Kate Middleton wears her second McQueen dress to reception

Kate Middleton wears her second McQueen dress to reception
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At the newlyweds' evening party Catherine Middleton wore her second Sarah Burton dress of the day

After their vows, Kate and Wills were whisked to a party hosted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace for the cutting of the cake - an eight-tier masterpiece - and a suitably impressive spread, but it was at Prince Charles' evening black tie party where the couple could finally let their hair down.

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The occassion called for an outfit change from Kate, and she debuted her second McQueen dress of the day - a strapless ivory gown with diamante waist-band topped by a fluffy shrug, while Will adhered to the black-tie dress code in a double-breasted penguin suit.

Kate's sister Pippa also wore McQueen for the service, but she chose to wear a dress by another of the bride's suspected wedding dress designers, Temperley London, to the party. The sisters clearly share a penchant for classic British design, and Pippa looked divine in the silk teal gown.

A stunning end to a fairytale day.

By Hayley Spencer

 
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