London: Royal bride Kate Middleton's wedding dress was designed by Alexander McQueen's Sarah Burton, ending months of fevered speculation in the fashion world over who would create one of the most talked-about outfits of the decade. The dress featured a hand-made lace applique over an ivory-colored bodice and skirt, made of silk and satin.
The identity of the designer and details of the dress were kept a closely guarded secret by St James's Palace throughout the build-up to Middleton's wedding to Britain's Prince William.
A special marquee was erected outside the entrance to Middleton's London hotel to prevent anyone getting an early glimpse of the dress before she stepped out of her car outside the abbey.
Newspapers and websites around the world have run several "scoops" identifying the designer, but none were ever confirmed....more
04:09 PM, Apr 29, 2011