Princess Kate wore Catherine Walker for the South Korean state visit photocall

South Korea’s President Yoon Suk Yeol and First Lady Kim Keon Hee are on a three-day state visit to the UK this week. They arrived today and one of the first things they had to do was take a line-up photo with the Prince and Princess of Wales. Then the South Koreans were taken to King Charles and Queen Camilla, where they all viewed a Horse Guards Parade. Which is a pretty big honor. William and Kate were at the parade as well, and protocol demanded that Will and Kate travel by car together. There’s a photo of them in the car which reminded me so strongly of Charles and Diana pre-divorce. Peg and Wig are totally over it.

Kate finally got to wear something new as well – I genuinely believe her clothing budget has been slashed, but she still needed to buy her absurd coatdresses and whatever this is. It’s a caped coat by Catherine Walker, with a big, dumb bow. It reportedly retails for something like £3000. All that money for something which looks like a big, red potato sack with a bow.

Tonight, the Windsors will host a state dinner/banquet and there will likely be a lot of tiaras and jewels on display. I’m very curious to see if Camilla continues to put severe limits on what Kate can borrow from the royal collection. I suspect we won’t see anything “new” on Kate – she’ll probably get the Lotus Tiara or the Cambridge Lovers Knot.

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278 Responses to “Princess Kate wore Catherine Walker for the South Korean state visit photocall”

  1. TQ says:

    OMG, that bow hurts my eyes! That’s a ginormous bow only a child should wear!

    • StillDouchesOfCambridge says:

      Santa’s gift bag is in south korea. Kkkhate is an attention whore, this is so obvious and this reads a lack of modesty to be whoring so hard against your hosts. See pictures where they are all aligned. She looks ridiculous and probably feels pretty embarrassed.

      • Em says:

        Her fans claiming Meghan is an attention seeker while Kate is literally a drama queen

      • StillDouchesOfCambridge says:

        And look-at-meee Kate wants us to speculate she’s preggers with an outfit like that… Peg would not touch her with a 10foot eggplant.

      • Ginger says:

        Everyone in muted colors and Kate is a fire hydrant

      • Proud Mary says:

        It is really tacky on so many levels. From the day Meghan showed up and got praised for her for her monochrome red outfit that last weekend of Sussexit, Kate has been out to prove to the world that she owns the look. This is so garish and so cheesy, it’s offensive. Does Kate understand the meaning of soft diplomacy? Michelle Obama always tried to coordinate her outfits with the other first ladies. Here, Kate is trying to outdo her guest, to grab the headlines. It’s not her role. She should be there to create a welcoming atmosphere for her guests. To me, this outfit does the opposite. I would feel uncomfortable for Kate’s sake, were I the South Korean First Lady. Deeply inappropriate. Sad she has to go to such length to get attention. But according to her fans, Meghan’s the attention seekers.

      • BeanieBean says:

        That outfit just needs some white trim somewhere & black boots & voila! She’s Santa for the kids’ Christmas party!

      • TheFarmer'sWife says:

        Me thinks Kate is trying to start a “bump watch” trend.

    • First comment says:

      It looks like the black coat she wore for Philip’s funeral…It had the same kind of bow . And I think she wore a red similar coat with a bow last year in her concert? I’m not sure but the only difference is that this is a cape? And new, of course… either way it’s dreadful…perhaps she has changed her obsession with buttons to bows?

      • ML says:

        Imho, the color is fine, and I’m aware that is a divisive opinion. The style is awful. The coat literally looks like it swallowed K whole, and she looks like she’s trying to hide to me even though she’s wearing such a clear red.

      • Megan says:

        Did she look in the mirror before she left the house? This is one of the most unflattering looks she has ever worn.

      • LRB says:

        It’s being reported she is wearing the coat dress that she wore at the Xmas concert under the new Maxima style cape! It is not even cold here. Why does she need two layers of outerwear. Showing so much leg is deeply inappropriate, and trying to outshine everyone is just such poor protocol or whatever…. HM the Queen (despise using that title but she is the queen) and the First Lady of Korea are the stars of the show. The poor First Lady looks totally beautiful but absolutely terrified.

        Not as a reply to you, but my comment anyway… do the royals realise we are in the middle of a serious financial crisis, and some of the financial news coming out today is going to cripple employers. And we have yet another unnecessary display of pomp – how much do all these things cost?

      • Debbie says:

        @Megan asked, “Did she look in the mirror before she left the house?” The answer is yes, she did. Then she ADDED one more thing before leaving. Go figure.

    • Lulu says:

      I’m sorry, all I see is a maternity coat and a garish one at that.

      • SarahLee says:

        It looks like a maternity coat. Is that her goal? Throw the press off the scent of marriage troubles by causing a bump watch?

      • Interested Gawker says:


        It looks like 1980s maternity wear! It looks like a tent and that hat is ridiculous!

      • Chrissy says:

        Yes! And also, another item so distinctive, that she will never wear it again.

      • Chaine says:

        Agreed. It’s giving Princess Diana maternity coat. And completely inappropriate for the occasion… everyone else is dressed in colors and style for a serious diplomatic event, with the exception of Camilla’s hat.

      • Madame Boudin says:

        The hat! I know she is “trying” for elegance but it has a farmer John vibe. Something you would put on a scarecrow, She looks awful.

      • Daisy says:

        Well just been reading comments and we remember times when Kate was on official tour of Canada in yellow dress that blew up and everyone saw she had no underwear on..
        Kate even at uni was always flashing we find very vulgar and awful especially when on important visits.
        The red Cape is garish and awful.
        She attention seeking again.
        Think she too thin now

    • Cessily says:

      She looks like she is wearing a curtain rod, all I could picture was Carol Burnet playing “Katie Scarlett O’Hara” wearing red curtains including the rod. She looks absolutely ridiculous. I think this might be the only cape I haven’t liked at all.

      • MerlinsMom1018 says:


        “I saw it in the window and I just couldn’t resist” 😆😆😆

      • windyriver says:

        First thing I thought of also when I saw those awful shoulders, the effect heightened by all that extra material swamping her. All I could think of was Carol Burnett coming down the stairs; didn’t even notice the awful bow at first!

        And yet again, Kate needs to make sure she stands out. So inappropriate for the situation.

      • Deering24 says:

        As a rule, capes usually don’t make one look like a linebacker-on-steriods. 🙄

    • Lulu says:

      It’s so bad I’m leaning toward it’s only new to us. I think she pulled something she hasn’t worn before because she spent a ton of chucks money on it only to find it’s really, really bad so she hid it away.

      • Lulu says:

        Lol, I think I was right about this. The coat dress with bow is a rewear from her Xmas concert. I bet the cape came with it at the time and she didn’t wear it. No wonder it looks out of place, Will is not giving her any designer clothes budget.

    • Ok I figured it out. She looks like Guinean ( Whoopi Goldberg) on Star Trek but in red not purple.

