Duchess Kate in the Nude

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Will pantyhose make a comeback?

In all of the press coverage before the wedding of kate Middleton and Price William, I admired the fashion and thought about how her ladylike elegant dress is a good influence on fashion (I'm amazed that companies are reissuing clothing just because she wears it). However, there is one part of the new Duchess off Cambridge's wardrobe that as a true Southern California girl I cannot abide. Pantyhose. Almost all of the popular princess' photos during the tour have the tell-tale sign of sheer pantyhose (I adore that yellow dress she wore when she met...more

Dress Like a Duchess at Every Size & Budget

The royal visit is upon us. It was almost too much for me to wait for 5 p.m. tonight when I could click on Polyvore and start hunting for Kate's clothes. The young duchess is starting to make quite a name for herself, isn't she? For the departure from Heathrow in the UK, Duchess Kate went beyond what looked good and sent a few messages of awareness with her design choices. She paired a Roland Mouret dress, french designer, with a Smythe blazer, a Canadian line....more

Kate's Look for Less: Wimbledon

Yesterday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge appeared at Wimbledon to watch a match with fellow Brit Andy Murray....more

I have a dress like that in Black and it's my favorite! I purchased it at Ricki's on Sale for ...more

Kate's Look for Less: Irish Guards Visit

Lately, the Duchess of Cambridge has made finding bargain versions of her outfits challenging.The problem? The upper classes of British women favor day coats or frock coats for certain royal outings. Absolutely no one else wears them. They're certainly difficult to find in America, and even harder to find under $200. This was the case with the Duchess' coat she wore on Saturday....more

Kate’s Look for Less: ARK Gala

Yesterday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stepped out in formal attire to attend the ARK gala dinner in London. ARK (Absolute Return for Kids) is a charity in the UK, and the pair attended on behalf of the Princes Foundation. ARK galas have a history of being particularly posh with celebrities in attendance. Since this was the first formal occasion for the pair, Kate brought it up a notch from her typical high-end retailers....more

Epsom Derby: Kate's Look for Less

Over the weekend, Kate, Wills and Harry joined all the other royals at the Epsom Derby. Who cares what horse won! All eyes were on what Kate would wear in her first public appearance since The Wedding. ...more

I do like her style.

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Kate's Look for Less: Meeting the Obamas

I never imagined that Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge would be in a photo op with Michelle Obama.I hate Michelle Obama's style and politics, so this photo was particularly sweet. It shows how easily class and understated style can upstage fussy and expensive items. Kate, err Catherine looks comfortable and confident. Michelle looks like she's playing princess dress up....more

The Victory of Love And Common Sense Over Prejudice

Many stories have been written about the equal rights of people. Comparing history and present gives the mankind hope. Regardless of country of origin, race, sex or age or aristocratic roots, being it at work or in private life, we are putting back on the table discussion about personality traits, rather than personal origin. We are becoming more liberal than our ancestors were. We are giving more value to the vision of living fulfilled life vs....more

The Problem with Princesses

Disney has done us no favors, folks.  This morning I roused my sleepy 5 year-old out of bed and carried her into the living room to watch the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton.  I thought she would be delighted to see a common girl become a princess in real life before her very eyes. I was wrong.  She watched in awe at first, but before I knew it, she was on the ground kicking and crying.  It was a fit of tumultuous jealousy and pure rage....more

It's not as if she is going to actually live a perfect life.. it's a job 24x7, and even if it's ...more