KATE MIDDLETON, 37, stepped out today for her first event in the role of as a patron of the Royal Photographic Society. She wore a floral dress and a pair of £150 earrings.
Kate Middleton arrived at a workshop in London to celebrate her new role for yet another British charity.
She is now a patron for the Royal Photography Society.
Today she attended a workshop with children from the charity Action for Children.
She wore a paisley dress and a pair of £150 earrings from £150.
Kate’s earrings were the Gold Fern Hoop earrings from Zoraida.
They cost £150 and can be bought on the companies website.
The brand says of the pretty pieces: “Made in 18ct gold plated silver, these divine fern earrings add a feminine touch to the traditional hoop earring.”
Her dress was a pretty floral gown with a paisley inspired print with shades of green and pink. It has floaty sleeves and a tie around the waist.
On her feet she wore beige espadrilles that tied around the ankle.
Kate Middleton news: Duchess of Cambridge reveals Royal Photography Society position (Image: GETTY)
Kate Middleton news: Attended a workshop with children from the charity Action for Children (Image: GETTY)
Kensington Palace tweeted today: “The Duchess of Cambridge has become Patron of the Royal Photographic Society @The_RPS.
“Her Majesty The Queen has passed the Patronage of @The_RPS to The Duchess of Cambridge, having held the role for 67 years.
“The Royal Photographic Society was founded in 1853 with the objective of promoting the art and science of photography.
“The Duchess of Cambridge has a longstanding interest in photography, and her patronage of @The_RPS will further highlight the beneficial impact that art and creativity can have on emotional wellbeing, particularly for children and young people.”
Kate Middleton shares a close bond with the Royal Family, having married into it in 2011.
A body language expert has analysed her relationships with key members of the family, nick named ‘The Firm’.
Kate Middleton news: Kate Middleton’s family tree (Image: GETTY)
Kate Middleton news: The Duchess laughed and smiled as she met children at the event (Image: GETTY)
Kate’s shoes are the Carina leather wedge espadrille in ‘toasted brown’, and cost £120.
How did Kate Middleton become a royal?
Kate Middleton, or Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was born on 9 January 1982 at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England.
She was born to Michael and Carole Middleton, a former flight dispatcher and air hostess. The couple founded a party supplies company, Party Pieces, in 1987 – now estimated to be worth £30 million.
Kate has a younger sister Pippa Matthews, 34, and a younger brother James Middleton, 31.
Kate and her family moved to Amman, Jordan, in 1984, where the future Duchess was educated at an English-speaking nursery school.
After moving back to Berkshire the family sent Kate to private school, St Andrews School. She went on to briefly study at Downe House before moving onto Marlborough College where she boarded.
For university the young Kate attended the University of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland. Here she was awarded an undergraduate MA (2:1 Hons) in history of art.
Relationship with Prince William
Kate met Prince William when they were both studying at St Andrews, and both living in St Salvator’s Hall. Famously, William reportedly took a fancy to Kate after she wore a see-through dress during a fashion show.
In 2003 the couple began dating and lived together during their second year of university.
The couple split in April 2007, however, in October they were back together.
Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton with his late mother Princess Diana’s engagement ring in October 2010. The couple were holidaying in Kenya at the time.
On 29 April 2011 they married at Westminster Abbey with a whopping 26 million watching the event live.
Kate wore an Alexander McQueen dress worth a reported £250,000 on the big day.
Kate assumed the title “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge” and also become the Duchess of Cambridge on the day.
Source: EXPRESS CO UK