    • Sunrise sallie says:

      I read on another article that this is THE PIANO dress, just with a custom cape over it that allows the bow to show through. You can see the slit in the cape.

      Why?? So. I’m still going with the “Catherine Fund” being slashed.

      • Becks1 says:

        I don’t think that’s right, because the bow is clearly on the coat part of the piano dress – there is a shorter dress underneath, but it still looks like one piece when you look very closely at the neckline. its clear the bow is part of the coat with the way the material is gathered. The festive glance picture gives a good look at this.

        Maybe she had the whole thing remade??

      • BeanieBean says:

        It does seem to be three pieces: a short dress underneath, allowing plenty of leg on the way up the stairs; a longer coat, previously worn at her piano recital; topped by the cape. So we’re seeing shoulder pads on tops of shoulder pads, resulting in Miz Scarlett’s curtain rod (thanks to the incomparable Carole Burnett). I just don’t think I could wear that much red; and with the shoes, hat, & clutch? No way, I just couldn’t do it.

      • Lulu says:

        She took the cape off, it’s the same dress from the concert.

      • Becks1 says:

        you guys. I know I keep saying this but – she’s wearing a coatdress under a cape?!?!

    • Persephone says:

      It looks like the exact same coat from her fakakta piano recital in 2021.

    • Poppy says:

      She doesn’t even dress Charlotte this girly! She always dresses her like a plain Jane and with those ridiculous Game of Thrones braids.

    • missy says:

      I think I speak for Children the world over when I say …..NO THANKS MOM!

    • Elizabeth says:

      Why does this make me think of the Beauxbatons uniform on crack?

    • Campbell says:

      Kathy looked like she was going to a costume party. Kathy’s desperation was showing along with her underwear.

    • westcoastgal says:

      Just days ago Meghan nearly broke the internet by showing up on the red carpet fresh faced, sublimely understated and breathtakingly gorgeous. Today, Kate arrives in this somewhat garish and confusing outfit, later she wore a tiara. Both dress perfectly for their respective jobs.

    • jane says:

      the korean prime minister wife is 51 years old and very elegant, kate is what 42 years looks older and and her coat is too big!!

    • Betsy says:

      It’s only bad because she has no presence. As everyone knows, Catherine Walker was Princess Diana’s go to designer for a long time and Kate desperately hopes to invite the comparison. If Meghan wore this we’d love it.

  2. Sam says:

    Omg that is the most horrible outfit I’ve ever seen!! She looks like she’s going to the carnival!!!!! You can’t believe how I laughed my ass off when I saw this for the first time!!

    • Lia says:

      Yes!! The whole outfit is horrid of hell, but those shoulder pads, the bow and the hat are a death sentence. Besides, it’s also Kate’s fault; she just can’t wear something like that. Probably because her charisma is completely dull.

      Also, what a disgrace towards South Korea and Charles and Cam. She wore red to stand out and it’s totally inappropriate for this event.
      This is not a photo op for Peg and Karen, it’s a state visit, FFS!!

      • FancyPants says:

        That’s the problem. Maybe Queen Maxima makes this work, but not this dullard.

      • Seraphina says:

        She should have stuck to copying and took a look at what Princess Charlene of Monaco recently wore when wearing head to toe red. Mumbles CANNOT pull off fashion and we have countless pics to prove this,

      • WHAT says:

        Charlene is elegant and wears her clothes to fit her figure. She has always been a fashionista

        Catherine seems to want the attention of other women more capable of wearing clothes that compliment them

        Catherine always comes across as the copycat that she is and everything together looks Way 📴 and ridiculous

        She’s small so why is the coat overflowing on her. Who wears bows except for little girls. Why is she in Red trying to steal attention when all she’s doing is showing that even with a stylist she cannot dress good for modern women which is why no one except for the rota states she’s a socalled fashion icon

        What modern or working women looking at this 🤔 says I’m ordering my items right now

        By the way I got my Caribbean tote yesterday that Meghan wore on the tarmac in Georgia when she was wearing the black dress. It’s fabulous 😍

      • aftershocks says:

        CopyKhate again trying to simulate Meghan in cape-style, and failing miserably. 🙄

        Charlene of Monaco looked elegantly fab, especially with the red boots and hat. Plus, I loved how she twinned with her daughter, Princess Gabriella, who looked so stylish in a dark blue version of her mother’s coat. Sweet. Twin brother, Prince Jacques is quite the soldier too. Charlene stunned in a scarlet evening gown later the same day.

      • Becks1 says:

        Part of the issue with Kate’s copying is that she tries to copy these women who are fashionistas, who understand fashion and what works for their bodies, and who OWN their looks. They wear their clothes, the clothes don’t wear them. And that’s something Kate cannot copy.

        Queen Maxima in this look would have been very different. Would I have loved it? maybe not. But it would have been better. Charlene in this exact same outfit would have been a better look.

        I do not have confidence, fashion wise, so I always feel like my clothes are wearing me. So I feel this for Kate in a way. But she needs to stop copying women who ARE fashionistas because it just highlights that she is not. A statement outfit like this needs to be worn by someone who can make fashion statements.

        This is making a statement, but probably not the one Kate wanted.

    • Stacey Dresden says:

      It’s hilarious! Don’t make me like you Kate

    • SenseOfTheAbsurd says:

      Looks like she escaped from the Vatican, or a Star Wars movie.

      I admire Celebitchy’s restraint in not using the photo where she was getting out of the car and the skirt was all rucked up for another flashing incident.

    • Debbie says:

      I know, right. Here’s Kate in a head-to-toe red outfit, complete with a big old red hat making sure that all eyes are upon her. I’m thinking, “Who died?”

  3. Loretta says:

    That outfit is a mess, I can’t stop laughing

    • Brassy Rebel says:

      On a positive note, the South Korean first lady looks nice.

      • MissF says:

        She’s really stunning, and so elegantly attired. Waity Khhatie looks like she’s wearing an outfit of the late Queen Mother’s nightmares.

      • First comment says:

        Not only that but she’s 51 years old and looks so younger than Kate…

      • Lightpurpleii says:

        Yea, I need her beautiful gray coat

      • Josephine says:

        First Lady Kim Keon Hee is so lovely. The coat fits her perfectly and she’s just so elegant. I cannot believe that she’s quite a bit older than Kkkate. As for Kate, I came really close to feeling bad for her when I saw this outfit. It’s just . . . sad.

      • BeanieBean says:

        That’s the First Lady? I read the other article first & saw that there were some other dignitaries; so I assumed when I saw that photo that the woman standing next to Kate was that older fellow’s daughter. Seriously! I thought C&C would be photographed with the President & First Lady, and that the POWs would be fobbed off on the lesser dignitaries (you know how the BRF loves its hierarchy). Wow. All I can say is, that Korean skin care reputation is no joke & well earned.

      • LRB says:

        Can’t wait to see what she wears tonight. I am hoping for traditional Korean dress which would absolutely blow all the jewels Cam and Kate will wear out the window. the Queen of Bhutan is another of the ladies I admire from Asia – always beautifully attired in national dress.

