30 Apr '11, 9pm

Kate Middleton’s Alexander McQueen Dress

Kate Middleton’s Alexander McQueen Dress

Kate Middleton wore a stunning ivory and lace wedding dress Friday by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen , her face covered lightly with a hand-embroidered veil held by a tiara lent by the queen. Smiling broadly and waving to the cheering crowd, the 29-year-old also clutched a bouquet of flowers that included Sweet William. Her bridegroom showed his appreciation by mouthing to her: “You look beautiful.” Burton, the 36-year-old creative director of the fashion house Alexander McQueen , had long been tipped for the commission, but palace officials had remained tight-lipped right up until the moment Kate stepped out of the car. They said the bride has “worked closely” with Burton in formulating the design, which she wanted to “combine tradition and modernity”. “It’s a bridal gown of very refined detail, much more refined than the one Diana wore” at her marriage to William’s fa...

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