The Royals

Kate Turns 30: A Look Back at Her First Royal Year

As the Duchess celebrates the big 3-0, see her fairy-tale transformation from princess bride to full-fledged royal


Still glowing from their Seychelles honeymoon, the newly titled Duke and Duchess of Cambridge looked at ease during their first official engagement, meeting the Obamas at Buckingham Palace on May 24. But it was Kate's $340 Reiss bandage dress that stole the show, selling out within hours of being worn by the fashion-forward royal newbie.