Kate wears new green Hobbs London coat to hand out shamrocks at St. Patrick’s Day parade

Kate and William with Irish Guard Officers

In celebration of St Patrick’s Day, this morning the Duchess of Cambridge visited Mons Barracks in Aldershot to hand out shamrocks to the Irish Guard. This is the third year in a row that Kate attended the regiment’s annual St Patrick’s Day Parade. The Duchess handed out 300 sprigs of shamrocks to officers, some were fortunate enough to stop for a chat too. Many would love to be a fly on … [Read more...]

[RepliKate] Kate’s glittering Jenny Packham dress, worn to the Tusk Trust Awards

kate middleton tusk awards

The shimmering full length dress worn by Kate to the Tusk Trust Awards in September was a fairly big hit with style fans.  The beautiful Jenny Packham dress sparkled as Kate walked down the red carpet, and we were all envious! I found the perfect "RepliKate" (replica or copy if you're unfamiliar with the term) on Hobbs' website yesterday for those looking for something similar for an upcoming … [Read more...]

Inspired by: Kate’s Hobbs Dalmatian Mac

Kate speaks to staff on the ship

At yesterday's ship naming service, Kate wore the Hobbs Dalmatian Mac, which originally retailed on the site for £169. It proved such a hit with fashion followers, quickly selling out online. If you're going 'dotty' over this coat, and love the Dalmatian print, you'll be pleased to know that we've 'spotted' a few similar items from the brand, which are still available for purchase - whatever … [Read more...]

Kate wears Hobbs ‘Dalmatian’ print coat as she officially names Royal Princess ship

kate wears a dalmatian/leopard print coat to event

Today marked Kate’s final solo public engagement before she is due to give birth next month.  The Duchess officially named the ‘Royal Princess’ ship in a traditional ‘christening’ ceremony.  The 3,600 passenger vessel is the newest in the Princess Cruises fleet. Kate was honoured with the prestigious title of “Godmother” to the ship.  Typically, this role is awarded to female celebrities … [Read more...]

[Gallery] Photos from the Royal Princess naming ceremony

Kate at the naming ceremony

The Duchess of Cambridge today blessed the new Royal Princess ship, the newest vessel in the Princess Cruises fleet. We covered all of the details of the ceremony in an earlier article (from Kate’s outfit to the ceremony itself) but we’ve just happened across these fantastic pictures from Princess Cruises, and thought we’d share them in a fun gallery. Click any image to view the slideshow … [Read more...]

Kate is Queen of the Highstreet for engagements in Grimsby today

Kate Middleton's Baby Bump

After spending a long weekend in the Swiss Alps for a friend’s wedding, Kate is now back to the UK, and she spent today carrying out a string of engagements in the seaport town of Grimsby, located in the north east of England. Late Kate! Due to poor visibility and thick fog affecting her travel arrangements, Kate was running over an hour late today.  According to reports, despite her lateness, … [Read more...]

Kate spends Valentine’s Day in Liverpool & more….

Kate tries "Duchess" smoothie

I’m sure all wives with husbands working overseas on the most romantic day of the year sympathised with Kate yesterday.  Although it was the royal couple’s first Valentine’s Day as man and wife, Prince William could not share the special day with Kate, as he is currently out on deployment in the Falkland Islands. However, Kate did not let this bother her.  Instead, in what I would assume was a … [Read more...]

Day 3: Kate looks great in grey

Kate Middleton Grey Dress

· Kate's dress by Catherine Walker · Kate's shoes by Tabitha Simmons · Kate's handbag by Hobbs! · Kate Recycles Links 'Hope Egg' earrings The festivities kicked off with Kate and William taking part in a tree-planting ceremony at Rideau Hall to commemorate the 2011 Royal Tour.  Later, the couple greeted veterans, war brides and families at the Canadian War Museum.  After a flight from … [Read more...]