WITH the Royal Wedding just hours away, all eyes will be on what wedding dress Meghan Markle will choose. And according to a royal expert, Meghan’s gown will cost a lot less than Kate Middleton’s wedding dress, and there is a reason for this. Royal expert Kate Nicholl revealed that Meghan will go for a dress with a far more modest price tag than Kate’s. The Duchess of Cambridge wore a stunning, Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen gown with long lace sleeves when she tied the knot with Prince William in 2011. Kate explained to Entertainment Tonight: “There have been reports that [Meghan’s] considering spending hundreds of thousands of pounds on a wedding dress. I think that’s incredibly unlikely. “Kate Middleton's dress is rumoured to have cost £250,000. It was her parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, who paid for that bill. “I think it is very unlikely that Meghan would spend more than that and in doing so try and upstage a future … [Read more...] about Why Meghan Markle’s wedding dress will cost a lot less than Kate Middleton’s
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It's been more than 36 years since she walked down the aisle in front of the eyes of the world, but Princess Diana's wedding dress is timeless. When she stepped out the carriage in one of the most iconic gowns of all time and walked up St Paul's Cathedral's stairs with her huge train following her, the world gasped in awe. But there was one person who didn't like what she saw - the woman who made the dress. The stunning ivory silk taffeta and antique lace gown took Elizabeth Emanuel and her husband months to design and create. At the time, the dress reportedly cost £9,000 to make and featured more than 10,000 pearls and puff sleeves, the Mirror reports . Elizabeth recently admitted being horrified when she saw how creased Diana's dress had become, speaking during ITV's Invitation to the Royal Wedding. "We did know it would crease a bit but when I saw her arrive at St Paul's and we saw the creasing I actually felt faint", she said. "I was horrified, really, because it was quite a … [Read more...] about Why Diana’s wedding dress designer was ‘horrified’ when she saw her in gown
MILLIONS of people around the world tuned in on April 29 2011 to watch the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The royal couple tied the knot at Westminster Abbey, before travelling to Buckingham Palace for the infamous kiss on the balcony. Who designed Kate Middleton’s wedding dress? British designer Sarah Burton designed Kate’s iconic dress. She is the creative director for the label and luxury fashion house of Alexander McQueen. The dressmaker and designs were kept secret until the day of the wedding, and only when the Duchess stepped out of the car was the designer revealed. A number of names were in the running, but Sarah Burton emerged as a frontrunner early-on, causing bookmakers William Hill to suspend bets two weeks before the wedding. Kate's bridal shoes were also designed by Sarah Burton for McQueen and were made of ivory duchesse satin with lace hand-embroidered by the Royal School of Needlework. The Daily Mail later reported Sarah explaining the … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton’s wedding dress – who designed it, how much did it cost and where is it now?
To this day, 36 years after she walked down the aisle, Princess Diana’s wedding dress is still one of the most iconic gowns of all time. When she stepped out the carriage and walked up St Paul's Cathedral's stairs with the huge train behind her, the world was in awe of its beauty. But there was one person who wasn’t happy when she first saw the dress - the woman who designed and made it. Elizabeth Emanuel and her husband spent months creating the stunning ivory silk taffeta and antique lace gown. The dress reportedly cost £9,000 at the time, and featured puffed sleeves and more then 10,000 pearls. Speaking during ITV's Invitation to the Royal Wedding, Elizabeth admitted being horrified when she saw how creased Diana's dress had become. She said: "We did know it would crease a bit but when I saw her arrive at St Paul's and we saw the creasing I actually felt faint. "I was horrified, really, because it was quite a lot of creasing. "It was a lot more than we thought." … [Read more...] about Why Diana’s wedding dress designer was ‘horrified’ when she saw her in the gown
On April 29, 2011, the world's eyes were on Prince William and his blushing bride, Kate Middleton - and she didn't disappoint. While everyone already had a fascination with her wardrobe, the interest after her engagement spawned the 'Kate effect,' with fans flocking to copy her style. Her now-iconic wedding dress , designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen , has inspired hundreds of replicas and saw long lace sleeves come back into bridal fashion again. As the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrate their seventh anniversary this year, we take a closer look back on everything Kate wore for the Westminster Abbey wedding as she joined the ranks of royal brides . The dress There was much anticipation over which designer Kate would be wearing on her wedding day and this was not formally announced until she stepped out of the car at Westminster Abbey. But of course, there was always speculation in the weeks leading up to the event that it would be Alexander McQueen designer Sarah … [Read more...] about A look back on all the details of Kate Middleton’s wedding dress