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For any fans of the royal wedding between Kate Middleton (now Catherine of Cambridge) and Prince William who have been waiting, with bated breath, for more affordable knock-offs of the Alexander McQueen wedding dress, Pippa Middleton's McQueen bridesmaid dress, and Middleton's evening reception dress (also by McQueen), your wait will soon be over.
Lord & Taylor has announced that it will be the first retailer to sell three dresses by ABS Allen Schwartz that are inspired by the iconic wedding. The dresses are scheduled to arrive in the department store's Fifth Avenue flagship, Garden State stores, and on LordandTaylor.com in mid-July.
The wedding dress will retail for approximately $950, the bridesmaid dress will retail for about $390, and the strapless evening reception dress will be priced at about $450. The department store is currently taking pre-orders, which can be placed by phone on (212) 391-3287.
The ABS Allen Schwartz version of the Pippa Middleton bridesmaid dress will retail for about $390 at Lord & Taylor:
The ABS Allen Schwartz version of Kate Middleton's evening reception dress will retail for about $450 at Lord & Taylor: