Misc Stories

Biscuiteers Review: Royal Baby Collection

Last month, the Duke and Duchess welcomed their second child into the world. Princess Charlotte of Cambridge’s birth sparked another tidal wave of royal memorabilia and commemorative goodies (previously seen in 2013, with the birth of Prince George). London–based baking company Biscuiteers are just one company celebrating Princess Charlotte’s arrival.   When the company asked if I’d like to sample* a tin of their biscuits, I couldn't say no!  (Let me write an aside here for my American … [Read more...]

Royal Roundup: A great offer on Kate’s boots, two private engagements and about that floral bag carried by William.

Firstly: Happy Valentine's Day, Kate fans! It’s only the 14th of February, but we have lots of loose ends to tie up this month, I thought I’d quickly put together this royal round-up post for you. Mustique & a new bag ID: As most of you will already know, William and Kate flew back to the UK from the island of Mustique on Monday 9th February. The family were seen boarding a British Airways flight at St. Lucia airport. The photographs were far too blurry to ascertain details about … [Read more...]

Your guide to Black Friday deals on brands & products worn by Kate

This year, we've put together a huge, whopping page full of discount codes and offers for Black Friday.  I've tried to denote where offers are UK/USA only. Scroll down for the codes, terms & links to shop!  We'll be adding more throughout the day - do check back! Up to 30% off at Oasis Kate's worn clothing by Oasis on a number of occasions, including a black polo neck dress back in 2012. Promo Code: FRIDAY30  Promo Code: 30FRIDAY  Valid: Friday 28th November only Terms:  Full … [Read more...]

Royal Round-up:  Kate’s due date confirmed, new appearances scheduled & more tidbits

This morning, William and Kate's press office confirmed the couple's second baby is due April 2015.  The press release specifically said "baby", likely ruling out the possibility that the pair are pregnant with twins (as speculated by some gossip magazines.) The press release also confirmed that Kate continues to be affected by Hyperemisis Gravidarum, but thankfully, her condition is steadily improving. This means it is likely Kate will attend tomorrow's scheduled public engagement, … [Read more...]

Sales, competitions, new details about Malta & more!

Majesty Magazine published information about Kate’s upcoming trip to Malta in September today, she’ll be attending a whopping ten events during the two day visit. The events will take place between Saturday 21st September and 22nd September: Saturday 20th. Event 1: Call on the President of Malta at San Anton Palace, where the Duchess will be staying. Event 2: Call on the Prime Minister of Malta at Auberge de Castille. Event 3: In Guardia Pageant, Palace Square, Valletta.  The Duchess … [Read more...]

Royal Round-up – Fashion Edition: Zimmermann dress in stock, Kate stuff goes on sale & more

I had so many fashion tidbits to talk about today that I decided to write a post detailing everything.  I'm calling this a 'royal fashion round-up', perhaps it could become a regular series?!  OK... Let's begin! Zimmermann Roamer Day Dress: First, let’s talk about the big news of the day!  The eagerly anticipated white broderie anglaise dress worn by Kate in Sydney during the Royal Tour earlier this year has now hit stores!  The dress is now in stock (at the time of writing) on Zimmermann’s … [Read more...]

Cyber Monday Discount Codes for Our Favourite Brands!

PLEASE NOTE - ALL OF THESE DISCOUNT CODES WILL BE OUT OF DATE NOW Hello fellow Kate Middleton fans!   Today I wanted to bring you a quick Black Friday update.  I've collected some discount codes for brands we love (because of Kate!).  I thought I'd quickly share them with you.  II have Cyber Monday codes too, which I'll be posting on Monday!) JUMP DOWN TO YOUR FAVOURITE RETAILER: REISS USA LINKS OF LONDON TEMPERLEY LONDON SEBAGO WHISTLES AQUATALIA L.K. BENNETT … [Read more...]

A guide to the UK Vogue ”Fashion’s Night Out” event for Kate fans

Tonight UK-based fashionistas can enjoy the Vogue “Fashion’s Night Out” event in Manchester, UK. Some of the fashion world’s biggest brands will be hotting parties, previews and activities, including many brands we know through our love of Kate’s style. Noteworthy events for Kate fans: Reiss will be celebrating with a guest DJ, cocktails from The Alchemist plus hair styling by Trevor Sorbie. Enjoy a exclusive discount AND enter to win a 250 Reiss gift voucher! L.K. Bennett will be … [Read more...]

Still time to grab a Kate-themed bargain!

There are a couple of hours left for you to grab a Kate-themed auction lot at a total bargain price with thanks to our wonderful Baby Cambridge Fundraiser sponsors! At the time of writing, there are just over 7 hours left to win this wonderful lot: including two highly coveted royal favourite brands and a copy of a new book sharing a detailed biography of The Duchess of Cambridge. Included: BEAUT JEWELLERY EVA-AVA EARRINGS - Beaut Jewellery Ava-Eva Earrings Stunning handmade … [Read more...]

Baby Cambridge Fundraiser: Séraphine goodies for mums-to-be!

