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17 Tiny Details You Might Have Missed at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Wedding

Reader's Digest Logo By Claire Nowak,Marissa Laliberte,Meghan Jones,Ashley Lewis of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 16: You might not have batted an eye at Prince Harry’s beard on his wedding day, but facial hair is a break from the norm for anyone wearing a military uniform. Since the groom isn’t in active service, he’s been allowed to keep his whiskers intact while wearing the Blues and Royals. His military status is also why Queen Elizabeth II had to give her grandson special permission to don the uniform on his wedding day.

Prince Harry’s beard

You might not have batted an eye at Prince Harry’s beard on his wedding day, but facial hair is a break from the norm for anyone wearing a military uniform. Since the groom isn’t in active service, he’s been allowed to keep his whiskers intact while wearing the Blues and Royals. His military status is also why Queen Elizabeth II had to give her grandson special permission to don the uniform on his wedding day.
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