Kate Middleton anticipates spring with these ultra colorful looks

At the beginning of March, Kate Middleton met the first battalion of the Welsh Guards, then received Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, in Windsor. For the occasion, the Princess of Wales bet on very elegant pieces, in bright colors.

  Kate Middleton anticipates spring with these ultra colorful looks

In Windsor, official outings continue for Kate Middleton and her husband the prince William . Wednesday 1 is March 2023, the royal couple traveled to Combermere Barracks Army Base, to meet the 1st Battalion of the Welsh Guards, during the St David's Christian Day Parade. During these festivities, the Princess of Wales caused a stir in an elegant outfit.

Kate Middleton in a red and black look during the Saint David's Day Parade on March 1, 2023

If spring will not begin until March 20, 2023, Kate Middleton has decided to adopt colorful outfits now. Evidenced by his long wool coat Alexander McQueen chosen in bright red. Below, the Princess of Wales opted for a black dress and Gianvito Rossi suede boots. His accessories? A feathered hat Juliette Botterill Millinery , a small crocodile-effect handbag from the brand Mulberry , leather gloves Erica Gloves as well as a pair of diamond earrings Asprey , To 17,300 pounds (i.e. 19,546 euros).

The following day, Kate Middleton and Prince William hosted the Prince Haakon and the Princess Mette-Marit , Norway's heir couple, at Windsor Castle. During this meeting, organized to discuss environmental causes, the Princess of Wales set her sights on a total bright green look from the British house Burberry . An outfit consisting of a made-to-measure teal green suit, matched with a green silk pussy-bow blouse with 1 150 dollars (i.e. 1,082 euros).

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A few days earlier, the British couple had been visiting South Wales to discover the city's leisure and fitness center, which has been open since 2016. On site, Kate Middleton and the prince William spoke with the locals on the subject of sporting activity and its impact on mental health and well-being. For the occasion, the Princess of Wales donned an elegant skirt, which caused a sensation among her fans.

Kate Middleton in a Zara skirt in Aberavon in South Wales to talk about mental health on February 28, 2023

Kate Middleton wore a cream white coat tailored by the British fashion house Alexander McQueen , paired with a white draped turtleneck sweater and a black and white houndstooth print midi skirt, from the Spanish label Zara . This piece, from last season's collections, cost 19.99 pounds , or 22.83 euros. Kate Middleton completed her look with signature black suede boots Gianvito Rossi , a black crocodile embossed mini handbag Mulberry and beaded dangling earrings from Heavenly London .

On Saturday February 25, the England rugby team played the Wales rugby team in the Six Nations tournament . The match was held in Cardiff, capital of Wales, and brought together a number of personalities in the audience, including Kate Middleton and her husband, Prince William. Earlier in the day, the royal couple visited injured players at the Welsh Rugby Charitable Trust and then opened the suite Sir Tasker Watkins , a brand new space within the Millennium Stadium designed to accommodate the injured and their families before each sporting event.

Kate Middleton in a red and white houndstooth coat during a rugby match in Cardiff on February 25, 2023

A busy day Kate Middleton chose for a bold, particularly colorful outfit . Are outfit ? A bespoke red and white houndstooth print coat by the British fashion house Catherine Walker , which she had already worn in Sweden, in January 2018. Kate Middleton completed her outfit with opaque black tights, a pair of suede ankle boots from Aquatalia and a mini white leather handbag from the British leather goods brand Mulberry . To complete her look, she opted for a pair of diamond drop earrings from the English jeweler Mappin & Webb .

How did Middleton dress when she was young?

A figure of fashion, Kate Middleton ? This is what the study of her looks since her debut within the British royal family suggests. A look back at two decades of style very british And very chic.

Before moving to Kensington Palace, Kate Middleton was a young girl almost like the others. This child of entrepreneurs, who studied at the University of St Andrews, has always favored a simple and elegant look. Skirts that come just above the knee, pastel cardigans, low-heeled pumps, low rise jeans (very fashionable in the 00's) and riding boots made up almost all of her wardrobe. These looks casual however, did not prevent Kate Middleton from parading in panties and a bra in a transparent dress during a charity show organized by her university in March 2002.

What are the secrets of her wedding dress?

29 April 2011. The eyes of the whole world, or at least 2 billion spectators, are on Westminster Abbey. Kate Middleton walks down the aisle dressed in long sleeve wedding dress covered with Caudry lace and fitted with a 2.7 meter train. Signed Alexander McQueen par Sarah Burton , this exceptional piece was validated by Queen Elizabeth II and would have cost some 380,000 euros according to media estimates. Placed on the head of Kate Middleton, a veil surmounted by a Cartier tiara set with 1,000 diamonds, property of the sovereign of the United Kingdom.

