WHICH two families are famous for their matriarch mums, stubbly sons and perky bums?One tribe resides in Hollywood and created the First Lady of social media, while the other hails from leafy Berkshire and can be credited with producing our future Queen.The Middletons were more of a fixture at Wimbledon this year than strawberries and cream – with 17 visits.That has prompted one MP to label them as flashy as the Kardashians.Labour’s Emma Dent Coad said: “I say the Middletons are like the Kardashians now because they are such film stars.“It just shows how much it has all changed. I would say if we are going to have princes and princesses, I would rather it was the Beckhams because they have earned their own money.”But how much do the royals of reality television and Prince William’s in-laws really have in common?Here, KARA DOLMAN charts their similarities.IT is not just dark, flowing locks this pair have in common.Their weddings were also the most … [Read more...] about One family created the First Lady of social media, while the other gave us a future Queen… but are Kate Middleton and co as flash as the Kardashians?
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THE royal box has the best seats at Wimbledon and is the perfect place to look out for some celeb spotting.And all eyes were on tennis enthusiast Kate Middleton as she visited the famous grounds this year. But what did she wear and what was her talked-about new haircut?Kate was pictured in the royal box on Centre Court on the first day of The Championships, seeing Andy take on lucky loser Alexander Bublik, ranked 134.Sitting behind Kate for the opening Centre Court clash between Andy Murray and Alexander Bublik was Mamma Mia! actor Dominic Cooper.And Kate's sister Pippa has also been spotted in the box this year after making a series of appearances in previous additions – she was joined by her brother, James.From bouncy blow-dries to royal up-dos, Kate Middleton’s locks have been the envy of the nation.When she visited Wimbledon on the opening day this year she sported a drastically different do and fans went wild for her shorter cut.Around six … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton Wimbledon 2017 watch – what’s her new haircut, what outfits has she worn and is she a patron?
ONE of Kate Middleton’s favourite designers has called in police after mafia bosses allegedly swindled almost one million pounds from her.British fashion guru Roksanda Ilincic – a favourite of Donald Trump’s wife Melania, Samantha Cameron and the Duchess of Cambridge – is believed to have fallen victim to sophisticated gangsters posing as a construction group.She and her husband handed over £850,000 to two business partners for a 50 per cent stake in a luxury apartment block in Belgrade, Serbia.But the deal turned sour when the money, along with their business partners, vanished.The pair are thought to have tried and failed to track down the bogus company, believed to be the work of underworld crime lords in Serbia.Roksanda, 39, eventually turned to the country’s Minister of Internal Affairs Nebojsa Stefanovic to open an investigation.A security source said: “They have brought documents and evidence to police.“They now expect to see … [Read more...] about One of Kate Middleton’s favourite designers calls in cops over £1million property fraud by ‘mafia chiefs’
Kate and Wills landed in Canada this weekend, bringing with them their two adorable children, an large entourage and the eyes of the world.Kate is no stranger to having her wardrobe analysed but for those who keep her company, the scrutiny will certainly add some additional pressure.For Canada’s first lady Sophie Gregoire Trudeau the comparisons are an inevitable side effect of the royal tour.The ex- TV presenter and wife of Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has no doubt been conscious of the need to “step up her game” as the Princess brings a careful curated wardrobe showcasing the best of both Canadian and British designers.On the first day of the tour the fash pack were siding with Kate’s chic maple leaf hat and royal blue dress combo over Sophie’s slim fitting purple dress and felt hat which came under criticism.But how did the pair fair on day two of the Canada Royal Tour 2016?The women toured around Vancouver visiting charities with their … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton vs Sophie Gregoire Trudeau – Duchess of Cambridge’s wins outfit crown on day 2 of Canada royal tour
Five short years ago the nation’s sweethearts touched down in Canada as newlyweds doing their first official tour of the country.Throughout the tour Kate’s outfit choices were scrutinised and admired by the public back home and after a series of style successes she was hailed a fashion icon.This weekend the Duchess of Cambridge once more landed with her husband on Canadian shores, this time with two adorable children in tow.Only two outfits in and the nation is already swooning over her stunning design choices.The first was a striking royal blue dress by Jenny Packham.She teamed it up with a matching blue hat from Lock & Co, adorned with blue maple leaves and the Queen’s diamond maple leaf brooch.She followed up her initial ensemble with a playful number for her arrival in Vancouver yesterday.The intricately designed frock was by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, the same designer who made her iconic wedding dress.Kate paired the outfit up with some co-ordinated … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton’s Canada royal tour outfit choices have already impressed- we look back at her wardrobe from the 2011 visit
