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14.07.17

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge In Preen – Hintze Hall Launch Event

Having been camera shy for the State Banquet at Buckingham Palace, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attended the reopening of Hintze Hall at the Natural History Museum on Thursday (July 13) in London.

She wore a Preen by Thornton Bregazzi dress which possessed a classic silhouette and was super flattering.

I was starting to feel very ho-hum about the light-blue hue until I scanned to her shoes.

That’s two outings sans L.K. Bennett or Gianvito Rossi suede pumps in a row.

I had to do a double check that night-time fatigue wasn’t playing tricks on me and Catherine was really wearing the same Prada scalloped sandals we recently saw in red on Gemma Arteton and countless other celebs.

What’s next? Louboutins? Now that would send me over the edge with shock.

Prada Scalloped Suede Sandals

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03.07.17

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge In Dolce & Gabbana – Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Andy Murray starts the defence of his Wimbledon championship, with Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge watching on this afternoon (July 3).

As you know it’s rare for me to get excited about any look donned by the Duchess, but this Dolce & Gabbana dress swept me off my feet.

I love the relaxed feel and how the simple design recalls classic retro silhouettes.

It’s formal enough for the occasion without stripping away any of the fun and personality imbued by the polka dots.

Even the styling feels chic, and dare I say modern.

I can’t remember a time I didn’t see Kate without a clutch or a pair of L.K. Bennett nude, black or navy pumps, so this is refreshing on so many levels.

It looks like the new shorter hairstyle has put a new spring in the duchess’s step. Long may it continue.

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge Visits The New V&A In Gucci

As chicly sophisticated as always, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge paid a visit to the new V&A Exhibition Road Quarter in London on Thursday (June 29).

Proving that tweed can actually cut a charming spring profile, she wore a Gucci Pre-Fall 2017 dress enlivened by its bold red piping detail.

While we’ve now come to expect some manner of her favourite LK Bennett pumps, these being the ‘Art’ navy variety, the red clutch is what really enhanced the dress here.

Kiki McDonough diamond earrings rounded out the look with an elegant finish.

Gucci Tweed Dress
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20.06.17

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge In Alexander McQueen – Royal Ascot 2017

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge was the epitome of gracious charm at the Royal Ascot 2017 on Tuesday (June 20).

We all know how masterfully the house of Alexander McQueen can use lace, and that was proven true again here in this floral lace frock that fit Catherine like a dream.

In addition to the fresh enchantment of the dress that was likely customized to align with the Ascot dress code, Catherine’s styling on this occasion only served to enhance the effect.

From the pink Loeffler Randall clutch, to the nude Gianvito Rossi suede heels, to the sophisticated whimsy of the complementary fascinator, all the pieces worked in concert to elevate the classic allure of the look.

You even have to smile at her name tag that spells out: HRH The Duchess of Cambridge.

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19.06.17

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge In Alexander McQueen – Trooping The Colour 2017

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge was positively beaming at the Trooping The Colour 2017 parade on Saturday (June 17) in London alongside Prince William, Duke of Cambridge with the adorable Princess Charlotte and Prince George close at hand.

Her colour mantra for the day clearly took cues from pretty in pink, as she relied on favoured design house of Alexander McQueen for this sweet, gathered and pleated dress.

Together, with a matching Jane Taylor fascinator, this was right in the proper, sophisticated vein of Catherine’s style.

It was her radiant smile that sold the look, as one cannot deny the charm factor here.

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Who Wore Preen Better? Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge or Mandy Moore?

When it comes to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge’s style, I’ve made no secret of the fact that I’m not overly enamored by it.

However, the sight of her in this red Preen dress – with colour coordinated accessories – worn during her tour of Canada back in September fills me with so much joy.

Mandy Moore has been off the ball lately, but her blue Preen dress was electrifying.

The look was easily her best this month following a heavy promo tour for ‘This Is Us’, but Catherine wins my vote mostly due to this being one of her best ever looks to date.

Preen Finella midi dress

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30.05.17

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge In Rochas – The Chelsea Flower Show

After her sister Pippa Middleton’s wedding, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge was seen at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show a few days later on Monday (May 22) in London.

Getting in touch with her green thumb, she dressed for the occasion in a gracious, floral-strewn Rochas dress which was quite well-suited to the occasion.

A fresh ponytail and Monica Vinader ‘Siren’ green onyx earrings perfectly topped off the sophisticated, garden-variety look along with her go-to LK Bennett nude heels that I would have loved to transform into a dark-green sandal.

Monica Vinader Siren earrings
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