Princess Madeleine of Sweden's Wedding Dress: All the Details!

06/08/2013 at 09:11 PM ET

Princess Madeleine Wedding DressPascal Le Segretain/Getty

Talk about a fairytale wedding dress! Princess Madeleine of Sweden walked down the aisle on Saturday in Stockholm wearing a jaw-dropping Valentino Haute Couture gown for her nuptials to New York banker Christopher O’Neill.

And (dare we say it) the ivory lace-top confection gives Duchess Catherine’s custom Alexander McQueen some royal competition.

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With small vertical pleats emphasizing the bride’s waist, the dress featured a full skirt trailed by a statement-making 4-meter long train.

Princess Madeleine Wedding Dress SketchCourtesy Valentino

Madeleine, 30, added a 6-meter long veil embroidered with Chantilly lace flowers and of course her tiara, which was adorned with fresh orange blossoms for the lavish ceremony in front of 470 European royals and top New York socialites.

“Working with Princess Madeleine has just been so easy,” designer Valentino Garavani said in a statement. “She is a very lovely girl. She is modern, fun, full of energy and enthusiasm, and she is so beautiful. It has been a pleasure and an honor.”

The couple, who announced their engagement in 2012, met through mutual friends in New York where they both live.

Tell us: Do you love Princess Madeleine’s bridal look?

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–Brittany Talarico

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oli on

Katelynn– methinks she must be referring to the ethnic troubles?? Sweden isn’t #1 like Finland but I’d raise my children in Scandinavia any day (Finland is not really Scandinavia)

@M—- your comment is HYSTERICAL
Lol!

Suzanne on

Spectacular! Just stunning. Good for her. Many happy years :)

texgal on

The top is beautiful, as is she, but I’m sorry, any 21st-century bridal gown with a ruffle at the bottom is bad news. What was Valentino thinking? The sketch, with an ungathered scalloped lace at the bottom, is more elegant .

Guest on

Beautiful gown and thank goodness not strapless

Ann on

Princess Madeleine looked beautiful, and it looks like she had a wonderful wedding, and her dress is gorgeous. But it definitely does not rival the dress the Duchess of Cambridge wore.

DontTouchtheWatch on

It’s alright, but the hemline looks like a dust ruffle on a bedroom in a Victorian-themed bed and breakfast. Kate’s dress is still the winner for me.

gar on

She looks beautiful!

Heather Kutlik on

no where near as beautiful as Kates

lgk on

So beautiful!!! Nice to see some variety when there are so many beautiful dresses out theer.She loooked great.

CaS on

The top of the dress is gorgeous, but the bottom looks like a bedskirt/dustruffle. It’s a shame, because it’s not that way in the sketch. She’s a pretty girl, but she’s no Kate, and Kate’s dress was overall much more stunning.

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