As beautiful as the gown was though, Priscilla of Boston never duplicated it and even, in an era of social unrest and experimentation, the conventional bridal market wouldn't embrace bare arms til nearly a decade later. Personally, I think the design itself is a tour de force of fine elegance and truly timeless. With a change of accessories, this gown could be worn today and not look one bit dated. . . .
It was with apprehension Ranier and Grace of Monoco gave blessings to their daughter Caroline and Phillipe Junot in 1978. The 21-year old was besotted with the French playboy 17 years her senior and campagained to the very end to marry him. One of the most gorgeous mannequins to hype fashion, both her civil ceremony and religious ceremony dresses were made by Marc Bohan then head honch of the House of Dior. The embroidered organza is stunning. The marrige lasted about two years and ended in divorce . . .