30 Insanely Chic Royal Wedding Guests That Really Brought Their A-Game

Updated 05/21/18

Hollywood and royalty are rarely seen together, but we all knew the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry today would create a unique opportunity for a union of A-listers of every kind. If you think regular wedding guest outfit codes are hard to crack, imagine throwing the world's glare into the mix.

The requested dress was "day dress and hats," which translates into more sensible knee-length dressing (we saw many jewel colors, bright hues, and pretty prints) and many neat pieces of millinery (although some guests did go all-out with head-turning gear). In a relatively casual move, gents were asked to wear military regalia, lounge suits, or morning suits. According to the Instagram Stories of Meghan's girlfriends, it looked like many attendees were still perfecting their looks late last night (around 2 a.m.) alongside a tailor—this was clearly not an event where anything would "just do."

Victoria Beckham is already part of the monarchic crew, having attended Kate and William's nuptials in Westminster Abbey back in 2011 (remember her chic navy maternity look, topped off with a matching fascinator?), and she was of course in situ once more today, not only as a guest but also with the prospect of a Spice Girls performance at the wedding reception. Seven years later and the esteemed designer once again dialed up the fashion credibility of the occasion with a similar look—a slinky navy dress worn with bold red shoes.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, didn't disappoint either. The last time we saw Kate's wedding guest style was last year at her sister Pippa's wedding when she opted for a pretty blush Alexander McQueen dress and matching accessories. Today Pippa opted for a pretty mint-green floral number from London-based brand The Fold.

Of course, there were many more starry names and stylish looks to chart (we spotted beautiful frocks from the likes of cool niche labels such as Alessandra Rich and The Vampire's Wife), and we've got them all below. From Amal Clooney (so WOW in yellow) to Priyanka Chopra (in a spectacular Phillip Treacy hat and custom-made Vivienne Westwood suit), Carey Mulligan to Oprah, keep scrolling to see who attended the royal wedding and what they decided to wear on such a big day.

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Amal Clooney in a yellow midi dress and hat
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WHO: Amal and George Clooney

WEAR: Stella McCartney dress

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Pippa Middleton in a green floral dress from The Fold
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WHO: Pippa Middleton and James Matthews

WEAR: The Fold dress

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Oprah in a blush pink dress and feathered hat
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WHO: Oprah Winfrey

WEAR: Stella McCartney dress; Gabriella Hearst bag

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre
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WHO: Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre

WEAR: Gucci dress, cardigan, shoes, and bag

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Abigail Spencer in a polka dot Alessandra Rich dress and Priyanka Chopra in a lilac Vivienne Westwood skirt suit
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WHO: Abigail Spencer and Priyanka Chopra

WHAT: Alessandra Rich dress; Vivienne Westwood made-to-measure suit

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Sara Parker Bowles wearing a blue velvet dress from The Vampire's Wife
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WHO: Tom and Sara Parker Bowles

WEAR: The Vampire's Wife dress

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Charles and Karen Spencer
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WHO: Charles and Karen Spencer

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Sofia Wellesley wearing a Valentino dress and James Blunt
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WHO: Sofia Wellesley and James Blunt

WEAR: Valentino dress

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Tom Inskip and Lara Hughes
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WHO: Tom Inskip and Lara Hughes

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Lady Edwina Louise Grosvenor and Dan Snow
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WHO: Lady Edwina Louise Grosvenor and Dan Snow

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Lady Kitty Spencer in a green floral dress
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WHO: Lady Kitty Spencer

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Cressida Bonas in a neon striped dress
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WHO: Cressida Bonas

WEAR: Eponine London dress

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Victoria Beckham in a navy midi dress with red shoes alongside David Beckham
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WHO: Victoria and David Beckham

WEAR: Victoria Beckham

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford
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WHO: Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford

WHAT: Erdem dress; William & Son's clutch

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Chelsy Davy
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WHO: Chelsy Davy

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Charlotte Riley and Tom Hardy
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WHO: Charlotte Riley and Tom Hardy

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Julia Carey and James Corden
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WHO: Julia Carey and James Corden

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Joss Stone
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WHO: Joss Stone

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Kate Middleton wearing a cream coat-dress from Alexander McQueen
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WHO: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

WEAR: Alexander McQueen coat-dress

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Nacho Figueras and Delfina Blaquier
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WHO: Nacho Figueras and Delfina Blaquier 

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Gina Torres
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WHO: Gina Torres

WEAR: Costarellos dress

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Jacinda Barrett and Gabriel Macht
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WHO: Jacinda Barrett and Gabriel Macht

WEAR: Emilia Wickstead

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Her Majesty The Queen wearing a lime green coat from Stewart Parvin
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WHO: Her Majesty The Queen

WEAR: Stuart Parvin

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Serena Williams in a Versace dress and Bulgari necklace
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WHO: Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian

WEAR: Versace dress; Bulgari necklace

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Princess Eugenie in a short blue dress
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WHO: Princess Eugenie

WEAR: M2Malletier bag

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Princess Beatrice in a teal Roksanda dress and bag
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WHO: Princess Beatrice

WEAR: Roksanda dress and bag

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario
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WHO: Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Sarah Rafferty in a navy dress
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WHO: Sarah Rafferty

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Doria Ragland wearing a green dress and coat from Burberry
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WHO: Doria Ragland

WEAR: Burberry

Meghan and Harry's Royal Wedding guests outfits: Jessica Mulroney wearing a royal blue dress
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WHO: Jessica Mulroney

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