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Sarah Burton Designed Kate Middleton’s Dress
Sarah Burton Designed Kate Middleton’s Dress
By Emily Huggard | 29 April 2011 | From Flare
With the world holding their breath, Kate Middleton arrived at Westminster Abbey in her much-awaited gown, leaving the discerning crowd breathless. Quintessentially Kate, the new Duchess of Cambridge was radiant in a timeless gown designed by Alexander McQueen’s protégé Sarah Burton, an emotional choice for the British, with the loss of the designer last year.
Sarah Burton On The Dress She Designed For Kate Middleton
Sarah Burton On The Dress She Designed For Kate Middleton
By Ryan Michael Cheung | 29 April 2011 | From Flare
In a statement released by the house of Alexander McQueen, designer Sarah Burton speak on her experience creating Kate Middleton’s dress and secrecy surrounding the Royal Wedding:
Canadian Fashion Insiders Sound Off On Kate’s Dress
Canadian Fashion Insiders Sound Off On Kate’s Dress
By Ryan Michael Cheung | 29 April 2011 | From Flare
We have heard from Sarah Burton, creative director of the house of McQueen and designer of Kate Middleton’s dress, but what do Canada’s leading fashion insiders think? From it’s impact on the McQueen label to how Kate’s dress will change the bridal industry, here’s a look at what fashion notables are saying:
Kate Middleton’s Dress To Transform Bridal Design
Kate Middleton’s Dress To Transform Bridal Design
By Emily Huggard | 28 April 2011 | From Flare
Tomorrow, as Kate finally debuts her dress to billions of eager viewers, it will go down in history as a great fashion moment—and will pave the way for a new turn in bridal trends and design.
Royal Wedding Talk
Royal Wedding Talk
By Stephanie Di Biase | 27 April 2011 | From Flare
With the royal wedding on Friday, there is much talk about the big day–it seems everyone has an opinion:
Canada Post To Issue Royal Wedding Stamps
Canada Post To Issue Royal Wedding Stamps
By Katie Amey | 19 April 2011 | From Flare
Canada Post has unveiled two stamps in honour of the upcoming royal wedding.
Shoe-Turned-Cupcake Designer Patrick Cox Creates Royal Wedding Sweets
Shoe-Turned-Cupcake Designer Patrick Cox Creates Royal Wedding Sweets
By Jennifer Campbell | 19 April 2011 | From Flare
In our continued search for the coolest royal wedding merch, we were alerted to a new cupcake range created by shoe designer Patrick Cox.
Rumour: Libélula’s Sophie Cranston To Design Royal Wedding Dress
Rumour: Libélula’s Sophie Cranston To Design Royal Wedding Dress
By Michael Cheung | 18 April 2011 | From Flare
Rumour has it princess-to-be Kate Middleton is set to don a dress designed by Sophie Cranston of the label Libélula.
Knit your own royal wedding
Knit your own royal wedding
By Patricia Treble | 14 April 2011 | From Macleans
The most delightful commemorative item of the upcoming wedding is also the most bizarre: a how-to book titled Knit Your Own Royal Wedding.
Kate Middleton’s Wedding Day Hairstylist Revealed
Kate Middleton’s Wedding Day Hairstylist Revealed
By Katie Amey | 12 April 2011 | From Flare
Although her wedding dress designer still remains a mystery, Kate Middleton’s big day hairstylist will be her long-time hairdresser, James Pryce.
London socialite needs new nose for royal wedding
London socialite needs new nose for royal wedding
By Leah McLaren | 11 April 2011 | From Chatelaine
While most female royal wedding invitees are currently shopping for a new dress, shoes or, perhaps, a giant feather-topped hat, apparently, former model, TV presenter, It girl and current London socialite (yes, that is a job) Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, is desperately looking for a new nose.
The Royal Wedding Ensemble: Diana vs. Kate
The Royal Wedding Ensemble: Diana vs. Kate
By Emily Huggard | 7 April 2011 | From Flare
As Kate Middleton prepares for her royal wedding day, comparisons to her late mother-in-law Princess Diana ensue. As their respective decades’ princess brides, let’s see how their wedding day wardrobes compare, 30 years apart.
The rise of Camilla and her clan
The rise of Camilla and her clan
By Patricia Treble | 6 April 2011 | From Macleans
“Kate’s a lovely girl,” gushed her future mother-in-law last week in London. “We’re very lucky.” Surprisingly, it is Camilla, duchess of Cornwall, 63, who has become the closest royal adviser and mentor as Kate Middleton, 29, navigates the treacherous route from commoner to future queen, a path Camilla Parker Bowles traversed mostly solo when she married Prince Charles in 2005.
