The revealing of Kate Middleton’s wedding dress was one that was eagerly anticipated by the world. Descriptions about it were kept on the down low, which just made us want to know more! Gasps echoed around the world as the Alexander Mcqueen dress was finally shown to 2 billion viewers, and now high streets across the UK are filled with replicas and inspired versions! The sophisticated lace sleeves and the shape of the dress were reminiscent of Grace Kelly’s fairytale wedding dress.
The dress, designed by Sarah Burton, has established the lace trend once more.
Wedding designers are currently creating replica versions of The Duchess of Cambridge’s dress; the delicate, feminine style is in high demand! Irish designer Mary-Rose McGrath stunning version of the elegant dress is now available exclusively in the House of Fraser, for £1500, a fraction of the price since the original dress was estimated at £40000!
Labels such as French Connection and Warehouse have also created a twist on the dress with cute day and evening dresses; here are some of our favourites! All dresses shown below are available from Asos at www.asos.com
The lace trend is BIG for the summer so be prepared for the gorgeous textile used in pieces at your favourite fashion retailers, as for us, we’re stocking up on these beautiful designs before they go!