Grace Kelly turned the Princess of Monaco following her lavish marriage ceremony to Prince Rainier III of Monaco. She wore a chic gown that turned well-known world wide. Tonight on the Channel 5 documentary Grace Kelly: Hollywood Princess, a royal skilled defined the way it could have impressed Kate Middleton‘s marriage ceremony robe.
“It was a gift from her former studio, created by MGM’s chief costume designer Helen Rose, who had worked on two of Grace’s previous films.”
The gown had a excessive neck and a lace bodice with lengthy sleeves.
It had a button down entrance and tapered in on the waist earlier than persevering with right into a full skirt.
Speaking within the documentary David Emanuel, who helped design Princess Diana’s marriage ceremony gown, defined Grace’s robe took many weeks of preparation.
David mentioned: “I understand it took three dozen seamstresses three weeks. The estimated cost back then of $7,200.”
As it was designed within the 1950s, it’s seemingly it could be price way more now.
Not solely did the gown grow to be a fascinating type for all future brides, it could have impressed British royalty.
Kate Middleton married Prince William at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011.
“It’s a very tight bond with your designer so I wouldn’t be surprised if she referenced Grace’s dress.”
Like the gown worn by Grace, Kate’s robe had a fitted high and lengthy lace sleeves.
The gown additionally flowed into a protracted skirt like that of Princess Grace’s.