The highly-anticipated marriage between Britain’s Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle in Windsor on Saturday has generated a slew of quirky side-stories and offbeat tributes.
Here are some of the most striking ones.
May 19 is not only a special day for royal-wedding watchers, but also for scores of other British couples getting hitched. “I’d love to say ‘I do’ at the same time as Meghan and Harry,” Lucy Parkinson, 26, who will marry Andrew Dixon, 30, on May 19, told HarpersBazaar.com. The bride-to-be said she “can’t wait” to see Meghan’s dress, but accepted she “can’t even begin to compete” in the fashion stakes, with the former “Suits” actress able to call upon the industry’s top names.