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Originally posted 06/30/2011 08:00AM
C is for Catherine, Cambridge and Camilla!
A new charm bracelet that Kate has been wearing recently is a gift from her mother-in-law Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
Kate, 29, was seen with it prominently dangling from her right wrist when she applauded tennis player Andy Murray at Wimbledon Monday and the previous Saturday, when she and Prince William attended a ceremony with the Irish Guards.
Originally posted 06/13/2011 12:35PM
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge was all smiles Monday as she took her rightful place among her new family for the fourth set-piece royal event in five days – though it took a quick assist from Camilla for the crowd to get a good look at her.
The occasion was the annual Order of the Garter ceremony, where Prince William – smiling himself, somewhat bashfully, before turning to chat with his father, Prince Charles, at his side – marched down the hill from Windsor Castle.
Wearing a dove gray long coat and matching fascinator, the Duchess arrived in a burgundy Rolls-Royce and then, with Camilla, greeted some family friends and walked under a canopy over the chapel's Galilee Porch, only to slip out of public view.
Originally posted 04/21/2011 07:30AM
With eight days to go to the wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William, hat-maker to the stars Philip Treacy is swamped.
"People came to see me as soon as the invites went out," Treacy, 43, tells Style.com. "Most will have three or four fittings because, of course, it has to be right; something like a billion people will see them on the day."
And while he assures fans there will be a selection of Philip Treacy hats bobbing in the sea of guests at the royal wedding, he's not saying who exactly will be wearing them. His royal connections are strong, though – Treacy designed Camilla Parker Bowles's dramatic feathered fascinator when she married Prince Charles in 2005 – so naturally there's been speculation he'll be designing for the bride herself this time around.
Originally posted 03/24/2011 08:15AM
She has taken Middleton" to lunch and accompanied the bride-to-be to the ballet. Now, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, has given Kate a very public thumbs-up.
"Kate's a lovely girl," Camilla, 63, said Wednesday during a visit to Covent Garden Academy of Flowers in London. Of Middleton's joining the family, Camilla said, "We're very lucky. I'm very much looking forward to it."
She also spoke about the role her granddaughter, Eliza Lopes, 3, will play come wedding day April 29 – as a bridesmaid.
Originally posted 03/16/2011 09:30AM
They were three on the town Tuesday: Kate Middleton spent the night at the ballet with her soon-to-be in-laws, Prince Charles and Camilla.
As her fiancé Prince William was on the other side of the world tending to official business and showing U.K. support for the disaster areas of New Zealand and Australia, Kate, 29, was kept company in the grandest of surroundings.
She was taken to London's Royal Opera House in Covent Garden to take in the final performance of the Royal Ballet's brand new, full-length Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. There, in the royal box, she was seen sitting between Charles, 62, and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, 63.
Originally posted 02/09/2011 04:30PM
Whether it was two potential queens swapping tips on the ways of the Windsor clan, an older royal guiding a princess-to-be, or just two ladies who lunch, this was one meal that set tongues wagging.
On Wednesday, Kate Middleton joined her future stepmother-in-law Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, at an upscale London hotel.
They were spotted sharing a meal by a fellow diner at Koffmann's at The Berkeley hotel, PEOPLE confirms.
Originally posted 12/14/2010 08:05AM
It's been business as usual for Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, since they endured a terrifying attack on their car by a mob of rioters protesting a tuition fee hike.
But the Dec. 9 riot has raised important questions about security at the upcoming royal wedding.
The attack – in which protestors surrounded the Rolls Royce, reportedly shouting "off with their heads!" – has heightened speculation that the nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton will be the focus of more disruption. Reports have surfaced about anarchist groups who plan to target the wedding (and have even set up Web sites to recruit supporters).
Originally posted 12/08/2010 06:55AM
Ready, set, ski!
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, took to the slopes to take photos for this year's royal Christmas card, which depicts the beaming couple atop a snowy mountainside in a winter wonderland.
An annual tradition, the Prince of Wales, 62, has often included Princes William and Harry in previous years' photos. But for this Christmas, it's all about the future king and his Mrs., who are beaming and bundled up from head to toe.
– Kiran Hefa
Originally posted 12/01/2010 07:30AM
Ah, the complexities of the royal pecking order.
Now that Kate Middleton is on the fast track to royalty, an interesting question of politics at the palace has been raised: Will Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (a.k.a. Prince William's stepmother) have to curtsy to the young princess?
The short answer, it seems, is yes.
Originally posted 11/21/2010 09:50PM
King William? Britons like the sound of that.
Two polls show people in the UK prefer that the newly engaged Prince William be their next king instead of his father Prince Charles. The throne is currently occupied by Charles's mother, 84-year-old Queen Elizabeth.
The YouGov poll in the Sunday Times showed the majority of Britons believe William would be a better king than the 62-year-old Charles, while an ICM poll in the News of the World poll found 64 percent wanted William and future wife Kate Middleton, both 28, as next in line, Reuters reports.
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