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Adele's Wedding Gown: Which Jenny Packham Should She Wear?

04/08/2013 at 05:00 PM ET

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“Rumor Has It” that Adele is narrowing down her wedding dress choices, and Jenny Packham is in the lead.

The British designer, who is loved by stars including Princess Kate, was last worn by the soulful singer at the Oscars. And though Packham’s reps won’t comment on whether the two are talking, we’re already excited about the prospect of that collaboration, so we picked three dresses we’d love to see her in at her wedding to love Simon Konecki.

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Adele tends to favor high necklines and romantic embellishments, so we’d love to see her in something like this soft lace number with a jeweled waistline. She’d also look gorgeous in a V or scoop neck with draped shoulders, which would show off her favorite bouffant hairdos to perfection. But we bet we’re most likely to see her in something like this last dress, with three-quarter sleeves, a defined waist and moderate sparkling embellishments, since it’s a style she has long loved.

Of course, anything Adele wears will be custom, so she could do something completely different — but she couldn’t go wrong with any of them. Tell us: Which Jenny Packham wedding dress do you like best for Adele?

–Alex Apatoff

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nicole on

the first one

Jane on

Do they make this in size”tent”???

Sweetcinna on

Katherine, Duchess of Cambridge is NOT a princess. She never has been and never will be, but way to dumb it down for your American audience, People.

Janna on

The 3rd one is more her style when you look at the grammys and such. Quit making fun of her size. She is happy with herself, so is her husband. Beauty comes in all sizes and she is so pretty. If you have a problem with that Jane, gain weight.

BjM on

The middle one, however, she may be a little big for any of them… just sayin’

Emily on

Wow Jane, come out from behind your computer and lets see what you look like.

PS on

None of the above would be flattering to her shape.

Lisa on

I think the 3rd one would look best on her.

Michele on

I dont know about Adele… But if it were for me, I would choose the one in the middle…very pretty!

carlosavs7 on

Reblogged this on carlosavs7.

Angie on

I love the first one, but not for Adele. I think the third one is more her style but the second would be beautiful too! Adele will look amazing in whatever she decides to wear. Happy for her!

lol on

I love the second one.

Krystal on

The third one. It’s hard to tell which one would flatter her because you have them modeled on a stick figure and not a recent mum that just had a baby…..but I think the 3rd one is gorgeous and almost Greek goddess meets princess.

Mr.Monkee on

They probably should have used models that actually represent Adele’s body type. Kind of hard visualizing what the size 2 will look like in Adele’s actual size.

Ann on

the first one

CC on

The one in the middle.

Liz on

They should NOT be showing models that are 6 feet tall and weigh 90 lbs. showing gowns that Adele would/should wear. Adele is a beautiful plus sized woman. Where are the normal/plus size models? This is an insult to anyone who doesn’t wear a size 00 and up!!! Are you telling me there are no wedding gowns made for a normal/plus size woman?

Tiffany on


Marge on

I like the second one for her. It’s sad how shallow some people can be to comment on anyone’s size. Who cares? That isn’t who makes her who she is… like the rest of us. If she didn’t wear that beautiful smile, that would be reason for comment. :)

Lizzy M on

The third one is probably best. And, I love Adele, but I don’t know that any of these would flatter her figure.

Jacque on

To Jane: Clearly you are perfect. How nice for you. Adele would look beautiful in anything she chose.

Renee on

She Would Be Beautiful In The V Neck

tillie on

How about she wears anything she wants.

Ari on

How about none of these? Adele does not have the body shape for something so formless.

tigs on

I think the third one.

Journey on

The one on the right would probably flatter her body the best.

Alexandra J. on

She’s not “[C]atherine, Duchess of Cambridge”. That would be her style if they divorced. She’s “the Duchess of Cambridge” or, more formally, “HRH Princess William, the Duchess of Cambridge.”

she on

She will be beautiful in anything she wears!

whatever on

the second or third – and to those with no home training, stop with the insults, she’s quite pretty and extremely talented; unlike you

Curlylox on

Jany you’re a f@*kin bit#h

Jillie on

Wow Jane what a B*itch

maureen pagano on

Dress number two, in the middle!!

Ryan Seacrest's Latest Beard on

First or third one.

