The fashion world has been abuzz since the weekend with rumors that Sarah Burton, creative director for Alexander McQueen, would be designing Kate Middleton's wedding dress -- and Burton's white frock-filled show in Paris on Tuesday did nothing to hush rumors.
Now McQueen's biggest supporter Daphne Guinness penned a short column for the Telegraph on why Kate should select Burton for her nuptial needs (it would be "both wonderful news and an inspired choice") and what we could expect from a Burton creation:
The dress will most likely have an imperceptible but highly evolved structure. Its elegance will appear effortless, despite the fact that an enormous amount of thought will have gone into it. My guess is that dressed in a Sarah Burton creation, Miss Middleton on her wedding day will look ethereal, a heightened version of herself. It will not be an ill-fitting amateur affair but will show off her strengths without being crude. In short, this will be a defined silhouette and something we have not seen before in quite the same way. I imagine it to be slim fitting but with a hint of futuristic Victoriana.
But McQueen or not, the main thing is that Miss Middleton wears the dress she has always dreamt of, because, hopefully, one only gets married once. I do not know Miss Middleton, but she seems to me to be a very thoughtful young lady. Good taste comes from judgement, not intellect -- though it looks as though she may just have both.
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