Alexander McQueen Black Gown

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Catherine wore a beautiful Alexander McQueen Black Gown to BAFTA 2017. The gown Duchess’ wore was a customised version of label’s black Long Tire Voilet Jacquard dress with floral motif from label’s 2016 Resort Collection.

Alexander McQueen Resort 2016 collection black gown with a floral motif
Alexander McQueen Resort 2016 black Long Tire Voilet Jacquard dress with floral motif

Black mix violet jacquard Long Tier $7, 765 Dress featured thin straps, boning within the bodice with built-in bra construction. Organza layering throughout the skirt. Duchess had the straps modified and turned it into an off-shoulder gown.

Duchess of Cambrige at BAFTA 2017
Duchess of Cambridge at BAFTA 2017 (Picture James Whatling)

Duchess re-modelled the top of the gown and again wore it in March 2019 at NPG Gala.

Duchess of Cambridge wore black Alexander McQueen Gown at BAFTA in 2017
BAFTA

The original version of the gown has an off-shoulder bodice. The new version has cap sleeves added to it.

Duchess of Cambridge wear black Alexander McQueen Gown at NPG Gala
Kensington Palace/Tim Rookie on Twitter

I believe the whole bodice of the gown has been changed. You can see the difference in the bodice on the picture. The old bodice has different flower printing placements than the new one.

Duchess of Cambridge wear black Alexander McQueen Gown at NPG Gala
Kensington Palace

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