      • The Old Chick says:

        Beanie bean, and cosmetic surgery (the good kind lol) is absolutely normal in SK. She must be appalled at Kate’s work

      • Mrs.Krabapple says:

        And the first lady didn’t even have to go through months (years?) of “princess training” to know how to dress appropriately.

    • Eurydice says:

      I know, it’s really brightened up my morning. I especially love how the brim of her giant hat is tilted almost, but not quite, at the exact angle of the giant bow.

  4. Becks1 says:

    That is a look. Hmmmm. I would say she’s copying Meghan again with the cape, but M would never wear something with a big dumb bow like that. It’s like Kate decided somewhere that a bow like that is THE look for her so now we see it all the time.

    That car picture……yikes.

    • Nic919 says:

      She’s the only one wearing red too. Everyone else is wearing grey or blue and she grabbing attention from the invited guests. That bow adds to the ridiculousness.

      That car photo looks really bad. Really bad.

    • Harper says:

      Kate’s Diana cosplay is officially complete with that morose “It’s over” car photo. Di’s happened on a state visit to South Korea; Kate’s happened on a state visit from South Korea.

      I wonder if Burger King told her she looked idiotic in that red get up when they met at the preordained meeting spot to get in the car. I wouldn’t put it past him.

    • Kingston says:

      I wd call this outfit another failed attempt to copy M.

      Rmbr, she always tries to put a twist on the copy……diff color; more embellishments; etc. But if u look at this monstrosity from the bk u can see a very similar silhouette to the iconic view of M from the bk at Betty’s funeral. Everyone oohs & ahhhhs at the sight of M in that shot so I just knew it wd only be a matter of time before SWF tried it.

      Another. Fail.

      • Proud Mary says:

        You are right, Taytanish. I actually just saw the picture on someone’s YouTube show. Once again, copying Meghan– this time the funeral cape dress and slanted hat. Every time Kate has a big moment, she goes rummaging through Meghan’s closet, cobbling together various outfit into one. The red is Meghan’s red from the Mountbbatten event she attended during her and Harry’s last weekend (and other instances as well). She thinks she’ll get praised, because Meghan received accolades for the look. But no one’s told Kate that the original is almost always better than the copy, no exception and pretty poignant here. And yet, it was Meghan who was suppose to be stealing her style contacts??? If Meghan was so bad at the job, then why does Kate copy her so much. I am yet to see one single instance of Meghan copying Kate. I wonder how Kate’s fans feel about that?

    • ShazBot says:

      I honestly don’t hate this, from certain angle and in motion it looks nice, but it’s not right for the occasion so it just comes across as either a desperate plea for attention or someone with zero style sense whatsoever. With Kate, it’s probably both.

      If it were navy, we probably wouldn’t be having this discussion.

      • Becks1 says:

        If it were navy it would be a very different look, I agree.

      • Nic919 says:

        The bow would be dumb regardless but I agree that if this was in blue it would not come off as desperate for attention.

      • Interested Gawker says:

        But navy would have been too close to Cam’s evening wear on that France trip. Both outfits have that ‘tent’ look but Cam would have ‘worn it better’ should Kate’s look today been compared to Cam then.

  5. teresa says:

    It’s such a pretty color, but it’s ruined because of the Mary Poppins cosplay.

    • Roop says:

      That’s exactly what I thought of when I saw this, she is trying to play dress-up as Mary Poppins!! I half expect her to pull a broomstick out from inside that cloak and bust out a pre-choreographed song and dance routine.

      Now THAT would add some entertainment value, at least.

    • Cecile730 says:

      @Teresa: it’s a pretty color but absolutely not appropriate just like the pink at Ground zero, flowery dress at a concentration camp…. Mary Poppins had class, she looks like a deranged version of Mary P.

    • Just me says:

      The color does look good on her. In photos that are just tight face shots you can see this – photos that exclude the entire unfortunate outfit.

  6. Truthiness says:

    Well now I have an urge to watch Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

  7. BW says:

    OMG, she’s cosplaying a hanbok with that front bow.

    When I read that the Brits were hosting Korea, my first thought was Kate was going to wear something with a red lopsided bow, and boom, there it is.

    • Amy Bee says:

      I think you might be right. This is embarrassing.

    • Sunday says:

      OMG, you’re totally right. How embarrassing for her.

    • Smart&Messy says:

      Thank you for the context, BW. I didn’t know about the hanbok, and now that you mention it’s so obvious and dumb. I guess she is also trying to “homage” zhe hanbok with the maternity cut. God, she is dumb.

    • WhatKateHerselfSaidOnPageSix says:

      I don’t know if there is a rule to this but if you’re hosting shouldn’t you wear something a little less ridiculous.

    • MsIam says:

      I googled pictures of a hanbok dress and all the ones I see show a fitted waist with a full skirt. This thing that Kate is wearing doesn’t even come close. This reminds of her coronation cape dress, only she told the designer “Lets make it red and add a bow!” If she was going to go for such a full dress, then at least dial back on the hat. But both together? Its giving Hunger Games or some other weird costume.

    • Gigi says:

      Oh wow, you are right BW – it does look like an attempt for a western take on a hanbok. Also, in Korean culture red is a symbol of passion and the color that promotes social cohesion but the style is unfortunate, but the media will praise it.

      on another note – In the photo of her looking at the PoW, the Pr oW does look like Gal Gadot.

      I love the Queen’s hat, it doesn’t stand out as others said. Queen C looks good and appropriate. Navy is indeed her color, she always looks nice in Navy. Similar in France. In that photo of the Queen looking at the camera while the King is speaking to the guard, the Queen does look like she is holding back a smirk. ?????

    • SadieMae says:

      Yes, it’s definitely supposed to mimic a hanbok. But that sort of coatdress/hanbok hybrid really doesn’t work at all, and the hat is beyond an odd choice!

      Like, I know she likes themed dressing, but there are all sorts of things she could have done that would have been lovely, like wearing something in the type of style she usually likes but made of that heavy, patterned silk that fancy hanboks are sometimes made of. Even a wrap coatdress with silk edging at the neck could evoke the beauty of a hanbok but in a subtle way. This outfit, though – how does anybody look in the mirror wearing this and not think, “Ya know, this is not working – I’m gonna change clothes”?

  8. Ginger says:

    Kate looks ridiculous. She looks like the villain she is.

    • Anna says:

      She really looks like a clown. Even worse for her, Korean First Lady looks beautifully modest and professional. I would love to have her coat!

  9. s808 says:

    That cape is terrible on her, wow. And that car photo…yikes! Yeah, they’re done. We’ll see how long they can hold on though.

    • Roo says:

      He looks over it and like he doesn’t even want to be in her vicinity. She looks hurt and mad. Yeah, no happy family cosplay here.

  10. Carmen says:

    What an unfortunate-looking outfit. What’s with the big lopsided bow?
    She does wear nice stilettos, I’ll give her that much.

