Saturday, December 3, 2011
Much loved Twilight characters Bella and Edward's nuptials in The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn, Part 1 have been long awaited and have caused alot of interest throughout the wedding industry.
Just days after the film launched at cinemas, an imitation version of Bella Swan's wedding dress had already hit the shops!
Regularly featured on our blog, renowned wedding dress retailer Alfred Angelo was the chosen retailer to with producers to design a dress replica to launch in conjunction with the blockbuster movie.
Designer Michael Shettel joked that the confidentiality agreement for the top-secret project was 'signed with blood,' while code words were used in the discreet planning process.
Buttons run the length of the back of the 'Edwardian inspired' gown, which according to Hollywood Life is valued at $35,000. Both the dress and its accompanying specially-designed Manolo Blahnik jewel-encrusted shoes are set to go on sale as part of the designers' 2012 collections. The replica, costing a very reasonable $799, stays faithful to the original, but opts for liquid satin instead of silk.