Kate Middleton’s wedding dress is along sleeved lace and ivory satin designed by Sarah Burton.
The dress looks modern and traditional like the wedding dress of commoner actress Grace Kelly.
There was a similarity in the dress except for Kate’s neckline which was very modern. It is a modern take on Grace Kelly’s dress.
The have another similarities, Grace was also a commoner and became a princess.
Kate chose Burton’s style because of her low profile.
Burton’s design caught Kate’s eye when Burton designed the wedding dress for Sarah Buys who married Tom Parker Bowles (Camilla’s son).
Buys and Kate are friends.
Burton’s famous clients include Michelle Obama, where Burton designed her dress for a state dinner.