Bruce Oldfield Says He's Not Designing Kate Middleton's Dress; So Who's Left? A Last Look at the Designers Still In the Running

There has been so much speculation about the identity of the lucky designer(s) who has been commissioned to design Kate Middleton's wedding dress that
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There has been so much speculation about the identity of the lucky designer(s) who has been commissioned to design Kate Middleton's wedding dress that
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There has been so much speculation about the identity of the lucky designer(s) who has been commissioned to design

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Sarah Burton: It’s safe to say that the McQueen designer is the favorite among fashion folk. Alexandra Shulman, editor of Vogue UK,

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Sophie Cranston: The Libélula designer is the newest name to make the list of candidates. The Huffington Post's royal wedding correspondent, Yvonne York

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Japser Conran: Conran’s name was

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Daniella Issa Halayel: Who could forget that ink blue dress worn by Kate at the engagement announcement?

The dress, from Halayel’s label Issa, sold out immediately and inspired many

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Caroline Castigliano: As a well respected designer on the bridal scene, Castigliano

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Bruce Oldfield: The couturier is a veteran when it comes to outfitting royalty. Queen Noor of Jordan and Queen Rania of Jordan, as well as Princess Diana have all worn his designs.

Kate’s mother Carole and sister Pippa caused quite the media frenzy and raised suspicions in January when the two were seen entering Oldfield’s London shop. Alas, today's denial places Oldfield out of the running.

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Jenny Packham: Packham has a long list of celebrity followers—both in England and on the red carpets of Hollywood.

Her recent bridal designs are the epitome of Kate's personal style--classic and simple yet glamorous.

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Amanda Wakeley: Wakeley is another designer on the list who was a favorite of Princess Diana's.

Middleton wore a navy blue vintage Amanda Wakeley suit on a visit to a park with Wills. In response to whether she has been bestowed the honor of creating Kate's white dress, Wakeley told

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Alice Temperley: Carole and Pippa Middleton spent some time at Temperley’s London showroom recently.

Kate herself is a fan of the label--the bride-to-be wore a white frock by the designer to an event in December.

She's rumored to be designing Kate's sister Pippa's maid of honor dress as well as mother of the bride Carole. Could she pull of the royal hat trick?

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Catherine Walker & Co.:

Back in February, Alice Walker & Co. was floated as a possible designer. Like Oldfield, Walker was a favored designer of Princess Diana. Walker sadly passed away in 2010, but a team trained by her carries on her label.

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Phillipa Lepley: Dresses perfect for the Sloaney bride. Lepley has denied she's making the dress but you never know. We're keeping her in for safety's sake.