  11. Nubia says:

    She has just been looking PISSED like someone having trouble dealing with an ultimatum given to them. She is in between accepting said ultimatum or blowing the whole facade into flames.

  12. Roo says:

    Khate needs to listen to the advice that less is more. That outfit is too much. She needs to lose the hat and the bow, and then it would be much better.

    But she can’t help herself, can she? She often goes into excess with her outfits – too many buttons, jewelry too big, pants too long, hair too big, etc.

    • Cecile730 says:

      She always tried to attract attention like a pathetic loser and NEVER respected any dress code: flashy red to a state visit, pink at Ground zero, a flowery dress at a concentration camp….

      • KFG says:

        Trying this hard to be the center of attention is never a good look. She looks silly. It doesn’t go with anything anyone else is wearing and she looks like an 80s reject. It’s sad she can’t just be. Cams is going to punish her for this and I think the 🥚 is embarrassed by her.

  13. Andy Dufresne says:

    What in god’s name is this outfit?!?

    Well, as I had mentioned before in a previous post, at least she’s not copying Meghan this time lol.

    • kelleybelle says:

      Yes she is. The same type of dress Meghan wore to Liz’ funeral. Which Kate has never worn before. And those goddamned drunken bows look awful. They remind me of my sister’s wedding, where everyone got thrown in the pool afterwards (in good fun) in their formal wear and everything of course was sopping wet and hanging at all angles. Lose the bows. The outfit is hideous on her and way overdone. You can tell on the female host’s face.

  14. Soapboxpudding says:

    I don’t hate it. She can’t carry it off like Maxima would but at least it’s not bodycon for once and not boring.

    • s808 says:

      Yes, I do think someone like Maxima would’ve been able to pull this off, though it wouldn’t be one of my favorite looks from her. Kate is drowning in this cape and well, her general unhappiness doesn’t help. It’s all over her face.

    • MF says:

      On Maxima, this look would be gorgeous. It requires a woman with a stronger build and more powerful presence. I think Charlene could probably pull it off. On Kate, it looks ridiculous because she doesn’t have the bold personality to make it work.

    • LadyE says:

      Yeah, I actually like it from the side. It’s more interesting than what she usually wears. I don’t care for the shoulders in the front view, makes it too wide at the top.

    • [insert_catchy_name] says:

      Yeah I actually don’t hate it, and think someone more fashionable could pull it off. However I do think it is inappropriate (with that hat!) for the occasion..

  15. Tessa says:

    That hat on Camilla is another fashion disaster. Of course keen would wear bright red.

  16. nokitty! says:

    Yeah, that car photo says it all.

  17. slippers4life says:

    OK come on. They can’t have seriously put her in this with a straight face.

  18. SIde Eye says:

    She looks like Gumby’s mother at the Christmas brunch.

  19. Tessa says:

    Keen could have worn a hat with a wider brim so she would channel the story book character Madeleine

  20. Yikes that outfit is just terrible. I like red but that’s just too much. If looks could kill she and Peg would have both been found dead in the car.

  21. Tbonesmum says:

    Have they already taken away her access to the jewellery? The sapphire earrings again? They do not (to me) go with the outfit at all.

  22. Jais says:

    So I like the drama of the red cape dress. Its making me laugh. It’s giving me vibes of what Meghan wore to the funeral except, you know, bright red with a bow😂. That said, it looks sooooo out of place. When Meghan has worn red, it’s bc either her or Harry are being honored. She got an award so she wore red. Harry was being honored for something and she wore red. She wasn’t being honored at variety and she wore a neutral. Meghan is intentional. Kate is intentional too but in a different way. Lordy, she is standing out in that red and while I kinda do appreciate the drama of it, she looks overdressed in comparison to the others.

    • Harper says:

      She looks like a clown from a Venice carnival who wandered into BP and got all the way through security, ending up in the photoshoot.

    • Nic919 says:

      She also almost flashed everyone getting out of the vehicle because the underdress is very short and above her knee, but it rode up even more than that.

      It’s amazing how she’s a decade into this and doesn’t know how to avoid such scenarios.

      • Interested Gawker says:

        Wow, I finally saw that picture!

        That much leg looked like a pin up on the side of a WWII bomber!
        What is she thinking!!!???

      • Jensa says:

        I couldn’t believe those pics. Her dress was hoiked up so high she was almost showing her knickers. That was no accident. This woman is a complete embarrassment.

  23. Miranda says:

    We all know that the look Kate was going for was Meghan’s elegant and flattering cape dresses, but in typically inept fashion, she just ends up looking like some sort of campy Renaissance Cardinal.

  24. Snuffles says:

    The South Korean First Lady is 10 years older than Kate but looks 10 years younger. Maybe she can give Kate some Korean skincare tips.

    • Becks1 says:

      HA I didnt know that. I was actually looking at the picture and thinking she looked really young, like I was wondering if she was 25. she’s 50??

    • Smart&Messy says:

      In an earlier article someone brought it to our attention the SK Firat Lady looks so good because of plastic surgery and similar treatments. She must be horrified at seeing Keen’s jacked up face. Side by side they look like a case study about good and bad facial work.

    • Mrs.Krabapple says:

      Kate does not compare favorably with other prominent wives in the looks department. When she was photographed with Mary of Denmark, Kate stans were gushing that they could be twins — except Mary is 10 years older. Smoking, tanning, dieting, and stress can do that to you, and I also think Kate is ruining her face by trying to outrun time, which you cannot do long-term.

  25. Karla says:

    It looks like a cardinal costume. Hilarious!

    • BeanieBean says:

      I just googled the 1973 Three Musketeers movie & Cardinal Richelieu & had fun comparing outfits. Kate should have gone there for her inspiration.

  26. Em says:

    Anytime Kate is going to be in the same vicinity as a woman her fellow age, she always goes crazy trying to overshadow. She doesn’t understand chic and will never, that’s why most times it looks like the clothes are wearing her. The look was supposed to be sleek and yet it’s clunky and too much, the SK First Lady, eating her up

  27. AnneL says:

    She looks like one of those over-sized Christmas gifts: wrapped in what is basically a big red Hefty bag with a big-ass tacky bow stuck on it at an awkward angle. Is it a bike or a sled?!

    Yikes those pics in the car. They look miserable.

    The South Korean First Lady is very pretty and looks suitably understated and dignified.

    • Jazz Hands says:

      I’m dying at “is it a bike or a sled”. It’s neither I’d say, as those are things that are fun and wanted. I’m going to say it’s a giant sack filled with socks and fruit cake.

  28. SussexWatcher says:

    Ohmyfcukinggoodness what is she wearing?! 🤣🤣🤣 she looks ludicrous. Like what someone in an SNL skit of her would wear. I can’t stop laughing.

    Wow, this post has it all – ugly stylings from Kkkeen, Camzilla staring straight into the camera for her glamour shot, the War of the Waleses part II in the car. This family is imploding.

