What everyone is talking about (and no one knows the answer…yet) – Just who is making the wedding gown for Miss Catherine Middelton? Not even the most well connected fashion world of London has any idea. We’ve certainly been asking!
Why the secrecy? What is more exciting than the buzz as we see the dress for the first time as Catherine emerges from the Rolls Royce Phantom VI limousine at Westminster Abbey? In fact, the first images of the dress will be leaked to the media just moments before the arrival. We predict that it will be revealed that the gown is being made in Buckingham Palace or Clarence House. After all, what more guarded security can you have for the most investigated gown design in the world?
So, what does a commoner, turned princess wear in this Cinderella fairytale? Well, take a look at some of our sketches – 4 dazzling gowns fit for this princess. Our guess is that Catherine will wear a 1930’s-1940’s inspired silk satin or silk charmeuse gown with long sleeves or perhaps three-quarter length sleeves. “Kate”, has a figure, which allows her to wear any fashion, but with narrow hips she can pull off the ‘30’s-‘40’s silhouette, so why not. If she goes with this look don’t expect the dress to have a long train. Silky fabrics like charmeuse don’t have the stiff body of a heavier satin, so long trains in a fabric like charmeuse isn’t advisable since it will tend to ball up on itself. So if the dress itself doesn’t have a regal train, watch for a regal veil which may extend twenty feet.
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