Undoubtedly the dress of 2011, the custom-made Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen dress the Duchess of Cambridge wore on her Royal Wedding day is going on display this weekend at Buckingham Palace. Revealed to world after months of great suspense, the ivory gown is now an iconic wedding dress, which will no doubt be a sell out exhibition this summer.
As well as the McQueen gown and hand stitched silk gown from the Royal College of Needlework, visitors can also take a look at the lace McQueen wedding shoes, 1936 Cartier diamond tiara loaned to Kate by the Queen and her Robinson Pelham diamonds earrings, which were a gift from her parents for the big day.
And if that sounds extensive, the Kate Middleton shrine-like display also contains a replica of the bridal flowers and the couple’s elaborate wedding cake.
The whole collection of Kate and Wills memorabilia is part of an exhibition called ‘The Royal Wedding Dress: A Story of Great British Design’, which runs until 3rd October at Buckingham Palace.
Tickets cost £17.50 and can be bought online at: www.royalcollection.org.uk.
Fashion fans – get yours now before its too late.