    My guess for tonight’s tiara is the lotus flower one. Because South Korea is in Asia and Kkkeen’s gotta cosplay until the divorce is final and she’s shown the door.

  29. Lady Esther says:

    She looks absolutely ridiculous in that getup but then I saw the pics in the Daily Mail and it all became clear. That’s…. a lot of leg. The “look at meeee” is back! Can’t wait to see what she wears tonight…

    Also snorted at how the DM posted an article next to their coverage about Charles and Diana’s disastrous trip to South Korea just before they announced their separation. We see you Royal Rota!

    • SussexWatcher says:

      Ohhh so interesting about the timing of Chuckles and Diana’s separation. I wonder if we’ll get a repeat of that – maybe an announcement in January? I’m so confused about it all though because the fact that she continues to be invited to major engagements like this (and her upcoming Christmas lookatme! special) make it seem like she’s not going anywhere. So I just keep going back and forth about what the future holds for little red riding hood here. But I guess as the Fail pointed out, C&D were doing engagements right up until the end as well.

      • Andy Dufresne says:

        @Lady Esther, I was going to say the same thing! It’s really weird how history is repeating itself. Ironically, the car picture of Wills and Kate is reminiscent of Charles and Diana’s when THEY went to SK for a state visit.

        It won’t be long till an announcement is made. Kate will be thrown under the bus as the villain for all that’s happened with the Sussexes.

      • Harper says:

        Rebecca English is also trolling the Wails by tweeting out that miserable car pic. There are so many other choices she could have gone with. Laugh.

      • Becks1 says:

        She’s being invited to things that she has be invited to. Like unless they claimed she was sick there really wasn’t a way around this visit for her to be present.

        The christmas concert is weird to me, maybe they’re just going to stick with that as Kate’s thing?

        I know I always say this, but I go back and forth on the divorce. They are clearly living separate lives and clearly can’t stand each other. I figure at some point that has to become public and then a divorce may be inevitable. but who knows?

      • Nic919 says:

        Becky English must have been given orders because she later tweeted a “sweet” moment of William putting his hand on Kate mid back to move her along and Kate suddenly tries to touch his back and pretend it was something more.

    • Turkeylurkey says:

      I also saw that leg photo of her getting out of the car, someone jealous of Meghan’s legs in shorts lol. Always copying, so she just had to show some leg.

      • Teagirl says:

        And trying to replicate something from the beige off the shoulder dress that Meghan wore recently – it had a split up the side and revealed leg when she walked. This is Kate’s copy of that.

      • sparrow says:

        The UK press has been horrible about Meghan’s supposed “chicken” legs. I was delighted to see her wearing her shorts outfits at Invictus. She does it so well and with such easy grace. Then this fashion stalker comes along.

    • Lulu says:

      It looked like Kate flashed more than leg to me. She is so desperate it turns my stomach.

      • First comment says:

        I saw that as well…it seemed intentional..she lifted her leg but I didn’t see anything like a pavement or another obstacle as a reason for her to lift it…perhaps, there’s is there any footage from video?

      • Eurydice says:

        It looks like she’s wearing a short dress in a lightweight fabric under the cape and it bunched up as she was sitting – so, by the time she stepped out of the car, it was practically up to her crotch. It wouldn’t have looked right for her to tug down her hem for the photographers, but she could have held her cape closed…if she had wanted to.

      • Nic919 says:

        Yes that situation was a clutch away from flashing the world. It makes no sense that she couldn’t have avoided a dress riding up like that is a vehicle set up for these types of events.

    • Nutella toast says:

      Right??? The tabloids were making comments about Meg‘s gorgeous legs last week and that picture in the daily mail almost made me ask out loud if she even had anything on underneath the coat. It seriously looks posed. I wonder if it’s her version of a revenge outfit? The tabloids and Royal Rota would be crawling all over Meg if she showed that much leg.

    • Seraphina says:

      Yeah, you are correct – that is a lot of leg. I mean it reminded me of the lamp in A Christmas Story (I guess because it has been airing). But this was obviously done on purpose. Cams will come up with a punishment for her because we all know Chuckles will not be happy.

  30. Tarte au Citron says:

    I thought of Melania Trump straight away when I first saw the cape!

  31. bgirl says:

    Oh, little red riding hood in search of the big bad wolf… It would have been a great maternity look. An the look of her face in this group picture. You can see that she feels uncomfortable and thinking about firering her wardrobe assistent…

    • LeahTheFrench says:

      That’s where my mind immediately went, too – little red riding hood 🙂 This look somehow manages to be both childish and matronly, that’s quite a feat.

  32. Amy Bee says:

    So this is a totally different coat to the other red coat with a huge bow that she already has? She looks ridiculous.

    • First comment says:

      Exactly @Amy bee.. she has a similar red and a black coat with this bow.. the red one looks exactly like this one but, trust Kate to buy almost the same coat.. she so thrifty/s

      • jemmy says:

        “For the welcome, Princess Kate practiced flag dressing — wearing the colors of the country she’s visiting or hosting. She sported a bespoke hat by Jane Taylor and a new red wool cape by Catherine Walker & Co. While the bow may look like part of the cape, the detail is actually from the dress by the same designer underneath, which is the outfit Kate wore at her very first Christmas carol concert in 2021.”

    • BeanieBean says:

      As jemmy notes, it’s what she wore to her piano recital–the one with ‘festive glances’–with the cape added…to disastrous effect.

      • Julianna says:

        Except that dress was longer… she probably bought two knowing waity. One long dress with bow and one short dress with bow. The bow looks a lot bigger IMO.

  33. HeatherC says:

    That’s a lot of coat for her. And she’s obviously trying to serve us some cosplay here (look up hanbok dress) but with an awful dated twist only Kate thinks she can pull off. Will she go full cosplay for the dinner?

  34. Limerick says:

    I need First Lady Kim Keon Hee’s skin care regimen. She is flawless.

    Kate’s coat is dreadful.

  35. Laura D says:

    OMG Bows are now the new buttons! She looks a bloody sight. She may have got the attention she craves but, not in a good way. It comes to something when Camilla (someone who is 20+ years her senior) looks far more stylish and presentable.

    ETA: She reminds me of a musketeer. All she needs is a feather in her hat and a pistol in her purse and we’d be calling her Athos!

  36. Alexandria says:

    I’m going to encourage her to wear this. Cos I’m sick of her Meghan moodboard. It’s disturbing.

    So ya! Good for you Mumbles. Pls bring on the big ribbons, capes, buttons, coats, crowns, earrings, necklaces. In fact I want you to outdo Maxima and shove Cam out of the frames. Big everything. Yuge! If Pegs wants you out, go out with a bang!

  37. South African Girl says:

    She looks completely out of place and overdressed.

  38. Digital Unicorn says:

    That is an awful outfit – she looks like a Christmas gift. This is the WORST outfit she has ever worn and yeah the desperation for attention is on full display here. She KNEW she’d get all the media attention with that and is def stealing the limelight away from both Chuck and Cams but the visiting Koreans.

