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Sure, we were a little bummed when Sarah Burton didn't talk about the royal wedding dress at her first post-wedding appearance at the press preview for Savage Beauty, but now—redemption! The designer popped into Saks yesterday for a meet-and-greet and spilled a little bit about what it was like to work with Kate—sorry, Catherine—and family, and how she enjoyed trying to keep the whole thing a secret.
Publicist Norah Lawlor told WWD that Burton had this to say about the royal wedding: "She said the princess was one of the most lovely women she has ever met and she was really low maintenance. She said the palace called her and the collaboration between her and Kate was 50-50."
Today host Meredith Vieira added some details about keeping it hush-hush: "She said she loved the secrecy of it until she kind of blew it by running into the Goring Hotel wearing a fur hood, which was from the last collection." Whoops.
· Mum's the Word From Sarah Burton [WWD]
· Kate's dress fun for designer [NYP]
· Sarah Burton's First Post-Wedding Appearance! [Racked NY]