We all know Kate Middleton is one of the most iconic brides of our time—and her fashion choices are the outfit inspo gift that keeps on giving. Now, you can truly channel Kate: two of her favorite designers—Jenny Packham and L.K. Bennett—are collaborating on a bridal shoe and clutch line.
"There is a strong synergy between the L.K.Bennett woman and the Jenny Packham Bride so it seemed natural and very exciting for me to collaborate with their design team," British designer Jenny Packham said in a statement. "A project of passion, the combination of the Jenny Packham aesthetic with the renowned design integrity and quality of L.K.Bennett has resulted in a beautiful collection of shoes and bags of which I am very proud."
Kate Middleton is known for classic looks like her signature L.K. Bennett pumps and that stunning jade green Jenny Packham dress she wore to a concert ahead of the London Olympic Games in 2012. The collaboration between these designers will channel similarly iconic looks.
"I am always inspired by the leading ladies of the golden age of cinema," said Packham of this new line. "A statement of romantic, feminine style, the collection fuses the mesmerizing glamour of Old Hollywood icons Vivien Leigh and Bette Davis, with the vintage style of 1930’s Paris."
The designer also had some thoughts on how brides should choose their wedding shoe: "The shoe a bride chooses to wear is so dependent on her personal style, her inspiration and the wedding venue: a satin stiletto like Brielle might be a hazardous idea for an English country garden reception, but a cool option for a city celebration, whereas a beach bride is more likely to pair her gown with the Deedee sandals."
While some brides focus on having multiple dresses—or a combination of bridal suits and gowns—Packham suggests applying that same idea to the shoes. "A wedding is a two-fold event," she said. "Elegance and first impressions and then hopefully carefree abandonment, so a shoe change is vital!"
As much as Jenny Packham and L.K. Bennett are known for their popularity among some of our favorite fashion icons, these designs aren't just made for royals and celebs. In fact, the woman they had in mind when creating this new line sounds a lot like most modern brides: "She is feminine and fashion forward," Packham said; "a modern romantic."