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Royal wedding: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton attend

The proud father of the bride lends a helping hand as newlyweds Eugenie and Jack leave their champagne wedding breakfast in a rare James Bond car to kick off two days of celebrations

  • Newlyweds have started 48 hours of partying with funfair organised by planners behind Beckham nuptials
  • Princess Eugenie marries fiance Jack Brooksbank who told her: 'You look perfect' and 'Oh break my heart'
  • Couple shared two passionate kisses on the steps of St George's Chapel before carriage ride through Windsor
  • 850 people attended service including all royals led by Queen and Prince Philip – but Camilla stayed away
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle returned to church where they walked down the aisle five months ago
  • Naomi Campbell, Liv Tyler, Demi Moore, Robbie Williams, Ellie Goulding and Kate Moss among the VIPs
  • Queen was accompanied by Prince Philip who was desperate to attend granddaughter's wedding aged 97

By Martin Robinson, Chief Reporter For Mailonline and Jake Wallis Simons And Sarah White In Windsor

Published: 05:24 EDT, 12 October 2018 | Updated: 16:04 EDT, 12 October 2018

Newlyweds Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank have already started two days of partying with their royal relatives and celebrity friends after a poignant father's farewell from Prince Andrew.

The couple have enjoyed an afternoon reception inside Windsor Castle's St George's Hall organised by the Queen where the 850 guests enjoyed finger food and wedding cake all washed down with Pol Roger champagne.

MailOnline can reveal that during a series of tear-jerking speeches the Duke of York broke with royal tradition to give his new son-in-law a hug in front of the Queen.

Jack's speech was ‘filled with devotion to Eugenie’ and he told his new wife she 'lights up his life and makes him feel complete'.

Poignantly the father of the bride then waited by the castle door and held her train as she climbed into a rare DB10 Aston Martin with the help of older sister Beatrice.

Tonight Eugenie's divorced parents will host 'one hell of a party' at the family home, insiders have said.

The Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park has had a fairground set up in the garden, complete with dodgems and a coconut shy and after a wild night tonight the celebrations will go into Saturday, with a 'more relaxed' bash with a 'festival vibe' lasting all day.

Prince Andrew and Sarah, the Duchess of York, have brought in the company who helped plan the Beckhams' reception for their daughter's own celebrity-packed royal wedding attended by A-listers including Naomi Campbell, Liv Tyler, Demi Moore, Robbie Williams, Ellie Goulding, James Blunt and Kate Moss.

One source said: 'There will be dodgems and funfair rides, coconut shies, lots of food stalls, loads of cocktails, bloody Marys for the hangovers and a festival vibe' while the family's gardener said: 'The setup looks amazing so I'm sure it will be one hell of a party.'

The Queen and the Duke of York have paid for Eugenie and Jack's three wedding parties from their own funds, the Palace has said.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, watched by the Duke of York, leave Windsor Castle after their wedding reception hosted by the Queen this afternoon

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, watched by the Duke of York, leave Windsor Castle after their wedding reception hosted by the Queen this afternoon

Andrew then wrestled with Eugenie's train as his youngest daughter began her new life as a married woman

Andrew then wrestled with Eugenie's train as his youngest daughter began her new life as a married woman

Go for a fairytale dress like Princess Eugenie in Peter Pilotto

It's the second Royal wedding of the year, and the second time we've fallen head over heels in love with a big white dress.

When wondering who might make Princess Eugenie's bridal gown there were plenty of names in the mix. Erdem, Ralph & Russo, Stella McCartney…

But as she stepped out of the car and headed into St. George's Chapel it was announced that her beautiful dress was the work of Peter Pilotto. It's a million miles away from the designer's signature bold prints, but she is a big fan of the label.

We love the elgant long sleeves, jacquard fabric and slightly off shoulder shape with fold over detailing. The voluminous skirt and dramatic train are very regal and when teamed with the Queen Mother's Greville emerald tiara and Charlotte Olympia shoes, it's everything we expected and so much more.

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* PRICES MAY NOT BE AS ADVERTISED …NOW GET ONE LIKE IT Her older sister Beatrice also helped her sibling into a rare DB10 Aston Martin made for the James Bond movie Spectre ahead of two days of partying

Her older sister Beatrice also helped her sibling into a rare DB10 Aston Martin made for the James Bond movie Spectre ahead of two days of partying

The couple looked so happy and waved as they drove away from Windsor Castle to change with Jack behind the wheel

The couple looked so happy and waved as they drove away from Windsor Castle to change with Jack behind the wheel

The newlyweds share a kiss after marrying in front of 850 royals, aristocrats, VIPs and friends today in a celebrity-packed ceremony today

The newlyweds share a kiss after marrying in front of 850 royals, aristocrats, VIPs and friends today in a celebrity-packed ceremony today

You may kiss the bride: Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank share a tender moment on the steps of St George's Chapel

You may kiss the bride: Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank share a tender moment on the steps of St George's Chapel

Eugenie and Jack look out at the crowds while they stand in front of 1,200 members of the public having just become man and wife

Eugenie and Jack look out at the crowds while they stand in front of 1,200 members of the public having just become man and wife

Jack and his new wife Eugenie exit the chapel after their royal wedding ceremony, followed by a procession of bridesmaids and page boys

Jack and his new wife Eugenie exit the chapel after their royal wedding ceremony, followed by a procession of bridesmaids and page boys

The newest royal couple: Jack and Eugenie walk down the West Steps of St George's chapel after their wedding, attended by 850 family and friends

The newest royal couple: Jack and Eugenie walk down the West Steps of St George's chapel after their wedding, attended by 850 family and friends

Jack and Eugenie of York survey the crowd at the extraordinary entrance to the church where Meghan and Harry also wed

Jack and Eugenie of York survey the crowd at the extraordinary entrance to the church where Meghan and Harry also wed

The newly married couple seem delighted as they sit tight in the royal carriage as it passes through the streets of Windsor

The newly married couple seem delighted as they sit tight in the royal carriage as it passes through the streets of Windsor

The newly married couple couldn't have been happier and waved enthusiastically during the tour of Windsor in the Scottish State Coach

The newly married couple couldn't have been happier and waved enthusiastically during the tour of Windsor in the Scottish State Coach

Who's who? RIGHT: 1.Prince Andrew, Duke of York 2.Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York 3.Princess Beatrice 4.Peter Phillips 5.Autumn Phillips 6.Mike Tindall 7.Zara Tindall 8.Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor 9.Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece 10.Crown Princess Marie Chantal 11.Princess Marie-Olympia 12.The Queen 13.Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 14.Prince Charles 15.William, Duke of Cambridge 16.Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge 17.Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex 18.Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex 19.Anne, Princess Royal 20.Timothy Laurence 21.Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester 23.Duke of Gloucester 24.Earl of Wessex 25.James, Viscount Severn 26.Sophie, Countess of Wessex 27.Duke of Kent 28.Prince Michael of Kent 29.Princess Michael of Kent 30.Frederick Windsor 31.Lady Frederick Windsor 32.Gabriella Windsor 33.Thomas Kingston LEFT: 34-35.Mr and Mrs Alexander Farr 36-37.Mr and Mrs Wiliam Gayner 38-9.Mr and Mrs Rory Chichester, 46.Nicola Brooksbank 47.Amy Rodgers 48.David Broosksbank 49.Christopher Newton 50.John Newton 57.Robbie Williams 58. Ayda Field 59.Gwen Field 60. Olivier De Givency 61.Zoe Givency 62.Naomi Campbell

Who's who? RIGHT: 1.Prince Andrew, Duke of York 2.Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York 3.Princess Beatrice 4.Peter Phillips 5.Autumn Phillips 6.Mike Tindall 7.Zara Tindall 8.Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor 9.Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece 10.Crown Princess Marie Chantal 11.Princess Marie-Olympia 12.The Queen 13.Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 14.Prince Charles 15.William, Duke of Cambridge 16.Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge 17.Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex 18.Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex 19.Anne, Princess Royal 20.Timothy Laurence 21.Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester 23.Duke of Gloucester 24.Earl of Wessex 25.James, Viscount Severn 26.Sophie, Countess of Wessex 27.Duke of Kent 28.Prince Michael of Kent 29.Princess Michael of Kent 30.Frederick Windsor 31.Lady Frederick Windsor 32.Gabriella Windsor 33.Thomas Kingston LEFT: 34-35.Mr and Mrs Alexander Farr 36-37.Mr and Mrs Wiliam Gayner 38-9.Mr and Mrs Rory Chichester, 46.Nicola Brooksbank 47.Amy Rodgers 48.David Broosksbank 49.Christopher Newton 50.John Newton 57.Robbie Williams 58. Ayda Field 59.Gwen Field 60. Olivier De Givency 61.Zoe Givency 62.Naomi Campbell

Prince Andrew reveals his son-in-law obeyed a strict command intended for his dog in moving speech

Prince Andrew brushed aside tradition and hugged his new son-in-law at the Queen's reception after the royal wedding.

The Royal Family and wedding guests attended a reception in Windsor Castle's St George's Hall after the wedding ceremony today.

The Duke of York reportedly gave a lovely speech about the happy couple and kicked aside royal conventions to embrace Jack Brooksbank, guests told MailOnline.

The groom's old headmaster Anthony Wallersteiner said of the hug: 'It was the high point for everyone. The Duke said, "I'm going to break York House rules now", and he went over and gave Jack a big hug.

'It was in front of everyone, even the Queen. It was a huge moment, a human moment.'

The highlight of Prince Andrew's speech, he said, was a joke involving his new son-in-law, Jack Brooksbank, and the prince's highland terrier, who is also called Jack.

'The Duke of York told a wonderful joke in his speech,' Mr Wallersteiner said. 'He recalled that his dog Jack was sitting on a chair and he shouted, 'Jack, get off!'

'The dog didn't move, he said, but Jack Brooksbank shot up and fled.'

The groom's speech, his old headmaster said, was 'filled with devotion to Eugenie'.

'That was most of his speech,' he said. 'The first thing he said was that his bride looked utterly stunning.

'He talked about how she lights up his life and makes him feel complete. There was a real sense that he absolutely means it. It was so touching.'

Eugenie herself did not make a speech, he added, but she looked 'absolutely radiant and beautiful.'

Pianist Peter Roper-Curzon, who accompanied singer Andrea Bocelli, told MailOnline: ‘We had risotto, but I never got any cake' and his wife Victoria added: ‘Eugenie looked beautiful, really absolutely stunning.’

Finger food was served at the reception and a particular highlight was the baby coffee eclairs and one guest said: 'They were divine. We could barely concentrate on the speeches'.

The Aston Martin DB10 waiting for the couple was clearly a surprise for Eugenie who said "wow" and was left opened mouthed when she saw it.

Eight models were made to film the 2015 movie Spectre starring Daniel Craig, and Jack managed to get the keys to one of the coveted cars.

Eugenie first spotted the Aston Martin when the newlyweds arrived at the Equerry's entrance at Windsor Castle to say their goodbyes.

A few minutes before they arrived, the Duke of York strode from the castle to watch the Royal Household's transport manager Alex Garty arrive in the James Bond car and manoeuvre it into position.

Andrew joked he wanted it a few feet forward and quipped "no pressure" as Mr Garty gingerly moved the car.

When the bride tried to get into the Aston Martin the groom and Beatrice quickly realised they had to accommodate the large train of her wedding dress, designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos.

The pair spent a few minutes folding the yards of material into the Aston Martin before carefully shutting the door.

Sarah, Duchess of York and Mike and Zara Tindall were among the wedding guests who waved the couple off as they left to prepare for their evening celebrations.

This morning Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank on the steps of St George's Chapel after marrying in a lavish ceremony.

The newlyweds had invited 850 royals, aristocrats, VIPs and friends – 150 more than Harry and Meghan when they married five months ago – and the security operation to protect them all will cost taxpayers £2million.

The bride, 28, could not stop grinning at her groom during their hour-long service in the spectacular setting at Windsor Castle but Jack, 30, looked overcome with emotion throughout.

Mr Brooksbank told Eugenie: 'You look perfect' and also 'oh, break my heart' as she arrived at the altar and she joked: 'Aren't you going to hold my hand?' as she calmed his nerves.

Wearing a backless dress showing the scars from a back operation aged 12, Eugenie had grabbed her father Andrew's arm as they walked up the steps of the church and down the aisle to start her married life.

Her proud mother Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, looked tearful as she sat with her eldest child Beatrice to see her youngest daughter married.

After exchanging their vows the couple beamed as they walked out of the church and kissed in front of 1,200 people before their short carriage ride through Windsor and back to the castle for their reception.

The service itself was more traditional than Harry and Meghan's more multicultural gospel ceremony with a greater focus on hymns and choral music.

Eugenie was visibly shocked by the sports car made for a Bond film and was heard gasping 'Wow' when she saw it and climbed in

Eugenie was visibly shocked by the sports car made for a Bond film and was heard gasping 'Wow' when she saw it and climbed in

Jack was behind the wheel and they went off to get changed ahead of tonight's party hosted by her parents as a crowd of friends and family wave behind them

Jack was behind the wheel and they went off to get changed ahead of tonight's party hosted by her parents as a crowd of friends and family wave behind them

The Queen is said to have paid for the afternoon reception in Windsor Castle's St George's Hall , which including champagne, nibbles and cake

The Queen is said to have paid for the afternoon reception in Windsor Castle's St George's Hall , which including champagne, nibbles and cake

Prince Andrew, Beatrice, her mother the Duchess of York, as well as Mike Tindall and his wife Zara, who had already taken off her high heels

Prince Andrew, Beatrice, her mother the Duchess of York, as well as Mike Tindall and his wife Zara, who had already taken off her high heels

Royal couple plump for Autumn-inspired wedding cake

Princess Eugenie's elaborate wedding cake is a towering creation, decorated in autumnal orange leaves and dark green ivy sugar work.

The five-tier centrepiece, made of layers of red velvet and chocolate, is covered in white icing and features the bride and groom's initials E and J in golden monograms around the base.

It was crafted by London-based cake designer Sophie Cabot.

The cake was mounted on a golden stand, and on show in the vast St George's Hall.

It contains up to 400 eggs, at least 53 packs of unsalted butter, 15 kilograms of organic self raising flour, and 20 kilos of sugar.

The cake consists of three tiers of red velvet and two of chocolate sponge cake covered with butter cream and white icing.

Other ingredients include vanilla essence, vanilla bean paste and red food colouring to give the cake its distinctive hue.

There was also opera star Andrea Bocelli's spine-tingling rendition of Ave Maria but a reading by Princess Eugenie from The Great Gatsby was an unconventional touch as was using abstract art on the back cover of the Order of Service.

The Queen led the royal family at her granddaughter's wedding along with her 97-year-old husband Prince Philip.

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan were keen not to overshadow the biggest day of the couple's life and entered via a side door followed by William and Kate, whose children George and Charlotte had starring roles.

Mother of the bride Sarah, Duchess of York, in a vibrant green outfit, was seated in the row in front of her former father-in-law the Duke of Edinburgh.

It is the first time the pair are believed to have been pictured together for 26 years, after Sarah was outcast from the royals following the famous 'toe-sucking scandal' – and 'Fergie' appeared to glance towards him.

The ceremony was more muted than Harry and Meghan's in the same venue just five months beforehand, with Zara Tindall telling the Duke of Sussex 'it's very quiet compared to the screaming at your wedding'.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were also spotted having a quiet word about the seating arrangement.

And as bridesmaid Princess Charlotte simply waved to adoring crowds from a car, Robbie Williams' daughter Teddy, sitting in front of her, repeatedly shouted 'hello!'.

Maid of honour Princess Beatrice delivered a reading from F Scott Fitzgerald's Great Gatsby, with some on social media questioning the use of the excerpt from the tragic tale about conman Jay Gatsby.

Eugenie's wedding ring was made from a piece of Welsh gold given by the Queen.

Princess Eugenie's dress features a neckline that folds around the shoulders to a low back that drapes into a flowing full length train, Buckingham Palace said.

The low back feature was specifically requested by Princess Eugenie, who had surgery aged 12 to correct scoliosis, a spokesman added.

