Jul 252017
 

We are back with some additional thoughts on Kate’s tour wardrobe, as well as our polls looking at what she wore in Poland and Germany.

We begin with thoughts from Vanessa Friedman of the NY Times in a column titled The Duchess of Cambridge and Family Refine the Art of Pantone Politics. The piece looks at the “canny use of the family’s clothing to present a coordinated picture of friendship and cultural awareness.”

But it was the two moments of arrival in each country, when the Cambridges deplaned en masse and in theme, that made the most impact. Why was that? Well, because they got the whole family involved!

Landing in Warsaw, for example, they were a symphony in (mostly) red and white, Poland’s national colors: the duchess in white Alexander McQueen; the duke in a navy suit, white shirt and red tie; Princess Charlotte in a red-and-white smocked dress and red shoes; Prince George in a red-and-blue check shirt and navy shorts.

Here is a refresher photo.

©James Whatling

©James Whatling

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Jul 212017
 

The Duchess selected a style from Emilia Wickstead for the final day of the royal tour.

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Jul 202017
 

Kate made her third wardrobe change of the day for tonight’s creative industries reception. She used the opportunity to wear another sartorial selection recognizing her host country. The Duchess wore a dress by Markus Lupfer, a German-born, London-based designer.

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