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Kate Middleton Just Channeled an Iconic Princess Diana Look in More Ways Than One

Kate Middleton delivered an ode to one of Princess Diana’s most iconic looks as she joined Prince William to watch England vs. Wales in the Six Nations in Cardiff on Saturday.

The Princess of Wales, 41, who is patron of the Rugby Football Union, nodded to the national strips of both teams by choosing a white and red houndstooth coat by Catherine Walker, which she debuted on a 2018 visit to Stockholm. The striking piece, which features playful oversized red buttons and a flattering knee-length hemline, bears more than a passing resemblance to a chic Moschino suit worn by Diana, Princess of Wales, to the christening of Princess Eugenie in December 1990.

And just like her daughter-in-law, Diana re-wore the statement ensemble—featuring a red and white blazer and contrasting black and white skirt—on a number of occasions, including on an official visit to Canada the following year.

Kate Middleton looked chic in Catherine Walker on February 25, 2023.

Kate Middleton looked chic in Catherine Walker on February 25, 2023.

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Diana, Princess of Wales in 1990.

Diana, Princess of Wales in 1990.

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The Princess of Wales in the same coat in Stockholm, 2018.

The Princess of Wales in the same coat in Stockholm, 2018.

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The Princess of Wales on a visit to Canada, 1991.

The Princess of Wales on a visit to Canada, 1991.

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While Diana took sartorial risks, pairing her houndstooth creation with a wide-brimmed hat (complete with ultra-feminine veil), a wide, patent leather belt, and red-tipped black pumps worthy of a Hollywood screen siren, Kate preferred to play it safe: opting to wear her coat over a black roll-neck with leather gloves, heeled boots, and a simple white handbag.

Famously competitive, the Prince and Princess of Wales no doubt relished the challenge as they watched their rugby respective teams go head-to-head. Prince William, patron of the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), and Kate, who took over from Prince Harry as patron of the

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Kate Middleton Wore A (Familiar) White One-Shoulder Alexander McQueen Gown To BAFTAs

Kate Middleton just re-wore a stunning white gown from her royal wardrobe to the BAFTA Awards in London, and you might recognize it!

The Princess of Wales, 41, graced the awards ceremony red carpet over the weekend in a floor-length, one-shoulder Alexander McQueen dress that she previously donned to the 2019 BAFTAs.

This time, the duchess and kate-middleton-form-fitting-sweater-dress-green-coat-leeds/” data-ylk=”slk:style icon;elm:context_link;itc:0″ class=”link “style icon added black opera-length gloves and a black clutch, and she also styled her hair down instead of up.

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Kate Middleton Re-Wears Her 2019 White Alexander McQueen BAFTAs Gown

The mom of four promoted sustainability with the familiar frock, and shimmered at the event with the help of dangly, gold statement earrings. Instead of flowers on the shoulder strap, this time it looked more ruffly and flowy.

 

She stepped out in gold heels, and posed alongside her husband, Prince William, who looked dapper in a classic suit and bow tie. Princess Kate wore her long brunette tresses down, parted in the center and styled straight with her signature voluminous blowout.

 

As for her makeup look, the royal went for a classic smokey eye with glittery eyeshadow, black liner and sky-high lashes. She also added rosy blush to her high cheekbones, and topped it all off with a shiny and subtle reddish lip color.

 

Back in 2019, Kate wore her hair up in a slicked-back bun to the BAFTAs, and also rocked a black, kohl-rimmed eye look. She also opted for sparkly, dangly earrings and a glistening wristlet, but accessorized with a white clutch rather than a black one.

The Walses’ BAFTAs History

Prince William has served as the president of BAFTA since 2010, and

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Princess Charlotte Unexpectedly Twins with Mom Kate Middleton in Adorable Video Appearance

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Princess Charlotte and Kate Middleton are popping in polka dots!

Prince William joined his 7-year-old daughter in a social media video shared on Sunday to wish England women’s soccer team luck in the Euro 2020 final match against Germany. Not only did Charlotte’s wish come true — the Lionesses won! — but she also had a twinning moment with her mom Kate.

Princess Charlotte appeared in a navy outfit with white polka dots, reminiscent of the dress that the Duchess of Cambridge recently wore to Wimbledon to watch the men’s final alongside Prince William and Prince George.

RELATED: Kate Middleton’s Chic Summer Style: Sun Hats, Shades and Dresses!

