Zara Phillips Chooses Stewart Parvin To Design Her Wedding Dress (PHOTOS)
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UPDATE: Looks like Grazia spoke too soon. The British tabloid writes on Wednesday that Queen-favored couturier Parvin is not confirmed as Phillips' dress designer. Rather "the smart money" is now on Paul Costelloe, a Dublin-born designer who regularly shows his collections during London Fashion Week. But we won't know for sure until Phillips walks down the aisle on July 30...
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Grazia revealed that Zara Phillips, daughter of Princess Anne, has chosen couturier Stewart Parvin to design her dress for her July 30 wedding to fiance Mike Tindall.
Parvin is a favorite designer of Zara's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, who often dons his classically-cut dresses and jackets.
We're guessing, however, that Zara's dress will be slightly more modern, as the accomplished professional equestrian chose a new engagement ring over a family heirloom and is known for her low-maintenance, sporty style. Her fiance Tindall is a professional rugby player and the two met at a pub when Tindall was competing in the 2003 World Cup.
Twenty nine-year-old Zara, who is thirteenth in line to the throne, will walk down the aisle in Scotland.
Check out pictures below of the Queen, looking quite lovely in Stewart Parvin ensembles.