Raspberry pink cotton dress with floral at the waist and floral Peter Pan collar lined with pink piping, flat pleats at the front and back. The dress is fastened at the back by three black buttons. Size: 4 years old
Handmade in France.
The Contrast Coat is a long elegant coat with a seam on the waistline and a flared skirt. It is made of a soft medium weight herringbone beige wool felt trimmed in brown cotton velvet on the top collar, cuff bands, back belt and pocket flaps. It has a long vent which adds to the flare of the skirt and also small belt on the back waist.
The mid-calf length coat had been shortened to above the knee for the first official engagement of Catherine Middleton after her engagement to Prince William. It is by Wiltshire-based designer Katherine Hooker.
I prefer the shorter version of the coat. I think that this really colour suits the Duchess.
1- Kate Middleton wore the coat on 17th March 2006 at the Cheltenham Gold Cup equestrian event.
2- Kate wore the shortened version of the coat on 24th February 2011 at the RNLI lifeboat naming ceremony in Anglesey.
For the Easter Service at St George’s Chapel, Windsor in April 1987, Diana wears a double-breasted summer coat in a lightweight pastel-blue wool with pearlized buttons and cream trimming by Catherine Walker. The designer made identical coats for Prince William and Prince Harry. Prince William is dressed in the coat that day.
Italian-made sheer floral lace knee-length design with a detachable silk-blend slip and scalloped trim, long sheer sleeves, nips at the waist and a zip fastening along the back. By the Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana.
This is a lovely lace dress in a style very much favoured by the Duchess.
1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this dress on 7th November 2015 to attend the British Legion’s Festival of Remembrance with the Duke of Cambridge at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
The Princess of Wales outside Sandringham Church at Christmas 1986. She wears a bright red military-style coat by Piero de Monzi with black covered buttons. The black velvet-crowned hat with a “V” split is by Marina Killery and the Russian style is completed by a black muff.
Diana attends a gala concert at Barbican Centre, London in celebration of the 85th anniversary of the London Symphony Orchestra. The Princess wears an off-the shoulder design by Lorcan-Mullany- Sassoon. It consists of a cocktail suit with a black silk and lace bodice embroidered with black sequins. The top has a white satin collar trimmed with a central black satin bow. Cuff-links that match the buttons are worn to secure the wide white satin cuffs. A straight black velvet skirt completes the suit.