The Kate effect has done wonders for the brand, causing an unprecedented scrum outside the venue as press fought their way in on the off chance a Middleton might be in situ. Not so, but the future Royal's mark was all over the collection nonetheless.
THE engagement dress reworked in full-length and in various colourways and prints, THE wrap dress and tailored jacket combo that Catherine favours for friends weddings complete with Stephen Jones hats.
The show notes referenced "the great love story of Wallis Simpson and the Duke of Windsor", its title was "Celebration" and she used pheasant feather prints across silk jersey and chiffon. And with Andrea Dellal and Yasmin le Bon modelling, the troupe of models gathered on stage for the finale looked like a wedding photo. The Royal connection was not going to be wasted. And why not?