What Kate wore: The sartorial style of the future queen of Britain on her India tour

first_imgWith the British royals finally landing in the country, and the excitement about Kate and William on an all-time high, all the buzz on social media would have you believe that the rather lovely Duchess of Cambridge is definitely outshining the prince.The couple landed in the country on April 10, kick-starting their visit to India and Bhutan by laying a wreath at Taj Hotel (Mumbai), paying their respects to the victims of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.Picture courtesy: Instagram/@kensingtonroyal Kate wore a red Alexander McQueen number that came printed with paisleys–a quintessentially Indian pattern and what we thought was a cute way of tipping your hat to the host country. Won’t you agree?Picture courtesy: Instagram/@redmangodiariesThe royal couple then headed to the Oval Maidan ground where they interacted and played with local kids. The Duchess opted for a pink-hued Jaipur inspired tunic by Anita Dongre, paired with suede wedges, while showing her sporty side. Perfect pick for the city! Obviously, with her jumping about in such a spirited manner, that too away from home ground, it’s not a wonder that she’s one of the most well-loved royals.Also read: Kate Middleton is making short hair for princesses a thingPicture courtesy: Instagram/@catherine_mountbatten_windsorThe royal couple also visited the ancient Banganga Water Tank, Malabar Hill, where they were welcomed with garlands and tilaks. Their official Instagram post read, “This afternoon The Duke and Duchess visited Banganga Water Tank in Mumbai. Their Royal Highnesses were presented with flower garlands and tilaks, and scattered flower petals into the water (sic)”advertisementPicture courtesy: Instagram/@catherine_mountbatten_windsorThe evening turned out to be the most talked-about event of the day, thanks to Will and Kate’s dinner with Bollywood stars and figures from the business world. While the ladies from Bollywood opted for pastel hues, most of them sticking to Manish Malhotra, Kate Middleton outshone everyone with her dazzling royal blue Jenny Packham number, showing everyone what a future queen looks like.Also read: 9 times Kate Middleton repeated her outfits and still killed itPicture courtesy: Instagram/@poshandglamour She gave her look an Indian touch by pairing her dress with big blue earrings from Amrapali. Even though Kate wore a gown from one of her favourite designers, we would have loved to see her sport an Indian designer at the party, but then again, are we getting too greedy already? Picture courtesy: Instagram/@theduchesscatherineAnd yes, that hairstyle is #hairgoals.Picture courtesy: Instagram/@lovelykatemiddletonAlso read: Recapping the best moments from Princess Kate Middleton’s lifeActress Sophie Choudry took to Instagram and made everyone insta-jealous by posting this picture with the royals.Picture courtesy: Instagram/@sophiechoudryApril 11 saw the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge start their morning by attending an event for young entrepreneurs, where the Duke also launched the Tech Rocketship Awards that will honor some of India’s brightest talents in technology start-ups. Keeping it formal, the Duchess wore a cream-coloured Emilia Wickstead wool crepe dress, which she finished with blush-pink pointed pumps from Rupert Sanderson and a Mulberry clutch. Picture courtesy: Instagram/@allabouthrhkateWith Kate having sported this number, it will fly off the racks like a charm. Kate also sported this number in the Capital, as the royals started their journey in the city by laying a wreath at India Gate.Picture courtesy: Instagram/@catherine_of_cambridge At the garden party celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday, the Duchess switched up to a more dressy look with embroidered separates from Temperley London’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection, finished with a Prada clutch and black heels. She kept the feel of the look soft by wearing her hair in half up half down.Picture courtesy: Instagram/@theduchesscatherineFor the royals’ private meeting with the Salaam Baalak Trust in the Capital, where the couple interacted and played with children, the Duchess wore a simple empire line dress, perfect for the Indian summer finished with Filigree Bead Short Drop Earrings by Accessorize, a pair of suede flats and half up half down hair.Picture courtesy: Instagram/@familycambridge The couple’s meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saw  the Duchess sport a Temperley London dress again. This time, her choice was an aqua green lace dress finished with pointed nude pumps, drop earrings and a low chignon. Don’t you just love the colour on her? Such a breath of fresh air!Picture courtesy: Twitter/@LuisaCMFanslast_img

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