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Unformatted text preview: rd for British Design Excellence” (About
Alice). So what is it that makes the Temperley brand so appealing? Aside from
exquisite fabrics and handcrafted embellishments, the pieces incorporate both
bohemian and rock-and-roll influences, while still presenting as very feminine. This
artistic synergy makes Temperley’s designs unique and recognizable. She has
become a favorite among celebrities, including Eva Mendez, Demi Moore, Sarah 2 Jessica Parker, Sienna Miller, Jennifer Lopez, Christy Turlington, Halle Berry and
Emma Watson (About Alice).
Another fan of the line is now Duchess of Cambridge, Katherine Middleton. The
queen-to-be has worn Temperley on a number of occasions, and it was even rumored
that Temperley might design Middleton’s royal wedding dress. Middleton’s sister and
mother caused quite a stir when they were spotted consulting with the designer outside
her London showroom in early April (Mail on Sunday Reporter). However, we now
know that Middleton’s gown was made by Alexander McQueen’s successor, Sarah
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