Markle paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II by wearing her signature nail shade, Ballet Slippers by Essie.
Prince Harry handpicked the flowers used in Meghan's bouquet from the Kensington Palace gardens. In a sweet touch, Princess Diana's favorite flowers, Forget-Me-Nots, were included.
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree! Fans were reminded of Prince Harry's childhood antics when Princess Charlotte stuck out her tongue for photographers.
Following in Princess Diana and Kate Middleton's footsteps, Markle broke tradition and omitted her vow to "obey" Prince Harry throughout their marriage.
Originally from Markle's native California, the couple selected London-based baker Claire Ptak to create the lemon-elderflower cake. Claire and her team of six bakers used 200 Amalfi lemons, 500 organic eggs from Suffolk, 44 lbs. of butter, 44 lbs. of flour, 44 lbs. of sugar and 10 bottles of Sandringham Elderflower Cordial!
The internet went wild after Prince Harry caught his first glance at Meghan and immediately bit his lip in lust. "You look amazing," he whispered to her. "I'm so lucky."
Hollywood invaded the royal wedding, but don't think they requested any special treatment. A-listers like Oprah Winfrey, Serena Williams and more took shuttle buses onto Windsor Castle with fellow guests.
Meghan became the only royal bride in England to walk unaccompanied for a portion of her bridal procession. She was ultimately joined by Prince Charles, who escorted her down the Quire to the altar.
It's tradition that British boys wear shorts until the age of 8, but Prince George switched things up by sporting children's version of the Blues and Royals frockcoat with his initials embroidered in gold on the shoulders.
In addition to Prince Harry and Meghan's exit to "This Little Light of Mine," London-based gospel group The Kingdom Choir performed "Stand By Me." Both songs were significant during the U.S. civil rights movement, an important acknowledgement of the bride's diverse background.
When the newly crowned Duchess of Sussex spotted her high school drama teacher in the crowd of well-wishers, she let out an audible, "Oh my God!"
Elton John raised a glass to the newlyweds with a special performance at their reception luncheon.
While Reverend Bishop Michael Curry's powerful sermon electrified the halls of St. George's Chapel, his iPad further proved that Prince Harry and Meghan's nuptials were a most modern affair.
A part of the family! Prince Charles had the honor of escorting Markle's mother, Doria Ragland, out of the chapel alongside Duchess Camila.
The American star and her 5-meter long veil needed a hand getting down the aisle. Enter 7-year-old twins Brian Mulroney and John Mulroney, who are the sons of Meghan's BFF and celebrity stylist Jessica Mulroney.
Sneaky, sneaky! The newlyweds couldn't help but kiss during the carriage procession, a rare moment typically reserved for the initial post-ceremony greeting.
Meghan's veil incorprated the 53 countries of the Commonwealth, the nations in which the Queen is head. The designer added flora from these locations, including Wintersweet from Kensington Palace and California Poppy, from her home state of California.
Two of Prince Harry's most famous ex-girlfriends, Chelsy Davis and Cressida Bonas, had no problem supporting their former beau as he wed Markle.
Kensington Palace confirmed to E! News that the emerald-cut aquamarine ring on Meghan's finger at their reception did indeed once belong to her would-be mother-in-law.
Prince Harry and Meghan arrived in style behind the wheel of a silver blue Jaguar E-Type Concept Zero. In a sweet touch, the license plate read "E190518," today's date.
Approximately 7,500 items of food were prepared by a team of 25 chefs led by Royal Chef Mark Flanagan. All ingredients were carefully sourced from Royal Warrant holding companies, utilizing as many UK-based ingredients as possible.
Markle's wedding band was crafted from a piece of Welsh gold gifted by Queen Elizabeth II, while her British beau's band is platinum with a textured finish.
For her brother-in-law's special day, Kate Middleton opted for her tailored Alexander McQueen coat dress—a classic garment she's worn to a number of royal engagements.
Contrary to speculation that Prince Harry reserved an empty seat inside the chapel for Princess Diana, a source told E! News it was left unoccupied because Queen Elizabeth II was in the seat directly behind it.