Much has been said about the 2011 Royal wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William. Their wedding ceremony was the most awaited moment, it was Princess Diana and Prince Charles‘ first major royal wedding in 1981 and the only thing that rivaled it was when Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tied the knot in 2018. From a viewer’s perspective, Kate and William’s wedding appeared to go according to plan, but allegedly there was some major drama before the ceremony.
In a new documentary called Royal Dressmakers’ Secrets, royal reporter Katie Nicholl said when Kate’s dress designer was revealed there were some tears. You see, one of the most exciting parts about royal weddings are finally seeing which designer made the personalized dress and all the tributes concealed in the seams were found.
Unfortunately for Kate, despite her best attempts to keep her wedding dress designer a secret, the Sunday Times spoiled her having chosen Alexander McQueen’s Sarah Burton since the fashion house is known “for the beauty of its craftsmanship and its respect for traditional workmanship and the technical construction of clothing.”
Nearly two whole months before the wedding, the English the newspaper broke the news, and that certainly caused a stir between Kate and her team. “Behind the scenes I think that caused tears at the palace because Kate had done everything she could to keep the wedding dress a secret,” Katie said.
However, the good thing is nobody knew what the gown would really look like, so the unveiling wasn’t completely ruined.