Apr 022015
 

Remember this graphic from September 8th of last year?

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Official Website

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Official Website

Or these tweets from Clarence House that same day?

Clarence House Twitter

Clarence House Twitter

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Jan 222015
 

We are back with an update and then we’ll move to our polls.

We begin with a look at something Kate wore in photos published Tuesday by Bild, a German newspaper.

Bild

Bild

With thanks to Christin Zipfel on the WKW Facebook page for her translation, the text essentially reads:

“A jumper with little hearts over the babybump. No make up. Uncombed casual hair. We see the Duchess of Cambridge from England (6 months pregnant) during a shopping tour in a supermarket. Without any royal features and very normal she did her errands in the only cheap supermarket in her home village Buckleburry”

The Duchess was shown shopping at her local Bucklebury market, Peach’s, perhaps best described to US readers as somewhere between a 7-11 and a small local market. Kate was wearing a sweater by Beulah London, the ‘Delaney‘.

Beulah London

Beulah London

The sweater featured a heart print and was part of the label’s a/w 2014 collection. One FYI: the sweater was only offered in grey; the Bild photo(s) were photoshopped, that is why it looks navy. The sweater is a wool/cashmere blend that originally retailed for £250, but was most recently discounted to £125.

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Jan 132015
 

We return with another poll looking for your vote, as well as some news headlines.

Some background on how this poll is structured, including what pieces are included this year:

  • While we did not include tour pieces in our previous polls, the two semi-formal looks Kate wore during the tour are covered in this one. There are so very many dresses in the tour dress polls, breaking out these two styles seemed to make sense.
  • There is one repeat included in this poll: the inky blue evening gown by Jenney Packham worn in February and again in December. Because many of us consider an ensemble’s overall impact (taking into account jewelry, accessories, hair style, jewelry) when deciding how we feel about a style, it made sense to vote on the gown. The hair and jewelry were significantly different for the two engagements.

There were no January appearances. In February we saw Kate in that classic Jenny Packham evening gown for the Annual Portrait Gala at the National Portrait Gallery. The Duchess also wore the Nizam of Hyderabad diamond necklace, loaned to her by the Queen.

Stephen Lock, i-Images, Polaris/SplashNews.com

Stephen Lock, i-Images, Polaris/SplashNews.com

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