Duchess Kate in patterned Prabal Gurung in Singapore: lovely & elegant?

For whatever reason, we don’t have access to the first photos of Duchess Kate and Prince William in Singapore – you can see some of them at What Kate Wore and LaineyGossip. For the first appearance, Kate wore a beige-y, floral-patterned, three-quarter-sleeved Jenny Packham dress with a knee-length, full skirt which looked okay on her. She also wore her hair half-way back. So that she could wear her hair down for the evening appearance, probably. Because if it’s one think Kate loves, it’s wearing her hair down in a typically “daytime” style for an evening event.

So these are photos from Kate and Will’s arrival at the State Dinner hosted by the president of Singapore. Kate’s dress is Prabal Gurung, and I would definitely consider this outside of her normal style comfort zone. I don’t have any memory of Kate ever wearing Gurung before, so this might be a first. As for the dress… am I alone in thinking that a State Dinner might have demanded a full-length gown rather than a cocktail dress? That being said, I do like the dress just because it’s a different look than we’ve ever seen on her. I’m not crazy about the Rorschach pattern, but it’s interesting and I love the purple.

Photos courtesy of WENN.

 

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  1. RobN says:

    If men are in suits instead of tux’s, then a long gown would be inappropriate. I like the purple; it’s unusual and looks very fresh.

  2. Belle says:

    Ugh. Not a fan of the purple pattern at all… no opinion on the rest of the dress because I can’t get past the purple patten! Looks very ‘old lady’ to me);

  3. Eleonor says:

    For a state dinner I would say a gown…but it depends. The royal team KNOWS what the royal must wear, so I think that cocktail dress it’s ok. Not my cup of tea, but she looks good.

  4. anniecc says:

    The purple suits her, but not wild about the cut. It makes her look shapeless, particularly from the back. She’s so petite and needs to find dresses that give the appearance of curves.

  5. yolo says:

    I personally love when people step out of their comfort zone with fashion and try something a little different. I really like this dress. I think the design gives her super thin body the illusion of shape.

  6. Anne says:

    Ugh, I am getting so tired of her hair. It’s starting to parody itself now. She either needs to curl her whole damn head or keep it straight instead of having a mound of curls below her shoulders :/

    I don’t mind the dress though.

  7. Gossip PHD says:

    Kate always dresses so matronly that this is actually youthful and different.

  8. ANGELIC 20 says:

    this dress looks hideous, does nothing for her body type , makes her look shapeless and she was having trouble sitting in her dress without showing too much legs.

    the first dress she wore on arrival and visit to garden was such a blunder . she wore a kimono styled dress in Singapore , she have no idea about the history of people and places she is visiting . japan have such a brutal ,cruel, bloody past in Singapore and she decided to wear a Japanese inspired dress in Singapore. she should study about the country and people of the country she is visiting ,her first dress was at best inappropriate and worst case scenario a big diplomatic blunder. we should hope that the local media do not report this as negatively and this do not offend some seniors there because that would not look good for england. she really needs a dresser .

    • Scarlet Vixen says:

      Um…what?? The Jenny Packham dress looked nothing like a kimono. If anything, one could argue it was inspired by traditional Singapore clothing. It was also quite beautiful and event appropriate imo.

      Prabal Gurung was born in Singapore, so I like that she’s wearing one of his designs.

      • ANGELIC 20 says:

        it was kimono inspired dress not exactly like kimono . people can be very sensitive about the history and every media outlet is saying that the dress is inspired by kimono , i just hope that the local media do not take offence because queen deserves better in her jubilee year and kate should have been more careful because dressing appropriately is part of her job.

      • Abigail says:

        I think it was People.com (and maybe some other media outlets) that ridiculously reported the dress was kimono-inspired. I doubt the comment came from Catherine and William’s team — I assume they would know better and show more cultural sensitivity than random People bloggers. I thought her dress had an orchid print, making it appropriate for the orchid visit. It didn’t read kimono to me at all.

      • LAK says:

        All of which begs the question why she refuses to use a dresser. So there can be no interpretations that can lead to misunderstandings etc.

        @Angelic20 – I just saw pictures on Lainey’s blog of her sitting down in this dress…..the hem comes up to mid thigh!!!!

        This girl can only take on board one issue at a time. Dress not so tight but it is still short. Thank goodness no exiting car shots. It’s only a matter of time before we start seeing crotch shots again if she doesn’t deal with her high hemlines.

