everything you want about the iconic dress


Married on February 2, 2002 Maxima Zorreguieta with her great love Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange-Nassau. It was an iconic day, with many fashion lovers Wedding Dress by Maxima as a highlight. But who was the designer that beautiful wedding dress from Maxima? And what were the cost actually? This is everything you want to know about Queen Máxima’s wedding dress.

Máxima’s wedding dress

Expectations were high: to what extent Wedding Dress would Queen Maxima appear before her wedding to then Prince Willem-Alexander? Although the wedding took place about twenty years ago, future brides still draw inspiration from Máxima’s wedding dress. And that is not incomprehensible.

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So is the dust (mikado silk, for the experts) very suitable for a fully planned wedding day. Car in, car out, on the platform, off the platform: Máxima’s wedding dress remained completely wrinkle-free. The boat neck and lace details in the skirt made the dress classic, royal and – indeed – timeless.

Read more about the designer, the tiara and the costs below!

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Designer wedding dress Máxima

The designer of the Wedding Dress by Maxima was as iconic as the dress itself. Valentino Garavani, the founder of fashion house Valentino, was given the honor of designing the future queen’s wedding dress. The fashion house made not only the dress, but also the five-meter long one completely by hand drag with floral and lace details.

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Wedding dress Máxima price

What the price was from Máxima’s wedding dress – with all that manual work? Around 100,000 euros, it is said. ‘Fortunately’ that price pales in comparison to the cost of Kate Middleton’s wedding dress: it is estimated at around 260,000 euros.

The icing on the cake: the tiara

You know it’s a royal wedding when the bride wears a tiara with family stones. Máxima wore a striking tiara with stars. It was the Pearl Button Tiara of Queen Regent Emma, ​​who reigned at the end of the nineteenth century. The diamond stars on Máxima’s tiara were actually worn as brooches and come from the collection of Princess Beatrix’s grandmother, Queen Wilhelmina. In this way, all Queen Máxima’s predecessors are represented in her tiara. How royal.

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