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Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Dress Revealed

On the most important day of her life, Kate Middleton married her Prince in front of millions of viewers worldwide. And when Kate stepped out of her car, fashionistas everywhere finally learned who designed her exquisite wedding gown, Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen.

Royal Wedding Dress Train 3

The elegant ivory gown had long, Chantilly lace sleeves and a modern neckline. Her train and veil were modest, not overwhelming the bride during her walk down the aisle. Kate wore custom satin and lace pumps, also handmade by the team at Alexander McQueen. Atop her head was the stunning Cartier “halo” tiara, which was loaned to her by Queen Elizabeth II. Her delicate diamond earrings were the perfect finishing touch to her wedding day attire.

Royal Wedding Couple

Many are comparing Kate’s gown with the one worn by Princess Grace of Monaco, also a commoner who married in to the royal family. Both dresses featured a fitted bodice and lace sleeves, showcasing each bride’s feminine frame.

Kate Grace Wedding Dress

Kate Middleton’s classic gown has already inspired many “knock offs” within the fashion world, from David’s Bridal and Faviana to A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz. Expect bridal stores and websites to be carrying replica gowns in a few short weeks, just in time for summer wedding season!

Royal Wedding Couple Kiss

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