Kiki Mcdonough

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

HRH Princess Charlotte

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 … [Read more...]

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

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit XLP

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 … [Read more...]

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

Duchess of Cambridge wears ASOS dress for Home Start visit

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 … [Read more...]

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

Kate wears pink Alexander McQueen outfit to Westminster Abbey Commonwealth Observance

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 … [Read more...]

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

Duchess of Cambridge in Jaeger Dress

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 … [Read more...]

Kate in baby blue Seraphine coat for Kensington engagements today

Kate visits Kensington school, charity and leisure centre wearing Seraphine

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 … [Read more...]

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

Duchess of Cambridge visits the Norfolk showground for 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 … [Read more...]

Kate in DVF Zarita lace dress for Royal Variety Performance

The Duchess of Cambridge meets with Harry Styles

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 © … [Read more...]

Kate wears blue Matthew Williamson coat for two engagements in Wales

Duke & Duchess of Cambridge presented with a toy for Prince George at the Pembroke Refinery

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 … [Read more...]

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

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge meets SportsAid athletes and ambassadors at the charity's reception in Glasgow today during her visit to the Commonwealth Games.

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 … [Read more...]

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

Kate and William in the Shotover Jet

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 … [Read more...]

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

Kate's Outfit for Today

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 … [Read more...]

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