Kate visits EACH’s Treehouse hospice & gives her first public speech

EACH The Treehouse

This morning The Duchess of Cambridge formally opened The Treehouse hospice in Ipswich, where she toured the facilities and met children and families who receive support and care from the charity.  After the tour, Kate made her first public address and then planted a tree in the grounds of The Treehouse hospice to commemorate the occasion. Before today's events, Kate also wrote a foreword for a … [Read more...]

Kate celebrates St Patrick’s Day by handing out Shamrocks to the Irish Guards

Kate Irish Guards

This morning Kate arrived at Mons Barracks in Aldershot to present Irish Guard soldiers with shamrocks to mark St. Patrick’s Day.  During the presentation, Kate also pinned shamrocks to the collar of a very special member of the regiment:  their mascot, an Irish Wolfhound dog named Conmeal. This was the first solo military engagement for Kate, who smiled all through the event.  You may recall … [Read more...]

Get Kate’s Style: Coral jeans

Kate Middleton Olympic Park Visit

Back in March 2012, Kate attended an event at the Olympic Park, wearing a pair of gorgeous coral pink jeans.  The style was very popular with Kate fans and some brands reported over an 80% uplift in sales of similar styles. Coral jeans ID: Originally, fans assumed Kate's coral jeans were from J Brand (specifically the 811 style).   Eagle-eyed style spotters soon discredited this.  After … [Read more...]

Kate in grey dress as she accompanies Prince Charles & Camilla to the Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Yesterday, fans only expected one sighting of Kate, but were treated to two when the Duchess visited Olympic Park earlier in the morning!  This meant style fans were spoilt with two outfits to covet, discuss and identify!  (We covered Kate’s earlier trip,where she wore red jeans and a blue blazer, here.) … [Read more...]

She shoots, she scores: Kate plays hockey at the Olympic Park

Kate Middleton Olympic Park Visit

In March 2012, Duchess Kate visited the Olympic Park to visit the British hockey team ahead of the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, in her capacity as ambassador for Team GB. She wore refreshingly bright patriotic colours and a smart-casual outfit during her visit. Kate got the chance to play a little hockey with the team, a sport we know she used to play competitively back in school - in … [Read more...]

Get Kate’s Style: Peplum jacket & dress

The Duchess of Cambridge at De Montfort University. Photo via the University's Twitter account.

The Duchess of Cambridge's L.K. Bennett "Jude" pelum jacket and teal "Davina" dress were highly popular with fans.  The Duchess wore the outfit in Leicester as part of the Jubilee visit with The Queen in 2012. The dress and matching jacket quickly sold out online, but on my hunt for some great "repli-Kates", I found these fab peplum jackets. Sadly, none in teal blue: Simply pair … [Read more...]

Kate visits Leicester wearing teal L.K. Bennett Davina Dress & Jude Jacket

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On March 8th 2012, The Duchess of Cambridge accompanied The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh on a trip to Leicester as part of the 2012 Diamond Jubilee Celebrations. Kate and The Queen travelled to De Montfort University where they watched a student fashion show. Kate could be seen chatting with Her Majesty, the pair seemed to be getting on well and both looked as if they enjoyed … [Read more...]

Kate wears blue tweed M Missoni coat for tea with The Queen & Camilla at Fortnum & Mason

The three generations of royals open their hampers.  Image  © Fortnum and Mason

As part of this year’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, The Duchess of Cambridge attended an event at the plush London department store Fortnum & Mason yesterday. Catherine accompanied the Queen and Camila, the Duchess of Cornwall; the royal trio spent an hour touring the store, before the Queen unveiled a plaque to commemorate the regeneration of the Piccadilly area. Inside the store, … [Read more...]