Archive for April 30th, 2011

Kate Middleton’s Gown Reminds Time Magazine of Grace Kelly

In the highlights of the Royal Wedding from Friday, Kate Middleton is clearly the epitome of grace, poise and a genuine classic charm. It therefore comes as no surprise that Feifei Sun recognized below the connection between Grace Kelly and the Royal Newlywed, Kate Middleton…

By: Feifei Sun

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Kate Middleton’s white gown, designed by Sarah Burton, the creative director of Alexander McQueen, reminded us of the wedding dress of another princess: Grace Kelly.

The American actress and Princess of Monaco‘s gown had a high collar top, long lace sleeves and full skirt. It has since become one of history’s most iconic wedding dresses and one widely copied. Middleton picked a similar silhouette for her wedding today, although her gown’s low v-neckline gave the new princess a more modern feel. And she isn’t the only one to have take fashion inspiration from Kelly—Ivanka Trump wore a Kelly-inspired dress designed by Vera Wang to her 2009 wedding to Jared Kushner.

(Read more on TIME.com: See 11 0ther iconic wedding dresses)

P.S. The sweetest moment was when Prince William turned around to take Kate’s hand before they went inside from the balcony, and she glances back just for a moment with a blushing smile. I became very sappy when we watched the footage… Who doesn’t love a love story, right? Be Well Everybody!  –Alexandra at Raymond Lee Jewelers

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