This is the magic moment the couple kissed on the steps of the chapel after a memorable wedding day in Windsor

This is the magic moment the couple kissed on the steps of the chapel after a memorable wedding day in Windsor

A member of the Household Cavalry stands to attention as the happy couple hold on to each other as Robbie Williams' daughter watches open-mouthed 

A member of the Household Cavalry stands to attention as the happy couple hold on to each other as Robbie Williams' daughter watches open-mouthed

Jack and Eugenie wave to the 1,200 members of the public who braved the windy conditions - but thankfully the rain held off

Jack and Eugenie wave to the 1,200 members of the public who braved the windy conditions – but thankfully the rain held off

Princes Eugenie looks delighted as she leaves the chapel with her new husband Jack Brooksbank following the ceremony

Princes Eugenie looks delighted as she leaves the chapel with her new husband Jack Brooksbank following the ceremony

The bride could not stop grinning at the groom during their moving service as she passes the choir followed by her young wedding party

The bride could not stop grinning at the groom during their moving service as she passes the choir followed by her young wedding party

The happy couple walk down the aisle and out of church after getting married today in a traditional service in Windsor

The couple invited 850 guests to their society wedding - 150 more people than Harry and Meghan's big day five months ago

The couple invited 850 guests to their society wedding – 150 more people than Harry and Meghan's big day five months ago

The majority of senior royals can be seen here smiling at the couple in the moments after they married today

The majority of senior royals can be seen here smiling at the couple in the moments after they married today

Hold on tight: Eugenie grasps Jack's hand as they prepare to walk down the steps of the chapel, where they are greeted by well wishers who have turned up at Windsor to wish them luck

Hold on tight: Eugenie grasps Jack's hand as they prepare to walk down the steps of the chapel, where they are greeted by well wishers who have turned up at Windsor to wish them luck

Eugenie and Jack emerge from the West Door of the chapel and wave to the crowds following the lavish ceremony 

Eugenie and Jack emerge from the West Door of the chapel and wave to the crowds following the lavish ceremony

The newlyweds left via the steps of St George Chapel ahead of their carriage ride through the streets of the town

The newlyweds left via the steps of St George Chapel ahead of their carriage ride through the streets of the town

The bottom of the steps at the chapel were lined with well wishers which the happy couple shared a touching kiss

The bottom of the steps at the chapel were lined with well wishers which the happy couple shared a touching kiss

Picture perfect: Princess Eugenie and her new husband Jack look the part as they walk down the steps of the chapel

Picture perfect: Princess Eugenie and her new husband Jack look the part as they walk down the steps of the chapel

Eugenie give a thumbs up as she climbs into the royal carriage before they were swept through the streets of Windsor

Eugenie give a thumbs up as she climbs into the royal carriage before they were swept through the streets of Windsor

The couple look happy as they drive through the grounds of Windsor in a royal carriage encrusted with jewels 

The couple look happy as they drive through the grounds of Windsor in a royal carriage encrusted with jewels

Eugenie seems elated at the support from well wishers who showed up to see the royal wedding on the grounds of Windsor Castle

Eugenie seems elated at the support from well wishers who showed up to see the royal wedding on the grounds of Windsor Castle

Jack looks happy and content with his new wife Eugenie as the carriage takes part in a procession through the grounds of Windsor Castle

Jack looks happy and content with his new wife Eugenie as the carriage takes part in a procession through the grounds of Windsor Castle

The couple sit side by side in the carriage as it travels through the grounds of Windsor Castle during the carriage procession 

The couple sit side by side in the carriage as it travels through the grounds of Windsor Castle during the carriage procession

Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank travel in the Scottish State Coach at the start of their carriage procession as crowds gather in the streets

Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank travel in the Scottish State Coach at the start of their carriage procession as crowds gather in the streets

After a quiet start  the crowds really built up in Windsor and were enthusiastically congratulated them on their marriage

After a quiet start the crowds really built up in Windsor and were enthusiastically congratulated them on their marriage

Crowds line the streets of Windsor as the carriage procession goes down the high street and royal fans were cheering as the new couple drove past

Crowds line the streets of Windsor as the carriage procession goes down the high street and royal fans were cheering as the new couple drove past

The Scottish State Coach passes a statue of Queen Victoria as they pass crowds of supporters waving Union Flags and taking photos

The Scottish State Coach passes a statue of Queen Victoria as they pass crowds of supporters waving Union Flags and taking photos

Princess Eugenie and her new husband Jack Brooksbank emerge from the chapel in a a horse-drawn carriage and out of the castle gates

Princess Eugenie and her new husband Jack Brooksbank emerge from the chapel in a a horse-drawn carriage and out of the castle gates

How to travel in style: Jack and Eugenie wave at the crowds as they sit side by side as the horses turn the corner

How to travel in style: Jack and Eugenie wave at the crowds as they sit side by side as the horses turn the corner

Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank travel in the Scottish State Coach at the start of their carriage procession following their wedding at the beautiful chapel, pictured in the background

Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank travel in the Scottish State Coach at the start of their carriage procession following their wedding at the beautiful chapel, pictured in the background

The carriage procession parades through Windsor as well wishers take photos of the happy couple from the side of the path

The carriage procession parades through Windsor as well wishers take photos of the happy couple from the side of the path

People line the path where the horse-drawn carriage passes through and past the ITV studios with journalists on the castle turrets above

People line the path where the horse-drawn carriage passes through and past the ITV studios with journalists on the castle turrets above

A gust of wind sends the Duchess of Cambridge's dress flying upwards but she stops it going any higher in string winds as the royals gathered

A gust of wind sends the Duchess of Cambridge's dress flying upwards but she stops it going any higher in string winds as the royals gathered

Prince Harry and Meghan embrace as they leave the wedding ceremony to observe the carriage procession 

Prince Harry and Meghan embrace as they leave the wedding ceremony to observe the carriage procession

 Meghan is seen smiling (centre) following the ceremony which lasted for around an hour and was attended by Eugenie and Jack's family and friends

Meghan is seen smiling (centre) following the ceremony which lasted for around an hour and was attended by Eugenie and Jack's family and friends

The Duchess of Sussex smiles as she waits for the carriage carrying Princess Eugenie of York and her husband Jack Brooksbank to pass

The Duchess of Sussex smiles as she waits for the carriage carrying Princess Eugenie of York and her husband Jack Brooksbank to pass

Meghan looks on and smiles as she waits for the carriage which is carrying Eugenie and Jack to pass, following the wedding 

Meghan looks on and smiles as she waits for the carriage which is carrying Eugenie and Jack to pass, following the wedding

The Queen and Prince Philip wait for the open carriage carrying their eighth granddaughter to pass them following the wedding

The Queen and Prince Philip wait for the open carriage carrying their eighth granddaughter to pass them following the wedding

Beatrice and Sarah the Duchess of York (left) stood next to George and Nicola Brooksbank (right) as they waved at the crowds gathered outside 

Beatrice and Sarah the Duchess of York (left) stood next to George and Nicola Brooksbank (right) as they waved at the crowds gathered outside

Beatrice was by her mother the Duchess of York's side throughout the day ahead of a family party this evening 

Beatrice was by her mother the Duchess of York's side throughout the day ahead of a family party this evening

Members of the royal family wait patiently for Eugenie and Jack to pass by on the royal procession

Members of the royal family wait patiently for Eugenie and Jack to pass by on the royal procession

Prince William, Kate Duches of Cambridge, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry, Prince Edward, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, and Prince Charles, from left, walk back following the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank

Prince William, Kate Duches of Cambridge, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry, Prince Edward, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, and Prince Charles, from left, walk back following the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank

Harry and Meghan walk hand in hand through the crowds gathered at Windsor, Kate and William walk behind the couple

Harry and Meghan walk hand in hand through the crowds gathered at Windsor, Kate and William walk behind the couple

The Duchess of Sussex, the Duke of Sussex, and the Duchess of Cambridge after the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank 

The Duchess of Sussex, the Duke of Sussex, and the Duchess of Cambridge after the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank

Heavily pregnant Pippa Matthews, the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, smiles as she hold on to her hat

Heavily pregnant Pippa Matthews, the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, smiles as she hold on to her hat

Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin smiles to the crowd as he leaves the church Liv Tyler enjoys a chat with a friend while shielding her face from the wind

Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin smiles to the crowd as he leaves the church while Liv Tyler enjoys a chat with a friend while shielding her face from the wind

The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles along with William and Kate, with Harry closely behind, can be seen leaving the chapel following the wedding 

The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles along with William and Kate, with Harry closely behind, can be seen leaving the chapel following the wedding

The royals gather outside the chapel while they wait for Eugenie and Jack to pass them in the carriage with Meghan next to the Queen and Prince Philip

The royals gather outside the chapel while they wait for Eugenie and Jack to pass them in the carriage with Meghan next to the Queen and Prince Philip

The Queen speaks with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex outside St George's chapel in Windsor Castle, following the wedding, making them both smile

The Queen speaks with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex outside St George's chapel in Windsor Castle, following the wedding, making them both smile

Meghan and Harry walk with others as the leave the grounds (left), while Kate and Williams (right) seem cheerful as they also exit the ceremony (right) Meghan and Harry walk with others as the leave the grounds (left), while Kate and Williams (right) seem cheerful as they also exit the ceremony (right)

Meghan and Harry walk with others as the leave the grounds (left), while Kate and Williams (right) seem cheerful as they also exit the ceremony (right)

The royals look cheerful as they wait in anticipation for the carriage to pass with Sophie Winkleman, wife of  Lord Frederick Windsor, talking to William

The royals look cheerful as they wait in anticipation for the carriage to pass with Sophie Winkleman, wife of Lord Frederick Windsor, talking to William

Kate the Duchess of Cambridge (left) stands next to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex (centre) and the Countess of Wessex (right) following the wedding

Kate the Duchess of Cambridge (left) stands next to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex (centre) and the Countess of Wessex (right) following the wedding

The Countess of Wessex, the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke of Cambridge after the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank

The Countess of Wessex, the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke of Cambridge after the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank

Princess Beatrice, Sarah Ferguson Duchess of York, George Brooksbank, Nicola Brooksbank, Princess Charlotte, Prince George, Savannah Phillips and Isla Phillips all gather following the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank

Princess Beatrice, Sarah Ferguson Duchess of York, George Brooksbank, Nicola Brooksbank, Princess Charlotte, Prince George, Savannah Phillips and Isla Phillips all gather following the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank

The immediate family of Eugenie and of Jack gather outside the chapel with the bridesmaids and pageboys to watch the royal procession

The immediate family of Eugenie and of Jack gather outside the chapel with the bridesmaids and pageboys to watch the royal procession

Father and mother of the groom, Nicola and George Brooksbank, look elated as they stand on the steps outside of the chapel following the wedding 

Father and mother of the groom, Nicola and George Brooksbank, look elated as they stand on the steps outside of the chapel following the wedding

Anne, the Princess Royal, and Timothy Laurence also attended the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at the chapel on the grounds of Windsor castle

Anne, the Princess Royal, and Timothy Laurence also attended the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at the chapel on the grounds of Windsor castle

Bridesmaids and page boys Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Savannah Phillips, Prince George of Cambridge, Maud Windsor, Isla Phillips, Mia Tindall, Theodora Williams and Louis de Givenchy after the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank

Bridesmaids and page boys Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Savannah Phillips, Prince George of Cambridge, Maud Windsor, Isla Phillips, Mia Tindall, Theodora Williams and Louis de Givenchy after the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank

Prince George (centre) stands with the other bridesmaids and pageboys on the steps of St George's chapel

Prince George (centre) stands with the other bridesmaids and pageboys on the steps of St George's chapel

A royal wave (left) Princess Charlotte waves to the crowds as the watching the royal procession, while (right) Savannah Phillips fixes her hair for her A royal wave (left) Princess Charlotte waves to the crowds as the watching the royal procession, while (right) Savannah Phillips fixes her hair for her

A royal wave (left) Princess Charlotte waves to the crowds as the watching the royal procession, while (right) Savannah Phillips fixes her hair for her

The bridesmaids including Princess Charlotte, wave at the crowds as they travel through the grounds of Windsor Castle in style

The bridesmaids including Princess Charlotte, wave at the crowds as they travel through the grounds of Windsor Castle in style

The bridesmaids and pageboys wave to the crowds as they leave Windsor in a car, following the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

The bridesmaids and pageboys wave to the crowds as they leave Windsor in a car, following the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Sarah Ferguson waves to the crowds of well-wishers as she leaves the wedding of her youngest daughter 

Sarah Ferguson waves to the crowds of well-wishers as she leaves the wedding of her youngest daughter

James Matthews, his wife Pippa and her brother James Middleton walk through the grounds of Windsor Castle

James Matthews, his wife Pippa and her brother James Middleton walk through the grounds of Windsor Castle

Troops from the Household Division march up the steps of the chapel where Princess Eugenie and Jack were married

Troops from the Household Division march up the steps of the chapel where Princess Eugenie and Jack were married

Royals and VIPs set to party for TWO DAYS

After the emotional wedding ceremony and blustery carriage ride, Eugenie and Jack will be able to party in private for

The Queen is hosting an afternoon reception afterwards in the castle's St George's Hall with food and Champagne.

But after the formal dinner festivities will continue into the early hours with an evening party at the York family home.

The Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park which has had a fairground set up in the garden, complete with dodgems and a coconut shy.

The evening reception is likely to be 'one hell of a party', the wife of the Duke of York's head gardener said.

The Royal Lodge has had a fairground set up in the garden, complete with dodgems and a coconut shy.

The celebrations are also expected to go into the following day, with a more relaxed party tomorrow.

The dress also includes a number of symbols that are meaningful to Princess Eugenie as motifs, including a thistle for Scotland acknowledging the couple's fondness for Balmoral, a Shamrock for Ireland as a nod to the bride's Ferguson family, and the York Rose and ivy representing the couple's home.

Her wedding bouquet was made up of Lily of the Valley, Stephanotis pips, hints of baby blue thistles, white spray roses and trailing ivy. It was created by Patrice Van Helden Oakes, the sister of floral designer Rob Van Helden.

The floral arrangement also contains sprigs of myrtle from Osborne House, as part of a regal tradition which can be traced back to Queen Victoria.

Meanwhile, a wedding with 850 guests meant that hundreds of women were showcasing the height of fashion, resulting in a dizzying array of hats an fascinators to admire, or otherwise.

As ladies were choosing head wear for the big day, some may have recalled the infamous hat dubbed a turkey twizzler that Princess Beatrice wore to William and Kate's wedding.

Standout fascinators included Poppy Delevingne's blue feathered piece which could be seen rising above the congregation from the back of the chapel, and a yellow netted piece adorned with small balls of coloured fluff.

One woman matched her red headpiece with red-framed sunglasses which she kept on as she made her way through the church, and another man in the congregation also sported sunglasses before the service began.

Popular culture was not just reflected in the selected guests, but was woven into the ceremony itself through music, literature and art.

The atmosphere created by one of Bocelli's performances during the ceremony was interrupted at one point by the ringing of a mobile phone.

The inclusion of the artwork was likely a nod to Eugenie's love of art and her job as a director at the contemporary art gallery Hauser & Wirth in London.

The evening festivities at the York family home may well draw inspiration from the groom's job as brand ambassador at Casamigos tequila.

It must be love: the pair embrace and share a kiss as they leave the chapel following their wedding, to be greeted by crowds of well wishers

It must be love: the pair embrace and share a kiss as they leave the chapel following their wedding, to be greeted by crowds of well wishers

An all day smile: Eugenie was smiling all day, she wore a dress designed by Peter Pilotto with a tiara borrowed from the Queen An all day smile: Eugenie was smiling all day, she wore a dress designed by Peter Pilotto with a tiara borrowed from the Queen

An all day smile: Eugenie was smiling all day, she wore a dress designed by Peter Pilotto with a tiara borrowed from the Queen

Guests of Eugenie and Jack watch them as they leave St George's chapel and head to the entrance, where their royal carriage awaits

Guests of Eugenie and Jack watch them as they leave St George's chapel and head to the entrance, where their royal carriage awaits

A royal wave: the happy couple wave to crowds as they are followed by the bridesmaids and page boys, along with their immediate family members

A royal wave: the happy couple wave to crowds as they are followed by the bridesmaids and page boys, along with their immediate family members

Jack Brooksbank put the wedding ring on his bride Princess Eugenie's finger as they married today

Jack Brooksbank put the wedding ring on his bride Princess Eugenie's finger as they married today

The happy couple: Jack and Eugenie have wide smiles as they exchange rings during the ceremony at  St George's chapel

The happy couple: Jack and Eugenie have wide smiles as they exchange rings during the ceremony at St George's chapel

Jack Brooksbank places the ring on the finger of his bride Princess Eugenie during their wedding ceremony at St George's

Jack Brooksbank places the ring on the finger of his bride Princess Eugenie during their wedding ceremony at St George's

The royals: Jack and Eugenie can been seen at the top of the altar while the rest of the royals including the Queen and Prince Charles sit behind them 

The royals: Jack and Eugenie can been seen at the top of the altar while the rest of the royals including the Queen and Prince Charles sit behind them

Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank, look back towards the Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York (seated front) and Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, during their wedding

Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank, look back towards the Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York (seated front) and Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, during their wedding

Princess Eugenie has arrived to marry her fiance Jack Brooksbank and he told her: 'You look perfect'

Princess Eugenie has arrived to marry her fiance Jack Brooksbank and he told her: 'You look perfect'

The look of love: the pair look excited and seem to be giggling before the start of the ceremony

The look of love: the pair look excited and seem to be giggling before the start of the ceremony

Jack (left) and Eugenie (right) take each others hands as they take their vows at St George's chapel - after Eugenie asked him to to calm his nerves

Jack (left) and Eugenie (right) take each others hands as they take their vows at St George's chapel – after Eugenie asked him to to calm his nerves

Jack takes Eugenie's hand in his as they read their vows at the top of the altar at St George's chapel

Jack takes Eugenie's hand in his as they read their vows at the top of the altar at St George's chapel

The Rt Revd David Conner, Dean of Windsor conducts the wedding ceremony between Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank. Jack smiles broadly as he puts the ring on Eugenie's finger 

The Rt Revd David Conner, Dean of Windsor conducts the wedding ceremony between Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank. Jack smiles broadly as he puts the ring on Eugenie's finger

The look of love: Eugenie looks over to Jack during the ceremony at St George's chapel. Jack looks ahead

The look of love: Eugenie looks over to Jack during the ceremony at St George's chapel. Jack looks ahead

Fit for a princess: St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle is a chapel designed in the high-medieval Gothic style and is perfect for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack 

Fit for a princess: St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle is a chapel designed in the high-medieval Gothic style and is perfect for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Love and affection: William and Kate were pictured holding hands during the ceremony, whilst chatting to Harry and Meghan 

Love and affection: William and Kate were pictured holding hands during the ceremony, whilst chatting to Harry and Meghan

The happy couple: Jack and Eugenie beam at each other during the ceremony as they read from the hymn sheet 

The happy couple: Jack and Eugenie beam at each other during the ceremony as they read from the hymn sheet

From left to right: William, Kate, Harry and Meghan all sit together during the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

From left to right: William, Kate, Harry and Meghan all sit together during the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Mike Tindall, Zara Tindall and Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor chat to one another in St George's chapel

Mike Tindall, Zara Tindall and Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor chat to one another in St George's chapel

The Queen and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh walk through the chapel to attend the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

The Queen and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh walk through the chapel to attend the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Sarah Ferguson and Princess Beatrice of York walk through the chapel were Eugenie married Jack Brooksbank

Sarah Ferguson and Princess Beatrice of York walk through the chapel were Eugenie married Jack Brooksbank

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were sat with the Princess Royal (right) for the ceremony. The Princess Royal wore and emerald green outfit with a matching hat

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were sat with the Princess Royal (right) for the ceremony. The Princess Royal wore and emerald green outfit with a matching hat

Kate smiles as she sits in between her husband William and Prince Harry during the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Kate smiles as she sits in between her husband William and Prince Harry during the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Peter and Autumn Phillips (left) with Mike and Zara Tindall (right) seemed joyful as they sat together during the wedding ceremony

Peter and Autumn Phillips (left) with Mike and Zara Tindall (right) seemed joyful as they sat together during the wedding ceremony

The Queen had to put her glasses on at the wedding while the Duke of Edinburgh wiped his eyes during the ceremony

The Queen had to put her glasses on at the wedding while the Duke of Edinburgh wiped his eyes during the ceremony

Prince Michael of Kent and Princess Michael of Kent take their seats for the second royal wedding at St George's Chapel in five months

Prince Michael of Kent and Princess Michael of Kent take their seats for the second royal wedding at St George's Chapel in five months

Guests attend the wedding of Jack and Eugenie, Jack's parents can be seen (far right) Nicola Brooksbank wore a floral coat dress while her husband wore pinstripe trousers with Robbie Williams singing behind

Guests attend the wedding of Jack and Eugenie, Jack's parents can be seen (far right) Nicola Brooksbank wore a floral coat dress while her husband wore pinstripe trousers with Robbie Williams singing behind

