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Kate recycles white Alexander McQueen coat dress for Trooping the Colour 2016

On Saturday June 12th, Kate attended her sixth Trooping the Colour parade. (She has attended every year since marrying Prince William). The annual military parade marks the Queen’s official birthday, and over 1,400 officers, 200 horses and 400 musicians take part. The event is held on Horse Guards Parade in London in June each year. … [Read more...]

Kate repeats L.K. Bennett Ami coat for RAF disbandment event in Anglesey

On 18th February 2016, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited RAF Valley in Anglesey. The couple attended a “farewell parade” to formally commemorate the disbandment of the RAF Search and Rescue Force, and mark 75 years of continuous operations. You may recall that Prince William worked at RAF Valley as a Search and Rescue (SAR) … [Read more...]

William and Kate attend ICAP’s 23rd annual Charity Day

On the 9th December 2015, William and Kate attended ICAP’s 23rd annual Charity Day in London. Every year on Charity Day, ICAP give 100% of their revenue to charitable causes.  This has allowed the broker to support projects around the world.  Here's a taster of projects ICAP's Charity Day has funded: “Giving away one day's revenue and … [Read more...]

Duchess looks polished in purple Dolce & Gabbana dress

This morning, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a “Creative Collaborations” event at Lancaster House in London. Their Royal Highnesses joined Their Excellencies President Xi and Madame Peng at the event.  (Side note:  I could live with being referred to as Her Excellency”, you know, if I had to!) As you may recall, the … [Read more...]

Duchess in blue Reiss coat for Rugby World Cup opening ceremony

This evening, Kate attended the opening ceremony of the Rugby World Cup. She joined Husband Prince William and brother-in-law Prince Harry at the stadium in Twickenham, London. The opening ceremony kicked off the six-week Rugby World Cup - it’s understood that William and Kate will attend several matches and events during the … [Read more...]

Princess Charlotte’s Christening

Princess Charlotte’s christening took place this afternoon (July 5th) at St Mary Magdalene Church on the Queen’s Sandringham Estate. The Duke and Duchess opted for a small, intimate christening ceremony, with invitees limited to immediate family, godparents and spouses only. The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles, the Duchess of … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]

Day fourteen part one, William and Kate visit St Andrew’s cathedral for Easter Sunday church service

On day fourteen of the 2014 Royal Tour, William and Kate attended an Easter Sunday church service at St Andrew’s Cathedral. Inside the building, over 800 people attended the ceremony, including Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Outside the building, crowds were strong as many locals waited to catch a glimpse of the royal … [Read more...]

Day thirteen, Kate and William visit Queensland

On Saturday 19th April 2014, William and Kate travelled over to Brisbane, in the Australian state of Queensland, as part of their three week tour. First on the itinerary for Saturday was the RAAF Base Amberley, where the royal couple met Australian Defence Force veterans. In the following photograph, Kate is speaking with Captain William … [Read more...]

Day eleven, William and Kate visit Blue Mountains in Australia

On day eleven of the royal tour, William and Kate left baby George at Admiralty House with his nanny as they headed out for another day jam-packed full of events.  The couple visited Winmalee, which is located 80km west of Sydney and in the local government area of the City of Blue Mountains. William and Kate met residents who were … [Read more...]

Day ten, William and Kate land in Sydney, Australia.

William, Kate and baby George touched down in Sydney Australia after saying goodbye to New Zealand earlier in the day. Here's a picture of Kate and George leaving the plane: And if you'd like to watch some footage of the royals disembarking from the plane, Sky News uploaded this video of the royal trio: http://youtu.be/ROirGDDmNNQ The … [Read more...]

Day ten, final day of the royal tour in New Zealand

Please note: day nine was a rest day for the royal trio, no public engagements were undertaken.   Day ten saw the Cambridges bid farewell to New Zealand and head on to Sydney, Australia for the next leg of the 2014 royal tour.   Before the trio departed, William and Kate spent an hour touring facilities at the Royal New Zealand Police College. … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]

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