This year, 2023, is the year of royal weddings. From Sheikha Mahra’s enchanting fairy-tale-like wedding to Princess Iman’s graceful ceremony. If you feel like you can’t keep up, scroll to find all the royal weddings that took place so far, and potential upcoming ones this year.
SHEIKHA MAHRA AND SHEIKH MANA
Sheikha Mahra, the daughter of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, recently got married to Sheikh Mana on the 27th of May. The bride was elegantly dressed in an ethereal white embroidered ballgown by Dubai-based designer Ezra Couture.
PRINCESS IMAN AND JAMEEL ALEXANDER THERMIOTIS
CROWN PRINCE HUSSEIN BIN ABDULLAH II AND PRINCESS RAJWA AL HUSSEIN
It’s a double wedding year for the royal family of Jordan. Crown Prince Hussein and Princess Rajwa Al Hussein united on June 1st in Amman, Jordan, at the Zahran Palace. On her special day, Princess Rajwa wore a stunning Elie Saab couture gown and a delicate tiara that held a secret message.
LADY AMELIA SPENCER AND GREG MALLETT
Lady Amelia, the 30-year-old niece of Diana, Princess of Wales, exchanged vows with Greg Mallett on the 21st March in Cape Town, South Africa. In a custom Atelier Versace dress, Lady Amelia celebrated her dream wedding alongside friends and family members.
PRINCESS ALEXANDRA AND NICHOLAS BAGOY
Princess Alexandra, the only daughter of the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, and French businessman Nicholas Bagoy exchanged vows on the 22nd of April. The princess looked beautiful dressed in a custom satin gown by Elie Saab.
PRINCESS ‘AZEMAH NI’MATUL BOLKIAH AND PRINCE BAHAR IBNI JEFRI BOLKIAH
Princess ’Azemah Ni’matul Bolkiah of Brunei, the Sultan of Brunei’s daughter, tied the know with Prince Bahar ibni Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei, her first cousin. The ceremony took place on the 11th of January at the sultan’s opulent official residence.
PRINCE LUDWIG AND SOPHIE-ALEXANDRA EVEKINK
Prince Ludwig of Bavaria married Oxford criminology student Sophie-Alexandra Evekink in Munich, Germany, on the 22nd of May. Sophie wore a feminine bridal gown from Lebanese designer Reem Acra.
THE MARQUESA OF GRIÑÓN AND ÍÑIGO ONIEVA
Tamara Falcó, Marquesa of Griñón, put her engagement with Íñigo Onieva on hold after a video of him kissing another woman was leaked. Now, the couple is set to get married on the 8th of July after they publicly reconciled.
THE DUKE OF WESTMINSTER AND OLIVIA HENSON
The Duke of Westminster, Prince George’s godfather, has proposed to Olivia Henson, his girlfriend of 2 years, back in April. A statement was released, saying, “The couple, who have been together for two years, recently became engaged at the Duke’s family home at Eaton Hall in Cheshire.” It could be possible for the two to get married this year unless they decide to take things slow. Questions arise, will Prince George take part in the wedding of his godfather?
This story first appeared on GRAZIA International.