Friday, 29 April 2011

Quod Erat Demonstrandum


Quod Erat Demonstrandum

Posted on April 29, 2011 at 10:59 AM
Above: I posted this dress pattern on March 22nd. Besides Vogue Patterns, I was first to press this dress onto the internet, and I did it more than one month before the royal wedding. ©M-J de Mesterton

Two times earlier this year I posted my opinion about bridal gowns or wedding dresses*. I said that women of high station wear long sleeves and high necklines. I was vindicated this morning, as the new bride of Prince William wore a very tasteful dress with traditional lace long-sleeves, high neck, full skirt and an actual waistline. I'm very pleased to see my prediction borne out in such a lovely way by an elegant, dignified bride. I had even posted a pattern of an almost identical dress to the one Princess Catherine wore, on March 22nd.
The Princess' choice of demurely pendulous earrings and no necklace was perfect.
Let us hope that women of all ages eschew the strapless, sleeveless gowns they have been sporting of late (which resemble nothing so much as swimsuits with trains), and take a cue on timeless, classic style from a Princess.
©M-J de Mesterton 
April 29th, 2011