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Like her sister, Pippa Middleton made a costume change before last night's reception dinner at Buckingham Palace. The maid of honor chose an Alice Temperley dress, after wearing a stunning sleek ivory satin gown by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen to the ceremony at Westminster Abbey.

For the party celebrating Prince William and Kate, Pippa wore an emerald green Temperley London gown with a plunging neckline and sparkly embellishments -- a definite color contrast from her pale number earlier in the day.

She paired the jewel-toned stunner with Aruna Seth's "Lynn" sandal, a silver strappy shoe with rhinestone accents. The bridal accessory designer sent Pippa 10 pairs -- these were the winner.

"I was honored that Ms. Pippa Middleton asked me to design her dress for the Royal Wedding evening reception," Temperley said Friday, according to People magazine. "Pippa was a delight to work with and knows exactly what she likes. She loved the green color, which looks great on her skin tone. The dress was designed especially for her with a fantastic open back and a full skirt for dancing in."

Pippa and mom Carole had been spotted at the designer's boutique earlier this month, sparking rumors that Temperley was creating the bridesmaid's dress and the royal wedding gown. It appears at least part of the speculation was true.

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  • Anne

    I think Pippa's wedding reception dress looks trashy and totally inappropriate. The green color is okay, but the plunge is not. Something with a u- or v-, or a sweetheart neckline would have been better. I saw a recap of wedding/events and think Kate's wedding gown was okay, quite ordinary. Like the few photos I've seen of her over the years, Kate looked attractive, not stunning. In the wedding recap footage, she looked tired, the strain of the whole life change making her look more stunned than stunning; lifeless, subdued.

    I think Pippa unintentionally stole the show. Her bridesmaid's dress was perfect for her. These are the first photos I've seen of Pippa and am curious if her skin tone is naturally that dark or did she overdo the tanning bed/spray tan?

  • jim

    Wow!! You really care that much?

  • frank

    My, aren't we catty.

  • allan

    Give it a rest

  • Deb

    I think someone, "Anne", is having a bad day lol.

  • Al Schrader

    I'm the most famous painter so far and I've been seen with some of the most beautiful women on earth. Photos can be deceptive, but I'd say pippa is the real Queen... Alfred-

  • halfmoon

    Pippa's dress is stunning !!! It is a beautiful design and so appropriate for this young lady..Men are just blown away at her beauty and style..Anyone dissing this dress obviously buys most their clothes at Wal-Mart. Of course jealousy plays a huge part in critiquing womens fashions!

  • Eris

    Who are you grandma, the plunge is too low, trashy? I'd like to see the grandma clothing you wear, no not really, anyway, the plunge isn't too low. I guess you cover yourself head to toe all the time, even wearing turtle necks in the summer.....

  • KP

    Are you kidding? She looked gorgeous at the ceremony and in the gown for the evening party. Maybe you were too tired to really enjoy someone so beautiful

  • Sally

    Oooooooooh, jealous are we? Pippa had the right to choose what she wanted for a very long evening and day. Both sisters looked lovely.

  • Lori

    Go back to living under a rock Anne. They both looked beautiful in both dresses.

  • marie

    Meow! Sounds like the green-eyed monster has gotten hold of your tongue lady!!

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  • tedward

    A new jetsetter has arrived! I LOVE PIPPA!

  • Olivia

    My goodness...she is such an elegant girl.

  • Mari

    Hmmmm, I notice that a woman can look like something on the bottom of
    a shoe, but as long as she is caucasian you she's considered beautiful by caucasian people.
    Pippa is a decent looking woman, but neither she nor her sister is
    stunning or gorgeous.

  • Linda

    Jeez, Mari. We ARE talking about a couple of caucasian women here, you know. And how do you know all the replies are from caucasians? Are we speaking 'white'? I have no idea who you are but clearly the simplest topics become racial for you. Get some counseling--it is your own problem. These are very lovely people, having one of the biggest days of their lives. Let them have their day! They are lovely, clearly well-behaved young women. They deserve some respect.

  • BarbaraAnn

    Hey (Anne) who appointed you fashion critic of the Middleton sisters, huh? Why don't you put a pic of yourself there by your rude, condescending remarks and lets see if you are at all qualified in any way to judge that gorgious, intelligent, refined, respectable and successful family! From the looks of just your hateful comments, I really doubt that you are hardly in a position to sit in judgement of anything or anyone, let alone these beautiful young women who are far above your obvioius pitiful lot in life. You do not know them personally and never will so try being kinder to strangers why don't you?

  • Dawn

    I hope that Pippa ate something at the reception.

  • Laurie Ellen

    ANNE,,,,,,,STFU and stop being jealous....

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