Kate rocked an Alessandra Rich design with the classic pattern paired with her pumps also by the brand for the outing at the prestigious tennis tournament. As patron of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, she accessorized her ensemble with a green and purple bow tie pin.

Polka dots have been a staple of Kate’s wardrobe in recent months. In fact, she wore another dress featuring the pattern to Wimbledon earlier in the tournament. Her light blue and white polka dot belted dress, also by Alessandra Rich, was previously worn by Kate to a Jubilee Big Lunch event in June and was likely a nod to the sustainable theme at the prestigious tennis tournament.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends The Wimbledon Men's Singles Final at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 10, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 10: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends The Wimbledon Men’s Singles Final at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 10, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

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For Royal Ascot in June, Kate went with a white frock featuring brown polka dots, another design by Alessandra

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Kate Middleton sets tongues wagging with her surprising gesture at Commonwealth Games

Kate Middleton sets tongues wagging with her surprising gesture at Commonwealth Games

Prince William’s sweetheart Kate Middleton left fans baffled as she ditched her famed engagement ring at Commonwealth Games this week.

The Duchess of Cambridge  was spotted without her famed engagement ring at the Games, setting tongues wagging.

Kate graced the Games in Birmingham wearing her stylish white Alexander McQueen suit but went without her sapphire ring.

The absence of Kate’s famed ring, which she always displays during her public engagements and keeps close to her heart, left fans guessing.

In place of the diamond engagement ring, the style icon of the royal family wore her understated yellow gold Welsh wedding band.

The ring once belonged to Prince William and Harry’s mom Princess Diana, who had it as her engagement ring to Prince Charles.

The ring is made of a 12-carat Ceylon sapphire surrounded by 14 solitaire diamonds set in 18-carat white gold. It was chosen by Princess Diana for her engagement in 1981 and was made by Garrard in 1843.

Kate was pictured with her family as they watched the swimming, hockey and gymnastic sporting events on the fifth day of the Games.

Alongside the missing engagement ring, Kate’s diamond eternity ring was also missing from her finger. The Duchess’s simple and understated jewellery choices were paired with diamond earrings and pendant from Mappin & Webb.

Many have assumed that the reason behind the missing rings is due to the likelihood of them being damaged or lost in the event of being asked to participate in sporting events. Some speculate that Kate Middleton tried to attract attention by appearing without her favorite jewelry.

While few, as usual, tried to give an impression with their comments that there’s something fishy fishy between the royal couple that made Kate to put off her engagement ring.

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Fashion expert speculates this is the trick Kate Middleton uses to achieve stunning photos

It’s no secret that Kate Middleton looks effortlessly stunning in every candid photograph taken of her, but one celebrity fashion stylist speculates it may not be so effortless after all. A fashion commentator has gone viral online for what she claims is the special hack the Duchess of Cambridge uses to achieve perfect posture in every photo.

Miranda Holder is a fashion expert who has styled high-profile clients from Little Mix to actress Vanessa Williams. On TikTok, she regularly posts style and beauty tips for her 23,000 followers. Earlier this week, Holder let her followers in on a little-known hack she believes the duchess uses to look “stunning” in every photograph.

“Have you ever wondered why Kate Middleton looks so stunning in her photographs?” she began the TikTok video, which has since received more than 2m views on the app. Holder attributed part of Kate’s picture perfect look to “media training,” before sharing the “little style hack that she uses every single time without fail.”

“She has simply been trained to always keep her chin parallel to the ground,” Holder claimed.

The fashion expert went on to show several photographs taken of Kate during recent public engagements, in which the duchess’s chin appears to be level with the ground beneath her. Holder explained that the royal “doesn’t tilt” her head up or down, which “ensures a flattering photograph every single time”.

Many viewers were stunned by Holder’s revelation, and agreed that achieving perfect posture in every photo is “harder than it looks”.

“I’d find a way to make it look awkward,” joked one TikTok user, while another quipped: “I need media training.”

