Articles Tagged 'The Royal Wedding Dress'

Royal Roundup: The Big Day Arrives at Last

So the dress was by Sarah Burton, after all. If you look back over all the speculation about this momentous piece of news, the obvious takeaway is: Don’t believe everything you read. Example number one: “I’m not doing it. It’s just a stupid story. Next week it will be someone else – Bruce Oldfield, Stella […]

Royal Roundup: William Reportedly Took Kate to Visit Diana’s Tomb

Kate and William paid an “emotional” visit to the tomb of Princess Diana, The Daily Mirror reports. William’s late mother is buried in a marble temple on a small island, known as “The Oval,” on the 14,000-acre estate of Earl Spencer, Diana’s brother and William’s uncle. “It was very important for William to take Kate […]

Royal Roundup: Speculation About Kate’s Dress Continues

The Daily Mail may have finally answered the burning question as to who is the wedding dress designer. The designer is (drum roll, please)…Sophie Cranston of the “low-key” label Libelula? Kate wore a black velvet Cranston-designed coat to a January wedding. But Cranston is not so much the designer as the dressmaker. The Mail says […]

Royal Roundup: Kate & William – A Portrait in Jellybeans

Does the medium exist that has not portrayed the royal couple? Aside from the conventional forms, Kate and William have been cast in Lego, roast dinner meats, toothpicks and wool. So it’s hardly surprising artist Malcolm West has unveiled a jellybean portrait of the royal couple. The 4-feet 7-inch x 3-feet 11-inch portrayal took more […]

Royal Roundup: No Royal Wedding Invite for Michelle Obama?

Every news organization this side of the Atlantic is reporting that President and Mrs. Obama have not received an invitation. On Wednesday (February 9), Michelle Obama was asked on LIVE! with Regis and Kelly if she thought she would be invited. The U.S. First Lady said, “You know what? Marriage is a personal, private thing. […]

Royal Roundup: Sapphire Sales Still Going Strong

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but sapphires are what they want right now. Since the debut of Kate Middleton’s 18-carat sapphire engagement ring in November, sales of the gem have set records, Forbes reports. Michael Arnstein, president of the Natural Sapphire Company, says sales are up 300 percent. “[She’s] a walking, talking fashion […]

Can Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress Stay a Secret?

It’s the most talked-about garment in the world right now, but no one has seen it. Yes, it’s Kate Middleton‘s wedding gown, and, as the 100-day countdown to her nuptials with Prince William on April 29 ticks on, journalists are under extraordinary pressure to uncover it. “Always alert to public appetites, [the British press] is […]