Kate Middleton & Prince William are officially tying the knot on April 29 and the Internet is abuzz with speculation of which fashion designer had the honor of making the royal wedding dress. While the lucky designer's name is still a closely guarded secret, one thing is certain: Kate Middleton's wedding dress is finally complete.
"Kate will have no more fittings," a senior palace source tells Us Weekly of Middleton's top-secret wedding gown. "The next time the dress goes on is Friday morning!" The dress that will surely go down in history has got a great deal of mystery surrounding it - from who designed it to what it will look like, including the color, train length and veil or headpiece.
Popular contenders for the royal wedding dress designer include Sarah Burton, the creative director of Alexander McQueen, the late Princess Diana's favorite Bruce Oldfield and boho-chic designer Alice Temperley. Until last week, British fashion designer Sophie Cranston (of the label Libelula) was also a likely suspect, but the designer has since denied the allegations. The Daily Mail has even reported that Kate has designed the dress herself.
On her last public outing with Prince William, Kate Middleton wore a tailored Amanda Wakeley navy suit. Wakeley is amongst the curious millions from around the world who can't wait to see the wedding dress when Kate walks down the aisle at Westminster Abbey.
The designer tells Grazia magazine, "Whoever is designing it is incredibly lucky." As Prince William intended, Kate Middleton has slowly transformed herself from common to intensely stylish and subdued, and her wedding is sure to be no exception.