Kiki Mcdonough

Kate Middleton regularly wears Kiki McDonough jewellery. She owns multiple pairs of earrings from the company.  (She even has one pair in three different colours!)

Kate Middleton wearing Kiki McDonough earrings in Liverpool

To the best of my knowledge, I count that Kate’s worn 12 different pairs of Kiki McDonough earrings to date.  (She might own more that she hasn’t worn publicly, of course).  This includes the famous citrine drops that she wears regularly, the lovely pink cushion drops that are popular with fans and the grace studs that are just a real classic.

Kate Middleton wearing Kiki McDonough Grace earrings

In 2014, Kiki McDonough told the Daily Mail that Kate wears her earrings “as they should be worn. She obviously enjoys wearing colour on her ears.”

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Browse some of the occasions Kate Middleton has worn Kiki McDonough earrings below:

Kate attends Royal Ascot for the first time wearing Dolce & Gabbana white lace dress

This afternoon, Kate made her long-awaited debut at Royal Ascot: She attended with husband William.  The palace kept their attendance quiet right until the last minute. Royal Correspondent Emily Andrews announced the surprise yesterday evening via Twitter.  Royal fans predicted the couple would make an appearance to mark the Queen's 90th birthday. The Queen is an avid Royal Ascot supporter and attends the races every year. It's said to be her favourite week in the racing … [Read more...]

William and Kate visit the U.S. Embassy to sign the book of condolence

This morning, William and Kate visited the U.S. Embassy to sign a book of condolence for the victims of the Orlando shootings. As you’re probably aware, a lone gunman chose to kill 49 people and wound dozens more at a LGBT nightclub in the city on Sunday. The Royal Couple visited the embassy to pay their respects to the victims of the attack and give their condolences to those affected. William wrote the following message: "With our deepest condolences and with our thoughts and … [Read more...]

Kate rewears white broderie anglaise suit to leave Bhutan

On the final day of the Royal Tour, William and Kate departed from Paro Aiport in Bhutan before travelling to Agra in India, to visit the Taj Mahal. To leave the beautiful mountain kingdom, Kate wore her Broderie Anglaise suit by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. Kate first wore the suit on the second day of the 2012 Royal Tour, during a visit to Singapore. Kate wore her Kiki McDonough Lauren Leaf earrings. You might notice Kate’s wearing an intricately patterned … [Read more...]

Kate wears traditional-inspired outfit for afternoon in Thimphu

After landing in Bhutan, William and Kate travelled to the Thimphu Dzong (a Buddhist temple) and were received by King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and his wife, Queen Jetsun Pema. The royal couple were formally welcomed with a traditional Bhutanese ceremony, called a "Chipdrel". https://twitter.com/KensingtonRoyal/status/720573206394896384 The procession involved plenty of dancers, singers and musicians dressed in colourful traditional outfits.  This short video gives you a feel … [Read more...]

Kate attends end of term school Christmas party at the Anna Freud Centre

This morning, the Duchess of Cambridge attended an end of term school Christmas party at the Anna Freud Centre, a children’s mental health charity based in London. The Anna Freud Centre Family School integrates mental health support into children's education, helping parents and children support each other. You may recall the Duchess visited the charity back in September.  It was her first public engagement following the birth of Princess Charlotte.  A photo from that event … [Read more...]

Duchess repeats Orla Keily dress for visit to Chance UK in Islington

This afternoon (Tuesday 27th October 2015) the Duchess of Cambridge visited Islington Town Hall to meet with Chance UK, an early intervention programme that works with at-risk youth.   The charity aims to change the challenging behaviour of primary school-aged children through intensive mentoring and family support. Over 200 children across six London boroughs benefit from Chance UK’s early intervention each year.   More information about the charity from their website - Mentors and … [Read more...]

Kate debuts new haircut & wears Hobbs coat for church service in Scotland

This morning, photographers snapped William and Kate driving from Balmoral Castle to Cathie Kirk church in Scotland.  The couple attended morning prayers along with Prince Charles. Fans of the Duchess will recognise her brown coat.  It’s the “Celeste” coat by Hobbs London, first worn by the Duchess on Valentines Day in 2012 for engagements in Liverpool, then on Christmas Day 2012 for a service at St Mark's Church, Englefield and again in March 2013 during a visit to Grimsby.  Here's a … [Read more...]

IT’S A GIRL! Duke and Duchess welcome new Princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

At 8.34am London time on May 2nd 2015, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed a new arrival into their family.  An 8 pound 3 ounce baby girl. Shortly after 4.00pm, The Duke of Cambridge left St Mary's Hospital Lindo Wing and returned to Kensington Palace to fetch his son, Princess George.  George briefly met his new baby sister at the hospital. https://twitter.com/KensingtonRoyal/status/594526001524277248 George returned to Kensington Palace a short time later, leaving through a … [Read more...]

Duchess re-wears pink Mulberry coat for final engagements in South London

In late March 2015, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge carried out a series of royal engagements in South London, each focussed on supporting development opportunities for young people in area. They were Kate’s last public engagements before the birth of her second child. The first engagement was at the Stephen Lawrence Centre in Deptford. The centre was named after 18-year-old Stephen Lawrence, who was stabbed to death by a group of white youths in April 1993. Stephen aspired to be an … [Read more...]

Duchess wears Asos maternity dress for visit to Home-Start’s Brookhill Children’s Centre in Woolwich

This morning, The Duchess of Cambridge visited Home-Start’s Brookhill Children’s Centre in Woolwich to learn more about the charity and find out more about the support it provides for children and families. Home-Start provides families with young children support so they can “deal with whatever life throws at them”. The charity has a network of volunteers that provide free, non-judgemental one-to-one support and mentoring to over 32,000 families who are struggling to cope in a variety of … [Read more...]

