Archives for June 2011

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Catherine Wears Bird Print Issa Dress to Youth BBQ & Reception

On June 30th 2011, Their Royal Highnesses Catherine and William visited Ottawa, Canada for the first leg of their North American tour. At approximately 6.30pm EST / 11.30pm GMT the royal couple attended a "youth" barbecue and reception.  William and Kate met with 120 Canadian youngsters at the Governor-General's home. Here's a look at William and Kate chatting with the BBQ attendees: The barbecue was meant to be held in the gardens of Government House, but according to journalists, … [Read more...]

It’s Erdem for Kate as she lands in Ottawa, Canada

On June 30th 2011, Their Royal Highnesses Catherine and William landed in Ottawa, Canada for the first leg of their North American tour. The newlywed couple visited Canada together for the first time. After landing in Ottawa, the royal couple took park in a walkabout, meeting and speaking with local Canadians. The crowds turned out en masse to see the royal pair.  Kate was presented with a posy of brightly coloured flowers. Kate's outfit: Earlier in the day, Kate was … [Read more...]

Kate wears Smythe and Roland Mouret at Heathrow Airport

This afternoon Kate and William boarded their plane to Ottawa, Canada for the first leg of their first Royal Tour together. Kate's outfit: Kate wore a navy blue dress by French designer Roland Mouret. The style name is "Manon".  The dress was showing on Selfridges' website on the day Kate headed to Canada, but it was already out of stock - we think it is possible that Kate could have picked it up from the department store during her visit there with a personal shopper, as reported earlier … [Read more...]

Kate wows in white Temperley London Moriah dress at Wimbledon

During the Wimbledon Championships in 2011, Kate and William took to their seats and watched Andy Murray play tennis.  The royal couple sat in the Royal Box on Centre Court. Kate has watched the tennis at Wimbledon a number of times; she and sister Pippa are both big fans of the game. For the tennis, Kate wore a gorgeous white tiered dress by Temperley London.  The dress is called the "Moraiah". The dress features three layers of floaty ruffles, a row half circles on the straps … [Read more...]

Kate wears Alexander McQueen military jacket to Armed Forces Day ceremony

To mark Armed Forces Day in Great Britain, on June 25th 2011, Kate Middleton and Prince William attended a ceremony at at Windsor's Victoria Barracks where they presented medals to members of the Irish Guards. The event was Kate’s first military role as a member of the Royal Family - and we thinks she dressed the part!  Her ensamble was demure yet serious: very apt considering Kate met with families of the Irish Guards who had been killed in Afghanistan. Here's a picture of Kate and … [Read more...]

Win £50 Gift Voucher for Warehouse in Our “Royal Bingo” Competition

UPDATE - contest now closed.  Thank you to everybody who entered!  We'll be looking through the entries over the weekend & will be announcing the winner early next week.  Good luck! ------- To honour the commitment shown to the high-street from our very own Kate, we have teamed up with Bingo-reviewer, the leading resource for reviews and info on all the UK online bingo websites to bring you a fun little competition, with the prize of a £50 gift voucher for clothing shop Warehouse, … [Read more...]

Kate steps out in Stella McCartney for Prince Philip’s 90th

On Sunday night Kate attended prince Philip’s 90th birthday meal, held at the three Michelin-starred restaurant The Waterside Inn, at Bray, Berkshire. Post by What Kate Wore. Kate was photographed wearing this coral coloured Stella McCartney dress: The pink/red dress has a rose and bow detail on the high neck; it features long sleeves and a pencil skirt, with a pleated panel running down the front. From - Coral coloured pleated pencil dress. A rose and bow … [Read more...]

Kate’s outfit at the Order of the Garter Service, Windsor Castle

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, attended the Order of the Garter Service at Windsor Castle today, arriving along with Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall. Kate was very well received, gaining applaud from the large crowd that had gathered hoping to get a glimpse of the future Queen. Kate looked amazing in a silvery-grey outfit with matching hat: Kate's dress coat is by Katherine Hooker.  Both are named the "Buxton".   Katherine Hooker informs us that the dress is cut on the … [Read more...]

