SEATTLE -- Women everywhere hoping to look a shred as graceful, elegant and timeless as KateMiddleton on her wedding day will have that opportunity come fall.
Nordstrom announced Friday that select stores will be carrying royal wedding-inspired dresses by Theia and JS Collections in their NordstromWedding Suites by September.
Middleton's refined, long-sleeved, lace dress was designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, who denied for months any involvement on the top-secret garment.
Royal wedding dresses have inspired bridal fashion for centuries. It was Queen Victoria in 1840 who originally wore a white wedding dresswhen she married Prince Albert, propelling the trend followed almost strictly by bridesthroughtheyears.
Fashion and couture experts predicted Middleton's choice to wear long sleeves could launch a revolution for modern brides, returning to a more modest look for ceremonies.
Nordstrom customers can place pre-orders at Wedding Suites or online beginning next week. Dresses will arrive in select stores by fall.