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Wills and Kate at Wimbledon on the 4th of July

Monday, July 9, 2012

Wow, back with internet and am I behind! Let's get rolling straight away, there were a slew of appearances--each will get its own post, beginning with Kate's first appearance at Wimbledon last week on the 4th of July...

She recycled the McQueen from PEI, Canada.  Good choice all around in my mind.  Tennis is the perfect place for a recycle, and this has the appropriate vibe.  My favorite tennis dress from Kate remains her Temperley from last year.  Of course, it was a bit warmer, she was the brand new Duchess of Cambridge, the toast of the world, but my, that dress looked absolutely marvelous. (shown below)

Kate is a keen tennis fan and seemed very involved as she followed the game.  We always get great grimaces from her at sporting events, and I kind of like it.  A light change of pace from the smiling, and shows her in a very normal light. 

Kate always seems to feel the pressure of a sporting event.  Remember her expressions from the Boodles Boxing Ball back in 2008? (Also loved that dress.)

This Wimbledon appearence was a little unexciting for me, and I am not sure why.   Although I loved the dress on PEI, and think it is appropriate and looks great here, I just wasn't all excited over it the way I was before.  Kate looked great, though, and any time she busts out those sapphires, I am happy.


  1. I really don't like this dress! I don't know why, but maybe because the navy detail seems too much childlike for me. But kate was great, as always, her face expresions are priceless. Love it!!!!
    And we certainly have a 'look of love' in the first pic! :)

  2. She's cute. Did you like the dress the first time around? I liked it at PEI, but it was a nod to Anne of Green Gables etc. I didn't love it here--not sure why.
    Ahh, yes, yes we do! I need to update that page. So much to do...

  3. Since the first time in Canada, this dress didn't catch my eye!


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