Kate recycles Jane Troughton coat for Prince Philip’s 90th birthday service

Back in 2011, Kate attended Prince Philip’s 90th birthday service of thanksgiving at St. George’s Chapel in Winsdor Castle. The service honoured and thanked Prince Philip who reached the milestone birthday earlier in the week. Kate’s outfit: Kate wore her gorgeous cornflower blue brocard/Jacquard print coat by designer Jane Troughton, which she was previously photographed in public wearing to the van Cutsem wedding in 2009. A reminder of Kate at the wedding in 2009: #158155896 / … [Read more...]

Kate wears white Alexander McQueen coat for Trooping the Colour 2011

In 2011, just months after her marriage to Prince William, the newlywed Kate Middleton attended her very first Trooping the Colour ceremony. After riding in the ceremony's procession, Kate joined the Royal Family on the balcony to watch a flyover display by the Royal Air Force: Kate's white coat: For the occasion, Kate impressed onlookers by wearing a very fashion forward white coat by Alexander McQueen. The “Cotton and Wool Blend Pique Coat” featured a pleated and tired skirt, … [Read more...]

Kate attends Sam Waley-Cohen & Bella Ballin’s wedding with sister Pippa

On June 11th 2011, The Duchess of Cambridge attended the wedding of Sam Waley-Cohen and Bella Ballin.  Kate rushed on over to the wedding after attending the Trooping the Colour celebration in the morning. #158146746 / Kate attended the wedding with her younger sister Pippa. The wedding ceremony was held in Lambourn Church, Berkshire. Kate and Pippa know Sam Cohen through his brother Tom, a childhood friend who attended Marlborough College with the girls.  Poor Tom … [Read more...]

Inspired by: Kate’s pink dress at the ARK gala

Kate looked stunning at the ARK gala last night and her ethereal rose coloured dress, designed by Jenny Packham, was amazing. We knew that girls up and down the country would want to achieve the same sort of look at their proms, balls and parties over the next couple of weeks, so we have scouted out a few, let's just say, more affordable options. Happy shopping! Check out our Facebook page for more dresses submitted by our likers and to add your own! … [Read more...]

Kate Middleton wears Jenny Packham gown to ARK Charity Gala

Kate Middleton and Prince William were guests of honour at the ARK Charity Gala held on the 9th June 2011. The Ark Gala dinner was William and Kate's first official Royal engagement as a married couple.  It's certain to say that Kate stunned the crowds, wearing an 'off the peg' full length dress by Jenny Packham. On her Facebook page, Jenny Packham said: "The Duchess of Cambridge attended the Annual Ark Charity Gala tonight wearing an ethereal gown by Jenny Packham. The Duchess … [Read more...]

Kate attends Epsom Derby in white Reiss dress

In June 2011, Kate attended the Epsom Derby, along with husband William and other members of the Royal Family, including the Queen. The outing followed the royal couple's honeymoon, just over a month after their wedding day. The Daily Mail noted the Epsom Derby was the biggest public gathering of the Royal Family since Kate and William’s wedding in April. Kate looked absolutely stunning, wearing a white coat and dress that looked fabulous with her natural holiday tan: Kate … [Read more...]

Spotted: Kate shopping

Please note: this post is very old, from 2011. I'm just updating it. As this picture shows the Duchess of Cambridge has an eye for a bargain as she was spotted four days ago in Bicester Village, a high end designer outlet. The outlet stocks many brands Kate has worn in the past, including Alexander McQueen, Amanda Wakeley, Burberry, L.K. Bennett, DKNY, DvF, Missoni, French Connection, Reiss, Gucci and many, many more! Image courtesy of Candy & Couture   … [Read more...]