Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress
Inspired by Grace Kelly Part 1

Grace Kelly wedding dress designed by Helen Rose

One week after the royal wedding on 29th April and Wedding Inspirasi is still flooded with searches for Kate Middleton’s wedding dress, designed by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen, below. The inspiration for Kate’s wedding dress was a beautiful high collar long sleeve lace wedding gown worn by another princess, the Princess of Monaco. Yes, we’re talking about the Grace Kelly wedding dress, designed by MGM costume designer Helen Rose (main picture).

kate middleton wedding dress - by sarah burton, alexander mcqueen

The gown with a bodice made from antique Valenciennes rose point lace, was also said to be the inspiration behind Ivanka Trump’s elegant Vera Wang wedding dress and Nicole Richie’s bridal frock, an exquisite Marchesa creation.

inspired by grace kelly's wedidng dress - ivanka trump in vera wang, nicole richie in marchesa

Let’s take a look at other dresses that may have been inspired from the truly iconic wedding dress.

In terms of striking similarity, you can’t get any closer than the Adorno gown by Rosa Clara. This silk gazare gown, which comes with a high neck, long sleeve lace jacket is from Rosa Clara 2012 advance collection. Beautiful veil with juliet cap completes the princess inspired look.

Grace Kelly wedding dress 2012 - Rosa Clara Adorno lace long sleeve bridal gown

This gown from Legends by Romona Keveza Spring 2012 bridal collection, is closer to Kate Middleton’s wedding dress in that it has a V-neck neckline, which gives the dress a modern update.

kate middleton grace kelly inspired wedding dress by Romona Keveza

Fabianna by Sophia Tolli. High colar lace bodice, pleated cummerbund and lace applique on skirt.

kate middleton grace kelly inspired wedding dress - Fabianna by Sophia Tolli

Andrea from Priscilla of Boston Spring 2012 bridal collection.

grace kelly style wedding dress 2012 - priscilla of boston

Get more mileage for your strapless wedding dress by pairing it with a lace top. 3/4 sleeve high collar lace top with Begonia strapless wedding dress  from Aire Barcelona 2010 collection.

grace kelly lace wedding dresses - aire barcelona kate middleton style lace bridal gown

There's no denying the design of this Atelier Aimée wedding dress (left most) was inspired Grace Kelly's. Even the veil, set a top a Juliet cap, is similar.

grace kelly inspired wedding dresses - atelier aimee bridal gowns that look like kate middleton's

Two wedding dresses from Temperley London featuring long sleeves and lace. These have a slimmer silhouette compared to the wedding dresses worn by the Princess Kate and Princess Grace.

Catherine Middleton Grace Kelly lace long sleeve wedding dress

More in Part 2 of  Kate Middleton's Wedding Dress: Inspired by Grace Kelly.

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