Kate Middleton learns to make cocktails in a chic outfit

On Thursday October 6, 2022, the Prince and Princess of Wales traveled to Northern Ireland for a series of visits. On the program: association and … cocktails!

  Kate Middleton learns to make cocktails in a chic outfit

The princess kate and the prince William don't stop: every day a new princely commitment! This Thursday is North Ireland that the couple surrendered. First, the couple visited the association Belfast PIPS , which helps people with suicidal behavior .

Princess Kate and Prince William in Belfast

The director's daughter welcomed Kate Middleton with a bouquet of white flowers. Then, in a less formal setting, their visit continued at the Trademarket of Belfast, a new open street-food and retail market. The prince and princess were able to develop their skills in the art of making cocktails; drinks which they then of course tasted. Chin!

During this visit, the princely couple had tuned their violins and set their sights on the shades of blue . Prince William wore a navy tie suit and a brighter blue jumper. Kate Middleton, meanwhile, had chosen a long sky blue coat, a pussy-bow blouse Winser London , a mini bag DeMellier , des escarpins in daim bleu marine Gianvito Rossi and earrings Missoma only 97 euros ! With this magnificent shades of blue, the princess knew how to make this look classic, feminine and refined.

The day before, the Princess of Wales made a courtesy visit to the maternity ward of the hospital Royal Surrey County to discuss the support staff provide to pregnant women and those who have recently given birth, as part of their commitment to the early childhood Center .

Kate Middleton during a maternity visit

Herself a mother of three children, Kate Middleton has dedicated itself in recent years to serious research around the development of young children. During an interview for the podcast Happy Mum, Happy Baby in February 2020, she explained that if she had had during her first pregnancy all the knowledge that she now has, she would probably have lived these experiences differently. This visit to the maternity ward was therefore of particular importance for the princess. For this occasion, she had chosen to wear a mustard yellow midi dress , sold to 228 euros chez Karen Millen, navy blue pumps Gianvito Rossi , a coordinating suede clutch Emmy London and earrings Emily Mortimer . A look to buy before it's sold out!

How did Middleton dress when she was young?

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 official 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 lin , so she 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.

Source journaldesfemmes.fr