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The much-talked royal wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry has become the hot topic of the tinsel town.
From Meghan’s wedding gown to menu of the wedding, every single detail of the royal wedding is grabbing media’s attention.
But it’s the estimated cost of the royal wedding which is even more startling.
NYOOOZ has compiled all the details from the wedding from the Bride Book's breakdown.
According to Bride Book's estimation, Markle and Prince Harry's wedding will reportedly cost in excess of $45.8 million (£32 million).
Food and drinks — $686,000 (£479,000).
Catering is needed for both the formal lunch reception and the dinner reception for friends and family.
Top-shelf champagne, wine, and whiskey will likely come from the Royal Palace cellars.
The Royal Family’s favorite champagne, Bollinger, goes for nearly $115 (£80) a bottle; that's approximately $195,000 (£136,000) spent on champagne alone.
Wedding dress — $430,000 (£300,000).
The rumor mill is working overtime when it comes to Markle's dress, which will reportedly have a six-figure price tag and be paid for by the bride herself.
Marquee — $500,000 (£350,000).
Even though Markle and Prince Harry are using St. George's Chapel free of charge, they'll need a large event tent to host guests on the grounds after the immediate reception in St. George's Great Hal
Music — $430,000 (£300,000).
An organist and choirs will be on hand for the ceremony, while a DJ and live wedding band will set the mood at the reception.
The Ministry of Defense also reportedly ordered $129,000 (£90,000) worth of personalized, silver-plated trumpets for the event.
Invitations and wedding favors — $290,800 (£203,000).
Kensington Palace announced in March that British printing company Barnard and Westwood made the invitations featuring the Prince of Wales badge printed in gold ink.
The wedding favors will be something low-key and personal, according to Bride Book.
Production/decoration — $186,000 (£130,000).
A top London production agency is expected to transform Windsor Castle into a modern-day fairy tale.
This includes lighting, dance floors, bars, and seating.
Flowers — $157,600 (£110,000).
Elaborate floral displays from one of London's top luxury florists will adorn both the chapel and the outdoor marquee. Bridesmaid's bouquets are also included in which the Peony is rumored to be the starring flower.
Entertainment — $78,800 (£55,000).
A photo booth, children's entertainers, and a fireworks display will keep hundreds of guests entertained throughout the reception.
Wedding cake — $71,600 (£50,000).
Guests will enjoy a lemon elderflower cake covered with butter cream and fresh flowers, made by California-based pastry chef Claire Ptak.
Luxury toilets — $50,000 (£35,000).
A necessity when you're accommodating hundreds of guests.
Photographer/Videographer — $24,300 (£17,000).
Press will not be allowed inside the reception, so a private wedding photographer and videographer will be tasked with capturing the entire day.
They'll also put together multiple photo books for an additional cost.
Wedding party wardrobe — $21,000 (£14,700).
Between stylish bridesmaid dresses, groomsmen tuxedos, and flower girl and page boy outfits, wardrobe costs for the wedding party will run deep.
Beauty — $14,300 (£10,000).
A hair and makeup team will be on hand to keep Markle and the rest of the wedding party looking fresh throughout the ceremony and receptions.
Wedding rings — $8,600 (£6,000).
The wedding bands will be made with the Royal family's Welsh gold kept in the Royal vaults.
While it's no added expense to the wedding, the rings are incredibly valuable.
Bonus: The Honeymoon — $172,000 (£120,000).
Bride Book's expert predicts Markle and Prince Harry will take a pre-wedding trip as well as a vacation with friends after the wedding frenzy has subsided. Markle is reportedly footing the honeymoon bill as a gift to her new husband.
Well, indeed the numbers are shocking but we can expect this much from a royal wedding. What do you say?
In case you missed it, the wedding is all set to take place on May 19 2018.
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