On Saturday, May 20th Pippa Middleton will don the second-most important white dress of her life. The first, of course, was the cowl-neck Alexander McQueen designed by Sarah Burton for Pippa’s train-carrying duties at Kate and William’s wedding back in 2011. Though details on Pippa’s custom dress are slim (Brit designer Giles Deacon is said to be the one behind the gown), we’ve analyzed a few of Pippa’s looks and then looked through the recent Spring 2018 bridal runway looks to pick out the styles we think she’d go for.
Pippa’s looks through the years. Image by: Getty
A look through Pippa’s formalwear choices reveals that she’s a fan of a higher neckline and a fitted, though still feminine silhouette. Though florals and subtle sequins make appearances, we get the vibe that Pippa’s look skews more simple, unencumbered and unfussy.
From left: Lela Rose, Sachin & Babi and Dannis Basso. Image by: Imaxtree
These gowns feature subtle embellishment—there’s the tiny florals on the Lela Rose dress and the focused embroidery on the Dannis Basso gown. The body-skimming silhouettes are also right up Pippa’s alley.
As Pippa’s will be a church wedding, sleeves might be in order.
A dress by Theia. Image by: Imaxtree
A dress by Ines di Santo. Image by: Imaxtree
Finally, when we came across this ball gown by Ines di Santo, there was just something so Pippa about it. The skirt is fuller, yes, but the scooped (not sweetheart) neckline, wide straps and modern-bride pockets are features we wouldn’t be surprised to see on her actual dress.
A gown by Ines di Santo. Image by: Imaxtree
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