Nicola and George Brooksbank sit next to each other during the wedding of their son Jack and Princess Eugenie 

Nicola and George Brooksbank sit next to each other during the wedding of their son Jack and Princess Eugenie

The Duchess of York shares a joke with her daughter Beatrice and Prince Charles as she returned to the royal fold

The Duchess of York shares a joke with her daughter Beatrice and Prince Charles as she returned to the royal fold

The Duchess of York points and laughs with someone across the aisle while wearing a bracelet with the name Eugenie

The Duchess of York points and laughs with someone across the aisle while wearing a bracelet with the name Eugenie

Sarah Ferguson stares across to Prince Philip - who is said to have fallen out with her in the aftermath of her divorce from his son Andrew

Sarah Ferguson stares across to Prince Philip – who is said to have fallen out with her in the aftermath of her divorce from his son Andrew

Sarah Ferguson sat next to daughter Beatrice during the ceremony and was pictured (left) wagging her finger and later on she was also pictured blowing out her cheeks (right)

Radiant smile: Eugenie just can't stop smiling as she is walked down the aisle by her father, the Duke of York

Radiant smile: Eugenie just can't stop smiling as she is walked down the aisle by her father, the Duke of York

Her dress was been designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos, who founded the British-based label Peter Pilotto, in London in 2007

Her dress was been designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos, who founded the British-based label Peter Pilotto, in London in 2007

A overview of St Georges chapel where family and friends have gathered to witness the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

A overview of St Georges chapel where family and friends have gathered to witness the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Princess Eugenie walks down the aisle with her father, the Duke of York, as wedding guests watch in anticipation and excitement 

Princess Eugenie walks down the aisle with her father, the Duke of York, as wedding guests watch in anticipation and excitement

The Duke of York walks his daughter Princess Eugenie down the aisle for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle

The Duke of York walks his daughter Princess Eugenie down the aisle for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle

Family and friends of Eugenie and Jack watch on as she is walked down the aisle by her father, the Duke of York

Family and friends of Eugenie and Jack watch on as she is walked down the aisle by her father, the Duke of York

Eugenie is walked down the aisle by her father and is followed by her procession of bridesmaids and pageboys 

Eugenie is walked down the aisle by her father and is followed by her procession of bridesmaids and pageboys

Sarah Ferguson seems to be trying to get someones attention as she sits next to Princess Beatrice at the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Sarah Ferguson seems to be trying to get someones attention as she sits next to Princess Beatrice at the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Beatrice and her mother Sarah both cut an elegant figure in their wedding attire. Beatrice (left) opted for a royal blue dress while her mother Sarah (right) went for a shade of teal

Beatrice and her mother Sarah both cut an elegant figure in their wedding attire. Beatrice (left) opted for a royal blue dress while her mother Sarah (right) went for a shade of teal

Something borrowed! Princess Eugenie wears the Queen's dazzling Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara for her big day – with matching earrings gifted to her by groom Jack Brooksbank

Here comes the bride! The younger daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York wore a stunning gown by British designer Peter Pilotto this morning; teamed with the Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara, lent to her by her grandmother the Queen

Here comes the bride! The younger daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York wore a stunning gown by British designer Peter Pilotto this morning; teamed with the Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara, lent to her by her grandmother the Queen

Eugenie leaving the chapel today in her vintage tiara. Eddie LeVian, CEO of jewellers Le Vian said of Eugenie's tiara: ‘Given the royal and historic provenance, I would value this tiara at £35 million. If this were a commercial piece for sale I would say £8 million to £10 million’

Eugenie leaving the chapel today in her vintage tiara. Eddie LeVian, CEO of jewellers Le Vian said of Eugenie's tiara: ‘Given the royal and historic provenance, I would value this tiara at £35 million. If this were a commercial piece for sale I would say £8 million to £10 million’

Steeped in history: The glittering tiara was lent to the bride by the 92-year-old monarch, and was made by Boucheron in 1919 in the fashionable ‘kokoshnik’ style popularised in the Russian Imperial Court

Steeped in history: The glittering tiara was lent to the bride by the 92-year-old monarch, and was made by Boucheron in 1919 in the fashionable 'kokoshnik' style popularised in the Russian Imperial Court

Princess Eugenie's 'something borrowed' was from the Queen today – who lent her a dazzling emerald tiara for her big day at Windsor Castle this morning.

The royal bride opted for the Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara, lent to her by her grandmother, while her matching diamond and emerald earrings were a wedding gift from the groom, Jack Brooksbank.

The glittering bandeau tiara was made by Boucheron in 1919 in the fashionable kokoshnik style popularised in the Russian Imperial Court.

It is made of brilliant and rose-cut pavé diamonds set in platinum, with six emeralds on either side, and was bequeathed by socialite Margaret Greville to the Queen Mother in 1942.

The centre emerald is 93.70 carats, and also has diamonds set in platinum, the palace revealed this morning, with previous wearers including the Queen and her late mother.

Eddie LeVian, CEO of jewellers Le Vian, told MailOnline: ‘The tiara Eugenie wore looks like it has at least 250 carats of diamonds on it with the centre emerald of almost 100 carats.

'All of the five additional side emeralds are of exceptional quality. Given the royal and historic provenance, I would value this tiara at £35 million. If this were a commercial piece for sale I would say £8million to £10million.’

As youngsters often do, the bridesmaids and page boys got a little overexcited.

The gaggle of youngsters in the bridal party had a few minutes to wait before the bride arrived, and were kept in check by the Cambridges' nanny.

Prince George held his hand over his ear as trumpeters lined out at the back of the chapel to herald the arrival of Eugenie.

Before that, George could be seen looking around the chapel and craning his neck to look up into the high ceiling.

Cara Delevingne wore an attention-grabbing suit and top hat at the celebrity-heavy wedding

Cara Delevingne wore an attention-grabbing suit and top hat at the celebrity-heavy wedding

The prince could be seen shuffling his feet on the carpet beneath him, while Charlotte went up on her tiptoes at one point.

The group of children were startled and jumped when the trumpeters performed an initial flurry, and Savannah appeared to put a finger in her ear as she anticipated what was to come.

Eugenie and Jack have invited 150 more people than Harry and Meghan and her father Andrew said today this was because they 'have so many friends'.

But Prince Charles attended alone, with Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, being the only major royal missing the event, due to an engagement in Scotland.

She was 'very disappointed' not to be there but royal sources admit she is not close to Eugenie's parents.

The princess' father the Duke of York walked his 28-year-old daughter down the aisle.

Mother of the bride Sarah, Duchess of York – who spent years as an outcast from the royal family following her split from Andrew, also took centre stage for the high profile royal occasion.

The closeness between the former couple fuelled rumours that they could reunite.

They married in 1986, but with Prince Andrew away at sea with the Royal Navy, the marriage broke down.

Sarah had an affair with Texan oilman Steve Wyatt and was then snapped having her toes sucked by American financial advisor John Bryant.

She and Prince Andrew divorced in 1996 but remained close for the sake of their children.

In 2001, Sarah told a US magazine she and Andrew had discussed remarrying, but Prince Philip would not allow it.

And in an interview with Tatler the same year, Andrew posed with his ex-wife and daughters and said: 'I don't rule remarriage out.'

Her former father-in-law Philip, is also at the event, but he is said not to have forgiven her for the infamous 'toe-sucking' incident.

As well as adorable Mia Tindall, bridesmaids at Windsor Castle included singer Robbie Williams' daughter Teddy.

Prince George, a wedding veteran at the age of only five, is one of the page boys while little sister Princess Charlotte, three, is a bridesmaid.

As well as Mia, four, Teddy, six, and Charlotte, the bridesmaids are Savannah Phillips, seven, her sister Isla, six, and Maud Windsor, five.

Mia, daughter of Zara and Mike Tindall, is well known for her high-spirited antics. Her cousin, Savannah, is equally mischievous, and was spotted putting her mouth over Prince George's mouth on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during June's Trooping the Colour.

As the only non-royal, Teddy – short for Theodora – was an intriguing choice.

The Duke of York  adjusts the train of his youngest daughter as they climb the steps into the church before getting married

The Duke of York adjusts the train of his youngest daughter as they climb the steps into the church before getting married

Princess Eugenie stands at the altar with Jack Brooksbank during the ceremony of their wedding 

Princess Eugenie stands at the altar with Jack Brooksbank during the ceremony of their wedding

Jack and Eugenie at the top of the altar at their wedding at St George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle

Jack and Eugenie at the top of the altar at their wedding at St George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle

Princess Eugenie smiles as she is watched by people all around the world as she walks down the aisle of St George's chapel

Princess Eugenie smiles as she is watched by people all around the world as she walks down the aisle of St George's chapel

An aerial shot of Eugenie being walked down the aisle followed by the procession of bridesmaids and pageboys 

An aerial shot of Eugenie being walked down the aisle followed by the procession of bridesmaids and pageboys

The Queen (left) wears a lilac coat and matching hat with a pearl necklace and matching earrings and is accompanied by Prince Philip for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack 

The Queen (left) wears a lilac coat and matching hat with a pearl necklace and matching earrings and is accompanied by Prince Philip for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex inside the chapel in Windsor at the wedding of Eugenie and Jack 

Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex inside the chapel in Windsor at the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Prince Charles sits next to his son William as the proceedings get under way for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Prince Charles sits next to his son William as the proceedings get under way for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Guests of the wedding can be seen singing hymns and reading from the order of service inside of the chapel 

Guests of the wedding can be seen singing hymns and reading from the order of service inside of the chapel

Here comes the bride: Eugenie (left) looks elated as she arrives at the chapel and is then escorted down the aisle (right)

Princess Eugenie takes one last look at the crowd before heading into the chapel where she will be married to Jack Brooksbank

Princess Eugenie takes one last look at the crowd before heading into the chapel where she will be married to Jack Brooksbank

Proud dad Prince Andrew (right) blows out his cheeks in relief having made it up the stairs of St George's chapel in Windsor

Proud dad Prince Andrew (right) blows out his cheeks in relief having made it up the stairs of St George's chapel in Windsor

Prince Andrew and his daughter Eugenie wave to crowds as they arrive at St George's Chapel for the royal nuptials

Prince Andrew and his daughter Eugenie wave to crowds as they arrive at St George's Chapel for the royal nuptials

The bride-to-be was unfazed by the strong gusts of wind sweeping through Windsor as she made her way up the chapel steps

The bride-to-be was unfazed by the strong gusts of wind sweeping through Windsor as she made her way up the chapel steps

Eugenie was accompanied by her father Prince Andrew at St George's chapel in Windsor for her marriage to Jack Brooksbank

Eugenie was accompanied by her father Prince Andrew at St George's chapel in Windsor for her marriage to Jack Brooksbank

Eugenie pulls up the chapel in the wedding car wearing a tiara cut with emeralds and matching earrings  Members of the crowd can be seen taking pictures of Eugenie through the car window. She looks happy as she arrives at the chapel in Windsor

Eugenie pulls up the chapel in the wedding car wearing a tiara cut with emeralds and matching earrings accompanied by her proud father Andrew

Princess Eugenie has arrived to marry her fiance Jack Brooksbank as British royals and aristocrats have started flooded St George's Chapel with the mother of the bride also taking centre stage

Princess Eugenie has arrived to marry her fiance Jack Brooksbank as British royals and aristocrats have started flooded St George's Chapel with the mother of the bride also taking centre stage

Crowds line the streets waiting for the happy couple to leave the building where they have just become husband and wife

Crowds line the streets waiting for the happy couple to leave the building where they have just become husband and wife

The Queen beamed with joy as she emerged from the successful service into the Windsor sunshine this afternoon

The Queen beamed with joy as she emerged from the successful service into the Windsor sunshine this afternoon

The 92-year-old monarch appeared to enjoy a chat with the Dean of Windsor, David Conner, ahead of the ceremony

The 92-year-old monarch appeared to enjoy a chat with the Dean of Windsor, David Conner, ahead of the ceremony

Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor escorts the bridesmaids and page boys, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte (right)

Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor escorts the bridesmaids and page boys, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte (right)

The bridesmaids and pageboys look like they are enjoying the wedding festivities as Prince George seems to be joking around

The bridesmaids and pageboys look like they are enjoying the wedding festivities as Prince George seems to be joking around

The big day: Jack Brooksbank arrives at the chapel before the ceremony wearing a blue waistcoat and a broad smile   Jack Brooksbank waves at the crowds which have gathered for his wedding to Princess Eugenie 

The big day: Jack Brooksbank arrives at the chapel before the ceremony wearing a blue waistcoat and a broad smile

Sarah Ferguson and Princess Beatrice arrive for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank

Sarah Ferguson and Princess Beatrice arrive for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank

Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, waves to crowds as she arrives to see her daughter marry with her eldest child Beatrice

Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, waves to crowds as she arrives to see her daughter marry with her eldest child Beatrice

Her Majesty the Queen arrives at the ceremony where one of her eight grandchildren is marrying today

Her Majesty the Queen arrives at the ceremony where one of her eight grandchildren is marrying today

Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Prince of Wales at the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack

Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Prince of Wales at the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack

Harry and Meghan in  the church five months after they married at St George's Chapel

Harry and Meghan in the church five months after they married at St George's Chapel

 The Duke and Duchess of Sussex take their seats ahead of the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex take their seats ahead of the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle

William and Kate engage in conversation whilst waiting for the wedding to start. Kate can be seen wearing a fuchsia dress and matching fascinator 

William and Kate engage in conversation whilst waiting for the wedding to start. Kate can be seen wearing a fuchsia dress and matching fascinator

They were followed in by William and Kate, who kept a low profile by walking in via a side entrance

Harry and Meghan enjoyed huge crowds for their big day – but today could just enjoy the day as guests

A pregnant Pippa Middleton (left) joined other members of the royal family such as Meghan and Harry (right) to attend the wedding A pregnant Pippa Middleton (left) joined other members of the royal family such as Meghan and Harry (right) to attend the wedding

A pregnant Pippa Middleton (left) joined other members of the royal family such as Meghan and Harry (right) to attend the wedding

Zara Tindall and her rugby star husband Mike walked into the church around 30 minutes before the ceremony started

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip arrive ahead of the wedding as they were met by the Dean of Windsor at the door

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip arrive ahead of the wedding as they were met by the Dean of Windsor at the door

Beatrice arrived in a royal blue dressing clutching a small pale blue bag which had a feather detail on it which wrapped over the top of her hand

Beatrice arrived in a royal blue dressing clutching a small pale blue bag which had a feather detail on it which wrapped over the top of her hand

A pregnant Pippa Middleton with her husband James, and brother James, walk into the windy area in front of St George's Chapel

A pregnant Pippa Middleton with her husband James, and brother James, walk into the windy area in front of St George's Chapel

Prince Edward, his wife Sophie and son James, Viscount Severn were the first royals to arrive for the wedding

St George's Chapel fills for the wedding as Britain's royals, aristocracy and celebrities headed for Windsor Castle

The Duchess of York waved to well wishers as she entered St George's Chapel at Windsor for the wedding of her daughter 

The Duchess of York waved to well wishers as she entered St George's Chapel at Windsor for the wedding of her daughter

The Duchess of York wore a green dress with a matching green hat which had a bow detail. She also wore a nude colour pair of heels 

The Duchess of York wore a green dress with a matching green hat which had a bow detail. She also wore a nude colour pair of heels

Sarah Duchess of York, mother of Eugenie of York arrives at the chapel and greeted some of the people who had come out to wish her daughter well

Sarah Duchess of York, mother of Eugenie of York arrives at the chapel and greeted some of the people who had come out to wish her daughter well

Sarah Ferguson hugs family friend, Jessie Huberty, as she arrives for the wedding this morning 

Sarah Ferguson hugs family friend, Jessie Huberty, as she arrives for the wedding this morning

Her father and his actress partner Ayda Field, both judges on The X Factor, are good friends of Eugenie and her mother, Sarah, Duchess of York. Former Take That star Williams credits Teddy with helping prevent his life from spiralling into drug addiction.

Alongside George as page boy is Louis de Givenchy, six, son of Olivier de Givenchy, managing director at JPMorgan Private Bank.

And, in a charming touch, Eugenie and Mr Brooksbank have involved her uncle Prince Edward's children Lady Louise and James, Viscount Severn.

The West Steps to St George's Chapel, is bedecked in gorgeous autumnal foliage.

Arranged by floral designer Rob van Helden, four giant maple trees dwarfed the entrance door, which will be planted later in the grounds of Frogmore House on the Windsor estate.

The foliage and branches have all been sourced locally from Windsor Great Park, where Eugenie's family home, Royal Lodge, is situated.

They have been combined with roses, hydrangeas, dahlias and berries.

The designs, Buckingham Palace say, reflect the 'rich and vibrant tones of autumn'.

As well as adorable Mia Tindall, the bridesmaids at Windsor Castle will include singer Robbie Williams' daughter Teddy.

Prince George, a wedding veteran at the age of only five, will be one of the page boys while little sister Princess Charlotte, three, will be a bridesmaid.

Their antics will be sure to pile the pressure on Princess Beatrice as she follows in the footsteps of the most famous royal wedding maid of honour – Pippa Middleton.

But royal insiders say that thanks to her 'fantastic' way with children, Beatrice, 30, will be able to keep the eight bridesmaids and pageboys in check.

Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda arrive at the church where their daughter Teddy, six, is a bridesmaid along with Ayda's mother Gwen

Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda arrive at the church where their daughter Teddy, six, is a bridesmaid along with Ayda's mother Gwen

Supermodel Naomi Campbell makes her way into the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at Windsor Castle this morning

Supermodel Naomi Campbell makes her way into the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at Windsor Castle this morning

Actress and model Liv Tyler arrives for the wedding of Eugenie to Jack at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle this morning

Actress and model Liv Tyler arrives for the wedding of Eugenie to Jack at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle this morning

Comedian Jimmy Carr (left) arrives at Windsor Castle in a three-piece suit with his girlfriend Karoline Copping, who opted for a calf-skimming flowery blue dress

Tracey Emin arrives for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at Windsor Castle this morning

Tracey Emin arrives for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at Windsor Castle this morning

Chelsy Davy Arrivals at Windsor Castle

Prince Harry's ex-girlfriend Chelsy Davy (left) is among those who arrived for the wedding at Windsor Castle this morning

Richard Bacon waves to the crowds ahead of the wedding of Eugenie to Jack at St George's Chapel this morning

Richard Bacon waves to the crowds ahead of the wedding of Eugenie to Jack at St George's Chapel this morning

As well as Mia, four, Teddy, six, and Charlotte, the bridesmaids are Savannah Phillips, seven, her sister Isla, six, and Maud Windsor, five.

