Day Six of the Commonwealth Games is Chock-Full of Engagements

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The Duchess began her day at Home Nation House where she attended a reception hosted by SportsAid. She is a patron of the charity, which funds the budding stars of British sport. Their past successes have included Daley Thompson, Tanni Grey-Thompson and Linford Christie.

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At the event, Kate visited mentoring sessions led by tennis player Laura Robson, former world champion open-water swimmer Keri-Anne Payne, Glasgow 2014 Team Wales captain Aled Davies and 2002 Commonwealth Games silver medalist Steve Parry.

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Meanwhile, Princes Harry and William visited Coach Core, a Royal Foundation they head which helps teenagers get qualifications in coaching and leadership.

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The royal trio reunited with a stop-off at Glasgow’s Hampden Park. The young royals were snapped enjoying the athletics alongside Lord Sebastian Coe, which included watching English triple-jumper Greg Rutherford, Scottish hurdler Eilidh Child and Kenyan runner David Rudisha compete.

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The last engagement of the day was a visit to the Athletes’ Village where they met with some of the host nation’s medal winners, including Usain Bolt and Sir Chris Hoy.

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Olympian Sir Chris Hoy and chieftain of the village, gave the royals a tour of the site and were then encouraged to take part in a few traditional games.

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Stella McCartney

The Duchess recycled her vibrant blue ‘Ridley Stretch Cady Dress’ ($695/£515) by Stella McCartney for the fourth time. It features a round neck, short sleeves, a fitted waist, an A-line skirt, inverted pleat details and a concealed rear zip closure.

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Kate wore the dress twice in summer 2012, once with a Cartier statement necklace to a private viewing at the National Portrait Gala, and once underneath her navy Smythe blazer with gold buttons to watch Andy Murray in an Olympic tennis game at Wimbledon.

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The last time we saw the Duchess in her Stella McCartney knee-length shift dress was when she touched down in Canberra on the 2014 New Zealand/Australia Tour.

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Stuart Weitzman
Clutch on the right is Stuart Weitzman for Russel & Bromley ‘Muse’
Clutch on the left could possibly be the new ‘Emmy’ bespoke clutch
Photo courtesy of a follower on WKW
This time, Kate wore the frock with her navy Smythe blazer, her navy Stuart Weitzman ‘Corkswoon’ wedges and a matching suede navy clutch (it could possibly be a bespoke Emmy clutch with thanks to followers on WKW).
Kiki McDonough
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Completing her outfit, the Duchess wore her gold Kiki McDonough Citrine Drop earrings, her Ballon Bleu de Cartier watch, and her gold Asprey necklace featuring charms from the Woodland Collection.
Update 8/5/2014
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Thanks to ‘My Small Obsessions’ on FB, Kate’s clutch has been officially ID’ed! It is the Frome Suede Clutch Bag in navy from L.K. Bennett (originally £185, currently on sale for £110).
L.K. Bennett
Additional Details
Crafted in soft suede.
Featuring a mag-dot closure, internal zip compartment and convenient removable strap handle.
L.K. Bennett
The clutch is also available in ‘pink – ray’ (currently sold out).

L.K. Bennett

July Updates!

July started out as a relatively quiet month with few updates, but as we blaze into August things are starting to pick up…

New Details on Kate’s McQueen Outfit in Adelaide

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You may recall the pretty pink Alexander McQueen outfit that Kate wore during her New Zealand/Australia Tour earlier this year. It was thought that this was a two piece skirt suit and with thanks to Duchess Kate blog and WKW, we have some additional info.
We now know that it is, in fact, a wool and cashmere-blend dress. The frock is available from for a steep $3,395.
Additional Info:
Alexander McQueen lends a vintage theme to this pretty dress.
Light pink fabric, reworked for a figure-sculpting silhouette, is given a feminine boost with a peplum waistband and draped detailing.
•Zipped back, hook fastening
•Partially lined
•90% Wool, 10% Cashmere
•Lining: 75% Polyamide, 25% Elastane
•Dry clean
•Designer color name: Powder
If pink isn’t your color, it’s also available in ‘poppy red’ at Lane Crawford ( for $3,235.
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 The Duchess’ Sneakers are ID’ed! Corp Australia

When the Duchess was photographed on her own time she was often seen wearing white sneakers with red soles, however they had not been ID’ed.

Thanks to Tatiana’s Delights on FB, they have now been ID’ed! They are Asics ‘Oberon 8’ running shoes for women in pink/white/orange and still available at for $78.73.
Photo Released to Commemorate Prince George’s First Birthday
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Clarence House, on behalf of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have released a new photo to commemorate Prince George’s 1st birthday.
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The picture shows the prince enjoying a visit to the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum on July 02, 2014 in London.
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Two more pictures are due to be released tonight at 10.30 GMT. Stay tuned!
Petit Bateau
For those that are interested, the little prince wore the ‘Baby boy short cotton cloth overalls with Oshkosh stripes’ by Petit Bateau ($45.60 and currently sold out).
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Prince George could also possibly be wearing the ‘Baby boy short-sleeved cotton bodysuit with polo shirt neck’ by Petit Bateau ($26.60).
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Completing his ensemble, he wore his white socks with his soft ‘Alex Pre-Walkers’ in navy (£27.99).