The Kate Effect: Designers open up about how the royal has impacted their business

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<h3>Sarah Burton</h3>
<p>Before William and Kate’s wedding, and the debut of her gorgeous Alexander McQueen gown, few people outside fashion circles knew the design house, nor its creative director Sarah Burton. But all that changed in one day, and Kate has since worn several of Sarah’s designs, like the stunning red-and-white lace dress that was a standout of the 2016 Canadian royal tour. </p>

The Kate Effect: Designers open up about how the royal has impacted their business

<h3>Sarah Burton</h3>
<p>Before William and Kate’s wedding, and the debut of her gorgeous Alexander McQueen gown, few people outside fashion circles knew the design house, nor its creative director Sarah Burton. But all that changed in one day, and Kate has since worn several of Sarah’s designs, like the stunning red-and-white lace dress that was a standout of the 2016 Canadian royal tour. </p>