Deanna on

The third one (far right). Tho I think Adelle is a lovely woman, that style and sleeve would best flatter her rubenesque body.

toddlersandtriathlons on

Jane — You are so cruel. You should really talk less.

Jordan on

The one on the far left :-)

What on

Jane, you ignorant sl*t. (that’s an SNL reference) But you are a B!!!

susan on

3/4 sleeve with embellished waist. number 3

Kathie on

Wow Jane, that was ignorant!!!

JoAnna on

Dear Jane? I would bet a bundle, you have body image issues up the yazoo. Seek help, immediately if not sooner.

amal musa on

third one

middle on

I think the dress in the middle is lovely and would best flatter her figure of the three.

Rey on

I’d choose the Hefty Super Stretch 30 gallon lawn size dress in black

ALM on

@Sweetcinna: The Duchess of Cambridge is not a princess, and “never will be”? When Charles is crowned King, William will be invested as Prince of Wales. Katherine will then become Princess of Wales.

Don’t cast aspersions on others’ intelligence when you can’t get the facts correct yourself.

Kimkay1969 on

Those are definitely not for her shape.
Those are to plain anyways for her. Adele is awesome! Just be happy!

jsp81355 on

None of the ones pictured. She needs something more beautiful than any of those.

Rie on

I hate all three. They do not look like dresses Adele would wear.


Stac on

So, we’re all supposed to be judging and second guessing what someone else should wear to a wedding that we’re not invited to, and frankly is none of our business? How would any of you feel about being judged and told by others what you should be wearing on your special day?

d malone on

I like the second one

Jenna on

I think Adele is beautiful. Who cares her size! She is inspiring and influential and one reason to me is because she’s not stick-thin like most celebrities. I look at the negative comments as a sign of their own personal insecurity. No wonder women are so insecure – especially when they judge others. Sad world we live in.

angie M on

JANE…. I suppose you are a Twig huh! People are so pathetic when it comes to over weight people to bad she is making millions…. Im sure your sorry A## isnt!!! PEOPLE LIKE YOU ARE JUST IGNORANT BULLIES I hope your family never has to deal with weight issues because KARMA IS A B###

Cathy on

Jane: nice comment. Can you sing like her/ Size doesn’t matter. She found a man to love her…have you with your snide comments? I think not.

Birdlady10000 on

The middle one would be most flattering for her with the plunging neckline and cap sleeves.

kathy on

I am not a fan of any of these for her. I love Adele and I think whatever SHE CHOOSES will be perfect.

Dino on

Jane, chew your rice cakes and let her be. If size is all you can see in other people, is your loss darling. I bet you are as talented, famous and rich as this lady is..or not. Green much?

BoFAn on

Wow – what kind of person makes comments like “tent” sized? Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, not just anorexic. Get a grip. Adele will look beautiful no mater what she wears. So many people are just so mean spirited.

Elsa on

It’s too bad Jenny Packham isn’t more available in the U.S. .

Kerri on

I do not like any of these for her body type. They seem to be too light and whimsical. I would love to see her is something with an empire waist and trumpet sleeves. A very romantic renaissance feel to it.

KAR on

The middle one.

son on

none, not her style

Jodi on

The third one (with sleeves)..

Sun on

She looks older than her age of 23. Guess people looks older or younger no matter how old are they.

First one and Third one depends on her size of wedding dress

self-employed on

Size XXXL?

Ann on

None…….she appears to be to big for any of these……

jb on

to jane your so meannnnnn. any bride is pretty no matter what size they may be.

Brooke on

@ Sweetcinna Catherine will be known formally as Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge. Her other name, as the wife of Prince William of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge, will be Princess William. When the current Prince of Wales (Prince Charles) ascends the throne upon the death of The Queen and becomes King Charles III (or perhaps King George VII), the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will become the Prince and Princess of Wales as well as Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and Lord and Lady of the Isles… at this point Catherine will become HRH Princess Catherine of Wales.
So Sweetcinna, CHECK YOURSELF! From an American!

Dee on

She would look beautiful in any of these. But I like the first one.

Lisa on

I personally don’t like any of the dresses pictured. I think Adele will choose something much more beautiful, in keeping with her own beauty.

Maleficent on

The one on the right – totally seems like her style!

Sammi on

The third one, on the right!

Sammi on

Jane, you’re an ignorant cow.