However, others simply attributed the duchess’s photogenic look to her natural beauty, as well as having a team of designers and makeup artists behind every fashion

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Kate Middleton Wore Her Go-To Outfit Combination While Sitting Poolside With Princess Charlotte

Kate Middleton has long proven she’s a proud outfit repeater, and her latest appearance confirmed she doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon. On Tuesday, the Duchess of Cambridge arrived at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham wearing the same white white-alexander-mcqueen-suit-windrush-day” data-ylk=”slk:Alexander McQueen pantsuit” class=”link “Alexander McQueen pantsuit she wore just a month ago for Windrush Day (and even before that back in 2018), ringing true the sentiment that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

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Kate Middleton

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Joined by her husband Prince William and their daughter, Princess Charlotte, Kate wore the stark white suit jacket layered over a plain scoop neck tank top and paired with matching cropped trousers to watch the swim tournament. The Duchess left her jacket unbuttoned for most of the event to show off a coordinating white belt with a silver buckle, and she finished the look by adding simple jewelry and parting her loose brown curls on the side.

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Prince William also tapped one of his go-to outfit combinations for the event, wearing a navy suit jacket paired with a baby blue button-up shirt and khaki slacks. While the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge both looked regal for the occasion, it was Charlotte — whose appearance marked the first solo outing she’s taken with her parents — who truly stole the show.

Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Princess Charlotte

Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Princess Charlotte

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Following her younger brother Prince Louis’s showing at this year’s prince-louis-trooping-the-colour-2022″ data-ylk=”slk:Trooping the Colour” class=”link “Trooping the Colour, Charlotte couldn’t mask her candid (and hilarious) facial expressions throughout

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Kate Middleton Didn’t Wear Her Engagement Ring and the Internet Is Freaking Out

When your engagement ring happens to be one of most iconic rings ever made, it’s no wonder the world keeps a close eye on it at all times.

That’s exactly why the internet was aflutter this week after Kate Middleton stepped out at the Commonwealth Games with hubby Prince William and Princess Charlotte, too. Sure, she was dressed to the nines in a white Alexander McQueen suit, but her ring finger was noticeably less blingy, adorned with only her gold wedding band vs. the sapphire and diamond sparkler that once belonged to Princess Diana and was passed down to her upon her engagement to William in 2010.

So, where was the ring? My co-host Roberta Fiorito and I discuss a zillion reasons for its absence on this week’s episode of the Royally Obsessed podcast (listen to it here!). No, it has nothing to do with marital troubles. Our main take: It was likely getting cleaned or had a stone in need of repair. But also, Kate has only been pictured without it a handful of times (for example, on this kate-middleton-didnt-wear-her-engagement-ring-during-todays-hospital-visit/” data-ylk=”slk:hospital visit in 2020″ class=”link “hospital visit in 2020 and again in 2018), which is why it always makes headlines when she’s pictured without it on.

On the flip side, Kate’s engagement ring was the subject of recent conversations for a very different reason: The risk she took while wearing it scuba diving in Belize during her royal tour of the Caribbean with Prince William. (For the record, the value of the ring is currently set at approximately half a million dollars.)

Shout-out to the royal sleuths who were so quick to notice its absence, but also a quick thought: Maybe the most famous engagement ring in the world needs

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Kate Middleton shocks father after she helps his son on the train to Commonwealth Games

A journalist shared his son’s heartwarming interaction with the Duchess of Cambridge, who he unexpectedly bumped into whilst travelling on a train to the Commonwealth Games.

The Times writer Matthew Syed detailed his son’s conversation with Kate Middleton in his sports column published on Wednesday. According to Syed, the duchess was travelling first class on the train – without security and armed guards – to the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Meanwhile, Princess Charlotte travelled to the games in style as she flew by helicopter with her dad, Prince William.

Syed and his eight-year-old son Ted were on their way to watch the table tennis tournament, the same sporting event where Syed had previously won gold decades before. As the father went to use the bathroom on the train, his son Ted waited outside the vestibule for him and got to talking with a woman.

Syed heard the woman ask his son, “Are you here alone?”

Ted replied, “No, my dad is in there” and pointed to the bathroom.

He described hearing the lady and his son having a “whale of a time” and laughing together. As Syed exited the bathroom, he turned to the woman to thank her for keeping his son company, but he “stopped in his tracks” when he realised it was Kate Middleton.

“Here is the Duchess of Cambridge, chatting merrily with my son,” he wrote.

As they said goodbye to the duchess, Syed asked his son: “Did you realise who that was, son?”

“No idea but she was really nice,” he responded.

Syed later tweeted about the event to his 111,000 followers. “I was using the loo on train to Comm Games yesterday while my young son waited outside,” he wrote. “He got talking to a lady waiting her turn. They chatted, laughed. I came

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