12 Hidden Details On Pippa Middleton’s Wedding Dress You Didn’t Know About
10. There were many designers vying for the role of Pippa’s wedding designer
Aside from Giles Deacon, there were many other designers that reached out with an intense interest in designing Pippa’s gown! Pippa quickly became a fashion icon after wearing a sleek. white bridesmaid dress for her sister Kate Middleton’s wedding, so there was an avid public interest in what exactly Pippa would wear for her own wedding. Some of the contestants vying for the spot were bridal specialist Suzanne Neville, red carpet designer Jenny Packham and New Zealand designer Emilia Wickstead. Even Sarah Burton from McQueen, who designed Kate Middleton’s infamous wedding dress, expressed interest in designing for Pippa, but it was ultimately Giles Deacon who Pippa agreed upon.
9. The bodice was embroidered with pearls
Giles Deacon definitely pulled all the stops when designing Pippa’s dress and aside from the lace detailing on the bodice, he also incorporated delicate pearl detailing throughout. “The lace bodice is embroidered with pearl detailing over an organza and tulle underskirt, ” he explained of the dress. Her headpiece, earrings, and veil picked up on these pearl details and coordinated.