Joyce on

None of these designs would look good on her fat body. She needs to wear something to hide it, not flaunt it !!!

Deni Smith on

I like the last one – but all these dresses are shown on thin models. They may not look good on a more reubenesque woman.

Jenna on

I think Adele is beautiful!! Who cares what size she is?! She is inspirational and influential for many reasons, one of which is because she isn’t stick-thin like most other celebrities. It’s unfortunate that people cut her up because of her weight, I personally see that as jealousy and your own hidden insecurity. It’s a sad world we live in when people say such hateful things about someone we don’t even know. No wonder young girls have such a skewed perception of beauty and acceptance.

Danielle on

I would recommend something from the collection of Steve Mc Queen of London or Stella McCarthy…..she can not go wrong with any of those fabulous designers.

blair on

I think the third one is her style. I am sure she will look beautiful no matter what she chooses.

melissa on

everyone should just stop making fun of people’s sizes…whatever happened to “beauty is what’s on the inside” …anyone could lose or gain weight….. do u have any idea about her life? for all you know she could be facing a really tough time losing weight….she could have a disease or be on some medications that affect her satiety centre…i am a doctor, so i know that there are many reasons why someone could be having a hard time losing weight…so please guys give it a rest,.. plz!!

Sarafina on

I like the first one for Adele.

KristyAnne on

2 or 3 is mine pick both pretty but 3 be the bustone foe Adele.
hope you have a wonderful wedding and marrarage and family. God Bless You and You’re Music.

Guest on

She will go for a sleeve option. And to all the horrible comments in here she just sold the one billionth download for Someone Like You….

Jane on

Omg… Everyone wants to beat me up for saying what we were all thinking! She can’t fit into any of these and y’all know it!!!

Courtney on

@SweetCinna you are wrong The Queen can still give duchess catherine the title of princess if she wants to or William can when he becomes King don’t open your mouth without knowning how royal titles work. Adele can’t get married in white because she’s already had a child same as pregnant brides aren’t supposed to nor divorced ones. not every person is meant to look like a supermodel

Jane on

I don’t care what any of you says Adele is too young to be this big… She will have a heart attack before she reaches her 35 birthday!! Say what u want she is only 23… She better get out side and run around or something! All the money in the world doesn’t make her exempt from good eating habits and being in optimum health!!



kim on

i like the middle one best but personally, i dont think any of these would really suit her. these dresses were made for thinner model types.

Danielle on

The second one is the most flattering for her full figure. but with long sleeves….Remember that the upper arms are the ugliest part of the woman body.

mscanon on

@Sweetcinna, Kate is indeed a Princess. Her full title is:
Her Royal Highness Princess William, Duchess of Cambridge, Countess of Strathearn, Baroness Carrickfergus. @Jane, tacky and completely rude re the tent comment. She’s a lovely, talented woman who will be stunning on her wedding day.

caroleigh on

Um Jane (rhymes with plain) the dress probably doesn’t come in a size tent… But I’m sure there are a fff ewe numbers you could try. Rock on Adele! I think the middle one would look best.

Brandi on

Jane: You are a jealous and mean spirited person. Even if this NEW MOM needs a “tent size” she is still a beautiful woman. Look at it this way, Adele has the money to hire dieticians and trainers to lose weight but what are the chances of you winning like 9 Grammys, a Golden Globe and an Oscar?

mscanon on

Likely Adele will pick a more 50′s inspired dress with a much fuller skirt. She never wears ‘slinky’. The middle dress is the prettiest though, but I don’t see here choosing one like any of these.

kitty62862 on

The one in the middle is best, and will really flatter her. A headband of white roses and white baby’s breath, and a bouquet of white roses, with lots of ferns and white baby’s breath. Simple strand of pearls, and ta da! She will look spectacular.

kitty62862 on

The facial expressions on the starving stick figures do little to advance the idea of buying the dress….

Yahoo on

Adele won’t look that good in any of them because they weren’t showcased on a curvier model. Those dresses looked good on someone thin and that is not her.

Ali on

First of all they all come in more than one size, and especially if they’re making a custom for her it will fit! No need to make fun of her size, especially if you can’t sing like her! Now, a V-neck looks better with a fuller face, and the three quarter sleeves would look fantastic on her! Probably a fuller skirt starting at the hips! I think whatever she picks she’s going to be so beautiful!

