Notes on the Royal Wedding – by Diane Clehane

From Commoner to HRH: The Amazing Transformation of Catherine Middleton

Kate Middleton walked into Westminster Abbey a commoner and emerged with an HRH title that will define the rest of her life. Those images of ‘Waity Katy ‘as the long suffering girlfriend evaporated the moment she stepped out of the Rolls Royce wearing Sarah Burton’s traditionally beautiful Alexander McQueen gown. In a coming out party attended by 2 billion people, Catherine Middleton showed the world that a well-bred young woman who knows what (and who) she wants can defy expectations and ascend to the highest reaches of the social stratosphere.

In the final chapter of Countdown to the Royal Wedding, Lookonline’s entertainment editor Diane Clehane offers her observations on The Amazing Transformation of Catherine Middleton. With an eye towards history, Catherine surprised many with her homage to Grace Kelly instead of Princess Diana. Surprisingly, that job fell to another wedding participant who proved more than up to the job. Guess who? Read Diane’s take on how the commoners stole the show this morning …

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(Coming on Sunday: ‘The Final Word’ on The Royal Wedding: Do William & Catherine Hold the Fate of Monarchy?)



Ernest Schmatolla is publisher of Lookonline since 1994. It is the longest running fashion site on the Internet.

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