While reigning Queen of bridal design Vera Wang recently set up shop here in London, we’re wondering if Sarah Burton’s Alexander McQueen dress for bride of the year Princess Kate Middleton could mean Wang has been dethroned as the world arise to a new McQueen.
Burton, who showed some stunning pieces at the Alexander McQueen Winter 2011 ready-to-wear collection in Paris earlier this year, has with the royal collaboration certainly taken a step up in the world of bridal couture. While Kate’s gown was a bespoke piece, the bridal twist to Burton’s line certainly provided inspiration for future brides – and showed off the creativity on offer.
Meanwhile, Vera Wang’s autumn 2011 let swathed pleating, blossom skirts, Chantilly lace and delicate organza grace the catwalks.
Who is the winner: Burton or Wang?