Princess Alexandra's wedding dress was designed by Jörgen Bender. It was made in whole silk with 8,900 pearls. The idea with the pearls was the designers. The dress had a jacket with China collar with the pearls, it also had a wide belt. The long train was 4 meters ( about 12 feet ) long. It took Jörgen Bender 3 months to make the wedding dress. The number of people who saw the wedding on TV was over 100 million from different countries.