I love it when I come across variations of vintage knitting patterns; this beauty is another sweet version of Kate’s royal reception angora bolero sweater. Named the Dolman Bolero, it is from the 1940s. Just adorable and oh-so stylish! I think it would look fabulous knitted in fluffy angora, and I love the big button… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Princess Catherine
Kate Goes To The Movies In Matthew Williamson
It’s been almost a year since the extraordinarily beautiful and fashionable royal couple, William and Kate, said their wedding vows. Egad, that was such a stunning extravaganza! I adored Kate’s wedding gown, and especially loved the fluffy white bolero that topped her reception gown. All that British Royal pomp and circumstance was quite thrilling too…. Read more »
Secondhand Kate: The Duchess Goes Thrifting!
My heart was warmed, once again, by the fabulous Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. Of course, I think she is just marvelous and genuine and real, so there is really little about her that doesn’t warm my heart! Her completely sensible and stunning sartorial taste is to be admired. I positively glowed hearing that the coat… Read more »
Vintage 60s ‘Kate’ Shawl Knitting Pattern
I found this really lovely vintage 1968 knitting pattern for a shawl quite similar to Kate Middleton’s green shawl she wore out grocery shopping. It is really large, has a nice open-work pattern, and is heavily fringed. It measures 56 inches across the long edge and 28 inches long at the center back, excluding fringe. … Read more »
Kate Brings Back the Sheer Nude Stocking
I find that one of the more interesting fashion trends sparked by the chic Duchess of Cambridge is the wearing of nylon stockings. More specifically, sheer nude pantyhose with a slight sheen. I, for one, am glad to see this sartorial comeback. It is an elegant fashion touch that has been sorely missing for some… Read more »
Kate Wows Canada Day!
Prince William and Kate arrived in utterly smashing style today, Canada Day, at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. I have to say that I am ever more impressed with the Duchess of Cambridge’s fabulously chic and appropriate fashions at each outing! This brings back the days when we all thrilled (well,… Read more »