June Updates!

Due to the positive response I received from the May Updates post, I will continue to do the monthly updates.

Jaeger Crepe Dress With Navy Trim

‘Kate’s Closet’ on FB
 

Thanks to ‘Kate’s Closet’ on FB for the heads up! Jaeger will be restocking their ‘Crepe Dress with Navy Trim’ that Kate wore to the America’s Cup Challenge breakfast.

On the Jaeger FB page they posted that they are expecting more stock tomorrow! You can also go to their website and sign up for an email notification. The frock is still on sale for £99.

Jaeger
 

As of today 6/13/2014, Jaeger is once again, sold out of the dress. However they posted on their facebook page that they expect a new shipment of dress in mid-July (I hope to pick up a dress in July). Stay tuned!

Kate’s shoes at 2014 Buckingham Palace Garden Party have been ID’ed!

 

Thanks to a diligent follower on WKW, Kate’s shoes at the 2014 Buckingham Palace Garden Party have been ID’ed. They are one of their 5th Avenue styles (# is 235402) from 2013 and no longer available in the color that Duchess was wearing.

Same style, different color/pattern
Russell & Bromley
 
Same style, different color
kleczkow on Ebay
 
Same style, different color
kleczkow on Ebay
 
LK Bennett Detroit Dress – back in stock!
 
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Kate’s LK Bennett ‘Detroit’ fitted dress in snorkel blue is back in stock. It retails for $395.
 
The Fern Brooch Replikate
 
Photo collage credit: Tatiana’s Delights on FB
 
I don’t usually post Replikates, but this is one that I plan to buy myself so I thought I’d share. The Royal Trust Collection is offering a replica of the Queen’s New Zealand Silver-Fern Brooch (and the brooch Kate borrowed for her New Zealand/Australia 2014 Tour). The brooch features Swarovski crystals set in white gold-plated metal and sells for an affordable £65.

Four Engagements and Three Outfit Changes for Kate on Day Six

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Day 7 began as the royal couple disembarked their RNZAF jet in Dunedin. They were greeted with a traditional Maori welcome from the Ngai Tahu tribe, who are the main tribe on the South Island.

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Elders from the tribe conducted a welcome – or Powhiri – which involved chanting at the couple from some distance before inviting them forward.

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Then the Duke and Duchess rubbed noses with their hosts in a traditional Maori welcome known as a hongi.

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After leaving the airport, William and Kate attended a Palm Sunday church service at Cathedral of St Paul .  The service lasted 75-minutes, and upon it’s conclusion the Duke and Duchess walked down the cathedral steps to cheers and crossed the road to chat to some of the well-wishers.

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The Duchess of Cambridge brightened up the day in a long-sleeved, turquoise Emilia Wickstead  dress. It featured a cinched waist, pleated skirt and fell just above the knee. Emilia Wickstead is a New Zealand born, London based designer and a long-time favorite of Kate.

Photo collage courtesy of a follower on WKW
 

The dress may look familiar as it looks a lot like the pale pink Emilia Wickstead that Kate wore to the Buckingham Palace garden party (May 2012).

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Emmy London
 
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Completing her outfit, Kate wore a Bespoke blue hat by milliner Jane Taylor, suede Valerie Carbon court shoes by Emmy London (£400), a Natasha Carbon envelope clutch in kid suede also by Emmy London (£290), the diamond fern brooch on loan from the Queen and her Kiki McDonough green amethyst and earrings.

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Kiki McDonough

Next, it was off to Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge would each be coaching a children’s ‘Rippa Rugby’ team accompanied by members of the All Blacks.

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Rippa rugby is a non-contact form of the sport designed for primary school children with players ripping a flag from the belt of an opponent instead of tackling them.

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William’s team, ‘Clutha,’ beat Kate’s ‘Pirates’ 30-20.

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The Duchess changed out of her Emilia Wickstead dress into an oval knit sweater by Jonathan Saunders ($359 and sold out), blue skinny jeans and her taupe suede plimsolls by Mint Velvet.

Jonathan Saunders
 
Mint Velvet
 

After the rugby match, William & Kate hopped a plane to Queenstown. Their first engagement was a visit to Amisfield Winery where they toured the vineyards and even tasted some of their wines.

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The Duchess of Cambridge changed a third time and wore her navy double breasted blazer with gold buttons by Zara, fitted blue and white gingham ‘boyfriend’ shirt from Gap ($49.95), navy skinny jeans and her trusty blue suede ‘Corkswoon’ wedges by Stuart Weitzman.

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Zara
 
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Stuart Weitzman

After the winery, it was off to the Shotover River, one of New Zealand’s premier tourist attractions.

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After changing into waterproof jackets and donning lifejackets, the couple made their way down a ramp into one of the 15-seater boats. They waved for souvenir photographs and greeted hundreds of tourists and locals who had gathered downstream to see them.

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When they returned 20 minutes later, the couple were wet but clearly exhilarated.

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