    • Kimble says:

      The local media will report what the Government tell them to – let’s not pretend Singapore has a free press! The Singapore Govt will be chuffed to nuts to get Will & Kate there and would definitely NOT allow any negative press!!

      The Jenny Packham dress may be kimono inspired but it certainly doesn’t look like a kimono!!!!!

    • Lushus L. says:

      I agree that a kimono inspired dress in Singapore is a diplomatic blunder. It made Kate look like she had no idea where she was. I think both dresses were very pretty though. I wonder what she’ll wear to the Singapore Bird Park? lol.

      • Elle Kaye says:

        Because the PRESS indicates it is kimono inspired you assume it was designed as such? The royal women are under great scrutiny, unlike their male counterparts. Good grief, the MEN in the royal family have been showing off their naughty bits to everyone recently…I would think that would be far more embarrassing on the world stage than people ASSUMING her dress is “Kimono-inspired” simply because the press thinks it is so.

      • Alexandra Banarama says:

        @elle Ok then. How about the harder you work, the more slack you’re given.

        Kate doesn’t work hard at all and is given everything to prepare her should she choose to work harder. Since all she seems to do involves her hair and clothes that’s all she is.

        I assume the man bits you speak of is Harry? If so it is well documented he’s a hard worker in both charities and military and genuinely seems to care.

        William is a special case because he is the future king tabloids will be silenced to spare his image.

        To sum it up all kate seems to be or atleast all she shows to the world is superficial and it’s still mediocre.

    • Another K says:

      Oh, Angelic, already busy at it, I see.

      Poor ol Kate, she doesn’t stand a chance.

      • Alexandra Banarama says:

        She fought and waited for a man who openly cheated on her numerous times to get a public position and a position to help others and have her actions broadcasted around the world.

        Instead she only wishes to keep william happy and turn a blind eye to his infidelities.

        She’s had time to do something, anything with her life and there’s nearly nothing to show for it besides photo ops.

        She fought for the her role and won because all others avoided it like the plague.

        She made her bed. How can anyone defend a woman who did all of that and just doesn’t care about her public image.

      • GoodCapon says:

        ‘Poor Kate’ knew the deal when she said yes. I pity a GIRL whose main goal in life was to marry a prince. I pity more those who idolize her for being a role model just because she could look decent in clothes.

    • Scal says:

      I own a kimono that I bought in Japan. That dress looks nothing like it. Not even in a inspired kind of way except for maybe the print. It’s a dress with a wrap bodice, sleeves, and a full skirt. That’s not a kimono or kimono inspired.

      One press/fashion person described it as being kimono inspired-no reason to start screaming about a blunder yet.

      • Lushus L. says:

        When I was a tiny tot,I lived in Okinawa, Japan. The top portion of Kate’s dress (which I love btw) does remind me of a kimono. The Japanese influence is very subtle but I can see it. Thank goodness the print was orchids and not cherry blossoms or Hello Kitty.

    • Fai says:

      Coming from a Singaporean view, it actually looks nothing like a kimono, more like a wrap dress. And also, unless she shows up in a full kimono, most Singaporeans don’t really care..

  9. L says:

    It’s a Singapore designer so I get it. If you look at other guests, they were all wearing cocktail/business casual attire, so she fit right in. It’s not a formal enough event for a gown.

    I like the pictures from the orchid garden that the mail had from earlier in the day. I loved the Jenny Packham dress. Which didn’t remind me of a kimono at all actually. I wish I would look that 30 minutes after a 14 hour flight.
    http://tinyurl.com/c8vmfkd

    • TrustMeOnThis says:

      Thanks for the link. It’s crazy that they are calling the dress “kimono-inspired” just because it has a wrap detail bodice. I thought it was “1950s inspired” myself, due to the general silhouette, 3/4 sleeve length, and full “new romantic” style skirt, but what do I know?

      Of course the DM loves to hate on Kate. She really can’t win – she has to dress conservatively, wants to look pretty and feminine, and knows she is going to get ripped to shreds by some no matter what she does. She could go out with a paper bag over her head and everyone would coo over the same outfits.

  10. Sachi says:

    That hair is ridiculous. Cut it off or put it up, Kate! It’s almost hiding her face and it distracts from the neckline of the dress.

    She can look nice with the right updo.

    Dress is OK. Kate looks nice enough except the hair.

    That’s the thing with Kate, she always looks so-so. Rare are the times when everything comes together and when she manages to look great.

    That photo showing a little of her back…is that her scapula sticking out? She’s still so, so thin.

  11. coconut says:

    i wish she would hold her purse at her side sometimes! it’s almost always right in front…a shield perhaps? it distracts from the outfit. diana carried hers on the side.

  12. blonde on the dock says:

    Wow! I think she looks gorgeous. Awesome legs.

  13. Reece says:

    All that money she spends on new clothes, jewelry, hair and eyeliner and she can’t throw in some new GD shoes?!? It’s not like she doesn’t have time to break them in. rant over

    I like this dress although the material looks heavy. Again not tailored for her. That pattern would give her all sorts of curves if taken in at the waist. Also, she’s going to be sweating buckets with all that hair in the tropics.

    Why no pics of the that pink garden tragedy? Kaiser? :)

  14. Jaded says:

    God I just HATE that hair, it overpowers her and everything she wears, and is much too juvenile for a 30 year-old, let alone a 30 year-old royal. She should have worn it up, period.

    Re: the “OMG she’s drinking water, she must be with child”, she’s not pregnant. She rarely drinks alcohol, apparently she doesn’t like the taste.

    • Sachi says:

      Or maybe this is like her refusing the peanut paste at the UNICEF event?

      No reason was given for why she just passed it off to the other royals. Palace said she’s not allergic to peanuts, and the pregnancy rumours denied.

      Kate just didn’t want to try it.

    • Alexandra Banarama says:

      She certainly didn’t have an issue with alcohol in her early twenties. Saying you don’t like the taste is a common line to refuse a drink.

      I bet the truth is closer to.. Alcohol led her to forget her panties while leaving various cars infront of photgs

      Alcohol dulls the senses and she has to be on top of her game to fend off other ladies from William’s wandering dong.

      Or simply empty calories, but for her to refuse because she doesn’t like the taste is silly given her past.

      • Elle Kaye says:

        And heaven forbid, if you drank when you were young, you aren’t allowed to stop when you get older!!

        Come on! I drank when I was in college, most people did. I don’t now because I CHOOSE not to do it. Maybe she really didn’t like the taste of alcohol, but drank it anyway. You know…to get a buzz??

      • Alexandra Banarama says:

        That’s perfectly fine elle. I agree that lots of people in college have that freedom to drink to excess and get a buzz, but it’s just another moment of a silly excuse that comes in defense of something that shouldn’t need defending.

        The scalp scar, the thrifty stories to hide too much shopping, the military wife endlessly making sausages and jams until her hubby comes home instead of shopping and phoning in charity work.

        My beef is with that. Not she doesn’t like alcohol specifically, even though it sounds like a lame deflection to dodge an avoidance of calories.

    • Mrs.Krabapple says:

      Given her obvious eating disorder, her stomach is probably empty most of the time. Many people can’t drink alcohol on an empty stomach without feeling the effects – and when she’s wearing her stiletto heels, she can’t risk getting tipsy. Also, maybe she can’t hold her liquor?

      My guess is that the palace (for whatever reason, maybe they know she can’t hold her liquor) ordered her to not drink at these types of events. They probably don’t trust her to drink, just as they don’t trust her to speak impromptu. She’s probably just following orders, because it seems like she doesn’t (or is not capable of) thinking for herself.

  15. Nagia says:

    It’s terribly humid in Singapore, I’m wondering what the curls looked like at the end of that dinner…

  16. Andy says:

    Looks like she has eyes on her ass.

  17. Bobby says:

    This look is a little different for her with the pattern, but the cut is very familiar. I think she always dresses appropriate for her position and function that she is at. She makes a great effort, and is successfully elegant, modest, and stylish.

    • Alexandra Banarama says:

      The military themed McQueen outfit wasn’t appropriate for the riot victims visit just off the top of my head.

      She could wear and really pull off some amazing clothes and hair styles. Instead she manages to find very expensive, yet cheap looking clothes (not all, but most) and make them look even worse.

      I feel like she’s always adapted herself to fit everyone elses tastes so much she’s never found what she likes. It’s sad.

      • angelic 20 says:

        Riot dress plus yellow summer dress on a very windy days showing her thong, wearing her hairs open while visiting cancer patients and now kimono inspired dress, it’s funny how some people see just what they want to see.