Mia, daughter of Zara and Mike Tindall, is well known for her high-spirited antics. Her cousin, Savannah, is equally mischievous, and was spotted putting her mouth over Prince George's mouth on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during June's Trooping the Colour.

As the only non-royal, Teddy – short for Theodora – is an intriguing choice.

Her father and his actress partner Ayda Field, both judges on The X Factor, are good friends of Eugenie and her mother, Sarah, Duchess of York. Former Take That star Williams credits Teddy with helping prevent his life from spiralling into drug addiction.

From pop royalty to the real thing: Eugenie and Jack's bridal party

Best Man

The groom's brother, Thomas Brooksbank

Maid of Honour

The bride's sister, Princess Beatrice

Bridesmaids

Princess Charlotte, three, daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Savannah Phillips, seven, and Isla Phillips, six, daughters of Peter and Autumn Phillips

Mia Tindall, four, daughter of Zara and Mike Tindall

Maud Windsor, five, daughter of Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor – and the bride's goddaughter

Theodora Williams, six, daughter of Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field

Page Boys

Prince George, five, son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Louis de Givenchy, six, son of Olivier and Zoe De Givenchy

Special Attendants

Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor, 14, daughter of Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex

James, Viscount Severn, 10, son of Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex

Alongside George as page boy will be Louis de Givenchy, six, son of Olivier de Givenchy, managing director at JPMorgan Private Bank.

And, in a charming touch, Eugenie and Mr Brooksbank have involved her uncle Prince Edward's children Lady Louise and James, Viscount Severn.

The West Steps to St George's Chapel, by which the bride and groom will enter, was by this morning bedecked on gorgeous autumnal foliage.

Arranged by floral designer Rob van Helden, four giant maple trees dwarfed the entrance door, which will be planted later in the grounds of Frogmore House on the Windsor estate.

The foliage and branches have all been sourced locally from Windsor Great Park, where Eugenie's family home, Royal Lodge, is situated.

They have been combined with roses, hydrangeas, dahlias and berries.

The designs, Buckingham Palace say, reflect the 'rich and vibrant tones of autumn'.

Inside the chapel, the couple's 800 guests have been seated in the nave 'collegiate stye' – facing inwards – in order to fit in the huge volume of people, 150 more than Harry and Meghan.

There is also seating for 17 members of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of which Prince Andrew is patron.

Eugenie and Jack will enter through the main steps and make their way to the Quire, at the rear of the church, where members of the Royal Family will be seated in their traditional stalls. There, in front of the High Altar, the couple will kneel to say their vows.

The couple's Order of Service revealed that Jack will not be wearing a ring and Eugenie will not promise to obey her husband.

A Gaelic Blessing will be sung by the choir, and Italian singer-songwriter Andrea Bocelli will perform Bach's Ave Maria.

Maid of honour Princess Beatrice – Eugenie's older sister – will read an extract from F Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby.

The bride and groom have chosen a traditional marriage ceremony which features language such as 'thou' and 'thee' instead of 'you'.

David Conner, the Dean of Windsor, will officiate over the vows and give the address.

Stars at the nuptials will include former Take That singer Robbie Williams and his wife and fellow X Factor judge Ayda Field, whose six-year-old daughter Theodora is one of the bridesmaids.

Prince George and Princess Charlotte will also play a starring role among the young helpers, along with Zara and Mike Tindall's spirited four-year-old Mia and Peter and Autumn Phillips' daughters Savannah and Isla.

Maud Windsor, who is Eugenie's goddaughter and the daughter of Lord Frederick Windsor and his actress wife Sophie Winkleman, is also a bridesmaid.

George will be joined by fellow page boy Louis de Givenchy – the six-year-old son of JP Morgan banking executive Olivier de Givenchy and his wife Zoe.

Well known faces predicted to attend the second royal wedding of the year include singer Ellie Goulding and fiance Caspar Jopling, supermodel Cindy Crawford, David and Victoria Beckham, Harry's exes Cressida Bonas and Chelsy Davy, model Cara Delevingne, singer James Blunt and wife Sofia Wellesley.

Jack works as a drinks executive for Casamigos tequila, which was founded by Clooney and Crawford's husband Rande Gerber.

Royal fans will be keen to see how the wedding compares to that of Harry and Meghan, who wed in the same venue just five months ago.

Crowds of more than 100,000 lined the streets for the duke and American former actress' big day in May – but the numbers were far fewer for

Criticism has already been levied at the estimated £2million security bill, which falls to the taxpayer, for Eugenie's wedding.

The policing costs will have been increased by the 1km carriage ride the couple will make through the town after the ceremony.

But Eugenie, who is not a working royal, and Jack will not head up the Long Walk like Harry and Meghan, but take a shorter route back to the castle.

Windsor looks set to escape the worst of Storm Callum, but the conditions could be blowy on the dry and cloudy day.

Erdem is the favourite to have designed Eugenie's wedding dress, with other suggestions including Suzannah and Stella McCartney.

The Queen is hosting an afternoon reception afterwards in the castle, while an evening party is expected at the York family home, the Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park.

About 1,200 members of the public have been given balloted invites to the castle's Lower Ward, as have charity representatives, children from Eugenie's old schools, and royal household staff.

How DO these celebs know the royal couple?

Cindy Crawford – her other half Rande Gerber is a founder of Casamigos Tequila, for which Jack is a brand ambassador

David and Victoria Beckham – when their daughter Harper turned six last year she had a princess-themed tea party at Buckingham Palace and Eugenie took on the role of the real-life princess

Cressida Bonas – Eugenie set up the actress and model with Prince Harry, but the pair split in 2014

Chelsy Davy – Prince Harry's ex-girlfriend is a long-time family friend and attended his wedding to Megan Markle. She was also seen with Eugenie at a jewellery launch in 2016

Cara Delevingne – The supermodel is one of the 28-year-old's good friends and they've been photographed hitting the town together in London

Karlie Kloss – she is one of Princess Beatrice's closest girlfriends

James Blunt – he is a friend of Princess Eugenie and they were seen hanging out together at Prince Harry's fundraiser concert for his charity entebale in 2016

George and Amal Clooney – George is a co-founded of Casamigos Tequila, for which Jack is a brand ambassador

Tracey Emin – the former artist provocateur and Eugenie met through mutual friends years ago and their friendship blossomed during a trip to New York

Jimmy Carr – Princess Beatrice was spotted dining with the stand-up comedian and TV presenter in Mayfair in 2015. She has also been on holiday with Carr and his girlfriend

Eddie Redmayne – The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them star is said to be a friend of Eugenie from her days living in New York where she worked at the Paddle8 auction house

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher – The acting couple were once spotted taking an Uber with Princess Beatrice and her ex-boyfriend Dave Clark

Ellie Goulding – The songstress performed 'Your Song' at Prince William and Kate's 2011 wedding and has been friends with Eugenie for years

Robbie Williams and Ayda Field – Eugenie and Jack have been friends with the couple for several years after being introduced by Sarah Ferguson. The couple's six-year-old daughter Theodora Williams (aka Teddy) is one of the six bridesmaids

Happy families! Prince Andrew and the Duchess of York put on a united display as they sit side-by-side with Beatrice in St George's Chapel to watch their youngest daughter wed

Prince Andrew and the Duchess of York showed just how strong their family bond is this morning as they watched their youngest daughter Eugenie marry Jack Brooksbank today.

The York family, including the former couple's elder daughter Beatrice, 30, stayed close throughout the star-studded ceremony in Windsor.

After Prince Andrew, who officially divorced from Fergie in 1996, strolled down the aisle with his 28-year-old daughter, he took a seat in the pews next to his former wife, who celebrates her 59th birthday on Monday, and daughter Beatrice.

And when the vows had been made, the family stayed in a firm trio, with Prince Andrew holding the door open for his ex-wife and daughter as they left in unison to watch the blushing bride kiss her new husband on the steps of the chapel.

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Beatrice, 30, looked delighted as she arrived at St George's Chapel with mother-of-the-bride Sarah Ferguson. The young princess read an extract from the Great Gatsby during the service

Beatrice, 30, looked delighted as she arrived at St George's Chapel with mother-of-the-bride Sarah Ferguson. The young princess read an extract from the Great Gatsby during the service

They did it! Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, who were seated together throughout Princess Eugenie's wedding to Jack Brooksbank today, pose on the steps of St George's chapel with their eldest daughter Beatrice and the happy couple's tribe of bridesmaids and page boys

They did it! Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, who were seated together throughout Princess Eugenie's wedding to Jack Brooksbank today, pose on the steps of St George's chapel with their eldest daughter Beatrice and the happy couple's tribe of bridesmaids and page boys

A seat was reserved for Prince Andrew next to his former wife and daughter in the pews after his fatherly duties were done

A seat was reserved for Prince Andrew next to his former wife and daughter in the pews after his fatherly duties were done

Sarah Ferguson looked in the best of spirits today as she arrived with her elder daughter Princess Eugenie at the wedding of her youngest daughter Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank. The Duchess of York looked striking in emerald green and a wide-brimmed matching hat with nude heels

Sarah Ferguson looked in the best of spirits today as she arrived with her elder daughter Princess Eugenie at the wedding of her youngest daughter Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank. The Duchess of York looked striking in emerald green and a wide-brimmed matching hat with nude heels

Step this way, ma'am: Prince Andrew escorted his former wife, who he divorced in 1996, from St George's Chapel; the couple were seated next to their daughter Beatrice in the chapel's pews as Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank took their vows 

Step this way, ma'am: Prince Andrew escorted his former wife, who he divorced in 1996, from St George's Chapel; the couple were seated next to their daughter Beatrice in the chapel's pews as Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank took their vows

The couple leave the chapel together, with Princess Beatrice seen closely behind her parents

The couple leave the chapel together, with Princess Beatrice seen closely behind her parents

A smiling Prince Andrew leads his family out of the chapel, with the Duchess of York walking closely behind him, followed by maid-of-honour Beatrice

A smiling Prince Andrew leads his family out of the chapel, with the Duchess of York walking closely behind him, followed by maid-of-honour Beatrice

Standing with the small army of bridesmaid and page boys, the Duchess of York blow kisses to well-wishers as her former husband and daughter look on 

Standing with the small army of bridesmaid and page boys, the Duchess of York blow kisses to well-wishers as her former husband and daughter look on

Proud Dad: Prince Andrew grinned from ear-to-ear as he escorted his youngest daughter down the aisle. The 58-year-old prince looked wedding-ready in a morning suit with patterned blue tie and a single pink rose on his lapel 

Proud Dad: Prince Andrew grinned from ear-to-ear as he escorted his youngest daughter down the aisle. The 58-year-old prince looked wedding-ready in a morning suit with patterned blue tie and a single pink rose on his lapel

The windy Windsor weather almost got the better of Fergie's hat, which garnered lots of attention on social media, but the 58-year-old Duchess managed to cling on to it

The windy Windsor weather almost got the better of Fergie's hat, which garnered lots of attention on social media, but the 58-year-old Duchess managed to cling on to it

Princess Beatrice looked chic in a royal blue suit skirt as she arrived at younger sister Eugenie's wedding at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle 

Princess Beatrice looked chic in a royal blue suit skirt as she arrived at younger sister Eugenie's wedding at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

Ms Ferguson opted for a dazzling emerald green outfit by Emma Louise Design with a matching wide-brimmed hat by Jess Collett hat. She finished the look with a vintage Manolo Blahnik bag.

And daughter Beatrice, 30, opted for a tailored number by Ralph & Russo and a deep purple hat by Sarah Cant for the big day at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

The young princess, maid-of-honour to her younger sister, finished off her sophisticated ensemble with towering grey heels, and a matching boxy clutch bag.

Wearing her brunette locks down in loose curls, she showed off her glowing complexion with a subtle make-up look.

Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, who separated in 1992 after just six years of marriage and divorced four years later, were spotted laughing and joking ahead of their younger daughter's big day.

Beatrice arrived in by car with mother Sarah Ferguson, before taking their seats inside the chapel. She looked in high spirits ahead of the ceremony, stopping with mother Fergie to wave at well-wishers.

The young princess gave a reading from the novel The Great Gatsby during the wedding ceremony today.

As maid-of-honour, she will be no doubt have been busy helping sister Eugenie prepare for her big day.

Save me a space: The Duchess of York and Beatrice watch as the bride walks down the aisle, before Prince Andrew made his way to sit with his family

Save me a space: The Duchess of York and Beatrice watch as the bride walks down the aisle, before Prince Andrew made his way to sit with his family

Support: Princess Eugenie, stunning in her dress designed by Peter Pilotto, walked closely to her father as she made her way through the flower-adorned entrance to St George's Chapel 

Support: Princess Eugenie, stunning in her dress designed by Peter Pilotto, walked closely to her father as she made her way through the flower-adorned entrance to St George's Chapel

Maid-of-honour Beatrice, 30, finished off her look with a deep purple hat by Sarah Cant, and a grey clutch bag 

Maid-of-honour Beatrice, 30, finished off her look with a deep purple hat by Sarah Cant, and a grey clutch bag

Both Beatrice (right) and Fergie, 58, (left) opted for colourful ensembles for Eugenie's wedding at St George's Chapel today 

Both Beatrice (right) and Fergie, 58, (left) opted for colourful ensembles for Eugenie's wedding at St George's Chapel today

She was spotted leaving the headquarters of couturiers Ralph & Russo earlier this week, leading to speculation that she might be wearing the designer at today's roayl wedding.

The British designer was behind the £56,000 gown that Meghan wore in her official engagement portraits, and had been one of the names tipped to design the Duchess' wedding gown.

Both she and mother Fergie, 58, opted for eye-catching ensembles today, with the Duchess of York choosing a fitted green ensemble.

The mother-of-the-bride finished off her ensemble with a statement straw hat featuring golden wings.

'It's almost as if they are a married couple now': Doting father Prince Andrew says Eugenie and Jack will be 'massively in love for the rest of their lives' as he reflects on his father-of-the-bride duties

Prince Andrew has told of his pride at his daughter Eugenie in a TV interview on her wedding day.

The Duke of York, who is the Queen's third child and second oldest son, also praised his future son in law, Jack Brooksbank.

Andrew told ITV's This Morning: 'It's been wonderful watching them interact because it's almost as if they are a married couple now.

'I'm incredibly proud of both of them. I'm sure she'll be an outstanding bride.'

Prince Andrew has told of his pride at his daughter on her wedding day and said she will make a great bride

Prince Andrew has told of his pride at his daughter on her wedding day and said she will make a great bride

The Duke of York said he is sure his daughter will make 'an outstanding bride' at her wedding. The pair are pictured together in 2012

The Duke of York said he is sure his daughter will make 'an outstanding bride' at her wedding. The pair are pictured together in 2012

Speaking about Mr Brooksbank, the Duke added: 'He's an extraordinary young man.'

Andrew will walk his youngest daughter, 28, down the aisle of St George's Chapel in front of a congregation of 800 people this morning.

Reflecting on his role as father-of-the-bride, the Prince said: 'It's a very small role, I just have to walk slowly.

'I haven't been the father of a bride so I don't know what to expect, but I'm looking forward to it. I don't write speeches, so why should I write this one.

'I'll have to walk on the left of the carpet to make sure that she can get enough room.

'That's a lesson I got from my wedding. My father-in-law walked down the middle so Sarah said 'Get over to the other side'.'

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be among more than 40 members of the royal family gathering for the celebration.

Among those taking their VIP seats in the chapel were screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, model Pixie Geldof, Harry's ex Chelsy Davy, comedian Jimmy Carr and artist Tracey Emin.

'You can change the way beauty is': Princess Eugenie's wedding dress will show off the scars from life-changing spinal surgery she had as a 12 year old

Princess Eugenie's wedding dress shows the scars of back surgery she underwent aged just 12.

The Queen's granddaughter was diagnosed with scoliosis and underwent corrective surgery that saw a pair of eight-inch titanium rods inserted alongside her spine.

She has invited the doctor who performed the life-changing operation to her big day and won't try to hide her scars as she walks up the aisle this morning.

The Princess, 28, said: 'I think you can change the way beauty is, and you can show people your scars and I think it's really special to stand up for that.'

Princess Eugenie pictured being supported with her mother in 2003 after a back operation Princess Eugenie speaks to consultant orthopaedic surgeon Jan Lehovsky during a visit to Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, North London, in April 2014

Princess Eugenie pictured being supported with her mother in 2003 after a back operation. Right: She speaks to consultant orthopaedic surgeon Jan Lehovsky during a visit to Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, North London, in April 2014

Princess Eugenie and  her husband-to-be Jack Brooksbank during an interview released on the eve of their wedding

Princess Eugenie and her husband-to-be Jack Brooksbank during an interview released on the eve of their wedding

Jan Lehovsky, a doctor at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, North London, helped the royal 'stand straight' as a child.

Mr Lehovsky will be among a number of staff from the RNOH attending the wedding at St George's Chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle in Berkshire.

Eugenie said of the surgeon's invite: 'The RNOH is a huge charity – the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital – I'm patron of their appeal and I had an operation when I was 12 on my back, and you'll see on Friday, but it's a lovely way to honour the people who looked after me and a way of standing up for young people who also go through this.'

The titanium rods and two 1.5-inch screws fitted to Eugenie's neck during the eight-hour procedure remain in place today.

Mr Lehovsky (pictured with Eugenie in 2014) fitted two 1.5-inch screws to her neck as a child

Mr Lehovsky (pictured with Eugenie in 2014) fitted two 1.5-inch screws to her neck as a child

Her mother, the Duchess of York, said the medical team had been invited 'in honour of the fact that she is walking up that aisle with a straight back because of them'.

Speaking ahead of Eugene's wedding to Jack Brooksbank, she told the Evening Standard: 'She did have what would have been very serious curvature of the spine.

'She certainly will be an extraordinary example of great work from the RNOH. The wedding is about love, future and inclusivity.

'What a huge, huge day for health, for the NHS, for the RNOH, and for hope. This is why this wedding is so beautiful. It's hope for other children suffering from scoliosis.'

In June, Eugenie published X-rays of her spine on Instagram – showing how it was straightened with the help of two metal rods – to raise awareness of scoliosis.

She said at the time: 'I'm very proud to share my X-rays for the very first time. I also want to honour the incredible staff at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.'

Eugenie published two X-rays of her spine on Instagram in June to raise awareness of scoliosis An X-ray of Princess Eugenie's spine

Eugenie published two X-rays of her spine on Instagram in June to raise awareness of scoliosis

The insertion of metal rods is one way of treating children with the condition. They are lengthened as the child grows and removed when they reach adulthood.