  39. TheWigletOfWails says:

    This outfit reminds me of the sailor moon “my job here is done; but you didn’t do anything” meme. What a fucking joke.

  40. Sunday says:

    I’ve had this theory for a while, but this outfit confirms it – Kate is trolling. She’s just trolling, there’s no other explanation. She knows this is completely inappropriate and over the top, but even if she didn’t, surely a courtier would have seen her at some point in the run-up to this event and at least said ‘…let’s lose the hat at least, can we dear?’ So she’s just trolling.

    I thought she was taunting Will in Scotland with that insane wig, and I’ve long thought her copying of Meghan is rooted in Meghan not needing Kate’s fashion contacts. It seems fully in character for Kate to vindictively be like ‘oh okay, if you know so much about fashion I’ll just copy every single thing you wear!’ (The fact that the British press praised her for outfits they slammed Meghan for was just icing on the cake.)

    Either Will told her not to embarrass him and she decided to look as done up as possible (to ridiculous and, I think, intentional effect), or her alimony transfer went through this week and she decided to splurge on makeup and wardrobe, like she would’ve turned up in this to a daycare center. Lol but seriously, she’s trolling, she’s a troll.

    • First comment says:

      I believe this as well…there were times and outfits in the past that I had a feeling that she was definitely trolling William..the green dress to last year’s earthshot comes in my mind…

    • Nic919 says:

      It has to be trolling because she’s wearing bright red and Camilla is wearing navy blue and the First Lady of Korea is wearing grey. We know they coordinate colours, especially the women. And Camilla is the one they have to follow.

      I’m wondering if she wasn’t allowed a new tiara for the reception tonight.

  41. aquarius64 says:

    The red was meant for Kate to stand out. The bow looks like an airplane propeller. And the Waleses look like they had a fight in the car.

  42. Blujfly says:

    She looks like a frivolous gadfly at a serious sober event. Which she is. The South Koreans are there for a state visit with an important military ally that is committed to the protection of South Korean sovereignty, at a time of war in Europe between a former empire and part of that empire, and after several years of on and off against aggression towards South Korea from China and North Korea. Everyone else is dressed suitably and respectfully. She is a not serious person there for a photo op, dressed for a meeting with the child of this couple, not the president and First let themselves. Another piece of evidence towards divorce or strife internally, for sure. She’s embarassing today.

  43. Beach Dreams says:

    😂 She looks like a walking circus tent!

    • Kit says:

      God l.saw her getting out of the car and all.l.saw was her leg, intentionally shown of course l.said to myself ohhhh Kate, , its a f..kin state visit with South Korea ffk.. That outfit is awful just awful..Do yourself a favour , go home Kate and bring that stupid bow with you.

  44. Khate’s Mourning Wig says:

    Khate is pulling her hand away from the First Lady in the top photo. Otherwise they would be touching (gasp!).

  45. Beana says:

    Don’t hate me but I love the cape – I just think the styling is all wrong. Pair the red cape with black suede pumps, narrow-cut black slacks, a simple white blouse, a chignon and a simple black fascinator…this could really pop. Instead, she looks like she’s wearing a Christmas present costume.

    • First comment says:

      Yeah, I don’t have a problem with the cape…the bow destroys it, however…

      • jemmy says:

        The cape seems to be an add-on to the red coat dress which Kate already has – Nothing new , just alterations it seems . the hat on the other hand is similar to a style associated with Meghan. Not sure about the reason for the huge amount of leg exposure but it didn’t look good.

      • jemmy says:

        Here is what People Magazine had to say

        “For the welcome, Princess Kate practiced flag dressing — wearing the colors of the country she’s visiting or hosting. She sported a bespoke hat by Jane Taylor and a new red wool cape by Catherine Walker & Co. While the bow may look like part of the cape, the detail is actually from the dress by the same designer underneath, which is the outfit Kate wore at her very first Christmas carol concert in 2021.”

      • Nic919 says:

        The South Korean flag is mostly white with a bit of red and blue and black. People is really stretching here by pretending this is from the flag.

      • BeanieBean says:

        @Nic919: maybe she mixed up South Korea with Japan? ‘Cause, you know…. 🙄

  46. Over it says:

    How old is the president wife? She has got to be at least 10-12 years younger than kate right? I mean she looks like elegance, grace and beauty and Kate looks like Santa sack . Old , baggy and pass it sell by date

  47. Anonymous says:

    Does she have a basket for Granny filled with chutney hidden under that big cape? And I guess that makes Normal Bill the Big Bad Wolf in this cosplay?

  48. WhatKateHerselfSaidOnPageSix says:

    The diplomats do not look amused. Kate’s life is just one big dress up.

  49. girl_ninja says:

    Terrible. All of it, from head to toe, she looks a damn mess. Why a big old bow AND enormous shoulder pads? And Pegs and Waity are the embodiment of the War of the Roses. They hate each other.

  50. Monique says:

    I don’t know who is styling her these days but only thing I have to say I like the color everything else is awful.

    Please share

  51. Lightpurpleii says:

    Silly outfit aside, does she have a black eye? The area around her left eye looks very dark

    • Nic919 says:

      Not it’s the heavy eye makeup.

    • BeanieBean says:

      When they were first engaged & her family released a few early photos of Kate, the one of her in the striped sweater climbing up a rock? I looked at that & thought, poor kid, she’s got a black eye! But no, that’s just her wonky left eye & skin coloring.

  52. MerlinsMom1018 says:

    I wonder if William is all…”just WHAT in the trailer trash hell is up with your get up?”

    (I can say that because I myself, have been accused of being trailer trash, which is true and wear it with my whole chest)

  53. TheOriginalMia says:

    She looks ridiculous. Catherine Walker just taking her money for these designs. I know the SK First Lady was amused by her homage to the hanbok. It’s a mix between Carmen Sandiego and SK traditional dress. Done badly.

    The way the Waleses are positioned in that picture with Camilla in the background would make one think they are the current rulers. Wishful thinking, Peggy.

  54. Seraphina says:

    Meanwhile, Cams is looking straight into the camera with a cheshire cat smug look as if to say: you can all thank ME for that hideous red clothing disaster.

    • MsIam says:

      Cams hat looks like a giant taco so she shouldn’t be gloating too much. Both of these women are extremely wealthy but they both dress terrible imo.

  55. Lau says:

    She looks like a giant christmas present.
    What would she even do when they divorce ? She doesn’t have half of Diana’s popularity and they won’t be in friendly terms like Andrew and Fergie. I’m genuinely curious to see what will happen if they do divorce.

