Jenny Packham

Kate in stunning red gown for historic reconciliation ceremony & reception in Victoria

On the third day of the 2016 Canada Tour, William and Kate took part in a historic reconciliation ceremony with Canadian First Nations groups before attending a reception with political and civic leaders from across British Columbia. Both events took place in the evening at Government House in Victoria, British Columbia.  Earlier in the day, William and Kate met people from the Heiltsuk First Nation community on the island of Bella Bella.  You can read my article about that … [Read more...]

William, Kate, George and Charlotte land in Victoria for day one of the 2016 Canada Tour

William and Kate’s second official tour of Canada started today (September 24th, 2016).  The royal couple and their two children arrived in Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, on board a Royal Canadian Air Force plane at approximately 4pm local time. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie met the Cambridge family at Victoria Airport.  British Columbia Premier Christy Clark and her son, Hamish, and the Governor-General David Johnston and his wife, Sharon also … [Read more...]

Kate wears royal blue Jenny Packham dress for glittering gala dinner

From Earlier:  1) Arrival in Mumbai and wreath laying 2) Oval Maidan & Banganga Water Tank This evening, William and Kate rubbed shoulders with Bollywood royalty at a glittering reception and dinner, held to celebrate Mumbai’s film and creative industries. The Taj Palace Hotel and hosted the reception in their Crystal dining room, where William and Kate later tucked into a “Maharaja's thali supper”.  Yum! The British High Commission and the British Asian Trust organised … [Read more...]

Duchess wears Jenny Packham dress for James Bond SPECTRE premiere

Yesterday evening (Monday 26th October 2015) Kate joined princes William and Harry for the London premiere of the new James Bond film, SPECTRE. SCROLL DOWN TO "STEAL KATE'S STYLE" FOR LESS... The James Bond film was selected as this year’s Royal Film Performance, a "major film premiere which is attended by members of the British Royal Family."  The glittering premiere benefited the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund, a charity for those working behind the scenes in Film and TV.   … [Read more...]

Kate stuns in red dress & tiara for State Banquet

Yesterday evening (20th October 2015) Kate joined Prince William, Prince Philip and the Queen in welcoming China’s President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan at Buckingham Palace for a State Banquet. View image | It was the Duchess’s first State Banquet. She sat at the head of the opulently decorated table alongside the Queen, President X, the Duke of Edinburgh, Madame Peng and Prince William. View image | For the banquet, the Duchess wore a … [Read more...]

[RepliKate] Copy of Kate’s yellow buttercup dress by Jenny Packham

On May 2nd 2015, The Duchess of Cambridge left St. Mary's Hospital (Lindo Wing) with her new baby girl, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.   For the momentous occasion, Kate wore a bespoke dress, custom made for her by British designer Jenny Packham. The white silk dress featured a yellow buttercup print clustered densely at the top, which graduated down towards the hem.   Within days, The Elegant Dress Co. in China had designed, manufactured and listed a similar dress for sale on … [Read more...]

Duchess wears Hobbs London & Jenny Packham to Place2Be’s first ever Wellbeing in Schools Awards ceremony

On November 19th 2014, The Duchess of Cambridge attended Place2Be’s first ever “Wellbeing in Schools Awards” ceremony, held within Kensington Palace. As you may recall, Kate has been Royal Patron of Place2Be since 2013. The charity works with more than 90,000 children in primary schools, often in the most deprived areas of the UK. The charity helps with issues including bullying, bereavement and family breakdown. The 2014 awards ceremony celebrates the unsung heroes who have helped … [Read more...]

Kate attends Wildlife Photographer of The Year awards ceremony

On 21st October 2014, The Duchess of Cambridge attended the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards at the Natural History Museum. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is billed as the world’s most prestigious nature photography event.  The annual competition is open to all ages, and there are categories for both amateur and professional photographers.  This year’s competition is very special, as it’s the 50th anniversary. Here is a picture of Kate presenting the award to … [Read more...]

Day four, Royal Tour of Australia and New Zealand: State Reception

On day four of the 2014 Royal Tour, William and Kate spent the morning in Blenheim laying commemorative wreaths and visiting an aviation centre.  In the evening, they headed back to Wellington to attend a State Reception at Government House, hosted by Governor General Sir Jerry Mateparae. During the evening, Prince William unveiled a portrait of his grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen. The painting depicts The Queen in a regal blue dress wearing the same Fern brooch that Kate wore earlier … [Read more...]

Kate dazzles at Portrait Gala in diamond statement necklace and Jenny Packham dress

This evening Kate attended the National Portrait Gallery’s annual Portrait Gala in central London.  As you may recall, Kate is patron to the NPG. Kate arrived shortly before 8pm wearing her ink blue Jenny Packham gown, which we previously saw her wear to the 100 Women in Hedge Funds Gala back in October 2013. Kate's silk tulle evening gown formed part of the Jenny Packham's Autumn Winter 2013 collection. The dress is currently available at Stylebop for $5655 / 3,586.      The … [Read more...]

