Everyone in the world is impatiently waiting for the great day of the Royal Wedding. It’s already very close and every day more information is leaked about the details of the wedding. Surely the gown that Kate Middleton will wear is one of the most exciting and captivating issues that everyone is anxious about. Now the rumors go around the designer of the wedding dress. It was presumed that the gown might be designed by either Sarah Burton, the creative director of Alexander McQueen fashion house or Bruce Oldfield and even Alice Temperley. However, these judgments seem to be false and the name of the designer might not seem that familiar to anyone.
So finally the actual designer was revealed. Sophie Cranston, who appears to be the mastermind behind the Spanish label Libelula, is the one responsible for the “Royal gown”. She was selected as the Designer of the Year Award at Graduate Fashion Week in 1999 and also used to work for Alexander McQueen.
This information was leaked from Yvonne York, the royal correspondent of Huffington Post. Though Kate already showed her fondness for this brand, wearing a Libelula dress for a wedding last year, still she preferred to keep the designer of her gown in secret.
According to styleite.com, Yvonne York has claimed: “From what I’ve uncovered – the reason the palace did not announce the designer’s name (as they did with the Emanuels who were confirmed just one month after Diana’s engagement) was to protect Cranston and her family from media scrutiny for as long as possible, and to allow her the freedom to create the wedding gown of Catherine’s dreams without additional pressures and distractions.”
Later on, it was revealed that Sophie Cranston isn’t the sole creator of the gown. According to the Daily Mail, the bride-to-be has designed the dress on her own, featuring a Renaissance art pattern and decorated with pearl button details, 10ft train. The dress is said to be made of ivory satin and lace. If the news is really true, you’ll have the chance to witness an exclusive royal gown for sure.
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