Nautical style and hearts: Duchess of Cambridge visits South Wales

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Get the Duchess of Cambridge‘s South Wales style with this cute Valentine’s themed pink heart scarf from Beulah London: bit.ly/3b9HGyj. Priced at £95, 10% of the profits go towards helping end modern slavery. (Thanks to @labelsforlunchfor this!)

Her dress is from Zara, a past season item. Her coat is called the Bianca, and still available from Hobbs, currently on sale: http://bit.ly/398q2cw. She also carried her ruby red small Darley bag from Mulberry in croc finish, and that item is actually on sale now here: http://bit.ly/3b9NaZH.

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Pleated Leopard Print Skirts: Apparently the Must-Have of January 2020!

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This week, the Duchess of Cambridge began her early years initiative in earnest, at the Ely and Careau Children’s Centre in Cardiff. Part of her ensemble was a Zara leopard print pleated skirt, which was on sale for £9.99, but sold out almost immediately.

If you were after pleated leopard print skirts, though, I have plenty for you! Apparently this is the must-have fashion item of the season, which I had no idea about… And, because it’s so popular, there are skirts in a variety of different price ranges as well, from £34 up to £169!

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Ralph Lauren Leopard Print Skirts

20 January: UK-Africa Summit – Duchess of Cambridge in Needle and Thread dress

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20 Jan 2020: Duchess of Cambridge, Kate is wearing the gorgeous Aurora dress, found here: http://bit.ly/2Rcy5ik
It’s £410 from Needle and Thread and still available in many sizes. Good luck!
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You can also purchase her ruby earrings from Soru Jewellery, where they cost £140.
 

 

Black Friday for Royal Watchers! Strathberry and Missoma discounted

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It’s Black Friday time! As usual, some of the Duchesses’ favourite retailers have some great pieces at a discount.

First off, let’s look at Strathberry, home to three bags carried by Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex. They are:

At Missoma, everything is discounted with the code VIP25 or BF25: check their range out here: http://bit.ly/37D6Bsf. Here are some of the items worn by the royals; the first by Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, and the rest by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.

 

 

Smart Set Capsule Wardrobe by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

Meghan’s Smart Set capsule wardrobe launched today. Here’s a quick and simple list of products and where to buy. Links are affiliate, except for Misha Nonoo’s.
John Lewis tote bag, £109, in black and brown: bit.ly/31iT5qi
M&S dress (in 3 colours) at £19.50 bit.ly/31i002G
Jigsaw Paris Blazer: bit.ly/2Ae10cs
Jigsaw Paris Trousers: bit.ly/31nbrXe
Today at the launch, Meghan paired her Paris trousers and Smart Set Shirt with a pair of Manolo Blahnik heels (http://bit.ly/2A9sLCS, affiliate link) and a saddle coloured POLO Ralph Lauren belt (http://bit.ly/31iXlG2, affiliate link)
For every item purchased from the Smart Set, a like for like donation will be made to Smart Works, a charity that helps women with the clothes, confidence and coaching to go out there and get that job! I love the way Meghan channels her love for cooking and fashion into helping those in need!
 

Kate, Duchess of Sussex, at the Polo, 10 July 2019

The Duchess of Cambridge carries a small Darley bag in red today – currently on sale here! bit.ly/2G15FBR (UK affiliate link) #DuchessofCambridge #Katestyle
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, at the Polo, 10 July 2019

 

With thanks to @MeghansMirror for the ID, here are Meghan’s sunnies today: £220 at @NETAPORTER. bit.ly/2YNpXWG (affiliate link) #DuchessofSussex #MeghanStyleCapturesunniues

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, at Wimbledon, 4 July 2019

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A quick update on Meghan, Duchess of Sussex’s, outfit, today at Wimbledon! She wore a gorgeous white pinstripe blazer, with a new pair of sunglasses, and her trusty Madewell hat. It’s now available to purchase in the UK and I really, really wish I could buy it!

 

Here are the links to purchase:

Hat: bit.ly/2YyePNd (now available in the UK!)

Thanks to @MeghansMirror

and @fortheroyals

for IDs!

 

Chinese New Year: Celebrate The Year of the Dog with A Feast (plus Rosé)!

I love celebrating Chinese New Year – if you live in a big city check to see if there are any events near you coming up: Southampton always has a lion dance and dragon dance going on somewhere in the city, and you can find out more here. I’ve said before that sharing other people’s food, traditions and holidays is the purest way of showing appreciation and love, so with that in mind, I’d like to share some great recipes for celebrating the Chinese New Year of the Dog on Friday 16 February!

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Easy Entertaining At Christmas With Aldi

If you’re like me, the best part of Christmas has to be the food, the entertaining, and spending time with friends and family. I’m not the type to get too flustered by cooking, but I don’t like to spend a lot of time in the kitchen when there’s so much else to do, so my favourite way to feed the masses over Christmas is with a big cold buffet spread.

Can you believe I got this whole spread from Aldi for under £25?!

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