In honour of Kate Middleton and Prince William's second wedding anniversary, we're taking a look back at her top beauty moments over the last few years. Come join us and let the royal celebrations begin!
Prince William and Kate Middleton joined friends at Loulou's for a late one out in London on Wednesday night. The royals spent the evening in the neighbourhood of Mayfair with Pippa Middleton and Princess Eugenie. It was the end of a busy day for both William and Kate. Prince William attended the funeral of his childhood nanny, Olga Powell. Kate, though, had professional obligations. Kate toured Newcastle solo, after William had to change his plans for the sad event. Making many stops around the city, Kate met with youngsters at a community garden project, the Keyfund Office charity, and the Stockton Recovery Service.
Kate Middleton wore a sleeveless top to yesterday's women's field hockey bronze medal match between New Zealand and Great Britain at London's Riverbank Arena. She made it through a tense game to see the UK team claim a victory, and congratulated the players afterward. The Duchess of Cambridge has been a faithful attendee of various Olympic matches, but field hockey holds a special place in her heart — she played the sport growing up! Joining Kate this morning was Dame Kelly Holmes, who won medals at past Olympics for middle distance running. Yesterday, Kate and Prince Harry made the rounds at the Olympic Park together. They shared laughs while greeting members of Team GB who have already won medals.
Prince William and Kate Middleton were in the stands at Wimbledon yesterday. The royals watched Roger Federer's victory over Mikhail Youzhny — which will move him on to the semifinals — and stayed for the Andy Murray and David Ferrer match afterward. Kate, who is a big tennis fan, sported a knit Alexander McQueen dress that she also wore during her trip to Canada with Prince William last year. She leaned in close to chat with her husband and cheered and clapped during the action.
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The blue-blooded stars collided yesterday when the Catherine Duchess of Cambridge met Crown Princess Mary of Denmark for the first time at UNICEF's Global Supply Centre in Denmark. The stylish meet-and-great was for a good cause — raising awareness of the famine in East Africa. Mary and Kate are by far our favourite young royals, both displaying grace and elegance in their public roles; yesterday being no exception. Mary donned an understated black coat, wide legged trousers and a pale blue blouse, whilst Kate turned heads in a red coat and knee high boots — both from one of her favourite labels, LK Bennett. Her chic 'fit adds weight to her title as Britain's best-dressed, but we have an Aussie soft spot for Mary. Help us out and tell us which do-gooding royal looked the most princess-appropriate!
We couldn't help but notice there is a stylish revolution going on amongst the royal families of the world. Obviously Kate Middleton has helped put the style spotlight back on the British royal family, but there's a swag of other Princesses with a modern take on the royal dress code too, y'now? From Spain's Crown Princess Letizia, to the bubbly Princess Victoria from Sweden, as well as our own Crown Princess Mary from Denmark — step inside and get versed on the young royals putting fashion back on the regal agenda.
Though plenty of royal wedding rumours have been proven false, here's a fun bit of truth in beauty: hair care brand Tigi's new volumizing Your Highness collection is a nod to the British royals. (The line comprises a shampoo, conditioner, root boosting spray, shine spray, hair spray, and gel.) Sure, it's a convenient tie-in with Will and Kate's nuptials, but even if you're over wedding mania, there's something worth seeing. The Young Royals microsite features four ridiculously easy-to-follow hairstyling tutorials, including tips for creating this punk-princess updo. Because you know what they say: The higher the hair, the closer to royal heir. Or something like that.