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In this handout photo, one of two official portrait photographs, Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton have chosen to release to mark their engagement, released by Clarence House Press Office on December 12, 2010, Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton pose in the Council Chamber in the State Apartment in St James's Palace on November 25, 2010 in London, England. (Mandatory Credit/Photo by Mario Testino/Clarence House Press Office via WireImage)
A new report by Yvonne Yorke in The Huffington Post claims that the centerpiece gown at one of the most anticipated weddings of the decade will be made by someone whose name "will come as a surprise to many."
Yorke says the dress will be made by an "little-known" designer -- read: not Issa, one of Middleton's favorite labels:
There's indication that Catherine has gone for a young, 'little-known,' British designer. When the name is officially announced, it will come as a surprise to many, and the designer will then be known around the world. For clues on the identity, I suggest looking at those who have made dresses for Catherine, her sister Pippa, and her mother Carole.
In addition to Issa, Yorke also insists that Bruce Oldfield -- who designed some of Princess Diana's dresses -- is an unlikely candidate, since Middleton is already wearing Diana's engagement ring, so it's unlikely she'd opt for more references to the late princess.