Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress On Display At Buckingham Palace

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During the summer opening of Buckingham Palace between July 23 and October 3, a new exhibition is opened to display Kate Middleton's wedding dress, tiara hat, shoes, jewelry, and even portions of her wedding cake. Starting on Saturday 23 July, about 643,000 tickets became available. This is the centerpiece of the annual summer opening of Buckingham Palace tours for the public. The tours cost around $28.50 with 19 state rooms including a special Royal Fabrege exhibit and a walk in the south side of the garden. Let's look at more about the Duchess of Cambridge's wedding dress on display at Buckingham Palace through the following stunning pictures.


The Duchess of Cambridge along with her majesty-in-law, Queen Elizabeth II went on a tour of the new Royal Wedding Dress exhibit at Buckingham Palace on Friday 22 July

The Duchess of Cambridge along with her majesty-in-law, Queen Elizabeth II went on a tour of the new Royal Wedding Dress exhibit at Buckingham Palace on Friday 22 July


Kate Middleton’s Dress exhibit is one part of Buckingham Palace's Royal Fabergé exhibit inluding more than 100 masterpieces of the royal family

Kate Middleton’s Dress exhibit is one part of Buckingham Palace's Royal Fabergé exhibit inluding more than 100 masterpieces of the royal family


The scene of Kate’s wedding dress in its dramatic setting at Buckingham Palace

The scene of Kate’s wedding dress in its dramatic setting at Buckingham Palace


The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton decided to choose British brand Alexander McQueen for designing her royal dress at the romantic royal wedding

 Kate Middleton decided to choose British brand Alexander McQueen for designing her royal dress at the romantic royal wedding


Her desire was stated that the wedding dress needed to combine tradition, modernity with the artistic vision in every Alexander McQueen's work

Her desire was stated that the wedding dress needed to combine tradition, modernity with the artistic vision in every Alexander McQueen's work


The veil was made of layers of soft, ivory silk tulle with a trim of hand-embroidered flowers and the ivory satin bodice that is limited at the waist and padded at the hips is a hallmark of Alexander McQueen's designs

The veil was made of layers of soft, ivory silk tulle with a trim of hand-embroidered flowers and the ivory satin bodice that is limited at the waist and padded at the hips is a hallmark of Alexander McQueen's designs


The skirt is an opening flower with white satin gazar arches and pleats while the underskirt is made of silk tulle adorned with Cluny lace

The skirt is an opening flower with white satin gazar arches and pleats while the underskirt is made of silk tulle adorned with Cluny lace


It is interesting to know that the lace appliqué was a hand-made product created by the Royal School of Needlework, based at Hampton Court Palace while the lace design was hand-engineered using the Carrickmacross lace-making technique, which originated in Ireland in the 1820s

It is interesting to know that the lace appliqué was a hand-made product created by the Royal School of Needlework, based at Hampton Court Palace while the lace design was hand-engineered using the Carrickmacross lace-making technique, which originated in Ireland in the 1820s


Both the bodice skirt and the underskirt trim used hand-cut English lace and French Chantilly lace

Both the bodice skirt and the underskirt trim used hand-cut English lace and French Chantilly lace


Besides the gown, the Bride's Robinson Pelham earrings which are a personal gift to the bride from her parents for her wedding day, tiara, Alexander McQueen shoes and wedding cake are also one part of the display.


Kate Middleton's diamond Robinson Pelham earrings were a gift from her parents designed as a part of her family's new coat of arms

Kate Middleton's diamond Robinson Pelham earrings were a gift from her parents designed as a part of her family's new coat of arms


The train of the Alexander McQueen gown stretched approximately 9 feet

The train of the Alexander McQueen gown stretching approximately 9 feet is also on display at Buckingham Palace


The picture of eight-tier royal wedding cake with over 900 leaf and floral patterns designed to reflect the new home in Buckingham Palace

The picture of eight-tier royal wedding cake with over 900 leaf and floral patterns designed to reflect the new home at Buckingham Palace

 

Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress exhibit at Buckingham Palace

 

Related links:

Meanings of Royal Wedding Dresses

Wedding Dresses of Princesses and Queens

Latest Photos of William-Kate’s Royal Wedding

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This article was published on 2011/07/26
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