Kate Middleton's Issa Dresses: Label Taken Over by Camilla Al-Fayed (Photos)

Kate Middleton’s favorite label has just been bought by 26-year-old Camilla Al-Fayed. By Isabel Wilkinson.

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Kate Middleton has been called the unofficial brand ambassador of British fashion label Issa. Now the company has been bought by Camilla Al-Fayed, the 26-year-old half-sister of Princess Diana’s late boyfriend, Dodi Al-Fayed. By Isabel Wilkinson.

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The Duchess of Cambridge donned a purple Issa jersey dress to attend the Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa on July 1.

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To officially announce her engagement to Prince William in November 2010, Middleton wore a midnight-blue Issa wrap dress—which perfectly matched her sapphire engagement ring. The frock sold out in 24 hours and sparked a craze of “little blue dresses.”

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At the wedding of their friends Harry Meade and Rosie Bradford last October, Middleton wore a blue Issa dress with a fascinator hat.

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On a shopping trip on King’s Road in London in April, Middleton wore a simple black wrap dress by Issa.


On the way to the office in August 2007, Middleton wore a printed wrap dress by the designer.

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Middleton partied at the London nightclub Boujis in a printed Issa dress in August 2007.

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Kate swanned in a gray Issa dress with a plunging neckline at a gala for the Starlight Children’s Foundation at the Saatchi Gallery in London in September 2009.

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To attend the Boodles Boxing Ball in June 2008, Middleton wore a slinky pink dress by Issa, which she paired with a black clutch.