Today, the Duchess of Cambridge took on a new role as guest editor of the news website, Huffington Post UK. She helped launch their "Young Minds Matters" initiative which aims to raise awareness of children's mental health issues.
As guest editor, the Duchess wrote an eloquent piece outlining why she chose to support children’s mental health. You can read the full script at Huffington Post.
In addition to writing her own blog, the Duchess commissioned contributions from a number of leading figures in the mental health sector as well as from young people, parents, and teachers.
A makeshift “newsroom” was set-up in Apartment 8 of Kensington Palace, the childhood home of Princes William and Prince Harry.
Kate looked ultra chic and professional today, dressed in a new ensemble.
She wore the Reiss 'Vinnie' blouse (US$230) featuring a textured stripe design and a high neck.
Kate paired the shirt with the Dolce & Gabbana's bouclé wool-blend skirt. The tweed skirt offers a modern twist to a classic and features contrast button fastenings and a yarn fringe detail peeking out from the side. It originally retialed for US$895 but has been reduced to US$537 at MyTheresa.
Kate choose to accessorize with her Annoushka pearl/Kiki hoop earrings.
On her wrist was the Cartier Ballon Bleu stainless steel bracelet watch.
On Kate's feet were her beloved Stuart Weitzman 'Power' black suede pumps.
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In related news, Kensington Palace just announced that the Duchess of Cambridge has added the Anna Freud Centre to her growing list of patronages.
The Anna Freud Centre is a children's mental health charity which Kate first visited in September last year and also attend their Christmas party in mid December. It reflects Kate's continued personal interest in children's mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Wed, Feb 21:
Kate and William will visit Sunderland, in northeast England. They will officially open the Fire House, a new music and arts hub, where they will see music and dance performances from groups using the new facility. The Duke and Duchess will also visit the Northern Spire bridge over the River Wear, slated to open in the spring.
Tue, Feb 27:
Kate will visit St. Thomas’ Hospital to launch the Nursing Now campaign, created to raise the profile of nursing worldwide. She will visit a specialist ward, take part in a roundtable discussion and deliver a speech to mark the launch of the Nursing Now campaign. Later, Kate will visit the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists to learn more about the ways to reduce newborn and maternal mortality rates around the world.
Wed, Feb 28:
In her role as Patron of the National Portrait Gallery, Kate will view the exhibition ‘Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography.‘
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