For her only engagement of the week, the Duchess of Cambridge played farm hand during a visit to the charity, 'Farms for City Children' in Gloucestershire. Kate channeled a country casual vibe and wore a mix of familiar pieces - many of which we first saw during her last three royal tours. The only new addition to her closet was a blue J.Crew Italian cashmere long-sleeve sweater (US$199).
NEXT WEEK'S ENGAGEMENTS ...
11th May 2017
The Duchess of Cambridge will visit Luxembourg and attend the commemoration of the 1867 Treaty of London.
13th May 2017
The Duke & Duchess & Prince Harry will host a tea party at Buckingham Palace for children of those who have died serving in the Armed Forces.
Below are my favourite repliKates of the week ...
MIX & MATCH
Kate's outfits are impeccable but can sometimes need a little tweaking for us "normal folk" to adapt for daily wear. In this occasional segment, I show how you can create everyday repliKate outfits by mixing and matching key pieces with your wardrobe essentials!
One of my blog readers from Texas recently purchased the Kate Spade New York Pretty Pom Tassel Earrings. She wanted some inspiration on how to style them for a casual summer look. She kindly asked if I could do a Mix & Match feature for the earrings. Below are a couple of ideas on how to casually wear these fun statement earrings which I think the Duchess would approve of!
Kate's trusty Penelope Chilvers Long Tassel boots are now available in the United States via Moda Operandi. They can be pre-ordered with a 50% deposit and will dispatch in the Fall. SHOP >
Each week I like to devote a little time browsing the websites of Kate's favourite brands and designers.
This week, when I saw Kate back in j.Crew, it motivated me to take a look at the current offerings from the American fashion retailer. I came across these Duchess-worthy styles: