The former is reserved for funerals, the latter for the bride. ... My mum wore black to a white-tie rehearsal dinner recently at a royal wedding in Albania. .... I have also gotten away with cute LBDs by piling on colorful jewelry, shoes, and a shawl.
She wears little makeup or jewelry and has usually been seen in public wearing ... neither Charles nor his intended and my only familiarity with the royal family is ... be a failure as both man and monarch if he can not coax an heir from his bride.