The dress seen ’round the world…and coming soon to a David’s Bridal near you.
“The Dress” having met with resounding approval, retailers and designers are rushing to copy Kate Middleton’s Sarah Burton-designed Alexander McQueen creation. Besides bringing up questions about creative copyright, the royal wedding dress and its imitators will impact trends around the world, including in the house of McQueen itself. Here’s what you need to know about the financial aftereffects of the Royal Wedding:
First and foremost, Alexander McQueen went from being an haute, niche brand whose eponymous designer tragically killed himself a year ago to a household name. Will the house try to maintain its rarefied position in the fashion world, or will it welcome a wider clientele and more commercial clout?Read More