In anticipation of Baby Cambridge’s imminent arrival (if you believe the tabloids, Kate may have been lying to throw us off the scent and her due date could be any day now!) we’ve paired up with maternity brand Séraphine for our next Baby Cambridge Fundraiser charity auction. The brand have confirmed that Kate owns a couple of their maternity dresses and one of their white maxi skirts.  The Duchess was spotted wearing their navy "Renta"  wrap dress and their "White Maxi Skirt" in photos … [Read more...]

Baby Cambridge Fundraiser: Really Wild & Azuni Charity Auction Lot

I'm excited to share news about our latest Baby Cambridge Fundraiser activity - and it's something we think fans of Kate's style will love - an ebay Charity Auction sponsored by Really Wild Clothing and Azuni London. Readers of Kate Middleton Style will already be familiar with three items included in the Royal Favourite Lot! So, let's take a look at what's included: Really Wild Seville Suede Boots - Really Wild have generously donated a pair of their £295 Seville Suede Boots to our … [Read more...]

Box Delux & Illuminum perfume review, new Baby Cambridge contest & plenty of fashion tidbits

Today's post will pull together several fun tidbits I'd like to share with you. First I will review a company called Box Delux, who have kindly sent me a box of goodies, which includes an Illuminum perfume sample (as worn by Kate!). The company have also been kind enough to sponsor prizes for our Baby Cambridge Fundraiser. SPEAKING OF WHICH! I'll also give you all the info about the latest contest and I'll share lots of little fashion-related tidbits. Lastly, I'll share a couple of interesting … [Read more...]

Baby Cambridge Fundraiser

April 29th is a very special day for two different reasons: It marks Will & Kate’s second wedding anniversary IT’S THE LAUNCH OF THE BABY CAMBRIDGE FUNDRAISER! Today, we launch the Baby Cambridge Fundraiser, a collaborative project between five bloggers who enjoy following William and Kate, and who wanted to do something meaningful to celebrate the birth of the royal couple's first child. I’m proud to say I’m part of this initiative, along with Duchess Kate Blog, What Kate … [Read more...]

A Right Royal Playlist

A bit of a random post today, but one you'll find fun hopefully!  I was contacted and asked if I’d like to take part in a Will and Kate themed contest, run on behalf of Panasonic; the prize is blooming awesome (Panasonic's new NE series Wireless Speakers) so I really wanted to enter.  I listen to all my music on gadgets and don't own a stereo, so it'd be a dream come true if I won! The competition: I was asked to think up “light hearted and tongue-in-cheek” suggestions for a music … [Read more...]

Your Cyber Monday guide to Kate shopping!

  We've trawled through all the stores and found all the discount codes SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO! Here's your ultimate Cyber Monday guide to shopping Kate's closet (and her favourite stores!)  Please note, some of these offers might not be available in UK or Europe.  I've not checked, but they should all be available in the USA.  Have more to add?  Put the code in the comments! … [Read more...]

Review: Claudia Bradby’s Poppy Friendship Bracelet

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, today I’m going to write about the Poppy Friendship Bracelet, a special piece of jewellery designed by Claudia Bradby to support our Armed Forces.  Claudia is from a naval family, so the Royal British Legion is a charity close to her own heart. … [Read more...]

Kate dressed as a witch for Halloween – from the archives

Here’s a blast from the past to celebrate Halloween today, an old picture of Kate dressed up as a witch! The picture is from 2007 and snapped outside London’s Mahkini club, where Kate attended a fancy dress party with with her sister Pippa (in the background). … [Read more...]

Review: Claudia Bradby Jewellery

From time to time I get asked to review different things on this blog, but I tend to turn down the offers.  Usually, because they’re not quite right and don’t present a good fit (e.g. they're not something I think you Kate fans would like to read about.)  However, when a representative from Claudia Bradby Jewellery got in touch with me, I jumped at the chance to write a review of their products, due to the 'Kate' connection. … [Read more...]

[Infographic] The Duchess Effect: Kate Middleton’s Style By Numbers

So, you visit our site to see the outfit Kate wore to her latest engagement and perhaps you want to “RepliKate” the look: you buy one of her coats, her shoes or a dress — but what effect has this had on the fashion industry? Grazia Daily has done the figures and they’ve produced this fantastic infographic for us showing “The Duchess Effect”. See more of The Duchess Effect and Kate Middleton style on Grazia Daily. Let us know: Have you purchased any of Kate’s outfits? Tell us what … [Read more...]

Let’s talk hosiery: Kate Middleton’s tights

Today we're talking about Kate Middleton's tights, (hosiery, pantyhose, hose... whatever you call it!)  Love it or hate it, thanks to Kate, tights are now a hot topic in fashion.  Duchess Kate is known for her love of sheer hosiery - and she has brought them back into the forefront of fashion! Kate during her tour of Canada, where she regularly wore tights (hose) under her dresses. Images courtesy of Canadian Tourism Commission. Does Kate wear John Lewis' non-slip tights? Many of … [Read more...]