Unlocking the Secret of Wedding Gown and Jewelry of British Royal
Miss Catherine Middleton’s wedding gown is designed by Sarah Burton (designer of Alexander McQueen).
Miss Middleton select the British brand Alexander McQueen owning to the beauty of works of art
And respect for the traditional craft and garment structure. Miss Middleton hopes her wedding gown embodying both tradition and modernity, and the aesthetic feature of Alexander McQueen. Lady Burton’s design enthroned the tradition, and adds the characters of unique, modern and feminization into cutting and fuggy ornament.
The full length wedding gown with train is made of ivory and white silk satin. And the train is 2.7 meters long. The ivory silk satin upper part is gathered to the narrowest part of the waist, padding in the hips, is both classic style of Victorian period and the symbol design of Alexander McQueen. Petticoat is made of silk tulle, with Cluny lace frill.
The frill of bodice, skirt and petticoat are all made of British lace and the French Chantilly lace. All the handmade lace appliqué is made by the Royal School of Needlework of Hampton Court Palace.
Mantilla and jewels
Mantilla is fixed by crown ‘halo’ from Cartier, which is lent to Miss Middleton by Queen Victoria. Crown ‘Halo’ is made by Cartier in 1936, which is given to Princess Elisabeth by her mother.
Bride’s earring is from Robinson Pelham, which is inspired by the Family Crest of Middleton. The earring is a wedding gift for bride from her parents.
The wedding shoes are made by hand by the team of Alexander McQueen, which is made of ivory satin and ornamented with hand-made lace from the Royal School of Needlework.
Bridal bouquet is made of myrtle, Lilies Valley, Sweet William, hyacinth and ivy, which is designed by Connolly.
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