After their engagement news in November 2017, bits of details are pouring now and then from Kensington Palace to the media. After the location of the wedding that will be held at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, wedding procession, cakes, and invitation news are revealed. Here are quick updates for you to catch up:
MAKE THE VOW
On Saturday, May 19 at 12 PM, after their vow at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, the couple will continue with the Carriage Procession to greet the public along the route. From St. George’s Chapel via Castle Hill, going through the High Street and Windsor Town, then going back to Windsor Castle.
FIRST APPEARANCES AS HUSBAND AND WIFE
The reception will also be held at St. George’s Chapel after the couple returned from the Carriage Procession. In the evening, the newlyweds will get together with their close friends and family in a private reception.
Cakes! As the wedding will be held in spring, the wedding cake theme follows. It is said to be a lemon and elderflower cake. As the Kensington Palace says, “The couple have asked Claire to create a lemon elderflower cake that will incorporate the bright flavours of spring. It will be covered with buttercream and decorated with fresh flowers.”
Instagram was loaded with the news of a sneak peek from Violet Bakery @violetcakes , which is owned by pastry chef Claire Ptak. Baker, food stylist, and author, Claire, always using high quality, seasonal, and organic ingredients. Claire also said she shares the same values with the couple in a statement released when the news was announced.
“I can’t tell you how delighted I am to be chosen to make Prince Harry and Ms. Markle’s wedding cake,” she said. The baker also delighted to know how the couple pays attention to sustainable ingredients, “Knowing that they share the same values as I do about food provenance, sustainability, seasonality and most importantly flavour, makes this the most exciting event to be a part of.”
WAITING FOR THE POST
We don’t know who will be the VIPs at the wedding, other than the Royal families, but the Kensington Palace already revealed how the invitation would be like, made by @barnard_and_westwood . Following many years of tradition, it is featured the Three-Feathered Badge of the Prince of Wales printed in gold ink. The Royal couple will invite 600 people to the luncheon, and 200 people for the evening. In twitter, Kensington Palace also revealed the details and the maker of the invitation who just completed her apprenticeship, “Lottie Small, who recently completed her apprenticeship, printed all of the invitations in a process known as die to stamp, on a machine from the 1930s that she affectionately nicknamed Maude. pic.twitter.com/kWs2RFx7nN ”
Stay tuned for more updates! Meanwhile, take a look at our videos from our March issue: It-bags and Women Speak Up profiles as our cover story!