Kate Middleton’s designer comes to Stratford

One of Kate Middleton’s favourite designers is to set up shop in...Stratford.

Sales of Zara products were boosted after Prince William’s bride was pictured globally in a blue �49.95 Zara dress the day after the royal wedding

Later, famous faces including TV presenter Denise Van Outen and US reality TV star Olivia Palermo, were seen in the designer’s floral tulip dress.

Now the chain is heading towards the giant Westfield Stratford City centre due to open in September.

Zara is alongside fellow fashion brands Bershka and Pull & Bear, all of which are owned by the InditexGroup

in the latest raft of newcomers.

Westfield’s European director of operations Bill Giouroukos, said of the coup: “These deals bring world-renowned names to Stratford City.”

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The �1.4bn development is expected to attract more than 4 million shoppers from across London, Kent, Essex and Hertfordshire and make it Europe’s largest urban shopping centre.

Other big name signings include Reiss, Lacoste, Swatch, Nike, River Island, H&M, Timberland and Hugo Boss, These will sit alongside the “anchor” retailers of John Lewis, Waitrose and Marks & Spencer.