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Cranston: Kate Middleton's Dress Designer

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by Josh Wood Monday April 18, 2011

Sequins by SunshinecityAs reported in Vogue, Elle UK, The Telegraph and dozens of other news sites and blogs, Cranston was recently selected as Kate Middleton’s wedding gown designer.

A city of 80,000 people located just south of Providence, Rhode Island, Cranston has long been known for its printed fabrics industry, making it a natural choice for the project.

While final designs have yet to be presented, preliminary sketches suggest that the bulk of the work will be done using the BeDazzler. In a special Monday session, the City Council debated whether to apply a single “K” on the bosom of the dress, or to write “Queenie” in sequins across the seat of a pair of white velvet sweatpants.

Meanwhile, the Planning Department had okayed a dress pattern that was 3 sizes too large for Middleton and included a large, flashing LED necklace reading “K8.” That idea was later overturned by a Superior Court ruling and eventually scrapped when it was discovered that the wrong Cranston had been contacted for the project in the first place.

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