      • greta says:

        She could wear and really pull off some amazing clothes and hair styles.
        ———————————–
        Yeah, if she hadn’t lost a ton of weight and didn’t have to rely on fake tan, hair extensions, overly padded bra, etc…..

        Agree with you about the clothing choices though. A cheap thumb’s down.

  18. LAK says:

    See this is why no amount of money and perks is worth being a royal….

    You go all the way to Singapore to look at a plant, and can’t really look around properly at the rest of the garden, then off to dinner with random people, can’t explore the beautiful hotel you are staying in, nevermind the city.

    Generally Kate is good, if theatrical, with theme dressing, but I wish she wouldn’t do that in countries that have strong cultural diversity and turbulent histories and rivalries. It’s bound to offend someone. This is when boring bland beige sheath dresses are called for. Not ‘Kimono’ inspired just because you are in an asian country.

    Her hair must be so hot in that humidity, and I don’t envy her having to wear tights…..

    • bluhare says:

      All she has to do is pull a few extensions out to help with the heat.

      I have very curly hair and I’d look like a sheep over there.

    • Sachi says:

      She could have worn the many dresses she wore last year for their arrival/visit to the Botanical garden. That Malene Birger beige dress, or any of her similar-looking sheath dresses would have worked.

      She seems to like being in “costumes” to match the event:
      - A gray suit altered to have African designs and embellishments for “African Cats” premiere
      - A nautical/sailor-suit McQueen dress in Prince Edward Island, one of the Maritime provinces, Canada
      - A maple leaf on her fascinator for Canada Day
      - A military-inspired, buttons galore, McQueen suit at the Irish Guards parade

      Now a “kimono”-style dress that has orchids in it. I don’t think it’s cheongsam-inspired or any of the traditional costumes of Singapore:

      http://comesingapore.com/travel-guide/article/546/traditional-costumes-of-singapore

      It’s nice that she thinks to honour the places/people/history, but sometimes it’s too much and she risks looking inappropriate.

    • Eve says:

      I live in singapore. It’s humid all the time, but I guess I’m used to it. We’ve been seeing rain the past few days here and there too, so it’s abit cooler. but i’m sure the visitors from the West will find it hot.

      anyway i’m not impressed with her style. it’s the same old matronly stuff that she wears all the time. same old hair. caked on makeup. the japanese looking motif on her first dress looked weird.. singapore isnt even remotely japanese. just cause we are Asians doesn’t mean that she has to wear Asian-looking stuff here – how lame. And though I like Prabal Gurung, i’d have to say his designs dont suit everyone – his prints/colours are very bold and you’d need a certain type of look and confidence to carry it off and not look ridiculous. KAte manages to choose something that looks SUPER cheap on her and deosnt flatter her at all. though i liked the colour, it makes her look old. she should just probably stay away from Gurung, these styles dont suit her.

      I was asking a group of around 10 colleagues if anyone knew the Royals were coming. Not a single person except one who vaguely heard the news and nobody really cares. The people who are turning up to visit them seem to be mostly Caucasians, and tourists in general. None of the locals I’ve spoken to gives a toss.

      Which brings me to the next point – what are they trying to achieve from this trip? And is Royalty even relevant in Asian Commonweatlh countries anymore?

      On a sidenote: Wills looks rather good and happy here. doesnt seem to be his usual moody self. Seems like he enjoys trips out of the country more eh? he looked more relaxed on the canda/us trip and on here than any otehr engagement he’s been to in his own country.

  19. Sumodo1 says:

    Gurung was born in Singapore. Great choice.

  20. Alti says:

    last pic: William was ill at ease?

  21. stephanie says:

    I agree that the Packham dress is very blatantly “ZOMG I’M IN ASIA NOW LOOK AT MY ASIA-THEMED DRESS.” The purple…. meh. She’s looked better.

  22. Cordelia says:

    Seriously, her fashion sense is boring. She dresses like she is 45.. the daytime dress was overtly matronly.

  23. lilred says:

    I would like the purple a lot more if the same design that is on the back was on the front as well.

  24. Dee Cee says:

    It’s all about flowers.. colors.. gardens.. gardens of flowers and colors.. very nice..

  25. Janet says:

    Love the purple. Very fresh and colorful without being overpowering.

  26. Suz says:

    I like the dress. At least I think I do. It’s one of those dresses that the longer I look at it the less I like it. Initially I thought the color was bold and a good choice but now, staring at it, I’m getting a bit dizzy.

