Creative director for the iconic Alexander McQueen fashion brand, Sarah Burton, was honored with Harper’s Bazaar’s ‘Designer of the Year Award’ at the magazine’s annual Women of the Year Awards ceremony!
Sarah Burton may just be having the best year ever! After receiving a ton of favor and recognition for designing the infamously breathtaking and beautiful wedding gown that Kate Middleton, aka the Duchess of Cambridge, wore down the isle at her royal wedding to Prince William, the Alexander McQeen creative director was honored with the Harper’s Bazaar ‘Designer of the Year’ Award– An award only coveted by the high and mighty of the fashion industry!
Hidden rooms, covert meetings and false signals — the best-kept secret in fashion history was revealed only when Kate stepped onto the red carpet at Westminster Abbey!
Kate Middleton outfoxed the world by keeping her dazzling Royal Wedding gown hidden from the media — making sure that even the seamstresses putting the dress together didn’t see the full design! And that was just one of her stealthy moves!
“To follow in the steps of a great talent like Galliano is not an easy job,” Wang said when asked if Sarah Burton is ready to move on from McQueen.
After billions of people tuned in to the Royal Wedding and saw Kate Middleton in her gorgeous gown, Sarah Burton became a household name — although the fashion set has already been buzzing about Sarah for a while! Not only was it rumored that Sarah was behind Kate’s gorgeous dress, but reports claim she might have been chosen to replace John Galliano at Dior. HollywoodLife.com got to catch up with Vera Wang, who hosted the screening of L’Amour Fou in NYC on May 1, where she weighed in on whether or not Sarah could fill Galliano’s shoes at Dior.
If there was an Oscar for Best Wedding Dress of the Year. . . or Century, then Kate’s dress created by Alexander McQueen designer Sarah Burton was a shoe-in! Do you agree?
The world’s top designers raved to fashion industry bible WWD, calling the gown “beautiful,” (Oscar de la Renta) “very pretty and modern,” (Valentino) and “perfection.” (Mark Badgely)
Only big name American designer Vera Wang, known for dressing dozens of celebrities, including Chelsea Clinton, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez and Khloe Kardashian, had some teeny tiny criticism — hmm! ” I would have preferred a closed neckline,” critiqued Vera.
Although it feels like the Royal Wedding just happened, designers are working at a feverish pace to recreate the instantly iconic gown Kate wore down the aisle!
One of the most breathtaking moments during the Royal Wedding on Apr. 29 was watching Kate Middleton walk down the aisle of Westminster Abbey in her gorgeous Sarah Burton gown — and if you’re dying to wear a dress just like Kate’s on your special day than you’re in luck!
Sarah is having the busiest weekend of her life, jetting off to NYC as her label is being honored, after designing Kate Middleton’s wedding dress — for the biggest fashion event of the year!
Sarah Burton is most certainly getting very little rest this weekend! After designing two gorgeous Royal Wedding dresses for Kate Middleton, as well as her sister Pippa, Sarah is headed to NYC to dress even more celebs as her mentor and former boss Alexander McQueen is honored at the Met Ball. Among the celebs she could be working with? Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene and McQueen favorite, Sarah Jessica Parker!
Kate was radiant in her wedding gown — but did the lacy dress live up to Diana’s lofty standards?
The April 29 Royal Wedding couldn’t have been more glamorous, but did the gown live up to the royal family’s other famous fashionista?
It’s not so bad being a princess when you have not one, but two custom-made gowns to wear on the big day!
Kate Middleton‘s impeccable taste and flawless appearance on the day she became a member of the Royal family is largely due to her wedding gowns designed by Sarah Burton. The 29-year-old wore the more conservative long sleeved lace bodice gown with a 10-foot fishtail train for her walk down the aisle before changing into her white satin reception gown with intricate embroidery around her waist. She stayed covered up with her little cardigan.
Pippa went iridescent in ivory and Cameron fire engine red in their McQueen columns — which beauty wore it better?
Pippa Middleton wowed the world at sister Kate Middleton‘s wedding when she appeared in an ivory colord crepe column, complete with cowl neck, designed by Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton. As stunning as she looked however, her wedding day wear was almost identical to the bold red cowl neck look Cameron Diaz wore to the 2010 Golden Globes — also designed by McQueen!
Kate’s Sarah Burton gown is receiving rave reviews from the fashionable set!
Kate Middleton looked breathtaking when she revealed her Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen gown, and it looks like we weren’t the only ones smitten with the new bride. HollywoodLife.com chatted with Joe Zee, Eric Daman, and Richard Chai exclusively at Vitaminwater’s fashion school seminar on Apr. 29. The trio was on hand at FIT to promote the Vitaminwater color collection contest, and they said wouldn’t have changed a thing about Kate’s gown!
With the top post at Dior still up in the air, Kate’s bridal dress designer seems to be the latest front runner for the much coveted position, replacing John Galliano!
Sarah Burton may have seamlessly taken over for designer Alexander McQueen at his eponymous fashion house following his death last year, but with her hugely publicized new gig as the designer of Kate Middleton‘s wedding gown it may be a new position she is looking at — as creative director at Christian Dior!
She may be the most modern royal bride to date, but she embraces this one custom that dates back to the Victorian era!
Kate Middleton stepped out in her custom-designed Sarah Burton gown wearing a few other important items. She followed the old English rhyme, “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” for good luck on her big day!
Kate may be going glam in an Alexander McQueen gown, but Will and Harry maintain tradition in their formal garb!
Kate Middleton may have shocked many in her decision to choose a fashion forward and, dare we say, talented and innovative designer to craft her gown in Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton, but her beau and his brother are sticking to tradition!
After so much speculation, it looks like the Creative Director for Alexander McQueen was given the honor of designing the dress for the Royal Wedding!
With just hours until Kate Middleton shows off the wedding dress the whole world is waiting to see, it looks like the big secret is out! British news outlets are reporting that Sarah Burton, Creative Director for Alexander McQueen, was spotted checking into Kate’s hotel, The Goring!
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