Second day of Passchendaele commemorations in Belgium for Kate


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


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 […]

Fashion exhibitions: the wedding dress of Queen Letizia

In the Palace of Aranjuez on the outskirts of Madrid, there is a small exhibition tucked away in a corner of the ground floor. Without a small sign, it’s easy to miss as you exit the tour, unless you spy the security guard at the entrance. Passing through the dimly light cabinet which displays the […]

Kate in Berlin for #RoyalVisitGermany

The Duchess of Cambridge chose cornflower blue – a nod to the flower of Germany – in Berlin today; more details on her meeting Angela Merkel and more here. Kate’s Catherine Walker coat featured 3/4 sleeves, three large fabric buttons to the waist, and a full skirt, fuller than the original. The other difference was […]

Queen’s birthday party in Poland for Kate


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 […]

Spanish State Banquet for Duchess Kate


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 opens V&A wing


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 […]

Sophie at Ladies’ Day, Royal Ascot


The Countess of Wessex chose a neutral palette for her outfit on Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot. Sophie’s dress featured a circular skirt falling below the knee, which dips slightly at the back, half sleeves and a scoop neck, both with a rolled detail to them; the ivory fabric featured a chevron pattern. It was […]

Beatrice at Ladies’ Day of Royal Ascot


Princess Beatrice chose a controversial look of light blue and black on Thursday, for Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot. Beatrice’s dress came from Amanda Wakeley, the ‘Tilt China midi’ dress, in China blue and navy. It features capped sleeves, a midi-length hem which drops at the back, pleats to the front of the skirt and […]

Sophie at opening day of Royal Ascot


The Countess of Wessex looked radiant in vibrant green on the first day of Royal Ascot. Embed from Getty Images Sophie’s dress was a bespoke piece from Emilia Wickstead, based on the ‘Fabia’ dress (thanks to Anna from HRH CoW blog). Made from crepe, it featured a nipped-in bodice thanks to some vertical seams, a […]