Kate Middleton Wedding Dress Pictures Revealed

It was the event that everyone was watching, the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton and the dress that stopped the world. All was finally revealed as Kate made her entrance into Westminster Abbey. Wearing a stunning long-sleeve lace, ivory and satin gown with flattering V neckline and 8-foot-long train with a simple lace-edged veil and sparkling tiara to set off the picturesque vision. Queen Elizabeth II lent her the Cartier-designed “halo” tiara, and the teardrop diamond earrings were a personal gift from her parents.

The first glimpse

OMG…Stunnning. The designer of the most awaited dress in history thus far, by Sarah Burton, the 36-year-old creative director of British fashion house Alexander McQueen! Kate’s ivory duchess satin heels were also courtesy of Alexander McQueen.

Could there be a more fairytale princess wedding? kate worked closely with the designer to create  a ” dress to combine tradition and modernity with the artistic vision that characterises…McQueen’s work.”

Sister and bridesmaid Pippa was on hand to help Kate with the gown as she made her entrance. The bodice and skirt’s lace appliqué was handmade by the Royal School of Needlework, while the dress is made of ivory and white satin gazar. The pleated skirt was made to resemble an “opening flower” (love!), and the bodice, which was “padded at the hips, draws on the Victorian tradition of corsetry.”

Check out some of the crazy hats that appeared during the ceremony, pictuedd are Princesses Beatrice, 22, and Eugenie, 21

Mr and Mrs Prince William

What do you think of Kate’s dress?

Images from here, here, here, here and here

xox Love,

Festival Girl

The Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton

Can you hear the wedding bells? Today is the day of the Royal Wedding of His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales, K.G. with Miss Catherine Middleton on 29th April, 2011, 11.00am at Westminster Abbey. The Royal event will be seen in Australia on ABC1, Channel 7, 9, 10 at 7.30pm EST.

The preparations are being made and excitement is in the air across the world. With up to 2 billion people expected to watch the 6 hour long wedding ceremony, 2000 guests, an estimated cost of $70 million thanks to Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth II and more than 10,000 journalists attending, this is sure to be highlight of 2011 weddings.

Whether you love it or hate it, the wedding of the century is on. It seems like every man and his dog are either rejoicing and cashing in on the event or promoting anti-wedding behaviour.
I like to think of this wedding as just to young kids in love – wouldn’t it be delightful if they just eloped. Oh, the scandal it would cause. Although it would probably be very unlikely.

Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton have even set up a charitable gift fund for those who very generously may wish to donate to charity to help the couple celebrate their wedding. Aww

The marriage service begins and is relayed by speakers along the route. There will also be big screens in Hyde Park and Trafalgar Square.

The Venue:

For 1,000 years the 11th century Westminster Abbey has been a backdrop to royal weddings, coronations and funerals

The dress:

Okay, you’ve got me. This is obviously not the REAL image of her dress as its a secret, but Miss Middleton’s wedding gown is expected to be modest and will apparently show a little flesh. Ooh la la.

As for the Royal Wedding programme, boy does it go on and on and on.

Even Dominoes pizza have hired extra staff expecting an influx of stay in pizza orders from Royal Wedding watchers as they watch the event on television tonight. Domino’s chief operations officer Andrew Rennie said. “We will make more than 160,000 pizzas…which is more than 14.5 tonnes of mozzarella cheese and more than 12.5 tonnes of pizza sauce. That’s enough to line the streets of London for the royal parade.’’

Hope you can tune in and see the magic happen

Images from here, here, here, here, here

xox Love,

Festival Girl

Sydney Comedy Festival

The Sydney Comedy Festival is on again from 11 April – 8 May.
Launched in 2005 as Cracker Sydney Comedy Festival, the Sydney Comedy Festival has quickly developed into a significant if not rather frenetic comedic disturbance in Sydney’s cultural calendar. A feast of entertainment show-casing our brightest comic heroes from across Australia coupled with the best international gems on offer, the Festival plies its trade on Australia’s most famous stages including the landmark Sydney Opera House and the iconic Enmore Theatre.



Bookings: 02 9020 6966
Venue: The Factory Theatre
Price: Adult $22.50, Conc $20.50
When: Mon 25 Apr at 10:30pm

8 contestants battle on stage with insults suggested from the audience and hosted and judged by seizure kaiser.


Bookings: 02 9020 6966
Venue: The Enmore Theatre
Price: Adult $39, Conc $34
When: Mon 2 – Sat 7 May at 7:30pm


Bookings: 02 9020 6966
Venue: Parade Theatre
Price: Adult $38, Conc $35
When: Sat 7 May at 9pm

Get the full Sydney Comedy Festival Program here

Images from here

Hope you can make it,

xox Love,

Festival Girl