North America Tour 2011

Re-live William and Kate’s 2011 North America tour. The royal couple visited Canada and the USA.

Kate wears Whistles pieces to the Inner-City Arts Project, LA

Kate wears whistles at the inner city arts

During William and Kate's Royal Tour of Canada and the USA, the royal couple paid a visit to the Inner-City Arts Project in downtown Los Angeles.  The project is an "oasis" where children can learn art, photography, music, dance and more. During the visit, William and Kate watched the children preform, plus they indulged in a spot of painting and put their handprints in some … [Read more...]

Kate and Will Stun Crowds at BAFTA Event in LA

© BAFTA/ Stewart Cook

In 2011, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent several days in the USA, as part of their North American Tour.  On the third day, the royal couple attended a black-tie event held by BAFTA (the British Academy of Film and Television Arts) at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles. This was BAFTA's first annual "Brits to Watch event".  The Duke and Duchess' attendance showed support to British … [Read more...]

Kate wears Jenny Packham dress to Santa Barbara polo match

William and Kate visit California

In 2011, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent several days in the USA, as part of their North American Tour.  On the second day, the royal couple visited Santa Barbara, California. William took part in a charity polo match, while Kate observed. The match was hosted by The American Friends of the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry and the Santa … [Read more...]

Kate wears green DvF Maja dress to reception in Los Angeles, California

kate wears a dvf maja dress in green

On July 9th 2011, Kate and William attended a cocktail soiree at the United Kingdom’s Consul-General’s residence in Los Angeles.  This event was the second item on their itinerary for USA-leg of the royal tour.  Earlier in the day, the duo attended a business summit in Beverley Hills.  You can read about that by clicking here. Both the Governor and the Mayor of California welcomed the royal … [Read more...]

Kate lands in LA wearing Roksanda Ilincic & Jimmy Choo

Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend Variety's Venture Capital And New Media Summit at The Beverly Hilton hotel on July 8, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California

As part of the royal tour of North America, William and Kate visited Los Angeles.  The couple arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday July 8th 2011, and were met by British Ambassador Sir Nigel Sheinwald, California Gov. Jerry Brown and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Kate was presented with a posy of red, white and blue flowers. The royal couple attended a conference … [Read more...]

Kate wears red Catherine Walker coat-dress for final day in Canada

Kate looks wonderful in Red Catherine Walker coat dress

On her final day in Canada, Duchess Kate attended a reception hosted by the Alberta Government at the ENMAX Conservatory at the Calgary Zoo before leaving the country and heading to the USA. Here's a video of the couple, uploaded by the Calgary Zoo: http://youtu.be/hj0Dkh9RfDA Before departing, the Duke and Duchess took part in an official departure ceremony at Calgary Rotary … [Read more...]

Kate attends the Calgary Stampede in white Alice by Temperley blouse

William and Kate were the guests of honour at the Calgary Stampede in 2011

In July 2011, William and Kate concluded their tour of Canada with a visit to the famous Calgary Stampede Parade.  The Parade's website states that this year was the “99th Incarnation of the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.”  The Royal Couple were guests of honour and were asked to kick off the festivities by pressing the plunger: Kate's outfit: To the Stampede, Kate wore a white Temperley … [Read more...]

Kate wears Alice by Temperley blouse for the Calgary Stampede

Kate at the Calgary Stampede, wearing an Alice by Temperley shirt

In early July, William and Kate were in town for the Calgary Stampede, as part of their tour of Canada.  Earlier in the evening, the royal couple carried out a couple of engagements, with Kate wearing a primrose yellow Jenny Packham dress.  Read more about that by clicking here. Kate and Will rode into town on a stagecoach.  Here's another look at them: They both wore white cowboy … [Read more...]

Kate wears yellow Jenny Packham dress in Calgary

Kate wore a yellow Jenny Packham dress and her nude L.K. Bennett Pumps and Natalie Clutch bag in Calgary

On July 7th 2011, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Calgary, for their final day on the Canadian leg of the Royal Tour. The Royal duo spent the evening touring the University of Calgary Ward of the 21st Century Research and Innovation Centre (W21C) and then they were guests of honor at the Government of Canada Reception at the BMO Centre. Kate's outfit: For the evening's events … [Read more...]

Kate visits Slave Lake in Smythe blazer and J Brand 811 jeans

William and Kate visited Slave Lake

On day 7 of the 2011 Royal Tour, Catherine and William visited Slave Lake in Alberta. This day of the tour was meant to be clear, free for the royal couple to rest and recoup. Instead, the duo ditched their plans visited the people of Slave Lake whose lives had been affected by the wild fires in two months prior. Kate's Outfit: Kate wore a smart-casual outfit, pairing her navy … [Read more...]

Kate dresses casually in Burberry shirt for activities in Yellowknife, Canada

Kate paddles a canoe in a Zara shirt and Aquascutum Scarf

During the 2011 Royal Tour of North America, William and Kate visited Yellowknife, in the Northwest Territories.  We covered the morning of their visit in a previous blog post.  In the afternoon, the royal duo hopped aboard a float plane for Blachford Lake. According to journalists, this event was scheduled in to cater to William and Kate's love of the outdoors. William and Kate … [Read more...]

Kate wears By Malene Birger “Bullet” dress in Yellowknife

Kate wears a By Malene Birger "Bullet" dress to Yellowknife.

On day six of the 2011 Royal Tour of Canada and USA, Kate and William spent time in Yellowknife, a city in the Northwest Territories. The royal duo landed in Yellowknife during the previous evening.  Here's a quick reminder of Kate's outfit: You can find details of Kate's trench coat in this article here. The royal couple's day in Yellowknife was busy, packed full of events.  They … [Read more...]

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