Eugenie is patron of a £15 million appeal to build a new ward block for the RNOH.

Robbie Williams and wife Ayda arrive to watch daughter Theodora as Eugenie's royal bridesmaid – as the singer's mother-in-law almost loses her hat in the wind

Cameras today captured the moment Robbie Williams – whose daughter is a bridesmaid today – watched on as mother-in-law Gwen Field's hat flew off in strong winds.

Gwen is the mother of Robbie's wife Ayda field, a close friend of the couple, and the trio were in excellent spirits as they arrived at the chapel to watch six-year old Theodora play bridesmaid.

Princess Eugenie and her groom Jack Brooksbank know the Williams family very well, and reportedly the young Royal views Robbie Williams as 'the brother she never had'.

Oops! A royal wedding guest comes to the rescue as Gwen Field - mother-in-law of Robbie William's - saw her hat fly off in strong winds this morning Guests battled strong gusts of wind

Oops! A royal wedding guest comes to the rescue as Gwen Field – mother-in-law of Robbie William's – saw her hat fly off in strong winds this morning

Oops! Guests were forced to run for cover this morning as strong winds battered Windsor Castle ahead of the royal wedding, and Gwen Field's hat flew off (pictured centre)

Oops! Guests were forced to run for cover this morning as strong winds battered Windsor Castle ahead of the royal wedding, and Gwen Field's hat flew off (pictured centre)

Princess Eugenie's mother Sarah Ferguson knows Robbie and Ayda very well, having first met back in 2011 on the yacht of the Phones 4 U millionaire John Caudwell.

The Duchess of York and Ayda reportedly bonded during a shopping day in St Barts, and Robbie returned from the holiday saying he had 'made a friend for life', and the feeling was reciprocated by Fergie.

The group got on well enough for the Williams clan to invite Fergie and her daughters to their house in Los Angeles.

Gwen, right is the mother of Robbie's wife Ayda field, left, a close friend of the couple, and the trio were in excellent spirits as the arrived at the chapel to watch Theodora play bridesmaid

Gwen, right is the mother of Robbie's wife Ayda field, left, a close friend of the couple, and the trio were in excellent spirits as the arrived at the chapel to watch Theodora play bridesmaid

Firm friends: Princess Eugenie and her groom Jack Brooksbank know the Williams family (pictured) very well, and reportedly the young Royal views Robbie Williams as ‘the brother she never had’

Firm friends: Princess Eugenie and her groom Jack Brooksbank know the Williams family (pictured) very well, and reportedly the young Royal views Robbie Williams as 'the brother she never had'

A royal faux pas? Ayda, left, opted for a cream skirt suit today, and Sarah Allard, editorat hitched.co.uk, commented: 'Ayda Field risks serious wedding faux pas with her off-white dress'

A royal faux pas? Ayda, left, opted for a cream skirt suit today, and Sarah Allard, editorat hitched.co.uk, commented: 'Ayda Field risks serious wedding faux pas with her off-white dress'

And by May of 2011 the family was on close enough terms with the Royals to watch the Eurovision Song Contest at Robbie's house in Wiltshire.

Robbie and Ayda knew Eugenie well enough to have been invited to her graduation party the following year and in 2013, she and Brooksbank were spotted watching one of Robbie's concerts from the wings of the stage.

Given the fact that Teddy was born in 2012, it's highly likely that she and Princess Eugenie would have seen each other frequently over the last six years, and thus explains how Robbie's daughter ended up as one of Eugenie's bridesmaids.

Hold on to your hats! Robbie Williams leads celebrities including Demi Moore, Naomi Campbell and Pixie Geldof battling blustery conditions in Windsor (but there's no sign of the groom's employer, the Clooneys)

  • Pixie Geldof, Holly Vallance, Chelsy Davy, Jimmy Carr and Richard Bacon among celebrity arrivals today
  • James Blunt, Ellie Goulding, Ricky Martin, Julian Fellowes and Jamie Redknapp also arrive at Windsor Castle
  • Queen's granddaughter Princess Eugenie will marry tequila brand ambassador Jack Brooksbank from 11am
  • They will say their vows at St George's Chapel in front of congregation of celebrities, royals and VIP guests

Robbie Williams led the star-studded arrivals including Naomi Campbell and Demi Moore to a windy Windsor this morning for Princess Eugenie's royal wedding as the Queen's granddaughter tied the knot in a lavish ceremony.

Eugenie and tequila brand ambassador Jack Brooksbank will say their vows in the gothic surrounds of 15th century St George's Chapel, in front of an 850-strong congregation of celebrities, royals and VIP guests at Windsor Castle.

Model Pixie Geldof was among the first of the A-listers to arrive at Windsor Castle, in a salmon-pink dress, along with drummer George Barnett. Joining them were the comedian Jimmy Carr and his girlfriend Karoline Copping.

Conservative peer and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes was also among the early arrivals at St George's Chapel ahead of the service at 11am, wearing a dark jacket and light-coloured waistcoat.

However, there was no sign of George and Amal Clooney, who had been tipped to attend. Jack works as a drinks executive for Casamigos tequila, which was founded by Clooney and Cindy Crawford's husband Rande Gerber.

Robbie Williams held hands with his partner Ayda Field and her mother Gwen as they made their way to the chapel to watch the ceremony. Eugenie and Jack have been friends with the couple for several years after being introduced by Sarah Ferguson

Robbie Williams after the wedding of Princess Eugeni Pop star Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field arrive for the wedding at St George's Chapel this morning

Pop star Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field outside St George's Chapel where they attended the wedding this morning

Robbie Williams' jacket billows open and his mother in law's hat hang on by a thread as the celebrity party make their way to St George's Chapel

Robbie Williams' jacket billows open and his mother in law's hat hang on by a thread as the celebrity party make their way to St George's Chapel

Robbie Williams and Ayda Field take their seats in the chapel to watch Eugenie and Jack tie the knot in a lavish ceremony surrounded by family, friends and celebrity guests

Robbie Williams and Ayda Field take their seats in the chapel to watch Eugenie and Jack tie the knot in a lavish ceremony surrounded by family, friends and celebrity guests

Supermodel Naomi Campbell makes her way into the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at Windsor Castle this morning

Supermodel Naomi Campbell makes her way into the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at Windsor Castle this morning

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The supermodel almost lost her statement fascinator as strong gusts of wind blew through Windsor ahead of the ceremony

Actress and model Liv Tyler arrives for the wedding of Eugenie to Jack at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle this morning

Actress and model Liv Tyler arrives for the wedding of Eugenie to Jack at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle this morning

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Tyler expertly navigated to the chapel in very high black stilettos teamed with a fitted navy suit and modest fascinator

Demi Moore (right) arrives ahead of the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel today

Demi Moore (right) arrives ahead of the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel today

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Demi Moore and Eric Buterbaugh leave St George's Chapel after the wedding ceremony clutching their order of services

Actress Demi Moore (left) and Eric Buterbaugh (right) leave following the wedding in Windsor this morning

Actress Demi Moore (left) and Eric Buterbaugh (right) leave following the wedding in Windsor this morning

Demi Moore (pictured with top US designer Zac Posen, second right) arriving at St George's Chapel to watch Princess Eugenie and her fiancee Jack tie the knot 

Demi Moore (pictured with top US designer Zac Posen, second right) arriving at St George's Chapel to watch Princess Eugenie and her fiancee Jack tie the knot

Demi Moore chats with Kate Moss and her 16-year-old daughter Lila Grace outside St George's Chapel

Demi Moore chats with Kate Moss and her 16-year-old daughter Lila Grace outside St George's Chapel

Bob Geldof's daughter Pixie and her husband  George Barnett make their way to St George's Chapel for the ceremony

Bob Geldof's daughter Pixie and her husband George Barnett make their way to St George's Chapel for the ceremony

Go for a fairytale dress like Princess Eugenie in Peter Pilotto

It's the second Royal wedding of the year, and the second time we've fallen head over heels in love with a big white dress.

When wondering who might make Princess Eugenie's bridal gown there were plenty of names in the mix. Erdem, Ralph & Russo, Stella McCartney…

But as she stepped out of the car and headed into St. George's Chapel it was announced that her beautiful dress was the work of Peter Pilotto. It's a million miles away from the designer's signature bold prints, but she is a big fan of the label.

We love the elgant long sleeves, jacquard fabric and slightly off shoulder shape with fold over detailing. The voluminous skirt and dramatic train are very regal and when teamed with the Queen Mother's Greville emerald tiara and Charlotte Olympia shoes, it's everything we expected and so much more.

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* PRICES MAY NOT BE AS ADVERTISED …NOW GET ONE LIKE IT Pixie Geldof and her husband George Barnett take their seats in the chapel ahead of the royal wedding ceremony today

Pixie Geldof and her husband George Barnett take their seats in the chapel ahead of the royal wedding ceremony today

Songstress Ellie Goulding (right), who performed 'Your Song' at Prince William and Kate's 2011 wedding and has been friends with Eugenie for years. She is pictured with Susanna Warren, who used to date Guy Pelly, a friend of Princes William and Harry

Songstress Ellie Goulding (right), who performed 'Your Song' at Prince William and Kate's 2011 wedding and has been friends with Eugenie for years. She is pictured with Susanna Warren, who used to date Guy Pelly, a friend of Princes William and Harry

Ellie Goulding arrives with and Susanna Warren

Long-time friend of Eugenie Ellie Goulding arrives with and Susanna Warren, who dated Prince Harry's best friend Guy Pelly for three years

Ellie Goulding arrives with and Susanna Warren

Long-time friend of Eugenie Ellie Goulding arrives with and Susanna Warren, who dated Prince Harry's best friend Guy Pelly for three years

Guy Pelly, a friend of Prince William and Harry, arrives ahead of the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at St George's Chapel

Guy Pelly, a friend of Prince William and Harry, arrives ahead of the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at St George's Chapel

Kate Moss and her 16-year-old daughter Lila Grace stroll into St George's Chapel to watch Eugenie and Jack tie the knot. The pair both opted for fascinators and statement heels

Kate Moss and her 16-year-old daughter Lila Grace stroll into St George's Chapel to watch Eugenie and Jack tie the knot. The pair both opted for fascinators and statement heels

Made in Chelsea star Ollie Proudlock and his fiancee Emma Louise Connolly arrive at the chapel to watch the royal wedding

Made in Chelsea star Ollie Proudlock and his fiancee Emma Louise Connolly arrive at the chapel to watch the royal wedding

Broadcaster Richard Bacon and reality TV star Ollie Proudlock also arrived, as did Holly and Sam Branson. Kate Moss took her seat on the front row of the seating plan which is designed to face into the aisle.

Fashion queen Moss was wearing a delicate monochrome polka dot outfit. The model turned to the row behind where her partner Count Nikolai von Bismarck was seated.

Robbie Williams got a cheer from the crowds when he arrived in a limousine. The former Take That singer was with his wife and fellow X Factor judge Ayda Field. Their six-year-old daughter Theodora is one of the bridesmaids.

Meanwhile, singers James Blunt and Ellie Goulding arrived at the wedding in the same coach. You're Beautiful singer Blunt was accompanied by his wife Sofia Wellesley. Livin' La Vida Loca singer Ricky Martin was also there.

Property developer Nick Candy and wife Holly Candy, the singer formerly known as Holly Valance, also arrived. Lord of the Rings and Armageddon actress Liv Tyler turned up this morning wearing a dark jacket and long skirt.

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Cara and Poppy Delevingne arrive for the wedding at a windy Windsor Castle this morning

James Blunt waves as he walks through Windsor to the chapel with his wife of four years Sofia Wellesley. He is a friend of Princess Eugenie and the pair were spotted together at Prince Harry's fundraiser concert for his charity Sentebale in 2016

James Blunt waves as he walks through Windsor to the chapel with his wife of four years Sofia Wellesley. He is a friend of Princess Eugenie and the pair were spotted together at Prince Harry's fundraiser concert for his charity Sentebale in 2016

James Blunt and his wife of four years Sofia Wellesley brave the windy weather as they head for St George's Chapel

James Blunt and his wife of four years Sofia Wellesley brave the windy weather as they head for St George's Chapel

'Kiss Kiss' singer Holly Vallance makes her way into the castle with her luxury property developer husband Nick Candy

'Kiss Kiss' singer Holly Vallance makes her way into the castle with her luxury property developer husband Nick Candy

Prince Harry's former girlfriend Chelsy Davy arrived with Lady Melissa Percy, the Northumberland heiress, at the castle today

Prince Harry's former girlfriend Chelsy Davy arrived with Lady Melissa Percy, the Northumberland heiress, at the castle today

Prince Harry's ex-girlfriend Chelsea Davy Prince Harry's ex-girlfriend Chelsea Davy

Prince Harry's ex-girlfriend Chelsea Davy looked cheery as she took her seat in St George's Chapel. She is a long-time family friend and attended his wedding to Megan Markle, where she was appeared to look sombre during the ceremony

Livin' La Vida Loca singer Ricky Martin was also at the wedding at Windsor Castle this morning

Livin' La Vida Loca singer Ricky Martin was also at the wedding at Windsor Castle this morning

Cressida Bonas giggles as she arrives at St George's Chapel. Eugenie played matchmaker and set up the actress and model with Prince Harry, but the pair split in 2014

Cressida Bonas giggles as she arrives at St George's Chapel. Eugenie played matchmaker and set up the actress and model with Prince Harry, but the pair split in 2014

Comedian Jimmy Carr arrives at Windsor Castle in a three-piece suit with his girlfriend Karoline Copping, flowery blue dress

Comedian Jimmy Carr arrives in a three-piece suit with his girlfriend Karoline Copping, in a calf-skimming flowery blue dress

Comedian Jimmy Carr, followed by his girlfriend of 17 years Caroline Kopping, make their way into St George's Chapel

Comedian Jimmy Carr, followed by his girlfriend of 17 years Caroline Kopping, make their way into St George's Chapel

Richard Branson's son Sam  showcased blue checkered trousers and a navy jacket as he made his way to St George's Chapel alongside scores of celebrity guests and his wife Isabella (left)

Richard Branson's son Sam showcased blue checkered trousers and a navy jacket as he made his way to St George's Chapel alongside scores of celebrity guests and his wife Isabella (left)

Former Liverpool footballer Jamie Redknapp arrives for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at Windsor Castle today

Former Liverpool footballer Jamie Redknapp arrives for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at Windsor Castle today

Former footballer Jamie Redknapp arrived dressed in a morning suit. And Hollywood actress Demi Moore arrived wearing a burgundy dress and matching fascinator. She was preceded by supermodel Naomi Campbell.

Prince Harry's former girlfriend Chelsy Davy arrived this morning with Lady Melissa Percy, the Northumberland heiress, in a striking blue flared catsuit. Guests arrived holding their hats in the windy conditions.

But the streets of Windsor were mostly empty before the wedding this morning, with hundreds of police officers lining the roads in a taxpayer-funded security presence that is said to be costing £2million.

Proud father the Duke of York walked his daughter down the aisle. In a television interview ahead of the wedding, Jack paid tribute to his future wife, who is ninth in line to the throne, calling her a 'bright shining light'.

A practically dressed Rianne ten Haken arrives at Windsor Castle. The Dutch model slung a cosy cardigan over a red dress

A practically dressed Rianne ten Haken arrives at Windsor Castle. The Dutch model slung a cosy cardigan over a red dress

Comedian Stephen Fry (right) arrives with his husband Elliott Spencer (left) to attend the wedding of Eugenie and Jack today

Comedian Stephen Fry (right) arrives with his husband Elliott Spencer (left) to attend the wedding of Eugenie and Jack today

Tamara Beckwith arrives for the wedding of Eugenie to Jack at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle this morning

Tamara Beckwith arrives for the wedding of Eugenie to Jack at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle this morning

Richard Bacon walks through the grounds of Windsor Castle with a producer ahead of the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Richard Bacon walks through the grounds of Windsor Castle with a producer ahead of the wedding of Eugenie and Jack

Tracey Emin arrives for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at Windsor Castle in the windy conditions this morning

Tracey Emin arrives for the wedding of Eugenie and Jack at Windsor Castle in the windy conditions this morning

Emma Joy Kitchener and Julian Fellowes arrive at the grounds of Windsor Castle for the wedding of Eugenie to Jack today

Emma Joy Kitchener and Julian Fellowes arrive at the grounds of Windsor Castle for the wedding of Eugenie to Jack today

David Emanuel (right), who designed Princess Diana's wedding dress, has also arrived, wearing a dark suit over a white T-shirt

David Emanuel (right), who designed Princess Diana's wedding dress, has also arrived, wearing a dark suit over a white T-shirt

Come back! A helpful guest kneels down to retrieve a black fascinator which flew off a lady's head in gusty winds which swept through Windsor ahead of the royal wedding

Come back! A helpful guest kneels down to retrieve a black fascinator which flew off a lady's head in gusty winds which swept through Windsor ahead of the royal wedding

Bea says decadent but tragic Jay Gatsby 'reminded her of bridegroom Jack'

Given that it explores the themes of decadence, idealism and social mobility, The Great Gatsby was an unusual choice for a royal wedding reading.

But Princess Beatrice read an excerpt from F Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 Jazz Age novel at the wedding of her sister Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in Windsor today.

Eugenie was drawn to the passage which described enigmatic Jay Gatsby's smile and is said to capture both the theatrical quality of his character and his charisma.

Princess Beatrice reads an excerpt from F Scott Fitzgerald's  novel The Great Gatsby today

Princess Beatrice reads an excerpt from F Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby today

Beatrice arrives at St George's Chapel this morning with her mother Sarah, Duchess of York

Beatrice arrives at St George's Chapel this morning with her mother Sarah, Duchess of York

The Dean of Windsor, the Right Reverend David Conner, carries out the marriage of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in Windsor this morning

The Dean of Windsor, the Right Reverend David Conner, carries out the marriage of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in Windsor this morning

The choir sing during the wedding of Eugenie to Jack at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle

The choir sing during the wedding of Eugenie to Jack at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle

Sarah, Duchess of York and Princess Beatrice wave to the crowds outside the chapel today

Sarah, Duchess of York and Princess Beatrice wave to the crowds outside the chapel today

Sarah, Beatrice and Peter Phillips (third right) take their seats for the wedding in Windsor today

Sarah, Beatrice and Peter Phillips (third right) take their seats for the wedding in Windsor today

Sarah Ferguson and Princess Beatrice, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Thomas Brooksbank, the bridesmaids and page boys leave after the royal wedding at Windsor Castle today

Sarah Ferguson and Princess Beatrice, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Thomas Brooksbank, the bridesmaids and page boys leave after the royal wedding at Windsor Castle today

The excerpt read by Maid of Honour Beatrice was chosen as the second reading in one of only a handful of unconventional touches for a largely traditional service.

