PRIM AND PROPER
For painting with inner-city kids, Catherine chooses a crisp navy and ivory outfit from high-street favorite Whistles.
The Duchess of Cambridge looks appropriately regal in a lavender Alexander McQueen pleated gown – accessorized with borrowed earrings from the Queen – at the BAFTA Brits to Watch gala in Los Angeles.
GREEN WITH ENVY
At a private reception at the British Consul-General’s residence in L.A., Catherine stands out in a vivid green Diane von Furstenburg “Maja” dress and a snakeskin clutch, also by the designer. Von Furstenberg tweeted, “Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, is truly a DVF girl.”
For her arrival in Los Angeles, Kate stays neutral in a dove gray, draped sheath by London-based designer Roksanda Ilincic, paired with beige Jimmy Choo pumps and clutch.
From tiaras to cowboy hats: The princess embraces the cowgirl spirit for a rodeo in Calgary, pairing her 10-gallon topper with a patterned Alice by Temperley London button-up, boot-leg Goldsign jeans and a big-buckle belt.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge pays tribute to her host country on Canada Day, topping her famous cream-colored Reiss dress with a maple-leaf themed fascinator by Lock amp Co.’s milliner, Sylvia Fletcher – and finished the look with a stylish fan clutch, smart red pumps, Kiki McDonough earrings and a brooch on loan from the Queen of England.
ALL BUTTONED UP
Kate goes from princess to preppy in a gold-buttoned navy Smythe blazer, ruffled top, J Brand jeans and wedge espadrilles to board a plane with her coordinating husband.
DREAM OF JEAN-Y
For her second day around Yellowknife (including a romantic canoe trip!) she chooses a more relaxed look, wearing the same J Brand skinny jeans with a slim button-up and two-tone Sebago boat shoes.
LOVE A PARADE
The Duchess chooses a monochromatic look, wearing a By Malene Birger dress to march in a processional in Yellowknife, Canada – relying on her trusty L.K. Bennett pumps to help her keep pace, even in heels!
In addition to her maple-leaf accessories, Kate gives Canadian style a nod by selecting two dresses by Montreal-born designer Erdem Moralioglu, who now lives in London and whose dresses are a favorite of stars like Lea Michele and Michelle Williams. For a prayer service in Montreal, she sported a lacy cobalt shift with a nude patent clutch and her favorite L.K. Bennett heels.
CREAM OF THE CROP
Selecting a sleek tan Joseph dress (and L.K. Bennett clutch and heels) to meet fans (and talk kids!) in Quebec City, the Duchess keeps her look breezy and summer-appropriate by adding simple coordinating accessories
Let’s hope those snakeskin-print Tabitha Simmons heels are comfortable: Kate wears them with her slim-fitting Catherine Walker dress and Links of London earrings to help plant a tree in Ottawa next to the one Prince William’s parents planted in 1983, to serve as a symbol of the newlyweds’ enduring love.
Kate also chooses Issa for a barbeque in honor of charitable young people, opting for a decidedly more casual bird-print wrap dress, which she wears with dark tights and wedge espadrilles.
For her first appearance on Canadian soil – and her husband’s first official remarks– the Duchess sports her first Erdem dress – a navy-and-white lace sheath – whose busy pattern she accented with her simple nude L.K. Bennett pumps and coordinating clutch.
Kate boarded the plane in London June 30 wearing a smart flight suit, layering a navy Smythe blazer over a fitted Roland Mouret dress with a Mulberry purse.