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Kate's wedding dress by Sarah Burton: palace

Kate Middleton's ivory and lace wedding dress was designed by Sarah Burton, creative director at the fashion house Alexander McQueen, the palace announced Friday as she entered Westminster Abbey.

"Miss Middleton wished for her dress to combine tradition and modernity with the artistic vision that characterises Alexander McQueen's work," officials said in a statement.

"Miss Middleton worked closely with Sarah Burton in formulating the design of her dress."