Kate repeats pink Alexander McQueen coat for Commonwealth Observance service at Westminster Abbey

On March 9th 2015, the Duchess of Cambridge joined The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and husband the Duke of Cambridge for a special Commonwealth Observance service at Westminster Abbey. The service marked Commonwealth Day.  Commonwealth Day is the annual celebration of the Commonwealth of Nations held on the second Monday in March, and marked by a multi-faith service in Westminster Abbey.  The Queen, who is head of the Commonwealth, always … [Read more...]

The Duchess of Cambridge supports UK’s first Children’s Mental Health Week with new video

Kate has released a new video today (16th February 2015) in support of the UK’s first Children's Mental Health Week with Place2Be. The two-minute video was recorded at Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital School in Beckenham; you may recall Kate visited the school last week. The Duchess recorded the video during that visit. You can watch the video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWYV3zPXx64 In the message, Kate says that both she and The Duke of Cambridge have seen that many … [Read more...]

Kate in baby blue Seraphine coat for Kensington engagements today

On January 19th 2015, The Duchess of Cambridge conducted a number of engagements in the Kensington area, nearby to her London home at Kensington Palace. Kate began her day with a visit to the volunteers at Family Friends, a charity that supports disadvantaged families though its network of trained volunteers. At the event, The Duchess attended a coffee morning and met some of the trained volunteers who provide befriending and mentoring services, together with some of the families … [Read more...]

Kate wears red Katherine Hooker “Ascot” dress to EACH appeal launch

Today, The Duchess of Cambridge visited the Norfolk Showground in Norwich to launch a £10 million appeal for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). EACH requires £10 million of funding to build a new hospice in Norfolk named “the nook.” A new hospice is required as demand for the charity’s services in the region has grown and their current property does not have room to expand. From The Mirror: “The new hospice at Framingham Pigot will replace its existing Norfolk hospice at … [Read more...]

Kate in DVF Zarita lace dress for Royal Variety Performance

This evening Kate and William attended the Royal Variety Performance at the Palladium Theatre in London. This is the first time William and Kate attended the performance representing Her Majesty The Queen. The Royal Variety Performance benefits the Entertainment Artistes Benevolent Fund (EBAF), of which The Queen is Patron. The Queen at the Royal Variety Performance in 2007 © EABF.org.uk At this year’s Royal Variety show, William and Kate watched a number of entertaining acts, … [Read more...]

Kate wears blue Matthew Williamson coat for two engagements in Wales

On the 8th of November 2014, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Valero Pembroke Refinery in West Wales. #458621354 / gettyimages.com The Pembrokeshire oil refinery employs 1,200 people from the local area and was opened by the Queen Mother in 1964.  This year, the refinery is celebrating it’s 50th birthday.  It’s reported that the refinery contributes £1.5 million to the Welsh economy each week. During their visit, the Duke and Duchess met with workers and apprentices from … [Read more...]

Kate returns to XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow with William and Harry

On day six of the Commonwealth Games, Kate joined Princes William and Harry to watch some of the athletic events. During the day, the royal trio visited the athlete’s village and met with some of the host nation’s medal winners.  They also met famous Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt.  From Usain's official Twitter account, @usainbolt:  At the athletes village, the three royals took part in the ‘three tins’ challenge, a South African game.  From the Daily Mail: [The game] involves … [Read more...]

Day seven, Royal tour of Australia and New Zealand: Dunedin, Queenstown & Christchurch

Day seven saw Duchess Kate wear not two but THREE outfits.  It was a style extravaganza for us fashionistas who just love to follow Kate's clothing choices! I'll cover all three outfits in today's post. Church service First, the Duke and Duchess arrived at Dunedin airport, where they were greeted by bagpipes and a traditional Maori welcome from the Ngai Tahu tribe.  The royal couple, who had left Prince George behind in Wellington for one night, headed off to a Palm Sunday church … [Read more...]

Day five, Royal Tour of Australia and New Zealand: Auckland Boat Racing

On Friday 11th April, William and Kate spent day five of the 2014 Royal Tour in Auckland, visiting an Air Force base and racing boats. The day began with the royal pair arriving at the Whenuapai Air Force base to chat with air force families in a hangar next to the runway.  During the visit, William chatted with base personnel and admired the aircraft on site.  Everybody shared their experiences and exchanged stories before leaving. Shortly after, the royal couple arrived at Auckland … [Read more...]

Duchess Kate spends Valentine’s day solo opening a new Art Room at London school

Firstly, Happy Valentine’s Day lovely Kate fans! This morning, The Duchess of Cambridge met the staff and students at Northolt High School in Ealing, West London, where she officially opened their new ‘Art Room’ facility. Of course, Kate is Royal Patron to the Oxford based charity with the same name. As regular readers will know, The Art Room is a charity that helps struggling pupils and children from neighbouring schools through troublesome times using art therapy.  We know Kate … [Read more...]

Kate spotted at Balmoral in plaid coat

On Sunday September 22nd, both Kate and William were photographed on the Balmoral estate. The Prince was driving the pair to the church service at Crathie Kirk: The Cambridges joined the Queen and Prince Phillip, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall for the service.  All the royal ladies were photographed wearing plaid/tartan coats for the service. Kate's outfit: Kate was wearing a coat we’ve seen before, the Moloh ‘Workers Coat’.  It's 100% wool and comes in a blue and grey plaid … [Read more...]

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