  56. Babz says:

    Next to the stylish, screamingly elegant South Korean First Lady, she looks overdone and over dressed. I’d say she is trying too hard, but this is her style, if you can call it that. The minute I saw the picture, I realized she was copying Meg again with the cape, and then saw that fugly bow and remembered that Meg wouldn’t be caught dead wearing something like that. The only thing I will give her is that she looks great in that clear red. The hat is ok; she can carry off a hat generally, as long as her hair is up. I can only imagine what she’s going to wear tonight, but I’d bet she will be dripping in as many jewels and ribbons as Camilla will allow. Rushing the season and looking like the proverbial Christmas tree in all her finery. She’s never going to change…

  57. Lauren says:

    Camilla’s outfit, including hat, is a repeat from the last Sandringham church walk

  58. Lucky Charm says:

    What in the frumpy, dumpy hell? She looks like both an old lady and a child at the same time! And she’s wearing a “look at meeee, I’m Kate!” bright color coat again while everyone else is wearing somber colors to suit the occasion.

  59. MsIam says:

    Kate is giving Evil Joan Crawford in that get up. Like she’ll walk in the room and slam her purse down on the table, or across the top of William’s head. Its a mess for sure.

    • BeanieBean says:

      🙂 Kate only wishes she had Joan’s style & panache. And Catherine Walker is no Edith Head.

      • sparrow says:

        True! Edith Head disliked the art deco extended shoulder line, even though she made loads of costumes using it, so she’d shudder at Kate’s outfit. And the heaviness. Catherine Walker is definitely not an Edith Head.

  60. anotherlily says:

    This looks like the coat and dress she wore at the 2021 Christmas Carol Service at Westminster Abbey, with the addition of a cape. If you look at the pics from that occasion the knee length dress shows when she is playing the piano.

    • jemmy says:

      @anotherlily- agreed . I believe it ‘s the same dress coat, just altered to include a cape. Times are hard in the UK so no need for frivolous spending. The Hat & how it is tilted sideways looks like a copy from Meghan’s fashion book

      • Ameerah M says:

        It’s new. That’s already been confirmed. It’s a new bespoke Catherine Walker cape. She is wearing a separate dress underneath

  61. teehee says:

    Wow everybody hates it? I for one, think she looks BETTER tahn she USUALLY does here! I like the coat and shoes…. she is “smarter” looking than usual with her frump-de-frump outfits all the time. This is at least SLEEK(er).
    Yeah ok, its giving me Diana nostalgia– but yeah thats all she has to go by- trying to give the vibes of others in her clothing.

    • D says:

      I actually think the cape looks good. Maybe the bow is a bit big, but it fits her well and is cut beautifully. The makeup is way too heavy and I don’t know about the hat, but the cape is quite pretty.

      • Gabby says:

        LOL at the bow is “a bit big”. You are very diplomatic. The bow looks like it’s going to invade Europe.

    • Mel says:

      The cape ( aside from the color) would have been fine without the big bow that looks twisted by mistake. Head to toe red is not the color you should wear to a diplomatic event. Her choice screams: LOOK AT MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

  62. Flying fish says:

    Is this a joke? She looks absolutely ridiculous.
    I remember when Meghan wore a red cape upon her arrival in Morocco, that was lovely, but this is down right silly!

    • tamsin says:

      Meghan was about 7 or 8 months pregnant when she wore a cape-like dress for arrival in Morocco. Seems to me this is a combo of Meghan’s outstanding appearances in red and the funeral cape. Kate copies the obvious but it seems that she doesn’t understand Meghan’s aesthetic at all. But Kate does not appear to have developed an aesthetic of her own, although it’s clear she’s drawn to buttons, bows, and ruffles, but she hasn’t made all of those into coherent style of her own. I thought she was going to settle for coat dresses, but she keeps hopping from one cosplay to another. I think the RR might start talking about Kate’s eclectic sense of style soon.

  63. rawiya says:

    Look how chic the First Lady looks in her grey coat. Then look at Kitty. Now look back at First Lady. *deep spiritual sigh*

  64. Sophie says:

    Out of curiosity, just googled what red means to Korean people. (Correct me if I’m wrong). So, according to the National Folk Museum of Korea, red means: authority, exorcism, pursuit of happiness, anti-communism, cohesion, solidarity! Yeah, this is Kate in a nutshell, lol

  65. VilleRose says:

    She already has this exact same coat in a non cape style, she wore it for the first edition of the Christmas concert. Did she just get the same one altered? I understand the wearing of red for meeting the South Korean Prime Minister and his wife, the red circle on the Korean flag. But she has so many red coats in her closet and she decided to wear the worst one. She has so many nicer coats she could have altered into a cape dress too (she could have worn white as well). I’ve never liked this bow coat, it was meh for Philip’s funeral in black but in red just way too garish.

    I love Kim Keon Hee’s gray coat/outfit though. That’s an amazing look.

  66. @BelizeEmpower says:

    Kate looks like a draped flagpole! She’s skin & bones hiding under that hot mess.

  67. @BelizeEmpower says:

    Forgot to mention, Kate cosplaying Meghan at QEII’s funeral with a cape dress but she is not pulling it off cause she ain’t no Meghan.

  68. A Guest says:

    She looks like a pilgrim except in red. Ridiculous!

  69. paintybox says:

    Go, Kate, always getting it so so wrong – how does she do it? I don’t really despise this outfit, it’s like a throwback to the ’40s and very playful and dramatic but it’s absolutely all kinds of wrong for the occasion and their guests. She looks like a f*ing idiot, similar to how Camilla looked in France in her head-to-toe babydoll pink nightmare.

  70. Cerys says:

    That is an absolutely horrible outfit. I can’t think of anyone who could carry off that dress. Whoever told her that she would look good in it clearly doesn’t like her.
    If the object of the exercise was to draw attention to herself then she has succeeded. The wife of the South Korean leader is dressed appropriately for the event and so is Camilla, except maybe for the hat which appears to have a life of its own.
    The state banquet outfits and jewellery should be interesting.

  71. Diamond Rottweiler says:

    The internal “Ohmygod this bitch” on First Lady Kim Keon Hee’s face is priceless. Lol

  72. MinorityReport says:

    I actually really like this look on Princess Karen. 🤷🏾‍♀️

  73. Renae says:

    Some might refer to it as wearing a ‘feather in one’s cap’.
    I prefer to think Cam is wearing Williams lost hair on her hat.

  74. Amy says:

    The SK president won on a platform of MRA and abolishing the Ministry of Gender Equality and his wife is accused of fraud and tax manipulation on top of other things. Peg and Khate will love them.

  75. Mary Pester says:

    😂😂Ooo Kate is playing “let’s look like an extra from A handmaidens Tale” coupled with a “sluts are us” moment as she flashes out of the car. She was well known for flashing everything at uni and when she first married William, as pictures from their foreign tours showed!
    Now looking at those car pictures, it looks like ones in north Korea and ones in south!

  76. FirstTimeCaller says:

    It’s the coat from the Christmas concert a few years ago — it’s in one of the pics in your Carole Middleton story — and now with 100% more shoulder pads! Emphatically did NOT merit a re-wearing.

