Sarah's wedding gown was designed by Lindka Cierach. Gorgeous seed pearl and diamante embroidery covered the bodice and seventeen and a half foot train. 155,000 sequins and pearls were used to create symbols that were special to the royal couple and their families, including thistles, hearts, bees, anchors and even an ‘A’ for Andrew.
Prince Philip's 90th birthday: A life of service to Queen and country
Parents of Prince Phillip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband Princess Alice and Prince Andrew with all their children, circa 1930. Behind: Princess Cecilie (left) and Princess Sophie. In front, left to right: Princess Margarita, Prince Philip, parents, and Princess Theodora. The family disintegrated soon after this photo was taken, with Philip being all but orphaned. He was taken in by his British grandmother and eventually ended up in the care of his uncle, Lord Louis Mountbatten.