    I’m a card-carrying member of the pull-that-damn-hair-back brigade but even I am wondering how the hell she keeps the humidity from zoinging up her hair.

    My hair would look like a mess of kudzu by now. I want whatever product she uses.

    • Alexandra Banarama says:

      Can use do a Brazilian blowout on extensions? If you can the chemicals would keep hair straight in pretty humid environments.

      If the dress was taken in a bit and her hair was up i bet she would look loads better.

      • Lindsay says:

        If it is real hair yes. That is probably what she does use real hair and has a Brazilian blowout. If your hair is hard to manage they are amazing. It would explain the shine, the healthy appearance despite malnutrition, and how it holds those curls so well.

        If the hair if synthetic you wouldn’t need to. There would be no shaft to suck the water out of the air and into the corse parts of the hair.

  27. JulieM says:

    I’m no fan of Waity, but I don’t think the Jenny Packham dress was kimono inspired. It was a nice dress, but typically for her, boring. Her hair looked terrific, though. Nice to see it at least partially off her face. The purple dress was better. A little different from the usual boring.

  28. MiMi says:

    A rorschach test – fun! I see a white chicken with purple plumage, can you see it?

  29. emmieapricot says:

    I just wish she liked shoes – her shoes are soo boring! She once wore a long white gown and some sexy platforms but for the most part her shoes are totally blah.

  30. benny says:

    She just doesn’t have a true fashion sense, and all the money she spends can’t hide it. She always ends up looking cheap or old, or sometimes both cheap and old, despite the high cost of the clothes.

    The problem with that is, Kate was being sold to the public as a fashion icon. Her only “value” to the world is how she looks – hours spent doing her hair, the fake tan, the veneer teeth, the starvation to be runway-thin, the heavy make-up, the expensive clothes, etc. And she has been a failure at it. You either have “it” or you don’t, and Kate doesn’t.

    It’s time for her handlers to admit their mistake and take a new tactic. Why not sell her as a hard-working royal? People generally don’t spend a lot of time complaining about Queen Elizabeth’s clothing, or scrutinizing Princess Anne’s terrible hair dos. That’s because those women have busy work schedules, and seem to actually do a JOB. If Kate started actually working, people would cut her some slack over her lack of fashion/style.

    Or, why not sell her as a caring and empathetic person like Diana? The beauty is, you don’t have to actually care about less fortunate people, you just have to LOOK like you care.

    But no, the royal handlers thought dress-up Barbie princess was the way to go. Why? Did they know Kate isn’t capable of hard work, or even pretending to care about other people? Was Barbie their only viable alternative? That says a hell of a lot of what worthless people William and Kate are.

    But people have short memories. It’s not to late to ditch the fashion angle and start working on a more worthwhile image for those two. But I’m not gonna hold my breath. More likely, they’ll just work harder at trying to make Kate more fashionable. It’s rather insulting, as if that’s all Kate is good for. But maybe that IS all Kate and William are good for.

    • Lindsay says:

      People, especially children, can tell when you are being insincere. If you only are helping to get the press or people to stop talking about your lack of style, don’t bother. Hire a stylist; patronizing people with REAL problems because of your shallow, petty problem is heartless. Plus, working day in, day out for people you couldn’t care less about for the rest of your life would be miserable.

      Her lack of style seems to stem from the root of many of her other problems. For the past decade she has changed herself into PW girlfriend, his hobbies are her hobbies, his friend are her friends, ect. Her new DOC image and PW seem to come before what she wants (if she even knows anymore.)

    • GoodCapon says:

      +10000

      This post deserves more love.

  31. Samihami says:

    There was nothing “kimono inspired” about the Packham dress. Not even a little bit, so I don’t know where that came from.

    The purple looks wonderful on her. It’s youthful, fun and just plain pretty. As for her hair, I love it. She should keep on growing it and showing it off.

  32. TracyG says:

    I love her hair, I also have long hair and hate to tie it up! Gives me a headache. Her hair looks great, give the girl a break. Having the same short cut can also be boring!

  33. lulu says:

    OK. Well I think she’s pregnant.
    Both dresses have been altered, her face is fuller, and yes, I know – she is still really, really thin, but on a first pregnancy, if you are quite fit and thin to start with, you really don’t show for ages.
    Take a look at the Daily Mail shots where you can see the Prabal Gurang dress from the side….

