03 May '11, 11am

Kate's dress already a hit with Chinese copycats

Kate's dress already a hit with Chinese copycats

A duplicate of the wedding gown (L) and the original wedding dress wore by Kate Middleton (R). -- PHOTO: CHINA DAILY SHANGHAI - HOURS after Kate Middleton stepped out of the Rolls Royce that drove her to Westminster Abbey in London to marry Prince William, tailoring stores on taobao.com, China's largest online shopping bazaar, were already offering replicas of her wedding dress. A copy of the lace gown, which was designed by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen, and featured a V-neck satin bodice flowing into a skirt with floral hand embroidery, is selling for 1,800 yuan (S$340) at Sumiao's Little Store, one of the online shops offering the dresses. The price also includes a duplicate of the ivory tulle veil worn by the new Dutchess of Cambridge. "We have been closely following the wedding dress Kate would wear ever since she and Prince William announced their engagement," sa...

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London, May 01 (ANI): It has emerged that Duchess of Cambridge Kate's elegant wedding dress is now being copied by Chinese...