Describing Gatsy – the wealthy protagonist who dedicated his life to throwing lavish parties – it says: 'He smiled understandingly – much more than understandingly.

'It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life.

'It faced – or seemed to face – the whole eternal world for an instant, and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favour.

Beatrice arrives with her mother this morning for the wedding of her sister in Windsor

Beatrice arrives with her mother this morning for the wedding of her sister in Windsor

(Back row, from left) The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Princess Anne, and (front row, from left) Sarah, Duchess of York, Princess Beatrice, Peter Phillips, Autumn Phillips, Mike Tindall, Zara Tindall, Lady Louise Windsor and Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece today

(Back row, from left) The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Princess Anne, and (front row, from left) Sarah, Duchess of York, Princess Beatrice, Peter Phillips, Autumn Phillips, Mike Tindall, Zara Tindall, Lady Louise Windsor and Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece today

Eugenie smiles as she passes her bouquet to bridesmaid Savannah Phillips during the wedding

Eugenie smiles as she passes her bouquet to bridesmaid Savannah Phillips during the wedding

The Queen, Prince Philip and Prince Charles stand together for the wedding this morning

The Queen, Prince Philip and Prince Charles stand together for the wedding this morning

Eugenie gives her bouquet to bridesmaid Savannah Phillips during her wedding ceremony

Eugenie gives her bouquet to bridesmaid Savannah Phillips during her wedding ceremony

Princess Eugenie arrives with her father, the Duke of York, for her wedding to Jack this morning

Princess Eugenie arrives with her father, the Duke of York, for her wedding to Jack this morning

The Great Gatsby has been filmed and dramatised many times - with the most recent movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio (left) and Carey Mulligan (centre) released in 2013

The Great Gatsby has been filmed and dramatised many times – with the most recent movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio (left) and Carey Mulligan (centre) released in 2013

Today's full reading from The Great Gatsby

'He smiled understandingly-much more than understandingly. It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life.

'It faced – or seemed to face – the whole eternal world for an instant, and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favour.

'It understood you just as far as you wanted to be understood, believed in you as you would like to believe in yourself, and assured you that it had precisely the impression of you that, at your best, you hoped to convey.

'Precisely at that point it vanished – and I was looking at an elegant young rough-neck, a year or two over thirty, whose elaborate formality of speech just missed being absurd.

'Some time before he introduced himself I'd got a strong impression that he was picking his words with care.'

'It understood you just as far as you wanted to be understood, believed in you as you would like to believe in yourself, and assured you that it had precisely the impression of you that, at your best, you hoped to convey.

'Precisely at that point it vanished – and I was looking at an elegant young rough-neck, a year or two over thirty, whose elaborate formality of speech just missed being absurd.

'Some time before he introduced himself I'd got a strong impression that he was picking his words with care.'

The passage occurs early on in the novel as the main protagonist and narrator Nick Carraway first examines Gatsby's character and appearance.

Beginning his sermon, Dean of Windsor, the Right Reverend David Conner, said: 'It was soon after she and Jack had first met that Princess Eugenie read The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald.

'One particular passage in whcih Jay Gatsby is described reminded her immediately of Jack. She decided that she wanted eventually to let Jack know how much those words had brought him to mind. That is why they have had a special place (as the second reading) in today's wedding service.

'The words that particularly reminded her of Jack concern Gatsby's smile. As we heard from the reading: 'It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it… It concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favour.''

Tenor Andrea Bocelli, a friend of Sarah, Duchess of York, performed at the wedding today

Tenor Andrea Bocelli, a friend of Sarah, Duchess of York, performed at the wedding today

Bocelli and the orchestra performed a stunning rendition of Bach's Ave Maria this morning

Bocelli and the orchestra performed a stunning rendition of Bach's Ave Maria this morning

The bridesmaids and page boys, including Prince George, arrive for the wedding this morning

The bridesmaids and page boys, including Prince George, arrive for the wedding this morning

Bridesmaids and page boys, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte, at the wedding 

Bridesmaids and page boys, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte, at the wedding

An image of abstract art called Here by Mark Bradford was printed on the Order of Service

An image of abstract art called Here by Mark Bradford was printed on the Order of Service

How the Great Gatsby follows the progress of a handsome racketeer

The Great Gatsby, written by F Scott Fitzgerald, was published in 1925 and struggled to sell at first – but now shifts around 300,000 copies a year.

It follows the progress of a handsome young racketeer, Jay Gatsby, and his long-time love for a spoiled and flighty rich girl, Daisy Buchanan.

Gatsby, once a poor boy from the Midwest but now hugely wealthy through organised crime, buys an enormous, showy mansion on Long Island, across the water from Daisy, who is now married to someone else.

Too timid to approach her directly, he gives a series of extravagant parties to catch her attention and prove he's at last worthy to have her.

It has been filmed and dramatised many times – with the most recent movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan released in 2013.

'Well, a few years have passed, and Eugenie and Jack come here today to smile on each other, and to offer each other something like 'eternal reassurance' and the promise of an 'irresistible prejudice' in each other's favour.'

The service was led by the Dean of Windsor, with prayers led by the Most Reverend and Right Honourable John Sentamu, Archbishop of York.

The organists included Peter Roper-Curzon, a member of the bride's family, with performances by tenor Andrea Bocelli, a friend of Sarah, Duchess of York.

Music before the service included Bach's Allegro, from Trio Sonata number five, and Mendelssohn's Organ Sonata number three in A major.

After the vows, Bocelli and the orchestra performed a stunning rendition of Bach's Ave Maria. They also performed Panis Angelicus together.

But the atmosphere created by one of Bocelli's performances during the ceremony was interrupted at one point by the ringing of a mobile phone.

The other reading was taken from St Paul's Letter to the Colossians chapter 3, and was read by Jack's paternal cousin, Charles Brooksbank.

Other recitals included A Gaelic Blessing by the choir and the hymn Love Divine, All Loves Excelling.

The service ended with the National Anthem and the procession of the bride and bridegroom out to 1ere Symphonic, Op14 by Louise Vierne.

An image of abstract art called Here by Mark Bradford was printed on the Order of Service.

The inclusion of the artwork was likely a nod to Eugenie's love of art and her job as a director at the contemporary art gallery Hauser & Wirth in London.

Earlier, bridesmaid Princess Charlotte took a tumble as she arrived before the ceremony.

Accompanied by brother Prince George, five, acting as page boy, the three year-old enthusiastically waved to the adoring crowds as they approached the chapel.

Charlotte was not the only member of the young bridal party to struggle with the steps. Page boy Louis de Givenchy also stumbled as he entered the church.

What wedding? As the royals celebrate Princess Eugenie's wedding in Windsor, Camilla is 530 miles away at a Scottish school (meeting a stuffed otter)

Camilla Duchess of Cornwall spent today 500 miles from the royal wedding as she visited a school with just nine pupils in Scotland.

Prince Charles attended the nuptials of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank without his wife this morning as she remained in Balmoral.

Camilla has sent a letter to Eugenie apologising for her absence, but her decision to stay away prompted speculation of a rift between her and the Duke of York and his estranged wife Sarah Ferguson.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, visited Crathie Primary School in Aberdeenshire today while the rest of her family were at Princess Eugenie's Royal Wedding in Windsor

The Duchess visited the soon-to-open Duke of Rothesay Highland Games Pavilion in Braemar

The Duchess visited the soon-to-open Duke of Rothesay Highland Games Pavilion in Braemar

Around 500 miles to the south, Prince Charles attended his niece's wedding in Windsor

Around 500 miles to the south, Prince Charles attended his niece's wedding in Windsor

The rest of the Royal Family lined up in St George's Chapel while Camilla was in Scotland

The rest of the Royal Family lined up in St George's Chapel while Camilla was in Scotland

Friends of Camilla have however insisted there is no calculated snub and her absence was merely due to an unavoidable clash of dates.

'She is fond of Eugenie and her sister Beatrice, and is very disappointed that she cannot be there,' one friend told the Daily Mail's Richard Kay this week.

But others have claimed Charles and Camilla felt Prince Andrew could have been more helpful at the time they were trying to get more acceptance of their relationship.

Camilla's arrival at Crathie Primary in Aberdeenshire was delayed by a tree on the road as the area, home to the royals' Balmoral residence, was lashed by high winds and heavy rain.

She was given a tour of the school – which has just nine pupils – before visiting a new games pavilion in nearby Braemar.

It is understood that Friday's invitation was a long-standing one and Camilla did not want to let the schoolchildren down.

After apologising for her late arrival, she told her guides, 11-year-old Logan Beedie and Zara Jones, 10: 'It's nice and blowy outside, isn't it?'

Camilla, known as the Duchess of Rothesay north of the border, chatted with schoolchildren

Camilla, known as the Duchess of Rothesay north of the border, chatted with schoolchildren

The Duchess, who campaigns to get children reading, joked with pupils over a stuffed deer

The Duchess, who campaigns to get children reading, joked with pupils over a stuffed deer

She was presented with flowers by locals as she attended the diary date in Braemar

She was presented with flowers by locals as she attended the diary date in Braemar

Camilla, who is known as the Duchess of Rothesay in Scotland, shared her love of the local area and its wildlife with the pupils.

Camilla attended the new pavilion which is named after her husband, who is called the Duke of Rothesay in Scotland

Camilla attended the new pavilion which is named after her husband, who is called the Duke of Rothesay in Scotland

She said she had never seen a capercaillie but had been fortunate to see some golden eagles, telling the children: 'They're wonderful creatures – they're so big. When they have their wings out they're huge.'

The Duchess said nearby Lochnagar was a 'special place' and told how she enjoyed cross-country skiing 'because you can go for miles and miles, but it's very hard work'.

Camilla presented the pupils with books for the school library and she received a posy and card from the children.

The Duchess later visited a new heritage centre named in honour of her husband, the Prince of Wales, where she watched a display of Highland dancing by 24-year-old Rachael Walker from Fettercairn, Aberdeenshire.

The Duke of Rothesay Highland Games Pavilion is situated in the Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park, where the world-famous Braemar Gathering is held every September and regularly attended by the Queen.

The centre, which will open to the public next spring, tells the story of Scotland's Highland Games and is the new headquarters of the Braemar Royal Highland Society, organisers of the Gathering.

Camilla admired a map of the site dating from 1906 and met members of the society and staff of The Prince's Foundation, a charity founded by Charles which was involved in the building's construction.

David Geddes, president of the Braemar Royal Highland Society, said: 'When the building was unveiled to Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Rothesay during the Braemar Gathering, the Duchess was unable to attend due to prior commitments.

'However, we are delighted she has been able to see the building for herself and we look forward to welcoming her back in future.'

She laughed with pensioners at the centre while the royal wedding took place in Windsor

She laughed with pensioners at the centre while the royal wedding took place in Windsor

He added: 'Our hope is that people will come and visit when they are on holiday, and because they've been here they'll be inspired to go to Highland Games around Scotland.'

Robert Lovie of The Prince's Foundation said: 'It was a pleasure to welcome The Duchess of Rothesay to Braemar for her to see first-hand the completed Duke of Rothesay Highland Games Pavilion.

'She was enthusiastic about the building's beauty, the value of its purpose, and its ability to fit seamlessly into the surroundings.'

Having a royally good time! Cheeky Savannah Phillips entertains Prince George in the chapel as Princess Charlotte leads Eugenie's adorable posse of bridesmaids and page boys

While the bride and groom may have been feeling nervous with the pressure of the eyes of the world on them, Eugenie and Jack's young bridesmaids and page boys were certainly having fun as they joined the couple at St George's Chapel.

Cheeky Savannah Phillips, seven, the daughter of the Queen's grandson Peter Phillips and his wife Autumn, kept Prince George entertained as they waited to walk down the aisle with the bride this morning.

It looked as if the youngster may have been imitating the trumpet fanfare to announce the arrival of the Queen, as George looked on in fits of giggles.

The youngsters faced a battle with the elements as they made their way up the steps of St George's Chapel in windy conditions, but Princess Charlotte was confident as ever, bounding up the steps without taking anyone's hand and waving to the crowds.

But one little page boy, Louis de Givenchy, took a tumble on the steps as he was led inside by Prince Edward's daughter Lady Louise.

Louis is the son of Frenchman Olivier de Givenchy, a senior banker at JP Morgan, and his Australian wife Zoe, are also friends with Robbie Williams and Ayda Fields, whose daughter is a bridesmaid.

Eugenie also enlisted several other youngsters to act as her flower girls including sisters Savannah, 7, and Isla Philips, 6, four-year-old Mia Tindall, Maud Windsor, 5, and most surprising six-year-old Theodora Williams, the daughter of Robbie Williams and Ayda Fields.

Princess Charlotte and Prince George looked adorable as they arrived for Princess Eugenie's wedding at St George's chapel in outfits with matching floral belts, and George in velvet trousers 

Princess Charlotte and Prince George looked adorable as they arrived for Princess Eugenie's wedding at St George's chapel in outfits with matching floral belts, and George in velvet trousers

Cheeky Savannah Phillips kept Prince George entertained as they prepared to walk down the aisle with Princess Eugenie, seeming to imitate the trumpet fanfare that heralded the Queen's arrival 

Cheeky Savannah Phillips kept Prince George entertained as they prepared to walk down the aisle with Princess Eugenie, seeming to imitate the trumpet fanfare that heralded the Queen's arrival

Confident Charlotte waved to the crowds as she prepared to accompany Eugenie down the aisle on her big day 

Confident Charlotte waved to the crowds as she prepared to accompany Eugenie down the aisle on her big day

Someone being cheeky? Prince George seemed to clap his hand over his mouth to stop the giggles as he waited to walk down the aisle with Princess Eugenie 

Someone being cheeky? Prince George seemed to clap his hand over his mouth to stop the giggles as he waited to walk down the aisle with Princess Eugenie

Robbie Wiliams daughter Theodora (front right) looked to be enjoying her big moment as she chatted enthusiastically to one of the page boys at St George's Chapel  

Robbie Wiliams daughter Theodora (front right) looked to be enjoying her big moment as she chatted enthusiastically to one of the page boys at St George's Chapel

Mia Tindall, four, gave a tentative wave as she sat in the wedding car alongside her cousin Savannah Phillips, seven 

Mia Tindall, four, gave a tentative wave as she sat in the wedding car alongside her cousin Savannah Phillips, seven

Lady Louise, the daughter of Prince Edward and the Countess of Wessex, took on an important role as she accompanied the young bridesmaids and page boys up the steps at St George's Chapel 

Lady Louise, the daughter of Prince Edward and the Countess of Wessex, took on an important role as she accompanied the young bridesmaids and page boys up the steps at St George's Chapel

Here comes the bride! Eugenie stunned in a white dress with a statement train by design duo Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos

Here comes the bride! Eugenie stunned in a white dress with a statement train by design duo Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos

Robbie Williams and Ayda Field's daughter Teddy held hands with Louis de Givenchy, the son of her parents' friend Frenchman Olivier de Givenchy, a senior banker at JP Morgan, as they made their way into the church

Robbie Williams and Ayda Field's daughter Teddy held hands with Louis de Givenchy, the son of her parents' friend Frenchman Olivier de Givenchy, a senior banker at JP Morgan, as they made their way into the church

The bridesmaids and page boys arrive for the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. Clockwise from back left: Savannah Phillips, Isla Phillips, Mia Tindall and Maud Windsor

The bridesmaids and page boys arrive for the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. Clockwise from back left: Savannah Phillips, Isla Phillips, Mia Tindall and Maud Windsor

The showbiz couple and X Factor judges have been friends with Eugenie, 28, and her sister Princess Beatrice, 29, for some years.

The couple have asked the bride's cousins and children of Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex, Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor, 14 and her brother James Viscount Severn, 10, to act as Special Attendants.

For today's ceremony, the bridesmaids dresses and page boys' uniforms were designed by designed by Amaia Arrieta of Amaia Kids.

The girls wore white dresses with flutes sleeves and at the neckline with colourful sashes, which incorporated the Mark Bradford artwork included in the Order of Service.

Royally cute: Princess Eugenie was accompanied by (front) Louis de Givenchy and Theodora Williams; (centre left to right) Maud Windsor, Isla Phillips and Mia Tindall, and (back left to right) Prince George, Savannah Phillips and Princess Charlotte 

Royally cute: Princess Eugenie was accompanied by (front) Louis de Givenchy and Theodora Williams; (centre left to right) Maud Windsor, Isla Phillips and Mia Tindall, and (back left to right) Prince George, Savannah Phillips and Princess Charlotte

Charlotte and George are well versed in performing bridesmaid and page boy duties at Windsor Castle after taking on the role a few months ago for Harry and Meghan's wedding 

Charlotte and George are well versed in performing bridesmaid and page boy duties at Windsor Castle after taking on the role a few months ago for Harry and Meghan's wedding

Adorable Princess Charlotte greeted crowds from the car with her special royal waves as she arrived at St George's Chapel, Windsor 

Adorable Princess Charlotte greeted crowds from the car with her special royal waves as she arrived at St George's Chapel, Windsor

One young boy took a tumble on the steps of the chapel as they bridal party battled the elements, but Princess Charlotte kept on waving 

Eugenie was accompanied by a party of eight bridesmaids and flower girls as she made her way down the aisle to marry Jack Brooksbank at St George';s

Eugenie was accompanied by a party of eight bridesmaids and flower girls as she made her way down the aisle to marry Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel 

Eugenie was accompanied by a party of eight bridesmaids and flower girls as she made her way down the aisle to marry Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel

The youngsters were shepherded into the chapel by proud father-of-the bride Prince Andrew as he prepared to walk his daughter down the aisle 

The youngsters were shepherded into the chapel by proud father-of-the bride Prince Andrew as he prepared to walk his daughter down the aisle

Page boys Louis and George wore white shirts with blue trim, teamed with navy velvet trousers and cummerbunds also featuring the colourful artwork.

Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor was a special attendant, and took on the important role of accompanying some of the younger members of the wedding party into the church.

The 14-year-old looked every inch the young lady, wearing a blue dress by Claudie Pierlot and hat by Emily London.

Predictably, taking the role of Maid of Honour was the bride's older sister Princess Beatrice whose role in the wedding has been speculated for several months.

The groom followed suit asking his brother, Thomas Brooksbank, to be his Best Man and stand by his side while he says his I dos.

