Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Wedding: What The Guests Wore

When Kate Middleton and Prince William tied the knot at Westminster Abbey in 2011, it was the wedding of the year — perhaps of the decade.

The bride certainly sparkled in her custom Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen gown and matching shoes. Many of Kate and William’s guests also stood out for their style that day, including pop star-turned-designer Victoria Beckham, who chose dramatic custom platforms by Christian Louboutin.

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The pop star-turned-designer wore sky-high custom Christian Louboutin for the couple’s wedding.
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Samantha Cameron, wife of Prime Minister David Cameron, looked elegant in a Burberry dress. She wore nude Aldo platforms to complete the look.

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Samantha Cameron attended in a Burberry dress and nude Aldo platform heels.
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Socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson chose an elaborate royal blue dress with matching gloves and standout platform slingbacks from Nicholas Kirkwood.


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Deborah Milner & Nicholas Kirkwood heels.
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The bride and groom’s families also chose some striking shoes for the big day. Princess Beatrice wore a Valentino coat and pointy-toe metallic ankle-strap pumps, along with a whimsical Phillip Treacy hat.

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Prince Beatrice donned a Philip Treacy hat, Valentino Couture spring ’11 coat and strappy pumps.
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Kate’s much-buzzed-about sister, Pippa Middleton, and the bride’s mom Carol Middleton both wore custom-made pumps from Helsar, a Portugese brand.

Pippa Middleton Royal Wedding Shoes
Pippa wore custom-made pumps from Helsar, a Portugese brand.
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Carole Middleton Royal Wedding Shoes
The mother-of-the-bride also wore Helsar pumps with her pale blue frock.
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The queen, who on most days can be found in her signature loafers, also donned pumps for the event with dainty bow embellishments.

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The Queen wore dainty pumps for her grandson’s big day.
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