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The Duchess of Cambridge

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April 12, 2022

With the eleventh wedding anniversary of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge coming up this month, why not find a cozy spot to relax, pour your favourite drink and settle in to enjoy a beautiful book that displays the first decade of Kate’s royal style?

The Duchess of Cambridge: A Decade of Modern Royal Style takes readers on a highly illustrated journey through Kate’s fashion evolution from the moment Will laid eyes on her at St. Andrews University to the highly-publicized role she now fulfills as a key member of the Royal Family. For over a decade now, we have seen Kate wear everything from skinny jeans and sneakers to designer gowns paired with priceless tiaras. Fashion is not what defines the Duchess of Cambridge, and yet, she expertly uses her clothing to make diplomatic gestures, send messages of solidarity and to show respect to everyone across the UK and beyond. One day she might wear an elaborate gown and jewels to portray her status as the wife of a future king, while the next day she might be seen in an average jacket and jeans to enhance her image as the most relatable royal in history.

In this book, you’ll get to see some of her most popular outfits, gain insight from some of the designers who have created her clothes and learn how she manages to look effortlessly perfect in all sorts of outings. You will even come to understand how much time and planning has gone into creating her signature look and how she has become a source of inspiration for millions of women around the world.

To summarize, fashion and royal lovers alike will adore this book that contains nearly 200 glossy photos of Kate and her clothes. It is sure to make you just a bit jealous of her amazing wardrobe and it might even cause you to get swept up in the “Kate Effect” by sending you on a mission to hunt down some of her tried and true high street pieces!

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