Is Kate Middleton having three wedding dresses made?

The Royal bride-to-be is rumoured to be having three dresses made for her big day

It’s set to be the most scrutinised wedding dress of the decade, so no wonder the latest rumour surrounding Kate Middleton‘s gown is that the bride-to-be is having not one, but three designs made.

But she won’t be wearing all of them…

In an attempt to keep that must-see dress completely secret, Ms Middleton has reportedly called on three different designers to create gowns, to ensure her dress of choice is not leaked before the big day.

So who are the golden trio? Fashion Etc has claimed sources say that Jasper Conran, Bruce Oldfield and Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen are all busy creating gowns for the princess-to-be.

Oldfield – a favourite designer of Princess Diana’s – first sparked speculation that he was in the running in February, when he stated on Good Morning America: ‘The wedding is going to be in the morning and then she will change in the evening for the ball. She will have a special dress in the evening.’

Kate’s mother and sister were also spotted visiting his London shop.

Meanwhile, Burton – who took the reigns at the eponymous British label after Lee McQueen’s tragic death last year – has long been a hot favourite . According to the Sunday Times, Prince William’s bride-to-be set her heart on the famous fashion house after attending the wedding of fashion friend Sara Buys, who wore a strapless ivory McQueen gown to wed Tom Parker Bowles in 2005.

One thing is for sure – it doesn’t look likely we’ll know anything about the must-see design until the bride emerges from her car on 29th April.

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