Duchess Kate at World Mental Health Day reception

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For a celebratory mental health reception, The Duchess of Cambridge chose a powder blue lace midi dress, by Alice Temperley. The ‘Eclipse’ dress featured long sleeves with ruffles to the wrist, accentuated by a black velvet ribbon tie. The shape was A-line, with cotton skirt panels, and sheer lace sleeves and shoulders. The lace neck detail […]

Second day of Passchendaele commemorations in Belgium for Kate

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On the second day of commemorating Passchendaele in Belgium, The Duchess of Cambridge wore a new Catherine Walker coat with floral embroidery. Kate chose the ‘Melrose’ coat dress by Catherine Walker, and while the pictures make it look on the grey/taupe side, the label describes it as ‘dusky pink’. It is made of wool and […]

Kate attends Paschendaele commemorations

Photos: Ministry of Defence

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For the first day of commemorations of the centenary of Passchendaele in Belgium, The Duchess of Cambridge re-used the dress coat she wore for Princess Charlotte’s christening in 2015. The dress features a v-neck with thick but short lapels, padded shoulders, an a-line skirt, with single pleat to the back, plus panel detailing to the […]

Kate’s floral look on second day of #RoyalVisitPoland

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For the second day of #RoyalVisitPoland, The Duchess of Cambridge chose Erdem separates; read more about her day over at The Crown Chronicles. The top and ‘Imari’ skirt are in Erdem’s ‘Hurst Rose’ pattern – lovely for the summer – from this year’s collection. The midi skirt sits high on the waist, and is pleated, complete […]

Queen’s birthday party in Poland for Kate

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To end the first day of #RoyalVisitPoland, The Duchess of Cambridge opted for a Polish designer and an unusual 3D effect dress. Gosia Baczyńska was the Duchess’ new label, one of the best known designers from the country. The sleeveless midi-dress featured ‘jagged’ pleats in the skirt, some of which were lined with black piping, leaf […]

Catherine at reopening of Natural History Museum’s great hall

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This evening Duchess Kate attended the reopening of the Natural History Museum’s Hintze Hall (featuring a new blue whale skeleton) in a pale blue Preen dress. Catherine’s dress was very simple: it features a scoop neckline, t-shirt sleeves, exposed back zip, thick waistband and then full, pleated skirt, which falls below the knee. The sold […]

Spanish State Banquet for Duchess Kate

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The Duchess of Cambridge brought out the jewels last night at the Spanish State Banquet, wearing the Lovers Knot tiara and a diamond and ruby necklace on loan from The Queen. She wore a pink lace dress by Marchesa, featuring the on-trend ruffled half-sleeves, a deep v-neck on the front and back, and a real […]

Catherine attends Wimbledon opening day

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Today, in her new role as patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Duchess Kate attended the opening day of Wimbledon. Embed from Getty Images With a playful twist on Wimbledon’s classic ‘tennis whites’ dress code, the Duchess wore a new white dress with black polka dots by Italian designers Dolce and […]

Catherine opens V&A wing

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People have said Kate channelled Jackie O today, wearing a Gucci tweed dress with red and navy trim to open a new wing at the V&A. The ‘black faux pearl-embellished tweed dress’ featured a crew neckline, half sleeves, pocket detailing to the chest and hips, all complete with red and navy grossgrain trim and pearl […]

Kate’s second time at Royal Ascot

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It was white lace once more for Duchess Kate yesterday, at the opening of Royal Ascot. The McQueen dress comes from the brand’s Resort 2017 collection, an adaptation of the ‘lace mini dress’. Made from cotton and silk, the white piece seems a sensible option for the hot temperatures of the south of England. It features […]