Northern Ireland fashion designer’s ‘incredible surprise’ as Duchess Kate wears her dress in Bahamas

A Northern Ireland fashion designer has spoken of her delight as Kate Middleton was spotted wearing one of her dresses in the Bahamas.

rlagh McCloskey from Dungiven is the co-founder of the RIXO fashion brand, who designed the £245 Izzy Dress Pink Marble Zebra.

“It has been the most incredible surprise and honour to see the Duchess of Cambridge wearing our Izzy dress,” she told the Belfast Telegraph.

“HRH is an ambassador for British fashion and for us, an independent young British brand, her support means the world.” Orlagh McCloskey, RIXO Co

The Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Prince William were visiting the Daystar Evangelical Church in the Bahamas on Friday, and their engagements including hearing about how residents had coped with Hurricane Dorian.

It was part of a royal tour of the Caribbean marking the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Belfast Telegraph