PRINCE William and Kate Middleton’s Bafta’s entrance was executed like a military operation – with celebrities shunned from the red carpet to make way for the Royals.The pair arrived at the Albert Hall just before 7pm on Sunday night and, over 30 minutes prior to their entrance, the previously packed red carpet was completely cleared for them.A-list stars, including actresses Penelope Cruz and Michelle Williams, had their red carpet walk and press interviews seemingly cancelled, as the stars failed to show at the main entrance.An onlooker told The Sun Online: “The Royal arrival was a massive deal for the organisers, people with headsets started to move people along half an hour before they were due to arrive.“There was a lot of talk about ‘the Royal arrival’ and there was no messing about – in a matter of minutes the whole carpet was cleared of talent and their entourages.“Fans and members of the press were told Michelle Williams … [Read more...] about Prince William and Kate Middleton shut down the Bafta red carpet for 30 minutes – leaving Penelope Cruz and Michelle Williams out in the cold
JACKIE Kennedy is undoubtedly one of the most iconic style icons of the past century.So much so that even celebrities like Kate Middleton and Amal Clooney to Melania Trump are still copying her impeccable style.But you don't need to have the bank balance of America's First Lady to emulate her classic look.Here, we've picked out some of her most iconic outfits and revealed where you can get them on the high street.Get pounding those pavements!Accessories can make or break your outfit.Take a tip from Jackie and spruce up a simple, plain dress with elegant pearls and expensive-looking jewels.Dress, £24.99, Anna Field at Zalando; Brooch, £15, The Collection at Debenhams; Necklace, £25, M&S Collection at Marks and Spencer; Ring, £18, Jon Richard at Debenhams; Bag, £60, Dune.Let your outfit do the talking with a simple Chanel inspired tweed skirt suit. If you’re feeling extra daring, pop on a pair … [Read more...] about A-listers like Kate Middleton and Amal Clooney are STILL copying Jackie Kennedy’s classic style – and here’s where to get it on the high street
MELANIA TRUMP knew exactly how to look like a First Lady on Friday – just copy Jackie Kennedy.More than 50 years after she left the White House, Jackie’s look is still instantly recognisable – neat and tailored, in light colours, with matching accessories.The Slovenian-born former model stepped out in a stunning pastel blue outfit including a demure dress, court shoes and elbow-length gloves designed by Ralph Lauren.Fashionistas were quick to point out that she was channelling the 1960s style icon.Jackie wore a similar outfit back in 1961 when John F. Kennedy was sworn into office.But Melania is not the only one taking a leaf out of former First Lady’s book.A-list celebs are still taking inspiration from her unique fashion sense.And a whole host of famous faces have copied her style over the half century since she left the White House.A pink suit and hat worn by Princess Diana in 1995 made her look a dead ringer for JFK’s wife.Kate Middleton’s 2014 … [Read more...] about How A-listers from Melania Trump and Kate Middleton to Amal Clooney are STILL copying Jackie Kennedy’s impeccable style – more than 50 years after she left the White House
CHRISTMAS may be over, but the celebrations are only just getting started for these celebrities.These stars will all be continuing the festivities - as they prepare to blow out the candles on their January birthdays.The Duchess of Cambridge turns 35 on January 9.Kate, who is mum to Prince George and Princess Charlotte, married Prince William in 2011.In December, the mum-of-two spent her first Christmas away from Sandringham since her son was born, and celebrated at her parents' home.Former One Direction hunk Zayn turns 24 on January 12.The singer is currently dating Victoria's Secret model Gigi Hadid, 21.According to reports, Zayn recently proposed to girlfriend Gigi, but she said 'no' because the pair have been dating for less than a year.Zayn shares his big day with Mama Do singer Pixie Lott, who will be turning 26 in 2017.Croydon supermodel Kate turns 43 on January 16.The blonde beauty, whose little sister Lottie is currently dating Made in Chelsea star Alex … [Read more...] about Celebrity birthdays in January – from Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton to Zayn Malik, which stars were born this month?
BEAMING Kate Middleton showed off her growing baby bump as she made a surprise appearance with Paddington Bear today.Kate shared a dance with the much-loved children’s character at the London train station he shares a name with.Husband Wills and Prince Harry were also present to meet some of the cast and crew from the movie Paddington 2.During the visit, the Duchess, who is three months pregnant looked relaxed and wore an outfit by designer Orla Kiely. Kate has been suffering from severe morning sickness, which has forced her to cancel some public appearances.Regarding the Duchess' health, a Kensington Palace spokeswoman said "she's better, but she's still suffering".The Duke and Duchess and Harry were also due to meet a group of children who have been helped by their charities.The youngsters taking part have been selected by members of the Duke, Duchess and Prince's Charities Forum - with many going through difficult times in their lives.More than 30 organisations are involved … [Read more...] about Pregnant Kate Middleton shows off her growing baby bump as she dances with Paddington Bear