See All the Best Photos of Belgian Princess Maria Laura’s Wedding to William Isvy


Princess Maria Laura, the daughter of Princess Astrid and the granddaughter of King Albert II, married her French-British beau, William Isvy, in Brussels today. They had two wedding ceremonies: a civil wedding at Brussels City Hall, followed by a religious wedding at the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula in Brussels. For the civil ceremony, Princess Maria Laura wore a Gucci mini dress, and for the bigger ceremony at the Cathedral, she wore a custom Vivienne Westwood gown.

Here, see all the best photos from the princess’s wedding.

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Princess Maria Laura and William pictured after the official wedding at the Brussels City Hall.

The groom gave his new wife a kiss on the cheek.

The couple poses with Prince Lorenz of Belgium, also known as Archduke Lorenz of Austria-Este, Princess Maria Laura’s father.

William Isvy and his parents arrived together; Isvy was born in Paris to a British mother and French Moroccan father, but was raised in London.

A view of her updo and heels as she entered the town hall.

The couple looked very in love.

Other members of the Belgian royal family were in attendance for the civil ceremony, including Princess Maria Laura’s mom, Princess Astrid (in another Gucci look, in green, second from left).

Also in attendance were her grandparents, Queen Paola and King Albert II (center).

Queen Mathilde and King Philippe were also at the civil wedding ceremony. Maria’s mother, Princess Astrid, is Philippe’s younger sister.

Inside the ceremony, William couldn’t stop smiling.

William waved to the well-wishers who gathered outside the town hall.

Princess Maria Laura and her father Prince Lorenz of Belgium arrived together to the wedding ceremony at Saint Michael and Saint Gudula Cathedral in Brussels.

After she got out of the car, she waved to the crowds.

Maria wore the Savoy-Aosta Diamond Tiara, and her dress was designed by Vivienne Westwood.

“A dress with great historical influence,” Herve Verhoosel, the couple’s spokesperson, told Dutch media. “The corset and neckline are inspired by fashionable women of the 18th century and the fabric that drapes over the shoulders, drapes and falls from the hip is reminiscent of ancient Greek statues.”

The dress featured a 4-meter train, “especially created for Maria Laura, to create the drama and presence needed for the cathedral,” per her spokesperson.

Carrying her train were Princess Marie-Astrid, her cousin Princess Olympia Napoleon, her sister-in-law Princess Elisabetta and her sister Princess Luisa.

A closer look at her veil.

Her mom, Princess Astrid, wore an extremely fun green outfit from Gucci.

William arrived with his mother.

Belgium’s Princess Claire and her son Prince Aymeric pictured walking into the wedding ceremony.

Siblings Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel arrived together.

Princess Delphine, too, was in attendance, with her children Oscar O’Hare (left) and Josephine O’Hare (right). She was recognized as a princess in 2020—she’s the half-sister of King Philippe.

Princess Lea, widow of Prince Alexandre of Belgium, arrived in a light blue outfit.

The two share a glance as they stand during their wedding ceremony.

A view inside the cathedral as Princess Maria Laura and William Isvy sit at the front.

Emily Burack (she/her) is the news writer for Town & Country, where she covers entertainment, culture, the royals, and a range of other subjects.

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