19 April 2011

{A Day Like Today in 1956}

Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier of Monaco
Rainier and Grace enchangment photo by H, Connant.
Grace Kelly preparing her luggage for the trip to Monaco where she would become Princess after her marriage with Rainier III on April 19, 1956.

{Photos: Lisa Larsen / Life New York City 1956, April..}

A day like today-19th April 1956 - actress Miss Grace Patricia Kelly from Philadelphia and HSH Prince Rainier III of Monaco marrying in St. Nicholas Cathedral, in Monaco, in the eyes of the world,who saw really made ​​the most wonderful fairy tale of the twentieth century .

The lovely bride photographed before the religious ceremony by Howell Connant -closed friend of Grace.

The wedding gown was desinged by MGM costumer desinger Miss Hellen Rose and it was a present from the Studios to the future bride.
Grace Kelly's wedding dress

Grace Kelly
The dress had clear Renaisse inspiration. Perfect for Grace.

The stunning bride and the bridemaids - between were Grace´s oldest sister Peggy (Kelly) and her twin nieces- at the palace.

At the cathedral.She hadn´t sleep well and months before she had losed six pounds. She was only 50kg! and her height was 171.

The ceremony was Roman Catholic.

Leaving the temple as a marriage.

The couple taked a tour by Monaco from the Cathedral to the Palace in a Roll-Royce.

Greetings at the Palace´s balcony.

Official Portrait of Rainier and Grace.
At the Hercules Pabillon of the Palace.

Afher the wedding ceremony Grimaldis offered a great banquet to their guest at the palace.

{Gwyneth Paltrow Easter Lunch in London}

I love this woman and her good taste. Remember click it for see it larger.

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