Friday, April 29, 2011

The Royal Wedding Dress

As everyone should know by now, the spectacular Royal Wedding took place this morning. As some obsessed over flowers and vows, all of us fashion lovers just wanted to see how amazing Kate Middleton looked in her unknown wedding dress. The dress was kept a secret from the public until she revealed herself this morning at the ceremony. Kate looked absolutely stunning in her white dress designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. It's been said that her dress design was inspired by Grace Kelly's wedding dress from 1956.

The detailing on the dress was exquisite. The train was nearly 9 feet in length and the dress was made of different types of lace. The details were so important that the workers who were working with the lace were required to wash their hands every 30 minutes to keep the threads immaculate. The needles that were being used were also replaced every three hours in order to keep the points clean and sharp. The dress cost around $47,000. At the big event, it's said that she put extra padding near her hips in order to make her waist look smaller. I love this innovative idea and it definitely looked great.

I absolutely loved Kate in this dress. The newlywed looked dazzling and pristine. The lace sleeves made the dress look elegant, while the bodice gave the dress a modern feel. What did you think of Kate's dress?



Grace Kelly pictured on the left at her Royal Wedding in 1956. Kate Middleton pictured on the right in a similar stunning design.

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46 comments:

  1. wonderful dress!

    i don´t really like her style but this dress was amazing!


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  2. that is really perfect dress !

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  3. i LOVED her dress!! it was so elegant and sophisticated! the whole wedding was amazing!! loved watching every minute of it....

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  4. Hello sweety!
    Thx for Your nice comment!
    I really loved her dress. It was very dignified, elegant and timeless...
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  5. The royal wedding was .. EPIC !
    I'm in love with Kate dress, McQueen forever ♥.

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  6. oh i am in love with her dress. it incredibly beautiful. <3

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  7. I love her! She is beautiful, chic and elegant. So lovely *.*
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  8. oh wow it looks so similar to grace kellys dress!!! it looks so elegant and chic

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  10. thanks for visiting my blog.
    I loved that dress and how it looked on her. I'm not a big fan of her style, but the dress from Alexander McQueen was amazing but still classy

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  11. thanks for dropping by and for your lovely comment :)
    I love the dress, but Pippa's dress was my favourite !
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  13. She really looked like Grace Kelly!


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  14. Hi Heather! Thanks for your lovely comment. Kate looked so beautifull. The dress was amazing. Kisses from out Spain!! XoXo

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  15. Her dress was gorgeous!

    Sarah
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  16. Thank you so much for your comment on our blog! Very cute blog! Her dress was really very pretty and so super flattering. We hope you stop by again sometime!

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  17. I adore Grace Kelly she was completely a real princess! I am following you now hope you can follow me too!

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  18. I'm obsessed with her dress, I loved and! So glad she chose McQueen.
    -Ellie

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  19. I love, love , loved her dress. Perfect for a royal wedding :)

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  20. ah i loved her dress and this day! this is such a lovely post :)

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