LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his American fiancee Meghan Markle have chosen a London florist beloved of the style business to rearrange the flower decorations for his or her wedding ceremony in late spring, Kensington Palace stated on Sunday.
Philippa Craddock, whose consumer record contains designer Alexander McQueen and British Vogue journal, will use seasonal blooms from round Windsor to embellish the ceremony venue, together with white backyard roses, peonies and foxgloves.
The May 19 wedding ceremony of Queen Elizabeth’s grandson, fifth-in-line to the throne, and Markle, star of the U.S. TV authorized drama “Suits”, will likely be held at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.
The florist will even use branches of beech, birch and hornbeam from the encompassing parkland and the couple themselves helped choose the foliage.
“Working with them has been an absolute pleasure,” Craddock stated. “The process has been highly collaborative, free-flowing, creative and fun.”
“The final designs will represent them as a couple, which I always aim to achieve in my work, with local sourcing, seasonality and sustainability being at the forefront.”
After the marriage, the flowers will likely be distributed to charities.
Harry, 33, and Markle, 36, have invited 600 visitors to their wedding ceremony, though the names of the visitors are nonetheless secret.
More than 2,500 members of the general public and figures from charities the couple assist are invited to look at the arrivals of the bride and groom and their visitors, and to see them depart on a carriage procession round Windsor after the ceremony.
Writing by Elisabeth O’Leary