affair with the American-born divorcée. After his abdication, he became Duke of Windsor and married Mrs. Simpson.
Crown Princess Masako
Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito and his wife, Crown Princess Masako, pose for photographs on June 9, 1993, after their wedding ceremony at the Tokyo Imperial Palace.
Sophie, Duchess of Wessex
Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones, now the Duchess of Wessex, leave St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on June 19, 1999, after their wedding.
Princess Alexia and her father, the exiled King Constantine of Greece, smile on their arrival to the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sophia, Central London, July 9, 1999, for her wedding to Carlos Morales Quintana of Spain.
Mette-Marit Tjessem Hoib
Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon and Mette-Marit Tjessem Hoiby leave the Oslo Cathedral on Aug. 25, 2001, after their wedding.
Grand Duchesse Maria Teresa
Grand Duke Henry and Grand Duchesse Maria Teresa of Luxembourg pose for photographers as they arrive to their silver wedding ceremony at the Luxembourg Grand Theater on June 30, 2006.
Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark and his bride, Tatiana Blatnik, pose during their wedding ceremony in Saint Nicolas church at the island of Spetses on Aug. 25, 2010.
Crown Princess Maxima
Dutch Crown Prince Willem Alexander and his bride Maxima Zorreguieta arrive at the church before their marriage in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on Feb. 2, 2002
Jordan's Crown Prince Hamza and his bride Princess Noor arrive at Amman's Zaharan palace for their wedding on May 27, 2004.
Princess Alexandra and Prince Joachim of Denmark are flanked by members of their families following their royal wedding at Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerod, Denmark, on Nov. 18, 1995.
Mabel Wisse Smit
Mabel Wisse Smit is seen in a car on her April 24, 2004 wedding day in Delft, The Netherlands. She married the Prince Of Oange-Nassau, but the Dutch government refused to sanction the marriage because Wisse Smit had formerly dated a gangster.
Former Royal Equerry Mark Dyer, a close aide to Prince Charles, and Amanda Kline leave St Edmunds Church following their wedding on July 3, 2010 in Abergavenny, Wales.
Princess Margaret, the younger sister of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, leaves hand in hand with her husband, the photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones, from London's Westminster Abbey on their wedding day, May 6, 1960.
Annemarie Gualtherie van Weezel
Bride Annemarie Gualtherie van Weezel arrives for her wedding to Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Parma at the Ter Kamen Abbey in Brussels with her father and the bridesmaids on Nov. 20, 2010.
Queen of Bhutan
The royal couple of Bhutan, King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Ashi Jetsun Pema Wangchuck, kiss in front of thousands of Bhutanese citizens at the celebration ground at ChangLeme Thang on Oct. 15, 2011 in Thimphu, Bhutan.
Princess Carolina de Borbon Parma
Princess Carolina de Borbon Parma and Albert Brenninkmeijer leave the Basilica di San Miniato al Monte after their wedding on June 16, 2012 in Florence, Italy.
Charlene Wittstock, now Princess Charlene of Monaco, is accompanied by her father, Michael Kenneth Wittstock, at the religious ceremony of her wedding to Prince Albert II of Monaco in the main courtyard at Prince's Palace on July 2, 2011, in Monaco. The bride wore a boatneck gown by Giorgio Armani Prive, made of more than 140 yards of different silks, 40,000 Swarovski crystals and 20,000 mother-of-pearl beads.
Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah
Brunei's newlywed royal couple Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah and her groom Pengiran Haji Muhammad Ruzaini arrive for their wedding banquet in Bandar Seri Begawan on September 23, 2012.
Archduchess of Austria
Adelaide Drape-Frisch poses with her father Philippe Drape-Frisch and her sister Alienor Drape-Frisch in front of the Saint Epvre Basilica before her wedding to the Archduke of Austria Christoph of Habsbourg, on Dec. 29, 2012.
Dutch Prince Jaime de Bourbon de Parme and Viktoria Cservenyak leave the Onze Lieve Vrouwe ten Hemelopnemingskerk (Our Lady of Ascension Church) in Apeldoorn, eastern Netherlands, after being married on Oct. 5, 2013.
Prince Felix of Luxembourg and Princess Claire of Luxembourg pose for an official photo inside the Couvent Royal De Saint-Maximin after their wedding ceremony at the Basilique Sainte Marie-Madeleine on Sept. 21, 2013 in Saint-Maximin-La-Sainte-Baume, France.
Princess Gusti Kanjeng Ratu Hayu
Indonesian Princess Gusti Kanjeng Ratu Hayu pose for a photograph with her husband Prince Notonegoro during their wedding ceremony in Bangsal Kesatriyan at Kraton Palace, Oct. 22, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Spanish Crown Prince Felipe of Spain and his wife Princess of Asturias Letizia Ortiz pose inside the Royal Palace in Madrid on May 22, 2004. In 2014 they became King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain.
Prince Mihailo Karadjordjevic and his bride Ljubica Ljubisavljevic exit the church after their wedding ceremony on Oct. 23, 2016 at the St. George's Church in Oplenac, near the central Serbian town of Topola.
Crown Princess Mary
Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and Crown Princess Mary, born Mary Donaldson in Australia, walk down aisle after their wedding ceremony on May 14, 2004 in Vor Frue Kirke cathedral in Copenhagen.