Relive Kate Middleton's Alexander McQueen Wedding Dress From All Angles

Kate — now officially Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge — wowed the world with her elegant and superbly feminine Alexander McQueen gown on her wedding day back in 2011. The ivory duchesse satin and hand-embroidered lace dress fit Kate perfectly for an iconic fashion moment we'll never forget. Nearly eight years later, Kate has surely inspired countless copycats and garnered a global fashion following.

To celebrate her wedding anniversary, today we're going back to spend a little more time poring over the gown. See the legendary look from all angles.


A purported team of 60 worked on the hand-embroidered lace on Kate's dress.

We love the tailoring of the duchesse satin.

Her tiara was made by Cartier in 1936 and presented to Queen Elizabeth II on her 18th birthday.

We love the softness of her veil.

The veil had lace trim.

Her train was long but not excessive.

Her train, carried by sister Pippa.

Pippa's dress was also made by Alexander McQueen.

Kate looked ethereal and elegant.

A view from the front. Total elegance.