Ali on

@Jane- Geez… If you’re so worried about people being too “fat” you should go ahead and get off the computer, quit commenting… Plus, you should probably go to the bathroom ’cause you’re full of shi!t… You’ll lose weight!

Lauren on

I think the 1 on the right

Ali on

@Courtney Are you serious about getting married in white? I feel as though I was the ONLY person qualified to wear white on my wedding day;however, I am pretty sure my dress was not the only white dress sold that year! Did you JUST travel here from the end of the 19th century?

Kerricatt on

I think the 1st one would be the most flattering to her. And the material won’t show her bulges as much.

Phyllis on

I see her wearing the third one.

Kate on

i doubt she’d pick the middle one because she usually goes with high necklines. i say the one on the left.

Molly Lyions on

I LOVE the 3rd one!

Guest on

Adele is laughing at some of you all ALL the way to the bank.. She obviously knows her personal body issues, but she doesn’t look all that bad, she’s talented, engaged.. Is a new mom. And seems like a happy lady. LEAVE HER ALONE YOU SHALLOW INDIVIDUALS

La-La on

None of the above.

Kelli on

I think none of the above. Adele has her vintage vibe happening and I think a more classic style with less embellishments would be the best choice. People who throw stones (Jane, etc.) usually have so many more issues than a weight problem…grow up and get a life…Adele is awesome and beautiful just as she is!

Janice on

The one on the right, love the embellished sleeve design.


Whatever she chooses she will still look BIG!!! She has a tendency to dress in unflattering fashion. Just look at the Oscars
Drop some weight lady!!!

Kris on

Actually, Sweetcinna, Catherine’s full title and style is Her Royal Highness Princess William, Duchess of Cambridge, Countess of Strathearn, Baroness Carrickfergus. And when Queen Elizabeth dies and Prince Charles becomes King, William will most likely become Prince William of Wales and Kate will then be Princess of Wales.

Becky on

She will look beautiful whichever one she picks but I really like the middle one.

And a big FU to everyone making fun of her size. She has more talent/class/beauty/etc. in her left pinky than you do in your entire body so suck it. Adele is amazing and you are obviously jealous. Suck it, suck it, suck it!!!!

Linda on

I think the second one looks lovely and she would look lovely in it,but honestly she’s a fabulous person with amazing talent and has such great style that which ever one she chooses will look awesome on her. I hope she’s happy in whatever she does.

mindy on

Definitely not the first one. I think the third one looks most like her style of fashion

liz on

NONE!! Becuz none of these are going to fit her body type.

Stephanie on

I really like the middle one. Adele is beautiful and a wonderful singer but I am about as big as adele I got married in 2011 and I think she would have to go with something more shapely for her. I know whatever she picks she will be beautiful. And I’m not trying to be mean because I’m her size and those styles did not work for me.

Smells Like Kardashian on

I don’t think any of these styles would compliment her figure.

Mel on

She will wear none of the above; she will get a custom made dress because she is famous and FABULOUS!!!

P.S.: @ Becky, rock on, Sister!!!

cheryl on

Adele would look beautiful in any of them but I am fond of the middle option. Very elegant.

jb on

to jane why U tell us how skinny U think U may be or U over weight and not saying.

klynb on

None of the above. I think Adele looks better in more structured designs.

Zeze on

Jane, you are a self-hating cow!

Karen Luerssen on

The middle one….NO MORE LACE!!

Kay on

Why can’t they use models the same size as her? It would be a lot more realistic………

CanadaGurl on

Do you honestly think she cares what other people think she should wear?

Essex Wedding Venue on

Everyone wants to be looking special on his/her special day. I think, these dresses will surely make the reason of gorgeousness of any bride.

Certified_Attitude on

The middle one looks the best…..

Kara on

I can see Adele in something vintage and maybe in ivory or a color. Regardless, she’ll be a beautiful bride!

(@SweetCinna Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge is presently Princess William and may very well be the Princess of Wales one day. At least they aren’t using her maiden name!)

auntyvonne on

I think the third one looks like her style but I like the second one the best.

Julesy on

I think the first one will be most becoming on Adele.

Jane – That was a rude comment. Adele does not deserve that. She is a fuller sized woman but she is not obese.


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