When Kristen Stewart’s “Twilight” character Bella Swan walks down the aisle to marry Robert Pattinson’s Edward Cullen, she’ll be wearing a dress she could never afford as the daughter of a Forks police officer. It will be designed by Carolina Herrera.
Studio Summit Entertainment June 16 in a twitter message the Herrera had created the bridal dress. Typically her gowns cost thousands of dollars.
The marriage of Edward and Bella is one of the highlights of the last in the “Twilight” series, “Breaking Dawn, Part 1 and Part 2.”
The ceremony, including Bella’s dress, has been shrouded in secrecy, but Summit has dropped some juicy tidbits, including a brief video clip showing Edward, but not Bella.
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The only images of the bride have been her gleaming ring,a jewel-encrusted hair clip and her veil.
The teasing continued with Summit’s tweet: “On November 18, see Bella’s Carolina Herrera-designed wedding dress in #BreakingDawnPart1!”
Herrera, 72, has been a designer to the stars for decades. Her clients include everyone from Oprah Winfrey to Blake Lively.
Former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was a big fan, and she designed dresses for Renee Zellweger and Christina Hendricks among other Hollywood celebrities.
‘I don’t get my inspiration from books or a painting. I get it from the women I meet,” Herrera told London’s Daily Telegraph about her design inspirations.
Bella’s wedding dress will designed especially with the character in mind, but Herrera’s latest bridal collection may offer some clues about what it may look like.
Demure high necklines and long sleeves are key themes in the designer’s 2012 offerings. Lace embroidery is also prominent.
Some of the gowns are strapless with bows and dramatic full skirts, but Bella’s is likely to be simpler in keeping with her character in the movie.
Twilight author Stephenie Meyer has said the dress should be an old-fashioned Art Nouveau-style design.
“It’s a simpler style than the frillier Edwardian stuff,” she said. “Elegant white satin, cut on the bias, with long sleeves.”
“Breaking Dawn Part I” hits theaters in November.