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


Proving there's little downtime for a new royal, Kate was back in the spotlight one day after the queen's parade to celebrate Prince Philip's 90th birthday on June 12. Attending a church service at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, thrifty Kate recycled her favorite periwinkle blue frock coat with an elegant new hat.