Iconic Princess Diana Dress Could Sell For One Million Dollars
Iconic Princess Diana Dress Could Sell For One Million Dollars
By Ryan Porter | 6 April 2011 | From Flare
Eligible princes in the royal family are growing scarce, but at least princess hopefuls can still buy into the royal wardrobe. Fourteen gowns from Princess Diana’s collection go up for auction at Waddington’s in Toronto on June 23.
Kate and William eschewing registry and asking for donations instead
Kate and William eschewing registry and asking for donations instead
By Leah McLaren | 31 March 2011 | From Chatelaine
First off, let’s make one thing perfectly clear: For those of you who very generously gave me a wedding gift, I would like to say that, without exception, my husband and I love every single salad bowl, fruit bowl, mixing bowl, finger bowl and soup tureen we received and each of said items has a place of honour in our home. It seems Prince William and Kate Middleton already have all the bowls they need.
Royal wedding album of the ceremony will be available for sale mere hours after the two tie the knot
Royal wedding album of the ceremony will be available for sale mere hours after the two tie the knot
By Leah McLaren | 29 March 2011 | From Chatelaine
Justin Bieber beware. The Canadian pop idol is going to have to do more than insult Americans to stay on top of the charts come the end of April, as it’s just been announced that iTunes will be peddling a royal wedding album, just hours after the ceremony is over.
History of royal nuptials
History of royal nuptials
28 March 2011 | From Macleans
The pageantry of the past
Kate to wear a Victoria Beckham design on her honeymoon
Kate to wear a Victoria Beckham design on her honeymoon
By Emily Huggard | 28 March 2011 | From Flare
With just a few weeks to go till the royal wedding, Kate Middleton has been enlisting friends to help her wrap up the final details. The princess-in-waiting has found an unlikely wedding planner in Victoria Beckham, who understands how daunting the spotlight can be.
How to throw a tea party and brew the perfect cup of tea
How to throw a tea party and brew the perfect cup of tea
By Ashlee Campbell | 28 March 2011 | From Chatelaine
Advice from British experts on the fine art of afternoon tea. Tips you can use for your royal wedding party
Royal wedding cash grab. The inlaws are making money off the kids.
Royal wedding cash grab. The inlaws are making money off the kids.
By Leah McLaren | 27 March 2011 | From Chatelaine
I’ve written in this space about the “Throne Up” royal wedding barf bags and the commemorative royal mug with the picture of Kate and her betrothed – errrr – Prince Harry on the side. In a desperate attempt to cash in on the wedding of this century, royal opportunists from London to Hong Kong are flogging fine collectibles. It seems, however, these trinkets are being hustled from within the proverbial palace walls as well.
Kate Middleton Debuts New Hat; Taps Philip Treacy to Design for Wedding
Kate Middleton Debuts New Hat; Taps Philip Treacy to Design for Wedding
By Brittany Barkwell | 25 March 2011 | From Flare
Kate Middleton and Prince William stepped out this week for their first public appearance since their engagement was announced in November.
Butter London is releasing a Kate Middleton nail polish
Butter London is releasing a Kate Middleton nail polish
By Jennifer Campbell | 24 March 2011 | From Flare
Kate Middleton was a style icon before long before her high-profile engagement, and now the future royal’s influence is expanding to nail colour.Butter London is releasing a new shade of polish inspired by the posh princess-to-be, a glittery grayish-blue called “No More Waity, Katie,” after her British tabloid nickname.The limited-edition lacquer will launch in March to the tune of $22.
Kate Middleton Quits Her Day Job
Kate Middleton Quits Her Day Job
By Sara Constantineau | 24 March 2011 | From Flare
Ever the busy bride-to-be, Kate Middleton has quit her job to focus on planning her upcoming nuptials.Kate was working as a project manager for Party Pieces, her parents’ online party supply company, but she is now devoting herself full-time to the royal wedding preparations.Some of the key decisions have reportedly already been made—such as her wedding dress designer and the couple’s vows—but are being kept a surprise until the big day on April 29. Other details, such as whether Prince [...]
A look at the royal carriage to take the newlyweds through the procession
A look at the royal carriage to take the newlyweds through the procession
By Katie Amey | 22 March 2011 | From Flare
With the Royal Wedding only a little over a month away, the St. James Palace has recently revealed the couple’s transportation for the big day.
What’s in a dress? Kate Middleton’s see-through number sells for almost $125,000!
What’s in a dress? Kate Middleton’s see-through number sells for almost $125,000!
By Leah McLaren | 18 March 2011 | From Chatelaine
Not since Monica Lewinsky, has an ordinary dress, worn by an ordinary girl, attracted so much attention. Thursday, at an auction held in central London, the increasingly famous “see through” dress Kate Middleton wore at a 2002 fashion show, while she was attending St. Andrew’s University, was sold for an eye-popping £78,000.
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