When Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced that they were going to be getting married on May 19, 2018, everyone was excited to see what the stylish actress would wear and who would design it. She ended up shocking us all with her choice of designer and she also had a few surprises for us in terms of the details in her wedding day attire. Follow along for 12 hidden details you didn’t know about Meghan Markle’s wedding gown:
12. The Designer
Before the wedding, there were rumors that either Erdem, Alexander McQueen, or Ralph & Russo would design the gown, but it was Claire Waight Keller who received the honor. According to her, Meghan wanted something “elegant and classical and timeless.” The process of making the dress took about five months and the two only met about seven or eight times. Keller was sworn to absolute secrecy. Not even her husband knew that she had designed the dress until the morning of the wedding!