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Meghan Markle's wedding dress designer spoke

The most talked about name in the fashion world these days has been British designer Clare Waight Keller. Keller, who became Givenchy's first female chief designer, was not among Markle's possible wedding dress designers. Ralph&Russo, Burberry and Erdem were all mentioned, while Givenchy appeared. Clare Waight Keller said in a post-wedding interview that Markle met him in January. Keller said Markle knew exactly what she wanted in their first meeting, and together they worked to create a wedding dress that was timeless, elegant and carried givenchy's iconic patterns.

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"I wanted Meghan to feel amazing in this dress, to think it was the right wedding dress for the wedding," says Keller. As a result, a silk wedding dress with a boat collar that sat at the waist with arms extending under her elbows. The wedding dress was sewn in Paris by a small team.

Keller didn't tell his wife and kids for months that he was making a wedding dress for Markle. Those who worked at the workshop in Paris didn't know who the wedding dress was made for.

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The silk tulle veil, which reached 5 meters, was one of the most remarkable pieces of the wedding dress. The flowers embroidered on the veil have a special meaning. Keller tells the story of the veil: "I wanted to add this task to those days as Prince Harry and Meghan will be working in the Commonwealth. That's why we've embroidered symbols and flowers from 53 countries on your veil. Meghan loved the idea. He accompanied her through 53 countries as she walked through the church, it was a very poetic moment."

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The British designer said Prince Harry thanked him. Harry personally thanked Keller, saying Meghan looked so beautiful.

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