Kate dazzles at the 100 Women in Hedge Funds Gala in blue Jenny Packham dress

Last night, Kate attended the 100 Women in Hedge Funds Gala Dinner. The event was held in aid of Action on Addiction, a charity of which Kate is patron.  The gala dinner was held in Kensington Palace.  Kate, William and George currently reside in an apartment in the grounds nearby. During the event, Kate spoke about leaving three month-old George ‘fast asleep’ with dad William so she could attend the event. She also mentioned that the baby had been ‘such a good boy’ at his christening the … [Read more...]

Kate dazzles at 2013 Tusk Conservation Awards in sequinned Jenny Packham dress

On Thursday 12th September, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a dinner and awards ceremony for Tusk Trust, a small charity organisation with a big goal: to raise money for conservation, community development and environmental education programmes across Africa. The Tusk Conservation Awards were held at The Royal Society in London.  Kate dazzled on the red carpet in a sequinned Jenny Packham dress: A number of celebrity guests attended the ceremony too, including Kate … [Read more...]

Kate looks peachy in Jenny Packham for Queen’s 60th Anniversary Coronation service

On June 4th 2016, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a special service at Westminster Abbey. The couple joined other senior members of the Royal Family at St Paul's Cathedral to celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation. A full description of the proceedings (including a list of all attendees, hymns and prayers) can be found in the Order of Service, here. Kate's outfit: For the event, pregnant Kate wore a peachy pink lace dress and matching coat by designer … [Read more...]

Will and Kate’s final day in Singapore; couple head to Malaysia where Duchess gives first overseas speech

The royal couple’s final day in Singapore ended on quite a solemn note with a visit to the Kranji Commonwealth War Crematory where a wreath was laid by William and Kate on behalf of The Queen and Prince Philip. … [Read more...]

Day One: Will and Kate arrived in Singapore for Jubilee tour, then visited Botanic Gardens

Today the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived at Changi International Airport in Singapore to kick off day one of their royal tour on behalf of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.  The couple were running about 15 minutes late at the airport, before they quickly rushed over to Singapore Botanic Gardens where an orchid was named "Vanda William Catherine" in their honour. While visiting the Botanic Gardens, William and Kate viewed an orchid that was named after the late Princess Diana;  the … [Read more...]

Kate attends the wedding of Emily McCorquodale and James Hutt

You can really tell it's wedding season, as Kate was spotted at yet another wedding today!    Kate was accompanied by both Princes William and Harry to the occasion, where the Princes' cousin Emily McCorquodale was marrying James Hutt.  The wedding took place in Stoke Rochford, a small village located in Lincolnshire. For the wedding, Kate wore a number of recycled pieces, most of which you’ll recognise from previous official occasions and events: … [Read more...]

Kate wears silver Jenny Packham gown for National Memorial Arboretum Appeal reception at St. James’s Palace

On the 10th of November 2011, Kate and William attended a reception and dinner for the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA) appeal, hosted at St. James’s Palace. The NMA is a centre of Remembrance and a memorial to commemorate and celebrate those who have given their lives in the service of their country, or have served or suffered because of conflict.  The appeal sought to raise £12 million in funding to ensure facilities can be provides for widows, families, comrades and the public, … [Read more...]

Kate wears Jenny Packham dress to Santa Barbara polo match

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 Barbara Polo and Racquet club.  William played in the match and Kate presented the winning team (Will's … [Read more...]

Kate wears yellow Jenny Packham dress 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 in Calgary, Kate wore beautiful knee length primrose yellow dress, made from silk crepe and … [Read more...]

Inspired by: Kate’s pink dress at the ARK gala

Kate looked stunning at the ARK gala last night and her ethereal rose coloured dress, designed by Jenny Packham, was amazing. We knew that girls up and down the country would want to achieve the same sort of look at their proms, balls and parties over the next couple of weeks, so we have scouted out a few, let's just say, more affordable options. Happy shopping! Check out our Facebook page for more dresses submitted by our likers and to add your own! … [Read more...]

Kate Middleton wears Jenny Packham gown to ARK Charity Gala

On 9th June 2011, Kate Middleton and Prince William attended the ARK Gala as guests of honour. The Ark Gala was William and Kate's first official Royal engagement as a married couple. About the Ark Gala: Ark is an international charity that transforms children’s lives.  Tickets cost £10,000 and the gala is held in an elaborate marquee on Perks’ Fields behind Kensington Palace.  The annual gala dinner raised over £160 million for the Ark … [Read more...]