29 Apr '11, 10am

Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Dress: Alexander McQueen

Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Dress: Alexander McQueen

Well, it’s official, Kate Middleton married Prince William and is the luckiest girl in the world. Also? Her wedding dress was stunning. Designed by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen, there is no word on the green aspects of this dress yet (as was previously rumored ), but we have the details on the design and fabrics below. From the Official Royal Wedding Website : The design The lace appliqué for the bodice and skirt was hand-made by the Royal School of Needlework, based at Hampton Court Palace. The lace design was hand-engineered (appliquéd) using the Carrickmacross lace-making technique, which originated in Ireland in the 1820s. Individual flowers have been hand-cut from lace and hand-engineered onto ivory silk tulle to create a unique and organic design, which incorporates the rose, thistle, daffodil and shamrock. Hand-cut English lace and French Chantilly lace has bee...

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