  34. stinky says:

    i LOVE the fabric!!!
    its the shoes that are criminal.

  35. nanette briggs says:

    The Princess is definitely pregnant. Take a look at the side shots of her.

  36. Mrs.Krabapple says:

    Lindsay above is right. The problem with Kate’s lack of style is that Kate lacks an identity, expect as William’s appendage. You can’t have style if you don’t have an identity.

    And why should she work or do charity? The joke is on the rest of us, because Kate has proven that with the right hair and thin frame, people will think you’re a good person, even if you’ve never done a single thing to benefit anyone else. Because if they think you’re pretty, they will automatically like you. The problem is not Kate, it’s us. She has proven that we are shallow because we accept her being shallow.

    And wait until they do have kids. She will be liked even more because in addition to being pretty, she’s a mother. That equals automatic sainthood.

    In reality, we’re the stupid ones, because WE value Kate for her looks. The joke’s on us.

    • Eve says:

      Exactly! I fnd it so tiring reading some posts on some sites that defend Kate and go on about how pretty she is and whatnot. with that much fawning, you would think that she invented the cure for AIDS or sth.

      To add to that, it seems that most of the women who fawn over Kate/copy her style sound like very insecure women themselves.

  37. amandada says:

    Whenever I see her at some event looking pretty, standing straight, smiling, chatting with people a song called “Stand still, look pretty” starts playing in my head and I start feeling sorry for her.

    Link to the song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRatSp6_GOQ

    Say it isn’t so?

  38. Andrea says:

    I don’t believe she is pregnant. It is called botox people and facials. I love the purple dress, but I hate the hair. It is so dated and something my mother still does and she’s in her 60′s!! Rumor has it at the state dinner she only drank water! Anorexic central imo!

  39. GoodCapon says:

    The dress already makes her long torso look looooonger. Bad, bad look!!

  40. Sachi says:

    Please stick a fork in Kate, she’s done baking:
    http://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/news-photo/catherine-duchess-of-cambridge-is-seen-at-dinner-as-she-news-photo/151766597

    http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ma6u7aI6421r6jme9o1_500.jpg

    She’s redder and shinier than a glazed ham.

    And tugging at her hemline:

    http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ma6u7aI6421r6jme9o2_500.jpg

    http://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/news-photo/catherine-duchess-of-cambridge-prince-william-duke-of-news-photo/151768712

    If she didn’t have her clutch with her, she’d have been showing more with that short dress.

    She needs to hire herself a tailor/modiste/seamstress to alter the hemlines of her skirts so she’s not tugging at them and not having them ride up mid-thigh. Doing an event with other dignitaries present and adjusting your skirt while conversation is going on just looks so rude and unprofessional.

    She attended an event with the Queen once where she was almost showing her crotch while exiting out of the car because her skirt was too short.

    These things should be preventable by now. She’s not new to this business of wearing dresses. She spends a lot of money on designer clothes, she should be able to afford a tailor.

  41. Hm says:

    I think her hair is a lighter color, trimmed a bit, and more layered around the face. It looks like real hair!

  42. Cliquot says:

    Interesting dress, but not too crazy. What can you expect from someone who’s recently married into royalty? It’s tasteful but unusual, without being scandalous. She’s dressing respectfully for her family without being dowdy and I admire her for it. It’s also nice to see her at a healthier weight. She was so dreadfully thin around the time of the wedding, probably due to stress. Her hair could maybe use a little help, but it’s part of her conservative image and she rebels a little by wearing it down so much. Overall, she looks gorgeous, especially considering the pressure she’s under to look like part of the royal family. And she looks genuinely happy as well.

  43. erika says:

    i suspect he’s a malaysian designer, so that’s why she’s wearing it, which is a lovely way to show signs of respect for the country’s culture,

    william, tall, striding alongside those military men at attention? GOD that got my attention!

    love me some power and sex! lucky kate!!!

  44. Christine says:

    Not a good look. As usual Kate either resembles mother of the bride or immature school girl.
    I’ve said this ad nauseum but she needs a major style change- hair, tailored suits, the lot.
    Honestly, women 30 plus who keep their hairstyle from teen years, you’d have to seriously wonder???

  45. Nonny says:

    Sometimes when I load this website of I scro dowo quicky it distorts the pictures. Thats what i thought was going on here….then I realised it was juat the dress. Why oh why………?