How does the Princess of Wales dress at official events?

Princess of Wales , Kate Middleton has a busy calendar of official events. These trips and visits come with formal looks . Flesh colored tights , dresses and skirts that flirt with the knee, wise pumps , colorful suits (a fashion trick tested and approved by Queen Elizabeth II to always get noticed without anyone having any doubts about their identity), and matching hats (a quasi obligation at weddings and baptisms) fill the wardrobe of Kate Middleton. When she travels abroad, the mother of George, Charlotte and Louis also takes great care to pay tribute to the countries it visits by adopting their colors and honoring national designers. In France in 2017, Kate Middleton had opted for a total Chanel look, tweed suit, logotype belt and quilted bag of rigor. Last imperative for the Princess of Wales: avoid materials likely to wrinkle. Rather than silk and linen, she therefore prefers wool or tweed , renowned for their good performance.

What do her favorite casual looks look like?

When not on an official visit to a foreign country or attending a ceremonial event, Kate Middleton does not hesitate to wear the same clothes as Madame Tout-le-monde, namely jeans and sneakers . Among his favorite brands, Superga or Veja. At the top, a white top and a suit jacket to stay elegant in all circumstances. Other favorite accessories: wedge shoes . Especially since Queen Elizabeth II couldn't stand the sight of these thick-soled shoes. Kate Middleton therefore reserves them for her outings far from Buckingham Palace. And as an informed consumer, she does not hesitate to postpone your outfits . A responsible way to approach fashion, to be imitated without moderation.

How to copy the looks of Kate Middleton?

When she doesn't have the chance to wear sharp English designers or bespoke creations – Alice Temperley, Jenny Packham, Erdem, Roksanda or Burberry in mind – Kate Middleton turns to brands that everyone can afford . It is not uncommon to see her wearing cheap looks : a Zara dress or blazer , Gap pants, a Boden or Topshop dress. Pieces which, once adopted by the Princess of Wales, are quickly sold out . This is also what is called the Kate effect . And fans of the Kate Middleton style, who don't hesitate to copy her looks from head to toe , even have a nickname: the ' Replicates '. One of them, Mallory Bowling, testified in the Daily Mail in September 2019 :' As soon as Kate is photographed in an outfit, a real race against time begins to find it, because without a shadow of a doubt this piece will quickly be out of stock. The Replikates pool their strength to help each other and buy as many copies as possible to resell to those who have failed to find any. '.

THE outfits by Kate Middleton are commented on so much on social networks and in magazines, thus maintaining a very fascination old-fashioned for the British crown and the mythology of the princess, that some brands do not hesitate to offer its looks at low prices in their new collections . Thus, Kate Middleton's engagement outfit in November 2010, a sapphire blue wrap dress from Issa, a label that has since gone bankrupt before being bought by House of Fraser, was offered by its new owner for 80 euros (i.e. 7.5 times cheaper than its initial price) in 2017. One year later, it is H&M attacking the princess' wardrobe and creating a very similar wedding dress to the one Kate Middleton wore on April 29, 2011. Its price? 199 euros, a trifle compared to the bespoke version designed by the house of Alexander McQueen for the royal wedding.

How Much Does Kate Middleton's Wardrobe Cost?

In 2022, Kate Middleton broke her record for buying clothes. At least that's what the British media reports. Daily Mail , which pegged Kate Middleton's clothing spending at 176,664 pounds (200,723 euros) of new clothes and jewelry in 2022. An astronomical number that has skyrocketed since the health crisis. The Princess of Wales even exceeds the performance she had achieved in 2017, which then amounted to 119,000 pounds (or 135,191 current euros). Her most expensive outfit? The one she wore to the London premiere of the second installment of Top Gun May 19, 2022. To admire the stunts of Tom Cruise on the big screen, Kate Middleton sported a black and white dress signed Roland Mouret, worth £2,700 and earrings from jeweler Robinson Pelham worth £10,560. Amounts that make you dizzy... But then, who pays for the Princess of Wales' clothes? THE Daily Mail affirm that : ' the king is supposed to cover the cost of Kate's wardrobe for her related engagements [to his function] through her regular budget, but it's unclear if the princess is still paying full price for her clothes or if she's eligible for discounts '. What is certain is that despite this high amount, Kate Middleton has often recycled her favorite outfits during the year and even resorted, for the first time, to the clothing rental at an eco-responsible event in the United States in December 2022. A new habit to keep in 2023!

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