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Princess Eugenie Arrived at Her Royal Wedding in a 1977 Rolls Royce Phantom VI

Prince Eugenie, daughter of Duchess Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew, and the ninth in succession to the throne of the United Kingdom, was married to Jack Brooksbank at St. George’s Chapel on Friday.
Princess Eugenie arrives at her wedding in 1977 Rolls Royce Phantom VI 32 photos
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That’s the same church where “Suits” actress Meghan Markle married Prince Harry in May this year, and Eugenie was driven in the same car that took Kate Middleton to her 2011 wedding to Prince William, which took place at Westminster Abbey: the 1977 Rolls Royce Phantom VI.

The car has been in the Royal family since 1978, when it was presented to Queen Elizabeth for her Silver Jubilee by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, and is occasionally used on events of this type. It went perfectly with the romantic tone of the ceremony, which included anyone from Royal family to celebrities like actress Demi Moore and singer Robbie Williams.

After the wedding, Eugenie and her new husband, who forwent tradition and did not receive a wedding band from his future wife during the ceremony, went to Windsor Castle for a small reception. They left in a silver Aston Martin, as photographers rushed to take portraits of the happy couple.

You can see both cars in action in the videos at the bottom of the page. Somehow hilariously, the Princess had some trouble getting into the sportscar, which was obviously not built for tiaras and long dress trains. Luckily, Eugenie had Beatrice, her sister and bridesmaid, to help her in – and she managed to do just that after a few tries.

For the wedding, Eugenie wore a custom Peter Pilotto with an open back and a diamond-and-emerald tiara that was a loaner from the Queen herself. So, for her “something borrowed,” Eugenie actually got two items: the Rolls and the stunning tiara, which she matched with droop earrings Jack had bought her as a present.

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