She was on the rise to royalty, from Hollywood to Monaco. And her wedding dress was par excellence. Grace Kelly will remain forever glamorous to us.
Her poise and elegance were unmatched and her wedding remains a legendary affair to this day. Her dress, with its many pearls and yards of silk and lace is one of the premiere wedding dresses of the 20th century and has been the inspiration for countless brides’ dresses over the years. The incredible dress was a gift from her studio, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, was designed by costumer, Helen Rose, and produced in the wardrobe department at MGM. Often compared to a fairy tale, this true love story was surrounded by such fanfare as had never been seen before. Grace Kelley’s path to becoming Her Serene Highness was beset with jewel robberies, formal ceremonies, and no end of press coverage. Her wedding to Prince Rainier III was absolutely one of the most memorable events of the last century. This quirky video gives us another peek at that history-making dress and the lovely ceremony.