Kate Middleton owns the Cornelia James Alice gloves. The black gloves feature velvet detailing and a bow at the cuff.
Kate first debuted the gloves on a chilly Christmas morning in 2017.
We know Kate’s wearing the Alice gloves because Cornelia James confirmed the news on Instagram at the time. This isn’t a surprise to fans. The Duchess often buys her gloves from the British company, who have held a Royal Warrant for over four decades.
About Kate’s velvet gloves:
Cornelia James make the wrist-length black gloves with pure merino wool sourced from Australia. Each pair features a velvet side bow and velvet fourchettes. The velvet adds a glamorous touch to the gloves. This makes them the perfect winter accessory!
Kate Middleton wearing Cornelia James Gloves:
As we mentioned above, Kate owns several pairs of gloves by Cornelia James. We’ve seen her wear the following styles (all confirmed by the company) –
- Beatrice – merino wool with a small front bow
- Alice – merino wool glove with bow & velvet detailing
- Clementine – merino wool glove with faux fur trim (pictured below)
- Imogen – merino wool gloves with a larger bow
Pictured above, Kate in the Imogen gloves back in March 2017.
Cornelia James first created a pair of gloves for The Queen back in 1947, they formed part of her ‘going away’ outfit following her marriage to Prince Phillip. Three decades later, they were awarded the prestigious Royal Warrant.
Since, the company has supplied gloves to Princess Anne, Princess Diana, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie – and of course, Kate!
The glove-making company have several celebrity fans too, including Taylor Swift and Nicole Kidman. Plus, Rhianna wore the Cornelia James ‘Virginia’ black lace gloves for a feature in British Vogue back in September 2018.