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Prince Charles may be footing the bill for Kate Middleton‘s wardrobe, but no one can say that she isn’t earning her keep.
Wikipedia isn’t exactly a fountain of fashion knowledge, but wouldn’t you think something so iconic as the Duchess of Cambridge‘s wedding dress would deserve its own entry? We certainly think so, considering how much we wrote about it ourselves.
Kate Middleton’s Sarah Burton-designed royal wedding dress may well be the best kept secret in fashion history, but one thing we’ve always wondered is how the lacemakers and seamstresses at the Royal School of Needlework didn’t figure out what it was they were working on. Turns out Burton had a master plan in place to keep everyone — including Anna Wintour – totally out of the loop.
Remember that gorgeous, full-sleeved, lacy wedding dress Kate Middleton wore to her wedding back in April? You know, the one that everyone thought was going to CHANGE EVERYTHING in the bridal industry and raised millions of dollars for charity? Turns out it really didn’t have that much of an impact.
Just when you thought we were going to go a whole week without any Kate Middleton coverage, Buckingham Palace has opened its gates to an exhibit of Kate Middleton’s now iconic royal wedding dress designed by Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen. And while it’s not like photos of the dress have been scarce, in this case, the beauty of the exhibit is in the details.
Hold on to your fascinators! The dress that launched a million tweets is finally going on public display, and in a few weeks, anyone who’s in London will be able to get an up-close-and-personal look at Princess Catherine’s gorgeous Alexander McQueen wedding duds.
We, like almost everyone else in the world, loved Kate Middleton‘s royal wedding dress. It was elegant and beautiful and timeless. And no, it was not copied from an off-the-rack Kleinfeld‘s gown purchased in Brooklyn in 1991.
We knew Kate would wear two different dresses, and now the second one has been revealed! Just like her stunning bridal gown, Kate’s evening ensemble was also designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen.
Sarah Burton‘s name has been thrown around since the beginning of March, and everyone and their mother wanted Alexander McQueen‘s successor to design Kate Middleton‘s wedding dress. Though Burton denied the rumors, she remained the odds-on favorite until the very end. She blew her cover by checking into the Goring Hotel last night, and now she’s finally broken her royal wedding silence!
There was a moment on the morning of April 29 when a British girl from a good family got out of a car, received thunderous applause from tens thousands of people and headed into a church to marry her prince. And at long last, months of betting and speculation came to an end about what she would wear on her walk down the aisle! Kate Middleton looked stunning an a custom white silk gazar dress with a lace bodice and sleeves, designed by Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton.
And here it is! The most tantalizing clue to date in the great mystery that is Kate Middleton’s wedding dress designer. Photos have surfaced of an unidentified female sneaking into Kate’s hotel this afternoon — an unidentified female most sources are identifying as Sarah Burton, the creative director of Alexander McQueen.
With less than a day to go before the royal wedding, designer Bruce Oldfield, who many fashion industry insiders thought was making Kate Middleton‘s wedding gown, says he won’t be designing the dress.
We chatted with plenty of fashionable folk at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Karl Lagerfeld‘s Magnum ice cream shorts, but none left us wanting more quite like Olivier Theyskens did. Let it be known: Theyskens knows who is designing Kate Middleton‘s royal wedding dress, and he almost spilled the beans.
We’ve reported on many a Kate Middleton wedding dress rumor, but could this be the one that turns out to be true? Huffington Post royal correspondent Yvonne Yorke sure thinks so. She claims Sophie Cranston of Libélula is designing Kate’s gown, and that she’s been waiting to spill the beans for four months.
This whole royal wedding dress thing is crazy. FULL-ON CRAZY. How has nobody spilled the beans yet? Are British people just really good at keeping secrets? Why do we care so much? WE CARE SO MUCH. So. So. Much.
Where can you turn when you have two impossibly fabulous weddings to attend, but you don’t know what to wear to either? Anna Dello Russo, of course. The Vogue Nippon editor at large took to her blog to lay down the law on dressing for a spring wedding, anticipating (and quite correctly) that her site would be the first place people would flock to for advice on how to dress for Kate Middleton and Kate Moss‘s upcoming weddings.
Just in time for you to get full use out of your brand new iPad 2, a Canadian company has released an app that will tell you everything about the royal wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William. Everything, that is, except for who’s making Middleton’s dress.
Charlotte Todd is credited with designing the dress that made Prince William fall in love with Kate Middleton, and because of its role in royal history, she said she’d never sell it. Well, she lied.
In a wide-ranging review of the final collections presented at Paris fashion week, New York Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn gives short shrift to a piece of news that should be getting international attention in the fashion community: Sarah Burton is not, we repeat not, designing the dress Kate Middleton will wear when she marries Prince William on April 29th.