There have been hints along the way regarding who will design Meghan Markle‘s wedding gown for her wedding to Prince Harry on May 19th–from Meghan’s Ralph & Russo engagement gown, to rises in bets for Alexander McQueen in Britain’s all-too-popular royal speculations gambling scene.
But now, industry signs are pointing to Erdem Moralıoğlu, the lead designer of his namesake line, Erdem. While his line is based in London and showcases its new collections at London Fashion Week, Moralıoğlu is Canadian-born, which honors Markle’s home prior to her move to London. Markle lived in Toronto prior to her move to the United Kingdom and was based there during her time filming Suits.
Additionally, the brand just announced that they are no longer outsourcing their public relations to an agency (they previously had agency representation in Europe and stateside) and are now bringing their PR department in-house. According to Dictionary Diary, Erdem announced the hire of Kathryn Lo, their new PR Manager, today.
Erdem is a long-standing royal favorite–the Duchess of Cambridge has worn the brand countless times to events, pictured below, as has her sister, Pippa Middleton Matthews. Princess Eugenie also donned the designer for her official engagement portraits with her fiancé, Jack Brooksbank.
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