Wedding guests were delighted by the sight of the adorable page boys and flower girls with Maud Windsor (left, centre row) pausing to exchange smiles with members of the congregation 

Wedding guests were delighted by the sight of the adorable page boys and flower girls with Maud Windsor (left, centre row) pausing to exchange smiles with members of the congregation

Glowing bride Princess Eugenie smiled as she looked back to hand her bouquet to one of her young bridesmaids 

Glowing bride Princess Eugenie smiled as she looked back to hand her bouquet to one of her young bridesmaids

Louis de Givenchy, the son of Eugenie's friends Frenchman Olivier de Givenchy, a senior banker at JP Morgan, and his Australian wife Zoe and Theodora Williams, the daughter of Robbie Williams and Ayda Fields, preparing to walk down the aisle with Princess Eugenie 

Louis de Givenchy, the son of Eugenie's friends Frenchman Olivier de Givenchy, a senior banker at JP Morgan, and his Australian wife Zoe and Theodora Williams, the daughter of Robbie Williams and Ayda Fields, preparing to walk down the aisle with Princess Eugenie

Demure duchess! Meghan opts for a navy dress by favourite designer Givenchy

The Duchess of Sussex was the picture of elegance as she arrived for the royal wedding on Friday.

Meghan, 37, opted for a demure navy blue coat and matching dress by favourite label Givenchy, who designed her own wedding dress.

The duchess finished the look with an elegant navy hat by Noel Stewart, clutch bag and matching heels.

Meghan arrived with her husband Prince Harry at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, and went straight inside without posing for photos so as not to detract attention from the bride and groom.

The Duchess of Sussex, 37, opted for a demure navy blue coat and matching dress by favourite label Givenchy, who designed her own wedding dress, for Eugenie and Jack's nuptials

The Duchess of Sussex, 37, opted for a demure navy blue coat and matching dress by favourite label Givenchy, who designed her own wedding dress, for Eugenie and Jack's nuptials

Meghan finished the look with an elegant navy hat by Noel Stewart, a maroon clutch bag and sleek suede navy heels. The Sussexes tied the knot in the same chapel in May

Meghan finished the look with an elegant navy hat by Noel Stewart, a maroon clutch bag and sleek suede navy heels. The Sussexes tied the knot in the same chapel in May

The Duchess of Sussex beamed as she took her seat between her husband Prince Harry and Princess Anne. The couple were seated on the second row of pews, behind the Yorks

The Duchess of Sussex beamed as she took her seat between her husband Prince Harry and Princess Anne. The couple were seated on the second row of pews, behind the Yorks

Harry and Meghan looked on in adoration as the bride Princess Eugenie, 28, walked down the aisle. The couple have their own special memories of the chapel after their wedding in May 

Harry and Meghan looked on in adoration as the bride Princess Eugenie, 28, walked down the aisle. The couple have their own special memories of the chapel after their wedding in May

Harry and Meghan looked animated as they spoke to the Duchess of Cambridge, seen from behind, ahead of the service at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, on Friday 

Harry and Meghan looked animated as they spoke to the Duchess of Cambridge, seen from behind, ahead of the service at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, on Friday

The Duchess of Sussex chose Clare Waight Keller at Givenchy to create her wedding gown and has relied on the designer for several high profile appearances since.

Her outfit today consists of an elegant navy blue coat with chic button detailing – a perfect choice for the blustery autumn weather.

She is wearing the coat over a demure dress in the same shade – a popular monochromatic look often favoured by members of the royal family.

Her hat, by milliner Noel Stewart, is placed at a jaunty angle on the side of her head.

Harry and Meghan were typically affectionate and held hands as they took their seats inside the chapel. The prince looked dapper in a morning coat and pinstripe grey trousers 

Harry and Meghan were typically affectionate and held hands as they took their seats inside the chapel. The prince looked dapper in a morning coat and pinstripe grey trousers

The Duke of Sussex had a mischievous smile on his face as he shared a light-hearted moment with his wife the Duchess of Sussex and aunt Princess Anne inside the chapel 

The Duke of Sussex had a mischievous smile on his face as he shared a light-hearted moment with his wife the Duchess of Sussex and aunt Princess Anne inside the chapel

The Duchess of Cambridge, who looked beautiful in a berry Alexander McQueen gown, placed a hand affectionately on her husband Prince William's leg as the royals relaxed in the chapel

The Duchess of Cambridge, who looked beautiful in a berry Alexander McQueen gown, placed a hand affectionately on her husband Prince William's leg as the royals relaxed in the chapel

Ahead of the bride's arrival, the tone among the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge became rather more solemn, pictured

Ahead of the bride's arrival, the tone among the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge became rather more solemn, pictured

The royal family turned out in force for the royal wedding on Friday. Pictured back row left-right: the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Princess Anne. Pictured front row, left to right: the Duchess of York, Princess Eugenie, Peter Phillips, Autumn Phillips, Mike Tindall, Zara Tindall, Lady Louise Windsor, Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece

The royal family turned out in force for the royal wedding on Friday. Pictured back row left-right: the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Princess Anne. Pictured front row, left to right: the Duchess of York, Princess Eugenie, Peter Phillips, Autumn Phillips, Mike Tindall, Zara Tindall, Lady Louise Windsor, Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece

The stylish royal finished the ensemble with a pair of navy suede shoes.

Once inside the Harry and Meghan took their seats in the pew beside the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

A radiant Meghan beamed as she read through the order of service. She was also seen leaning forward to speak to the guest in the pew in front.

Princess Eugenie is marrying her fiance Jack Brooksbank who looked overcome as he told her: 'You look perfect' when they met at the altar.

The Duchess of Sussex was the picture of elegance as she arrived at the chapel by car

The Duchess of Sussex was the picture of elegance as she arrived at the chapel by car

The couple arrived by car to St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, and went straight inside without posing for photos so as not to detract attention from the bride on her big day

The couple arrived by car to St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, and went straight inside without posing for photos so as not to detract attention from the bride on her big day

The Duchess of Sussex was radiant as she arrived for the service at St George's Chapel today 

The Duchess of Sussex was radiant as she arrived for the service at St George's Chapel today

Meghan, who tied the knot in the same chapel in May, made a low-key entrance to the wedding today

Meghan, who tied the knot in the same chapel in May, made a low-key entrance to the wedding today

The Duchess of Cambridge wowed in a pink Alexander McQueen dress as she arrived at Princess Eugenie's wedding at St George's Chapel with Prince William 

The Duchess of Cambridge wowed in a pink Alexander McQueen dress as she arrived at Princess Eugenie's wedding at St George's Chapel with Prince William

Kate, 36, opted for a structured dress featuring puffed sleeves, which she teamed with a matching fascinator 

Kate, 36, opted for a structured dress featuring puffed sleeves, which she teamed with a matching fascinator

The Duchess finished off her look with a co-ordinating clutch bag and matching heels

The Duchess finished off her look with a co-ordinating clutch bag and matching heels

The bride could not stop grinning at the groom during the moving service at St George's Chapel in Windsor, which was packed with 850 royals, aristocrats, VIPs and friends.

Wearing a backless dress showing the scars from a back operation aged 12, Eugenie had grabbed her father's arm as they walked up the steps of the church and down the aisle to start her married life.

Her proud mother Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, looked tearful as she sat with her eldest child Beatrice to see her youngest daughter, 28, married Jack, 30.

Model Pixie Geldof arrived at Windsor Castle wearing a salmon-pink dress – and she was joined by drummer George Barnett. The comedian Jimmy Carr and his wife Karoline Copping were also in attendance.

Naomi Campbell, Liv Tyler, Ricky Martin and Holly Valance are among the other high-profile members of the congregation.

Eugenie's bridal surprise! Princess stuns in an elegant gown by Peter Pilotto – with a low cut at the back to show her scoliosis surgery scars

Princess Eugenie has pulled off a major surprise by choosing design duo Peter Pilotto after being widely expected to wear Erdem.

The bride stunned in the V-neck dress made from a jacquard of silk, cotton and viscose blend with a low back, designed to display the scars from her childhood operation for scoliosis.

It was been designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos, who founded the British-based label Peter Pilotto, in London in 2007.

The fabric of the dress – pronounced a 'major departure' from the choices of previous royal brides by celebrity stylist Lucas Armitage – features symbols that are meaningful to the bride and groom, including thistles, to reflect their love for Balmoral, and shamrocks, a nod to the heritage of the bride's maternal family.

Pilotto and De Vos reinterpreted these symbols in a garland of rope like motifs, and once the artwork was completed, it was translated into a jacquard weave in the Como region of Italy.

Princess Eugenie met the designers when she was co-hosting an event in support of women artists. Her Royal Highness has been wearing designs by the brand for several years.

Princess Eugenie, Mr Pilotto and Mr De Vos have worked closely together on the design of the dress. The designers undertook archive research into previous dresses worn by Members of the Royal Family and identified a silhouette.

Princess Eugenie's Peter Pilotto wedding gown featured a low back, deliberately designed to reveal the scar on her back from her childhood spinal surgery to address her scoliosis. The fabric of the bride's dress features symbols that are meaningful to Eugenie and her now husband, Jack, including thistles to reflect their love of Balmoral, the Queen's Scottish retreat

Princess Eugenie's Peter Pilotto wedding gown featured a low back, deliberately designed to reveal the scar on her back from her childhood spinal surgery to address her scoliosis. The fabric of the bride's dress features symbols that are meaningful to Eugenie and her now husband, Jack, including thistles to reflect their love of Balmoral, the Queen's Scottish retreat

Attendants ensure the bride's train is perfectly in place as she prepares to make her way up the steps of St George's Chapel on her wedding day at Windsor Castle 

Attendants ensure the bride's train is perfectly in place as she prepares to make her way up the steps of St George's Chapel on her wedding day at Windsor Castle

Eugenie's dress featured a stunning train and a v neck at the back, showing a scar from corrective surgery she had for scoliosis as a child 

Eugenie's dress featured a stunning train and a v neck at the back, showing a scar from corrective surgery she had for scoliosis as a child

The Princess' spectacular gown was pronounced a 'dramatic' choice by celebrity stylist Lucas Armitage, who called it a 'major departure' compared with the choices of previous royal brides 

The Princess' spectacular gown was pronounced a 'dramatic' choice by celebrity stylist Lucas Armitage, who called it a 'major departure' compared with the choices of previous royal brides

Princess Eugenie broke with tradition by deciding not to wear a veil, so that she could showcase the low back of her dress instead 

Princess Eugenie broke with tradition by deciding not to wear a veil, so that she could showcase the low back of her dress instead

Who are the design duo behind Peter Pilotto?

Austrian/Italian designer Peter Pilotto studied at Antwerp's Royal Academy of Fine Art where he met de Vos in 2000.

In 2004, Pilotto graduated and launched his eponymous label, which was immediated bought by trend-setting Parisian store Maria Luisa as well as some Japanese retailers.

The early boost from Maria Luisa boosted the label's profile on the European fashion scene.

After graduation in 2005, De Vos moved to London and Pilotto followed two years later, and the pair decided to collaborate.

The pair quickly became known for their statement prints, using the technique of digital printing that was previously used on low price t-shirts and tracksuits, on luxury fabrics.

In 2009, they won a British Fashion Award for Emerging Talent, followed by a British Fashion Council/Vogue Fashion Fund award of £200,000

Buckingham Palace revealed that the bride had several fittings, during which the dress was developed layer by layer, constructing it from the corset and the complex underskirt to the fitted bodice and full pleated skirt.

'The low back feature on the dress was at the specific request of Princess Eugenie who had surgery aged 12 to correct scoliosis,' the palace said in a statement.

The Queen's granddaughter was diagnosed with scoliosis and underwent corrective surgery that saw a pair of eight-inch titanium rods inserted alongside her spine.

She has invited the doctor who performed the life-changing operation to her big day and won't try to hide her scars as she walks up the aisle this morning.

The Princess, 28, said: 'I think you can change the way beauty is, and you can show people your scars and I think it's really special to stand up for that.'

The dress's low back was a specific request from Princess Eugenie, who wanted it to show the scar on her back from an operation she had to correct her scoliosis as a child. She is seen on the steps of St George's Chapel today with her father, the Duke of York, who looked proud as punch to walk his youngest daughter down the aisle 

The dress's low back was a specific request from Princess Eugenie, who wanted it to show the scar on her back from an operation she had to correct her scoliosis as a child. She is seen on the steps of St George's Chapel today with her father, the Duke of York, who looked proud as punch to walk his youngest daughter down the aisle

The princess stunned in a white bridal gown created by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos, who founded the British based label Peter Pilotto, in London in 2007

The princess stunned in a white bridal gown created by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos, who founded the British based label Peter Pilotto, in London in 2007

An attendant helped to adjust Princess Eugenie's elaborate train as she made her way up the steps of St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle 

An attendant helped to adjust Princess Eugenie's elaborate train as she made her way up the steps of St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle

Eugenie previously told how her wedding would be an environmentally friendly, anti-plastic affair.

'(The dress) is the one thing that I was really decisive about,' the princess told British Vogue magazine in an interview in the run up to her big day.

'As soon as we announced the wedding, I knew the designer, and the look, straight away. I never thought I'd be the one who knew exactly what I like, but I've been pretty on top of it.'

In her engagement interview in January, she told the BBC's Matt Baker that her only stipulation was 'no meringue shoulders', calling them 'unfashionable'.

And speaking to Vogue earlier this year, she said: '[The dress] is the one thing that I was really decisive about. As soon as we announced the wedding, I knew the designer, and the look, straight away. I never thought I'd be the one who knew exactly what I like, but I've been pretty on top of it.'

Nervous groom Jack struggles with Eugenie's wedding ring as the bride tells her visibly emotional new husband 'hold my hand' and tries to calm him down

Princess Eugenie's husband Jack Brooksbank could not hide his nervousness as he came under the global spotlight for the first time today.

Mr Brooksbank – a drinks industry executive – married into the Royal Family at a grand ceremony at St George's Chapel in the grounds of the Queen's Windsor Castle today.

With TV cameras focusing on him, he struggled to get this wife's wedding ring on her finger when it came to his big moment.

A nervous Jack Brooksbank struggled to get his wife's wedding ring on her finger today

A nervous Jack Brooksbank struggled to get his wife's wedding ring on her finger today

The couple smiled together as her finger was pushed up as he put the ring on her finger

The couple smiled together as her finger was pushed up as he put the ring on her finger

He eventually got the ring on his bride, with the Dean of Windsor assuring him: 'That's fine'

He eventually got the ring on his bride, with the Dean of Windsor assuring him: 'That's fine'

His newly-wedded wife did her best to keep him calm however, telling him to hold her hand as they sat together during the ceremony.

It came after he was seem rubbing his eyes in an apparent attempt to stem emotional tears before the service.

And he seemed shocked by the crowd which had assembled outside the Chapel as the couple emerged after the ceremony.

Eugenie encouraged him to kiss her, saying 'let's kiss', and the crowd cheered, as Jack's nervousness seemed to ebb away.

After the live TV broadcast of the ceremony and a carriage ride around the packed Windsor, the royal couple will now be able to enjoy a more private reception, hosted by the Queen.

Body language expert Judi James told MailOnline: 'This did seem like a royal baptism by fire for the rather shy-looking Jack, who arrived rubbing his hands anxiously and needing to be nudged by his brother before waving to the waiting crowds.'

Experts said it was 'baptism of fire' for Britain's newest royal as he entered the public glare

Experts said it was 'baptism of fire' for Britain's newest royal as he entered the public glare

He was seen rubbing his eyes as he waited at the front of his church for his bride to arrive

He was seen rubbing his eyes as he waited at the front of his church for his bride to arrive

The Princess, who is more used to being in the public glare, tried to put her husband at ease

The Princess, who is more used to being in the public glare, tried to put her husband at ease

She prompted him to hold her hand as they sat at the front of the church during the ceremony

She prompted him to hold her hand as they sat at the front of the church during the ceremony

Bridegroom Jack shows his wedding day nerves

Jack Brooksbank's nerves showed throughout today's ceremony.

-His brother prompted him to wave when they arrived at the chapel.

-He was then seen rubbing his eyes in an apparent attempt to stem tears.

-As they sat during the service, he seemed lost in his thoughts and his wife told him to hold her hand.

-He struggled to get the wedding ring on her finger.

-He had to be encouraged by his wife to give her a kiss on the steps of the church.

-He was seen saying 'wow' as he took in the size of the crowd.

Ms James added: 'As he waited for his bride to arrive his strength of emotion showed as his tears began.

'He removed his glasses to wipe each eye with his finger but later he was having to use the well-known trick of pressing his fingers to his septum to try to stop himself crying, waiting looking down with his head dropped as though lost in thought and with one arm performing a body barrier.

'His expression of open-mouthed delight, love and possibly relief as Eugenie arrived was still very tear-stained and during the vows he chose to peek rather than stare at her, presumably to avoid making things worse.

'He clearly gained strength from her though, when she flashed her broad grin at him and rubbed their clasped hands with his thumb in a gesture of loving reassurance.'

Mr Booksbanks is a former waiter who spurned university and a job in the City to set himself up in the pub trade.

The couple beamed to the waiting crowd as they emerged from the Chapel after the ceremony

The couple beamed to the waiting crowd as they emerged from the Chapel after the ceremony

They eased into the spotlight and kissed happily on the steps of the chapel after the service

They eased into the spotlight and kissed happily on the steps of the chapel after the service

The Princess's new husband got his first taste of life in the public eye after the ceremony

The Princess's new husband got his first taste of life in the public eye after the ceremony

Once nicknamed 'barman Jack' in his Chelsea social circle, he has since worked his way up through some of the capital's trendiest bars and nightspots.

But the 30-year-old has moved to put any idea of his being a party animal behind him in recent years, setting up a respectable wine merchants business.

In the weeks before the couple's engagement was announced in January, he was snapped with friends promoting Casamigos tequila, the brand for whom he is an ambassador, which used to be part-owned by Hollywood star George Clooney.

Mr Brooksbank is the son of Old Etonian chartered accountant George Brooksbank and his wife Nicola.

Princess Eugenie's dress: The experts give their verdict

Phillipa Lepley, couture wedding dress designer

'The Princess is wearing an extremely beautiful 50s-inspired jacquard dress with a very full, circular skirt,' she told Femail. 'It is a great dress for her shape, and it is very flattering.

'The combination of the clever pleating on the front adding detail, the double pleat within the collar and a low cut back make it very individual.

'It is the perfect balance of traditional classic with a sleek modern edge. Lovely and timeless, but with a twist.'

Celebrity stylist Lucas Armitage

'Princess Eugenie has opted for a highly structured origami in inspired gown which is a huge departure from any royal gown we have ever seen.

'I love the way the embroidered satin has been manipulated with precise folding to create a dynamic and dramatic effect.

