Princess Kate speaks out about Pippa Middleton's upcoming wedding

Meghan Markle touches down in London ahead of Pippa Middleton's wedding

She’s here

Guests are starting to gather in England for Pippa Middleton's May 20 nuptials - including Prince Harry's girlfriend Meghan Markle, who will be attending the big day as his date.

Barred from the celebration?

George, 3, and Charlotte, 2, will no doubt be the center of attention as they take on their duties as pageboy and bridesmaid at the ceremony.

First she got flak for "banning" Prince Harry's girlfriend Meghan Markle, now Pips is anxious she'll be overshadowed. "Really just to sort of blend in with the train", she shared.

Meanwhile, it remains unknown what Kate's role in Pippa's wedding will be. Preparations continue for the upcoming wedding of Pippa Middleton to James Matthews.Aerials views of the Middleton family home in Bucklebury, UK where a very big conservatory-style marquee dominates the surrounding gardens.

Why do we care?

Pippa Middleton, near, caused a stir as maid of honor for her sister Kate in 2011.

People who simply can't stand the thought of any potential outbursts at their wedding simply shouldn't invite children. However, ever eager to keep their income high many betting companies in the United Kingdom and around the globe are already taking bets on what any third child for the couple will be called! One leading wedding planning website,, estimated the total cost of the nuptials will likely amount to about $463,692, nearly 10 times more than the average Kiwi wedding.

The society wedding of the year between Pippa Middleton and financier James Matthews is just a few days away. They announced their engagement in July. This is where we are at in terms of Meghan Markle interest-a vehicle leaving the palace is now seen as a highly dramatic and meaningful detail.

Meghan Markle touches down in London ahead of Pippa Middleton's wedding
A realistic artist’s impression of Harry and Meghan hanging out at Kensington Palace

Kate could outshine anyone with her style and grace, but what will she wear to her sister's wedding?

Suzy Cortez, also known as Miss BumBum, is celebrated for her derriere. No other celebrity wedding can match the sheer size of it. The resident priest, Rev. Nick Wynne-Jones, is officiating. Who will be the guests?

The ceremony will be followed by a cocktail party and then a formal reception at the Middleton family's home. But the presence of a flock of little bridesmaids in their frilly best has always been a tradition at royal weddings. The matter took its height when a video of Prince William surfaced that showed him getting a little bit cozy with a girl by grabbing her waist.

Kate was at the Queen's garden tea party.

Besides being famous for her behind, 33-year-old socialite Pippa graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in English literature, something she later put to use by releasing her own non-fiction book, Celebrate, in 2012.

STORY: Prince Harry asked if he's happier with Meghan in his life - see his response! The bride-to-be has limited the numbet of wedding guests by imposing a "no ring, no bring" policy.

'You would not believe the amount of discussion that preceded this, but ultimately Harry made the decision.

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This will mark Meghan Markle's first official outing as part of the extended royal family. It is likely that she will choose another British designer such as Middleton-favourite Jenny Packham or Alexander McQueen.

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