We waited this royal wedding for years. Duke of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton at last married with a real royal wedding atmosphere on 29 April 2011. People talked on lots of things about this marriage. What they will wear, what they will say, where they will marry was the main topics of marriage. Twitter and other social media sites made hit records. At last, they married on Westminster Abbey. Prince William and Kate started to date on 2003. They were flat mates on university. They always tried to break media interest on their relationship but it was hard. At last, Daily Mirror wrote that Kate and William split up but it was not real.
One of the main topics people were talking on royal wedding was Kate Middleton’s wedding dress. Everyone was wondering who will be the designer of royal dress. When The Sunday Times of London claimed that Alexander McQueen’s special designer Sarah Burton will make it, everyone was surprised. Because there are already speculations about Burton but she said “I am not doing it, “to Vogue UK. Also CEO Jonathan Akeroyd denied this claim. At last, Huffington Post posted some photos took while Burton is entering Middleton’s hotel room and then all people accepted that Sarah Burton is the designer of Kate Middleton’s wedding dress.
Sarah Burton chose various schools and tailors for help. One of them was Royal School of Needlework. They created the hand-made lace appliqué for skirt and bodice. Also using an old technique called Carrickmacross was the invention of Burton. She combined French Chantilly lace and hand-cut English lace together for skirt and body. Ms. Burton and her team really worked hard for this combine.
The veil was an important and deep meaning part of wedding dress. Hand-embroidered flowers for ivory silk tulle were a great veil on this wedding dress. The Queen lent the veil to Miss Middleton. Also veil has a deep history and meaning for royalty.
Bride’s jewelry was also a trending topic on social media. Sarah Burton chose Robinson Pelham for jewelry. Middleton’s earrings were including oak leaves and pear shaped diamond.
Sarah Burton and her McQueen team also chose shoes for Middleton. Shoes of bride were produced from ivory duchesse satin. Royal School of Needlework made the lace hand-embroidered work of shoes also. All people agree that Sarah Burton was the right choice for such an important Royal Wedding.