Designer Who claimed Meghan’s £200K Gown Was Identical To One Of Hers, Has Her Twitter Account Suspended


A British-based designer who claimed Meghan Markle’s wedding gown was ‘identical’ to one of her own creations has had her Twitter account mysteriously suspended. 

New Zealander Emilia Wickstead, a favourite of the Duchess of Cambridge, last week commented that the new Duchess of Sussex’s stunning wedding dress was very similar to a £7,000 gown in her own collection – and sparked a backlash on social media.

Meghan’s dress was actually created by Givenchy’s Clare Wright Keller, costing £200,000, and kept firmly under wraps until the big day.

Ms Wickstead triggered the storm after she reportedly said: ‘Her dress is identical to one of our dresses. Apparently a lot of commentators were saying, ‘It’s an Emilia Wickstead dress.”

The designer then went on to have a bit of a dig at Meghan’s look. She said: ‘If you choose a simple design the fit should be perfect. Her wedding dress was quite loose.’

And she didn’t approve of the bride’s relaxed hair style: ‘I was like, ‘Hold the wisps [of her hair] back — it’s a Royal Wedding for God’s sake.’

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