  77. QuiteContrary says:

    She could serve snacks in that hideous hat if she actually ate.

    She just looks weighed down by all that fabric.

    And yeah, K&W loathe each other.

  78. [insert_catchy_name] says:

    I know red is a significant colour in Chinese culture, does anyone know if it is in Korean culture as well?

  79. Lululu says:

    Waking up to this was a real WTAF moment. Has she not seen The Handmaid’s Tale? Jesus.

    Literally, all she really HAS to do is show up, look pretty, and read from her cue cards. That could be her whole job…if she was willing to hire someone smarter than her and listen to what they have to say she could get away with it. She certainly can’t get any of it right on her own. Top CEO? BARF. This is borderline offensive.

  80. Jaded says:

    Tacky, tacky, tacky. The tabloid comments are not kind either. She’s really put her foot in it sartorially speaking, this is just sooo wrong. The expression “chav” comes to mind.

  81. Mslove says:

    Dear god, is Keen wearing a gigantic red blanket?

  82. HK9 says:

    She looks ridiculous.

  83. Natalie_K says:

    She and Camilla look like they drew straws to see which part of the Korean flag they should represent–or more accurately Camilla called blue and left Kate with red.

  84. Beverley says:

    The photos of WanK in the car. 🤭😏 Yep, they’re done. They’re stuck together for the time being, but the way they can’t even pretend anymore says it all. They HATE each other.

  85. Poppy says:

    Again. Why are the eyes so wonky? Serious question. Is that a sign of a stroke or Botox failure?

    • sevenblue says:

      @Poppy, something similar is happening with Kim K too. I read that the botox causes it. Kim is also using her hair in front of her face to hide her eye.

    • Mrs.Krabapple says:

      I don’t think it’s just botox. There are recent photos of her in a less flattering light, and you can see even her lower face looks crooked. Possibly jowl tuck gone wrong?

      • Caitlin says:

        Surely she has access to the best of the best for all of her cosmetic work?! If her appearance is from botched work this is not the first time and it’s doubtful she would go back repeatedly to an incompetent practitioner…

      • Poppy says:

        She needs to get the number of the doctor the First Lady of S Korea is using. Kate looks the same age as Camzilla.

  86. Saucy&Sassy says:

    Wearing a power color to make a point was a very bad choice. I think this is a message to the Windsors and she’ll pay for it.

    The choices she makes when it comes to the jewelry she wears and the completely missing-the-boat outfits are quite deliberate IMO. She doesn’t want anyone to forget her. She must be the focus of attention at all times. I can’t imagine The Escort approves of this and Cant’s going to be sorry about this choice. Not only is it a bit insulting to the Korean President and First Lady, but it was quite the smack in the face for KFC and The Escort.

    I’ve long suspected that Cant wants a comparison between her and Princess Di at the end of the Di’s marriage. This is all for show and people should stop any comparisons. There’s a huge difference between 19-year-old Princess Di marrying and 29-year-old Cant marrying. Cant is doing this for the comparison and for sympathy.

  87. sparrow says:

    The thing that really riles is: this woman is meant to represent the UK. She is therefore our representative, as a Brit. But, no, not Kate. She’s turned up at an event as a quasi British ambassador and embarrassed her guests, using this engagement for purposes totally at odds with what’s going on around her. (I don’t know how others feel, but I can’t see that the first lady looks comfortable standing next to this red big bird.) This is why when Meghan happened it was glorious because it felt like we had a woman who understood the role. Someone on here said she wore beige to the event the other night so as not to take away the attention meant for others. That’s what we need. Not this nonsense.

  88. J McGraw says:

    Officially thee worst thing she’s ever worn

  89. Mrs.Krabapple says:

    These hats make royal women look ridiculous. Especially that wide-brimmed red hat Kate is wearing INDOORS. Ditch the hats, and Camilla and Kate will look 50% better. Why do british women insist on these ridiculous headwear?

  90. alisays says:

    The Royals look so dated. As the saying goes, if your clothing looks dated, your client thinks your ideas are dated 💁🏽‍♂️

  91. Cecilia says:

    She looks like she is starring in the handmaids´tale series. Not a good look.

  92. Unblinkered says:

    I reckon Carol Middleton has started making KM’s clothes, needs must, and this is the very vulgar result.

  93. Anonymous says:

    Mars called. They would like their flying saucer back…

  94. AC says:

    In summary, The First Lady of South Korea outshined Kate.

  95. Tila says:

    I think the deep rich red looks great on her. At least it doesn’t look as cheap as some of the other stuff she’s worn recently.

  96. bubblegum dreams says:

    What in tarnation…I am speechless.

  97. Krity says:

    Queen Catherine of Gilead. Blessed be the fruit.

  98. The Old Chick says:

    I couldn’t help it! I looked at evening wear. Can’t wait for tomorrow’s post. I’m even going to say something nice!

    I don’t understand the pics with Kate’s hair down? She did a hairstyle change? But same day, right? Maybe someone told her to lose the hat?

  99. Grant says:

    She looks fantastic IMO. Thank god she spared us the nude pumps/wedges. Love those shoes.

  100. Tmac says:

    The First Lady looks like someone photoshopped a face, on her face.

  101. Cassie says:

    Had a proper look , that outfit just overwhelmed her and the bow is hideous .

    She certainly overshadowed everyone else, I guess that is what she wanted .

  102. zinjazin says:

    I dont understand, is it Kate or her stylist team who decides what she should wear? Like who is in charge? Because if it is the stylist maybe someone should brief that person about what this role entails and what is expected on different occasions..
    I really wonder what Cam and Charles thought when the saw her sashay up like this!!?
    She should take note of the korean ladys impeccable approptiate look and try for something more like that for these occasions.

    • The Old Chick says:

      it’s Kate. She has a clear… Um… ‘style’. She’s grinning like a Cheshire cat, clearly thrilled. Plus with ALL the kopy keening she does, that’s 100% her. Who else would suggest she copy Meghan’s pant suits after M got blasted for wearing pants? Now it’s a wardrobe staple and she’s praised for it – that’s why she does it. She wants to stand out, have all the pics of her, all the comments, do a fashion shoot at a funeral… No one else would come up with this level of bs but someone like her.

  103. JJ says:

    Well, Kate needs to stop wearing Catherine Walker because this looks like a maternity dress from the 80’s. Catherine Walker must be a squaddie for her to do this to Kate.

  104. Little Red says:

    The color is very flattering on her but it looks really out of place here with all the others in such subdued colors.

    As others have suggested, the bow was most likely a tribute to Korean traditional dress, a hanbok.

    The two of them combined together is just too much. If she wanted the bow, then the color should have been more subdued.

    • Cathy says:

      People try really hard to explain some of the things Kate wears. Sometimes they are right but not in this case. The bow isn’t to represent a hanbok, the bow is on the coat from Kate’s Christmas thing. She’s wearing it because she thinks it looks good. You can tell she’s pleased from the smirk in the photo captured by Chris Jackson.

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