(1) Prince Philip would have been 9 years old when his sister Sophie married her 1st husband. Did he attend that wedding? I don't think I see him in the wedding group picture.
(2) It's interesting to note Marie-Cecilie of Prussia had adult bridesmaids. Were there best men at that wedding? What's the symbol of those little plants behind her tiara?
(3) I suppose Fabiola requested for designs of her little bridesmaids' and page boys' outfits based on old-time Spanish wedding designs for the bridesmaids and page boys. The little children's clothes were interesting...especially those of the little girls. Pale blue and white for them with the white/pale blue lace 'hats' while red and black for the little boys.
When Crown Prince Philippe of Belgium got married, his bridesmaids wore red outfits. That would be a symbol of Christmas since he got married in December. But his uncle and aunt (who also wed in December) chose pale blue and white designs for the bridesmaids and red/black for the page boys.
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