Carolina Herrera: Kristen Stewart Was 'Moved' by the 'Breaking Dawn' Wedding Dress

01/04/2012 at 06:00 PM ET

Breaking Dawn Wedding Dress: Carolina Herrera Sketch
Courtesy Town & Country; Inset: Adhemar Sburlati/Broadimage

We knew the gown Carolina Herrera created specifically for the Breaking Dawn wedding took six months to design and that it left Robert Pattinson floored, but in the new issue of Town & Country Weddings, the designer reveals Kristen Stewart‘s very personal reaction.

“We did three fittings. When she initially put on the dress and looked over her shoulder into the mirror, she was very moved,” Herrera tells the mag, on stands Wednesday. “In that moment she was not an actress or a character in a film but instead a bride, and a happy one at that.”

The dress seen in the sketch (left) is what the designer calls a “union between Stephenie [Meyer’s] description in the book and the Herrera bridal aesthetic” — something she has been perfecting for 25 years.

“I took into consideration the character of Bella and Kristen’s portrayal of her, and what this fantasy character would choose to wear for the most important day of her life,” she explains of the masterpiece, which retails for $35,000. “It’s made of a crepe satin with two inserts on the front and beautiful silk thread topstitching. The neckline is a slight V, just enough to see the collarbones. The back is oval-shaped, with a Chantilly lace border veiled in tulle. It’s very romantic, and when all the details come together, it creates a vision specific to Bella’s style and personality.”

Breaking Dawn Wedding Dress: Carolina Herrera Sketch
Courtesy Town & Country

Justine Harman


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bluebird on

Everything about KRISTEN STEWART is breathtaking, including that Carolina Herrera wedding gown! I like it more than the wedding gown of Kate Middleton! The gown of Kate is something like a long beautiful white dress worn by a bride. But the wedding gown of Kristen Stewart in Breaking Dawn sums up the totality of who Bella was and her future life with Edward Cullen! Bella’s wedding dress is alive! It has a story! It is the symbol of Bella and Edward together forever! on

I like the dress. It was appropriate for the character and romantic feel of the film

BarbBob on

Love the design on the back of the gown. Sweet.

tori on

im pretty sure she pictures herself as a bride in the future

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Nicole on

I personally wouldn’t wear the dress cause I’m just not tall or thin enough, but I was absolutely stunned when I first saw her as a bride in the movie. She was just so beautiful, as is the dress.

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