Exclusive Sneak Peek: Carolina Herrera on Bella’s ‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn’ Wedding Gown

If for some reason you are not a Twilight fanatic yet, here’s another reason (besides the hot boys) to pay close attention to the latest installment of the vampy franchise, Breaking Dawn.

One of the most highly anticipated scene “Twi-hards” have been waiting for—besides the birthing scene—was the wedding of Bella and Edward. In the film, Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) wears a custom-made $35,000 wedding dress designed by none other than the Queen of Fashion herself, Carolina Herrera. The long-sleeved crepe satin gown had 152 buttons adorning the sheer, Chantilly lace back and took four seamstresses six months to make! The wedding gown was perfectly classy and super romantic—in other words, nothing less than we would expect from the fashion icon. 

Watch to the master explaining the inspiration behind the gown and why it was so special below:

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Verky Arcos, Fashion Director

A  writer and editor with expertise in fashion and lifestyle coverage, Verky Baldonado is currently Latina magazine's Fashion Director. Baldonado has written Latin-inspired travel and food related content and has contributed to celebrity Q&As, red carpet video interviews, and the annual “Reasons to Love Being Latina” feature. Verky is U.S.-born and of Ecuadorean and Puerto Rican descent who speaks and writes fluent Spanish. Prior to Latina, Verky worked as a photo shoot coordinator at Universal/Island Def Jam Music Group. Verky holds a B.A. in Communications Arts from Montclair State University and currently resides in Manhattan with her husband and daughter.

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