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Royal Wedding Dress Knock Offs

9 May

Remember back on April 29th when Kate Middleton made jaws around the world collectively drop? Now you can share in her head-turning moment. In the week and a half since the big Royal wedding dozens of wedding dress designers have come forward with their own versions of Kate’s breathtaking Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen dress. Here is a round up of who’s making the knock-offs and when they will be available.

JS Collections Dutchess Wedding Dress ($698) – Available September 16th, this dress is the first knock-off to hit a mass retailer like Nordstrom. It’s $700 price point makes it  budget friendly and beautiful.

Lucie Konirova and Emile Karr – The Alterations Boutique, London – This family of dressmakers started on their replica of the royal wedding dress less than 5-hours after the ceremony.

ABS by Allen Schwarz ($900) – Designer Allen Schwarz got to work on a knock-off the morning of the wedding. His version is a wearable option for the simple elegant bride. The dress will be in stores by the end of June.

Mary Rose McGrath – London-based dress designer Mary Rose McGrath put this dress together in less than 24-hours. The replica is now on display at a shopping center in Belfast, sure to delight and inspire brides-to-be for years to come.

Jason Matlo – Even the Canadian designers are going mad for the royal wedding dress. Vancouver-based designer Jason Matlo had this dress made and ready for display less than a week after the wedding.  The dress is available at La Novia Bridal for $5000 CAN.

Would you walk down the aisle in a dress inspired by a royal?

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