The wedding-gown rumour mill is in full swing now that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal nuptial will take place in less than a week’s time. The ceremony will be held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor on May 19. We take a look at all the designers who could be creating the gown-of-the-year.

Ralph & Russo

London-based couturier Ralph & Russo, which designed Markle’s engagement dress, is one of the front-runners in the competition.

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The maison is known for its elaborate details, extravagant embellishments and impeccable craftsmanship, which could be the perfect solution for the lavish wedding gown. The brand counts celebrities Sonam Kapoor, Angelina Jolie and Priyanka Chopra as fans.

Burberry

Christopher Bailey might be stepping down as the chief creative officer and president of Burberry, but his impeccable taste and creativity make him a great fit for the endeavour.

His avid knowledge of the essence of classic English style will certainly give him an advantage. During his tenure at Burberry, Bailey has created memorable gowns that are definitely royal wedding-worthy.

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Stella McCartney

Wouldn’t it be perfect to have the fashion royalty create the gown for the royal nuptial? McCartney’s minimalistic style seems to strike a chord with Markle’s taste. Plus both are passionate about feminist causes.

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Erdem

Known for its exuberant floral prints and feminine silhouettes, the London-based brand could be a great option for Markle.

Erdem’s contemporary and flattering designs are loved by celebrities such as Scarlett Johansson, Kerry Washington, and Kate Middleton.

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