The Best Expressions of the Royal Wedding Guests

Their faces say it all.

The Best Expressions of the Royal Wedding Guests

Their faces say it all.

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Like our mother always told us, actions speak louder than words and when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle—excuse us, we meant the newly titled Duke and Duchess of Sussex—got married today, the reactions of everyone there spoke volumes. The facial expressions and gestures of the guests, celebrants and the couple themselves that left us speechless. Here are the faces we won’t forget when we look back on this historic wedding day. And for more up-to-the-minute coverage of the wedding, This Is the Real Story Behind Meghan’s Wedding Dress.

The little kid behind Meghan carrying her train. No one was happier to be there than this kid. (Well, maybe there were two other people we can think of.)

Kate giving Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, the side eye. The usually perfectly poised Duchess of Cambridge sent the Twittersphere into hysterics with her side eye at her step mother-in-law. She was caught doing it once before to a bossy New Yorker during an official visit a few years back. The royal sign of displeasure?

Harry when he first saw Meghan. “You look amazing,” he told his bride. “I missed you.” Then he bit his lip and it got very hot in  there. And for more on their unbreakable bond, read Why Prince Harry Chose to Wear A Wedding Ringt

Meghan when Harry lifted her veil. This is what love looks like. We just melted.

Bishop Michael Curry delivering his powerful  sermon. We’re taking a wild guess, but we’re pretty sure the royals never heard anyone talk like that inside a church before.

Zara Phillip’s priceless reaction to the service. Prince Harry’s cousin was caught looking very nonplussed by the Bishop’s sermon and sent the Twittersphere into overdrive.

George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney walking to the chapel. This is what it looks like when you’ve won—everything.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip during the service. We’ll give Philip a break since he’s 97 years old and recovering from hip replacement surgery. But why isn’t the Queen smiling?

Doria Ragland watching her daughter take her wedding vows. Meghan’s mother nobly stayed above the fray during the pre-wedding debacle involving her ex-husband, Thomas Markle. Our hearts broke for her a little watching her sitting by herself in the church, and when her eyes welled up, we lost it.

Prince Charles chatting with Doria Ragland. His look of kindness and concern for Doria as he escorted her back to sign the wedding register made us a tad teary. Where are those tissues?

An unsmiling Victoria Beckham in a dreary dress she designed. This woman is married to one of the world’s best and sexiest athletes, has a beautiful family and a successful clothing empire. The bride even wore one of her designs in her engagement portrait. Why does she always look so miserable?

Diane Clehane is a New York-based journalist and author of Imagining Diana and Diana: The Secrets of Her Style.

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