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It’s Seraphine Maternity & Beulah London for Kate in New York!

New York City Arrival

On Sunday 7th December 2014, William and Kate arrived in New York ahead of a three day mini “tour”. The royal couple were greeted at the Carlyle hotel in New York City, where crowds of fans had queued all day to catch a glimpse of their favourite royals. For her arrival at the hotel, the Duchess wore a rich purple tweed coat by Seraphine Maternity, it's known as the "Marina" … [Read more...]

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

kate-william-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...]

Kate spotted twice on Christmas Day 2011

Kate during Christmas 2011

On 25th December 2011, the newlywed Duchess of Cambridge spent her first traditional Christmas with William and the Royal Family. That morning, Kate went for a walk around the grounds of the Sandringham Estate with other members of the British Royal Family.  You can see Kate walking with Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie in the photograph above. #136104863 / gettyimages.com Kate's … [Read more...]

Kate wears Green Mulberry dress to Diamond Jubilee Press Reception

Kate wore a green Mulberry dress to the Buckingham Palace press reception. Photo © British Monarchy Flickr

On the 28th of November 2011, The Queen hosted a reception for 350 members of the media at Buckingham Palace.  Attendees included famous faces Fearne Cotton and Philip Schofield.  Of course, William and Kate attended the event too. The reception was in aid of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations (2012).  It was the first event of its kind for ten years (the previous being for the Golden … [Read more...]

Kate wears Smythe and Roland Mouret at Heathrow Airport

Kate is on the tarmac at Heathrow, heading off to Canada

This afternoon Kate and William boarded their plane to Ottawa, Canada for the first leg of their first Royal Tour together. Kate's outfit: Kate wore a navy blue dress by French designer Roland Mouret. The style name is "Manon".  The dress was showing on Selfridges' website on the day Kate headed to Canada, but it was already out of stock - we think it is possible that Kate could have picked … [Read more...]

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