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McQueen to design Kate’s wedding dress?

Will she or won't she? Rumours fly as to whether Kate Middleton has chosen Alexander McQueen to design her wedding dress

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We’ve had the traditional – Bruce Oldfield please stand up – and now it’s the time of the eccentric, amid rumours this weekend that British label Alexander McQueen will design Kate Middleton’s wedding dress.

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Creative designer at McQueen, Sarah Burton has flatly denied her proposed role as royal wedding dress designer, and Clarence House remain unwilling to comment on whether the story is true. It does however seem that – should the story be true – Kate may have been influenced by the wedding dress that Burton designed for former Harper’s Bazaar editor Sara Buys when she married Camilla Parker-Bowles’ son, Tom Parker-Bowles in 2005.

This is the latest in a long line of reported ‘discoveries’ of who will design Ms. Middleton’s famous gown. Whoever gets the job is guaranteed to go down in history as one of the most famous figures connected to the royal wedding.

Considering that Clarence House won’t entirely deny the rumours, we’re left wondering whether the princess-to-be might actually opt for the edgy British design house, foregoing her traditional image in place of something more fashion-forward instead. Perhaps we’ll have a rebel at court after all…

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