Irish Guard

Kate re-wears Emilia Wickstead coat dress for Irish Guard parade

Kate Middleton re-wears Emilia Wickstead coat

Earlier today, William and Kate visited the Mons Barracks in Aldershot for the annual St. Partrick’s Day parade, where they met the 1st Battalion Irish Guards.  In his capacity as colonel of the regiment, William took part in the parade.  Meanwhile, Kate met officers and guardsmen, and then pinned bunches of shamrocks onto their jackets.  This tradition dates over 100 years, started in 1091 by … [Read more...]

Kate in green coat dress by Emilia Wickstead for St. Patrick’s Day

Duchess of Cambridge wears Emilia Wickstead coat dress to Irish Guard parade

In March 2012, Kate arrived at Mons Barracks in Aldershot to present Irish Guard soldiers with shamrocks to mark St. Patrick’s Day.  This was Kate's official first solo military engagement. 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. You may recall that Prince William … [Read more...]

Kate wears Alexander McQueen military jacket to Armed Forces Day ceremony

Kate looks stunning in blue military-style jacket by Alexander McQueen

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 … [Read more...]

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