Did You Know About the Duchess of Cambridge's Second Wedding Dress?

It's just as pretty as the first, of course.

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If you heard the words "Kate Middleton's wedding dress," we're sure you could instantly picture the Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen design, with its extravagant train, V-neck bodice, and lace sleeves.

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But, if we followed up with "Kate Middleton's second wedding dress,' you may struggle. Not as many people know that the Duchess actually had a second gown for the big day—and yes, it's as beautiful as the one she wore for the ceremony.


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Once the public festivities were over, Kate changed into an ivory satin dress for an intimate evening affair at Buckingham Palace.

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The gown, which was also designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, featured a sweetheart neckline, circle skirt, and gorgeous diamante belt. The dress appears to be strapless, but the Duchess finished her look with a gorgeous white angora bolero. She also left her hair down in tumbling curls for a softer look.

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Kate's iconic daytime gown helped attract a record number of visitors to Buckingham Palace when it was featured in a Royal Wedding exhibition.

It also sparked a surge in brides searching for a similar gown–but it seems that now, future brides have two styles to choose from!

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