Kate's dress? British press backs Oldfield
LONDON (AP) - Britain's royal-hungry press is betting on Bruce
Oldfield as the likely designer of Kate Middleton's wedding dress.
Oldfield is one of Britain's best known designers and was a
longtime favorite of William's mother, the late Princess Diana.
Speculation about Oldfield has increased since Middleton's
mother Carole and sister Pippa recently were spotted visiting the
dressmaker's posh shop in central London.
But both palace officials and Oldfield refused Monday to say
whether Middleton has chosen a designer for her April 29 wedding to
He has also designed gowns for a number of other celebrities
from the film and fashion world.
Fashion designer Ben de Lisi said last month that he believed
Oldfield had been chosen.