PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 19:00, Sat, Aug 1, 2020
Grace Kelly became the Princess of Monaco following her lavish wedding to Prince Rainier III of Monaco. She wore an elegant dress that became famous around the world. Tonight on the Channel 5 documentary Grace Kelly: Hollywood Princess, a royal expert explained how it may have inspired Kate Middleton's wedding gown.
Grace Kelly was a Hollywood film star when she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
The couple tied the knot in 1952 and they were married until she sadly passed in 1982.
"Grace's wedding dress is one of the best remembered and most elegant of all time," the narrator said.
Grace Kelly: She became the Princess of Monaco in 1952 (Image: GETTY)
Grace Kelly: The Princess wore a specially designed dress (Image: GETTY)
"It was a gift from her former studio, created by MGM's chief costume designer Helen Rose, who had worked on two of Grace's previous films."
The dress had a high neck and a lace bodice with long sleeves.
It had a button down front and tapered in at the waist before continuing into a full skirt.
Speaking in the documentary David