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We can’t not post this. The Sarah Burton rumours were true: it’s been an ascending year for fashion house Alexander McQueen after his death last year.
The dress is brought in at the waist and padded at the hips, which is a theme seen through McQueen clothing. The lace is custom made, decorated with thistles, daffodils, shamrocks and roses; plants representing the four parts of the United Kingdom.
A short train took a modern slant, the top half was quite revealing in many areas, and the tiara was borrowed from the queen, a Cartier made in 1936 and originally purchased for the Queen Mother.