While all eyes were on Meghan Markle‘s wedding dress on Saturday, there was another garment that caught viewers’ attention during Channel Nine’s broadcast.
Presenter Georgie Gardner came under fire for the floral Scanlon And Theodore frock she wore while hosting network coverage of the event.
On Sunday morning, the 47-year-old was forced to defend herself on Instagram after the outfit was slammed online, with one comparing it to ‘1970s curtains’.
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‘What the f**k is that dress?’: Presenter Georgie Gardner came under fire for the floral Scanlon and Theodore frock she wore while hosting network coverage of the Royal Wedding on Saturday
A defiant Georgie sternly hit back at her detractors, writing: ‘Never in my career have I worn a dress that has attracted more conjecture. For the record, thanks @scanlonandtheodore I adore it & as you know choose everything I wear’.
She bluntly added: ‘For those I have offended, I’m sorry it’s not to your liking, but at the end of the day it’s not my day, the day belongs to the magnificent Meghan.’
Georgie’s famous friends flocked to her defense, including Carrie Bickmore and Lisa Wilkinson, who cooed: ‘You look beautiful GG. As always xx’
Firing back! Defiant Georgie sternly hit back at her detractors, writing: ‘Never in my career have I worn a dress that has attracted more conjecture’
‘Georgie Gardner wearing some curtains from the 70s’: On Saturday evening, viewers flocked to Instagram, critiquing Georgie’s long-sleeved dress
‘WTF are you wearing?’ One slammed the outfit in a less-than-subtle way
On Saturday evening, viewers took to social media, critiquing Georgie’s long-sleeved dress.
One railed: ‘Changed channels to see Oprah, instead I see Georgie Gardner wearing some curtains from the 70s. What the actual f**k is that dress about’.
Another slammed: ‘Georgie Gardner WTF are you wearing? Was the brief camouflage to blend into the background #RoyalWeddingDay’.
‘Wearing a curtain’: Another Twitter user wasn’t a fan of the Scanlon And Theodore frock
‘1970s much?’: Several said that Georgie’s dressed looked like it was from a different era
‘Georgie Gardner is wearing a curtain. #RoyalWedding’ one Twitter user quipped.
Another slammed: ‘What the f**k is with Georgie Gardner’s dress? 1970s much? #awful’
‘I say this with a lot of love and respect for the gorgeous and talented #georgiegardner but her stylist for #TheRoyalWedding2018 needs to be sacked!!! It’s horrendous! Looks like a bunch of daisies threw up all over her!!’ moaned another fan.
‘It’s horrendous!’ Twitter users were left less than impressed with Georgie’s dress