Day six, Royal tour of Australia and New Zealand: Hamilton and Cambridge

Duchess of Cambridge

Want to skip straight down to Kate’s outfit info? Click here. Today the royal couple visited the North Island, one of New Zealand's two main islands.  The royals began the day in Hamilton, the country’s forth most populous city, before visiting the nearby town of Cambridge.  The royal couple landed at Hamilton Airport shortly after 11:00am. Kate and William separated for the first of the … [Read more...]

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

Kate wearing her black Jenny Packham dress with customised silver fern detailing

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 … [Read more...]

RepliKate two for the price of one: Mulberry & Jaeger dresses from 2012 tour

kate middleton replikate

A couple of weeks ago, while shopping in my local Marks & Spencers, I found this wonderful navy blue dress (in the center): With its broderie anglaise material and distinctive shirt-dress shape, it reminded me of two or three of Kate's dresses (as shown below) all from the last royal tour.  Namely, her navy blue Mulberry dress (which is also the same material as her white Alexander … [Read more...]

Day Seven: Kate wears “Midnight Blue” Mulberry dress in Marau

kate shell necklace

After spending all morning meeting different people around Honiara, Kate and William flew out to Marau: After alighting the plane, the royal couple were met with spear-carrying tribesmen covered in white war paint.  The tribesmen stood on guard, and only stood at ease once instructed by the chief of the Tetekanji area, who declared the couple friendly. This is a traditional greeting … [Read more...]

Days Four and Five: Will and Kate arrive in Sabah before visiting the rainforest


Day Four:  Evening Reception - In the evening on day four of the royal tour, Kate and William left Kuala Lumpur by plane and arrived at Kota Kinabalu in Sabah a short while later.  Sabah is a Malaysian State on the island of Borneo. The couple attended a reception hosted by the Sabah State Government. During the reception, Prince William and Kate wore traditional beaded jewellery, which they … [Read more...]

Catch Up Post: NMA Dinner, Remembrance Sunday & Press Reception

Kate Middleton Red Coat Denmark

As some of you may know, I have been away from the blog for several weeks: I moved house, had my graduation, felt ill, took on some extra work and have just generally been far too busy!  But we’re here to talk about Kate, not me! So let’s begin with a quick catch up of Kate’s outfits from November’s official events. St. James’s Palace Dinner for NMA:  On the Tenth of November, Kate and William … [Read more...]

Get Kate’s Style: Mulberry Push Polly Handbag

Kate Middleton's mulberry bag alternative

If you love Kate's navy blue Mulberry Polly Push-Lock bag from Day 1 of the Canada tour (at Heathrow Airport) and want to buy something similar then we have got a treat for you! The wonderful Anita showed us this bag on our Facebook page and we all swooned over it: It looks very similar to the Mulberry bag carried by Kate for a fraction of the price.  It's so cheap in comparison - a great great … [Read more...]