The royal wedding day has finally arrived, and the guests' beauty looks did not disappoint. Unlike past royal weddings, this day brings together actors and actresses, influential people from the worlds of charity and sport, along with members of the royal family, which, thankfully, makes for a visually rich and eclectic mix of looks for us to take inspiration from for upcoming weddings in our own social calendars. It's being dubbed the "most modern royal wedding".
The dress code included hats, which isn't the easiest accessory to wear, especially since the guests are in front of the nation's glare as they make the walk to St. George's Chapel.
Do you go for hair down or work an updo that doesn't detract from the hat or fascinator? Then there is the decision of makeup: Do you go neutral and let the accessory do all the talking like Pippa Middleton, or do you be bold and go for a jaunty color clash à la Amal Clooney? Decisions, decisions.
Beckham pairs her navy net-adorned hat with an understated ponytail. Her makeup is beautifully subtle, featuring her signature soft smoky eye and nude lip. We're also always obsessed with her straight brows.
Blaquier, wife of Polo player Nacho Figueras, shows how to do the bushy brow look right. When wearing an oversized hat like this, keeping your hairstyle simple is crucial.
Soft pink lips and blush go beautifully with Oprah's blush-hued Stella McCartney dress.
How gorgeous does Amal Clooney look? The striking combination of her canary yellow Stella McCartney dress against her red lip is a total winner.
Elba with fiance Dhowre. Her sleek hair offsets her elaborately crafted hat.
Like Oprah, Pippa opts for pink-toned makeup that goes beautifully with her printed The Fold dress and floral headpiece.
Beckham looking effortlessly groomed per usual.
Kate arrived in a flash with the adorable Princess Charlotte. Her sleek brunette hair was worn down with a slight wave.
Carole will know only too well how Doria Ragland feels on this momentous day. She got the makeup memo and opted for pink tones just like her daughter Pippa.
Markle's good friend Serena Williams arrived with husband Alexis Ohanian in a stunning blush gown and matching fascinator, cornrow braids pulled back into a ponytail, strong brows, and nude lip.
Spencer's flawless complexion, pillowy pink lips, and taupe eye shadow are so effortless.
Makeup artist Pati Dubroff used Chanel Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow ($62) to play off the lavender shade of Chopra's suit. She applied the dark plum shade on the outer corners of the eyes and mixed the pink shades from the palette with Chanel Ombre Première Longwear Powder Eyeshadow in Rose Synthetique ($32) to create a gradation of pale pink shine in the inner corners. On the center of the lids, she placed Chanel Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Rosewood ($45) for an even more statement-making pop.
Markle's on-screen husband in Suits, Patrick J. Adams, with real-life wife Troian Bellisario.
Mulligan's feather headpiece looks subtle against her blonde hair. We love the loose wavy tendrils of hair around her face that keep the look undone yet elegant.
We were expecting something completely outlandish in the hat department, but we were pleasantly surprised by Princess Beatrice of York's Fiona Graham headband.
Princess Eugenie of York expertly pairs her '60s-style pillbox hat with a low-slung bun and sweeping fringe.
Suits star Rafferty looks incredibly chic pairing her navy lace and net hat with smooth, straight hair.