'As expected from a royal wedding the gown has a modest quality covering the arms and shoulders. The fold over of the fabric creates a gentle V and some more added interest.'

Bridal designer Caroline Castigliano

'The Princess looks classic with a contemporary twist – the long sleeves staying in line with Royal tradition – the cuff style neckline and full flowing skirt in a jacquard print has a freshness and simplicity.

'The back is slightly daring with an edge for a Royal. The gown by Peter Pilotto is entirely different to Kate's and Meghan's –

'I think Eugenie she has learnt silhouettes that work for her and she has absolutely nailed it with her wedding look, everything about the gown is perfect, the dress is beautiful, and the emerald tiara borrowed from the Queen, and earrings add a sense of sparkle.

'The outfit is perfectly balanced and not too much, and she looks super classic. Princess Eugenie is a stunning bride, she is very beautiful has stunning colouring and her fabulous wedding dress looks truly outstanding.'

Fashion designer Scott Henshall

'Princess Eugenie broke with tradition, by being the first Royal Bride for over a hundred years to not wear a veil.

'The dramatic theatrical dress with a low V cut back highlighted the fact she had scoliosis as a child. Dramatic and befitting for a Royal Princess, she went left field picking Peter Pilotto, a British trained Designer.

'The train was sculptural and dramatic teamed with an emerald tiara loaned by the Queen, with matching earrings, a gift from her hubby.'

Jet Shenkman, Founder of EPONINE London

'The dress is beautiful, I love the shape of the collar and the deep V-neck detail at the back. The fabric choice is stunning. I really like the fact she didn't wear a veil. It showed her individual style and also showcased the Queen's Tiara beautifully.'

Before today's ceremony, Paddy Power had suspended betting on Eugenie wearing Stella McCartney after a flood of bets.

The British designer created the Duchess of Sussex's halterneck evening gown, which she wore for the wedding afterparty at Frogmore House when she married Prince Harry in May.

A Paddy Power spokesman said before the wedding: 'We've seen a lot of action on Stella McCartney to be the designer of Princess Eugenie's wedding dress this morning, forcing us to stop taking bets.

'The level of wagers could indicate insider knowledge, and the brand seems a good fit for the day with their positive environmental standpoint.'

Stella McCartney is also in the running after a flurry of last minute bets. The designer created Meghan's halterneck gown for her evening reception when she married Prince Harry in May 

Stella McCartney is also in the running after a flurry of last minute bets. The designer created Meghan's halterneck gown for her evening reception when she married Prince Harry in May

Princess Eugenie showed her support for Erdem when she wore one of his elaborate floral creations for her engagement portrait with Jack Brooksbank in January this year 

Princess Eugenie showed her support for Erdem when she wore one of his elaborate floral creations for her engagement portrait with Jack Brooksbank in January this year

Eugenie was walked up the aisle by her father, the Duke of York, in front of 850 guests including the Queen and a host of A-listers – from supermodels Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell to the A-list actress Demi Moore.

Commenting on Eugenie's style evolution this week, Sassi Holford – who famously designed Autumn Phillips' wedding gown – said: 'I think Eugenie's style has changed in the last five years. She's 28 now, I think she's at that age where you start to develop that core style.

'And things have simplified. So I'd be surprised if it's Vivienne Westwood, I think she'll probably go for cleaner lines. Certainly the dress she wore to Meghan's very clean lines, understated. I think she's gonna nail it.

'I think there could possibly be a second dress, with Kate and Meghan the point of the second dress was that both their [day] dresses had sleeves.

'And then they went on to have a less formal party with their friends. So if [Eugenie's] dress has sleeves I think there will be a second dress so she can party with her friends later on.'

A rundown of how Princess Eugenie and her partner Jack's wedding on Friday 12th October will unfold, following the 11am ceremony at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle 

A rundown of how Princess Eugenie and her partner Jack's wedding on Friday 12th October will unfold, following the 11am ceremony at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle

Duchess of Cambridge wows in a deep pink Alexander McQueen dress and matching fascinator as she arrives at Princess Eugenie's wedding with Prince William

The Duchess of Cambridge wowed in a deep pink Alexander McQueen dress as she arrived at Princess Eugenie's wedding with Prince William.

Kate, 36, opted for a structured dress featuring puffed sleeves as she arrived at St George's Chapel, at Windsor Castle.

She finished off the chic ensemble with a matching fascinator by Philip Treacy, along with burgundy heels and a co-ordinating clutch bag.

The look marked a departure for the mother-of-three, who often recycles previous outfits when attending weddings, to prevent taking attention away from the bride.

The Duchess of Cambridge wowed in a pink Alexander McQueen dress as she arrived at Princess Eugenie's wedding at St George's Chapel with Prince William 

The Duchess of Cambridge wowed in a pink Alexander McQueen dress as she arrived at Princess Eugenie's wedding at St George's Chapel with Prince William

Kate, 36, and William, 36, gave a rare public display of affection as they held hands inside St George's Chapel ahead of the ceremony today 

Kate, 36, and William, 36, gave a rare public display of affection as they held hands inside St George's Chapel ahead of the ceremony today

William, 36, meanwhile looked dapper in a morning coat and striped trousers as he arrived at St George's Chapel this morning.

The couple did not arrive with children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, who are acting as page boy and bridesmaid for Eugenie.

Meghan, 37, and Prince Harry, 34, also arrived separately by car, going straight inside St George's Chapel to avoid detracting attention from the bride and groom.

The Duchess of Sussex opted for a demure navy blue coat and matching dress by favourite label Givenchy, who designed her own wedding dress.

Kate, 36, opted for a structured dress featuring puffed sleeves by her wedding dress designer She finished off her look with a matching fascinator by Philip Treacy

Kate, 36, opted for a structured dress featuring puffed sleeves, which she teamed with a matching fascinator by Philip Treacy

The Duchess finished off her look with a burgundy clutch bag and matching heels as she arrived at St George's Chapel with Prince William

The Duchess finished off her look with a burgundy clutch bag and matching heels as she arrived at St George's Chapel with Prince William

For the couple's wedding in May, Kate opted to wear a cream coat by Alexander McQueen, which she was previously believed to have worn on three other occasions.

However, eagle-eyed royal fans later spotted the coat was actually new, but similar to the one she had previously worn.

The McQueen coat she wore to the wedding had three buttons on its sleeves, whereas the one she wore to daughter Charlotte's christening – as well as other engagements – did not.

Kate has had a busy week of engagements, after returning to official duties following her maternity leave this month.

She joined Prince William at a mental health summit in London on Tuesday, before wowing in an Erdem dress while opening the V&A's new photography centre on Wednesday night.

Meghan opted for an all-navy ensemble for the wedding at St George's Chapel, the same venue  

Meghan opted for an all-navy ensemble for the wedding at St George's Chapel, the same venue

The Duchess of Sussex opted for a navy coat dress by her wedding gown designer Givenchy, The duchess finished the look with an elegant navy hat by Noel Stewart, clutch bag and matching heels

The Duchess of Sussex opted for a navy coat dress by her wedding gown designer Givenchy, along with matching heels

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were joined by Princess Anne in the chapel, who opted for an emerald green ensemble 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were joined by Princess Anne in the chapel, who opted for an emerald green ensemble

The Queen opted for a pale blue coat and matching hat as she arrived at St George's Chapel with Prince Philip for granddaughter Princes Eugenie's wedding 

The Queen opted for a pale blue coat and matching hat as she arrived at St George's Chapel with Prince Philip for granddaughter Princes Eugenie's wedding

Prince Charles at St George's Chapel without wife Camilla, who is missing the wedding due to 'prior commitments'

Prince Charles at St George's Chapel without wife Camilla, who is missing the wedding due to 'prior commitments'

Zara Tindall opted for a blue coat dress for the ceremony as she arrived with husband Mike, while Autumn Phillips wore an emerald green frock as she arrived with husband Peter 

Zara Tindall opted for a blue coat dress for the ceremony as she arrived with husband Mike, while Autumn Phillips wore an emerald green frock as she arrived with husband Peter

The Countess of Wessex looked chic in a navy midi dress by Azzadine Alaïa as she arrived at Princess Eugenie's wedding today with Prince Edward and son Viscount Severn 

The Countess of Wessex looked chic in a navy midi dress by Azzadine Alaïa as she arrived at Princess Eugenie's wedding today with Prince Edward and son Viscount Severn

Mother-of-the-bride Sarah Ferguson opted for an all-green ensemble for the big day, while maid-of-honour Beatrice opted for a royal blue suit skirt by Ralph & Russo 

Mother-of-the-bride Sarah Ferguson opted for an all-green ensemble for the big day, while maid-of-honour Beatrice opted for a royal blue suit skirt by Ralph & Russo

Prince Andrew sat next to ex-wife Sarah Ferguson during the ceremony at St George's Chapel, with the Queen, Prince Philip and Charles sitting behind him 

Prince Andrew sat next to ex-wife Sarah Ferguson during the ceremony at St George's Chapel, with the Queen, Prince Philip and Charles sitting behind him

Prince Philip makes it! Duke of Edinburgh accompanies the Queen to their granddaughter Eugenie's wedding despite long-running tensions with the Duchess of York and retirement from public duties

Prince Philip looked in good spirits as he attended Princess Eugenie's royal wedding to Jack Brooksbank today.

The Duke of Edinburgh, 97, has officially retired from public duty but looked smart as always as he accompanied the Queen to their granddaughter's wedding ceremony in Windsor this morning.

His appearance came after claims that a feud between him and Eugenie's mother, Sarah Ferguson, could have discouraged him from attending.

The Duke of Edinburgh looked his usual ultra-smart self as he arrived at the royal wedding The Duke of Edinburgh looked his usual ultra-smart self as he arrived at the royal wedding

The Duke of Edinburgh looked his usual ultra-smart self as he arrived at the royal wedding

The Queen and her consort sat next to their eldest son, Prince Charles, in the Chapel

The Queen and her consort sat next to their eldest son, Prince Charles, in the Chapel

The Prince smiled to crowds outside the church as he and Queen pulled up to the chapel

The Prince smiled to crowds outside the church as he and Queen pulled up to the chapel

It has been reported that Philip hasn't been able to forgive Fergie for being photographed having her feet kissed by financial adviser John Bryan in 1992, which ultimately led to her divorce from his son.

The feud led to concerns Philip might not attend the ceremony and, as recently as yesterday it was claimed that he was leaving it until the last moment to decide whether or not to go.

A royal source told The Daily Telegraph: 'When you consider his age, the Duke of Edinburgh will decide on the morning of the wedding if he's going to be there. He now very much operates on a 'wake up and see how I feel' basis.'

But despite the concerns, the Duke looked happy as he arrived for the service at the Queen's side.

The Duke of Edinburgh was among the congregation at Prince Eugenie's wedding today

The Duke of Edinburgh was among the congregation at Prince Eugenie's wedding today

The Prince has repeatedly bounced back from hospital treatment in the last couple of years

The Prince has repeatedly bounced back from hospital treatment in the last couple of years

The Prince looked his usual smart self as he walked confidently up the steps into the church

The Prince looked his usual smart self as he walked confidently up the steps into the church

He was, as always, dressed extremely smartly, in grey trousers, a dark jacket with tails, a beige waistcoat and light tie.

Although he has retired from public duties, the Duke was pictured at Windsor yesterday.

He received Brigadier Andrew Freeman, Head of the Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers at Windsor Castle.

A picture of the Duke with the military chief on The Royal Family's official Twitter account.

The 97-year-old royal took his seat in St George's Chapel, Windsor, next to his wife, The Queen

The 97-year-old royal took his seat in St George's Chapel, Windsor, next to his wife, The Queen

The Queen's consort waved to members of the public from the couple's car as they arrived

The Queen's consort waved to members of the public from the couple's car as they arrived

Philip, who retired from public duties last year and spends much of his time at Sandringham, joined the Queen in Scotland for the summer.

Despite his advancing years and recent periods of hospitalisation, he was seen driving himself around the Balmoral estate in August.

He doesn't respond well to repeated questions about his health and normally answers enquiries about his well-being with a barked: 'Well do I look bloody ill?'.

He was hospitalized in April 2018 and had to undergo surgery on his hip.

In June 2017, he received treatment as a precaution after contracting an infection stemming from an unknown pre-existing condition.

Heavily pregnant Pippa stuns in forest green as she arrives at Princess Eugenie's wedding – with weeks to go before she welcomes her first child

She's believed to be expecting her first baby within a matter of weeks now, but a rapidly expanding bump didn't stop Pippa Middleton attending her second royal wedding of the year.

The Duchess of Cambridge's younger sister, who was among the guests at Harry and Meghan's nuptials in May, dazzled in a forest green Emilia Wickstead dress and coordinating hat as she arrived at Windsor Castle to see Princess Eugenie tie the knot on Friday, on the arm of her husband, James Matthews.

Pippa arrived hand in hand with her husband James Matthews, and accompanied by her brother, James Middleton.

At one point Kate's sister had to hold tight to her hat as the wind threatened to send it flying in blustery conditions on Friday.

Heavily pregnant Pippa dazzled in a forest green dress teamed with a coordinating hat and black heels at Eugenie and Jack's wedding 

Heavily pregnant Pippa dazzled in a forest green dress teamed with a coordinating hat and black heels at Eugenie and Jack's wedding

Hold onto your hat! Pippa had to grab hold of her statement headpiece as she made her way into St George's Chapel in blustery conditions on Friday 

Hold onto your hat! Pippa had to grab hold of her statement headpiece as she made her way into St George's Chapel in blustery conditions on Friday

Bump on parade! Pippa's form fitting forest green dress showed off her blossoming bump as she left St George's Chapel following the royal wedding ceremony today

Bump on parade! Pippa's form fitting forest green dress showed off her blossoming bump as she left St George's Chapel following the royal wedding ceremony today

Royal bride Princess Eugenie chose Peter Pilotto as her wedding dress designer, and wore a dazzling tiara loaned by her grandmother, the Queen 

Royal bride Princess Eugenie chose Peter Pilotto as her wedding dress designer, and wore a dazzling tiara loaned by her grandmother, the Queen

The younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge was also a guest at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Harry famously slipped away after attending Pippa's own wedding last year to pick up his then girlfriend so she could join him at the reception 

The younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge was also a guest at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Harry famously slipped away after attending Pippa's own wedding last year to pick up his then girlfriend so she could join him at the reception

Pippa and her husband James Matthews, seen at her nephew Prince Louis' christening at St James's Palace in July, are expecting their first child within a matter of weeks 

Pippa and her husband James Matthews, seen at her nephew Prince Louis' christening at St James's Palace in July, are expecting their first child within a matter of weeks

The bride and groom Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank were among the guests at Pippa's wedding to James Matthews in May 2017 

The bride and groom Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank were among the guests at Pippa's wedding to James Matthews in May 2017

Her nephew and niece, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, are pageboy and flower girl respectively at today's ceremony.

Eugenie and her groom Jack Brooksbank attended Pippa's wedding to her banker husband James Matthews in Berkshire in May last year.

It's something of a family affair for Pippa, who is joining siblings Kate and James at the ceremony.

Prince Harry also attended Pippa's wedding, and famously slipped away after the service to collect his then girlfriend Meghan so that she could accompany him to the reception.

Just a year later, Pippa dazzled in a mint green floral frock at Harry and Meghan's spectacular Windsor Castle ceremony, which was followed by a lavish after-party at Frogmore House.

Jack pays tribute to his 'bright shining light' Eugenie in TV interview as she describes him as 'so humble'

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank (centre) were interviewed by ITV This Morning's  Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank (centre) were interviewed by ITV This Morning's Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford

Jack Brooksbank has paid tribute to his future wife Princess Eugenie, calling her a 'bright shining light'.

The Queen's granddaughter returned the compliment and described her fiance as 'so humble and generous' during a television interview ahead of their wedding.

But Eugenie did reveal the moment she first saw Jack and the pair fell in love during a Swiss skiing trip.

She initially thought 'what a silly hat' Jack was wearing, but was 'all butterflies and nervous' when he came over to say hello, and later rang her mother that night to say she had met a new guy.

The couple were interviewed by husband and wife Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford from ITV's This Morning, who quizzed them about wedding jitters.

After Eugenie replied 'It's definitely creeping up on us now, the nerves' she went on to describe her first encounter with Jack while on the slopes at a friend' place in Verbier, Switzerland in 2010.

With her fiance beside her, the princess added: 'I thought, 'what a silly hat!' and I thought, 'who's that?' and then you came over and shook my hand and I was all butterflies and nervous.

'I think I rang my mum that night and said 'I've met this guy Jack'… and that was it I think about how it started.

'I remember being like 'I really, really like this guy, I really want him to like me too' and then you gave me this huge windscreen wiper wave and that was it, right, he likes me.'

The couple will wed on Friday at Windsor Castle's St George's Chapel surrounded by the Queen other members of the royal family and famous faces including Robbie Williams with supermodel Cindy Crawford, David and Victoria Beckham, and George and Amal Clooney expected to be among the guests.

Jack has paid tribute to his future wife Eugenie, calling her a 'bright shining light' during the interview with Holmes and Langsford

Jack has paid tribute to his future wife Eugenie, calling her a 'bright shining light' during the interview with Holmes and Langsford

Asked by Holmes to describe each other in three words, Jack said about his future wife: 'She's this bright shining light.'

Eugenie was not so succinct and replied: 'Jack's the kind of guy, you know when you're lost at a party and you can't find anyone to talk to, and you start panicking and you need help? He'll walk in and make everyone feel so special.

'He'll scoop you up and talk to you and make you feel a million dollars… you're so humble and generous. So humble and generous – that's two words…'

The princess went on to say her 'big sissy' Princess Beatrice was someone 'I've looked up to her whole life' and that she's the biggest supporter of 'team Eug and Jack.'

The Queen's granddaughter described her fiance as 'so humble and generous' during the television interview ahead of their wedding

The Queen's granddaughter described her fiance as 'so humble and generous' during the television interview ahead of their wedding

Asked about the moment she will walk down the aisle with her father the Duke of York, Eugenie replied: 'It's nerve-wracking and a bit scary and all the things that come with getting married, but at the end of the day you get to marry the person you love.'

In reference to Jack, she added: 'And you're going to be at the end of the aisle, and I'm going to be running towards you!'

Quizzed about whether his fiancee had become a 'bridezilla', Jack said no, adding: 'Eugenie has been amazing.

'She's been incredible, she has the ability to do a million things at once in her brain, including working as well as organising everything to do with the wedding.'

Watch the interview and live coverage of the wedding on This Morning At The Royal Wedding at 9.25am on ITV.

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