Why doesn’t Princess Charlotte ever wear trousers? Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton’s fashion decision explored

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Why doesn’t Princess Charlotte ever wear trousers? Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton’s fashion decision explored

KATE Middleton always ensures Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis look immaculate.

When Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton always ensures Princess Charlotte, Prince George and Prince Louis are dressed well when out in public.

The mum of three has a certain type of preference when it comes to what they wear, with Prince George always wearing shorts, and Princess Charlotte always wearing dresses, with cute socks or tights.

But while there are no royal rules about what she wears, why isn’t Princess Charlotte ever seen wearing comfy leggings or casual trousers?

Timeless fashion

Kate Middleton opts for a very specific style when it comes to dressing Princess Charlotte for public appearances and this never involves wearing trousers [Getty]
Kate Middleton opts for a very specific style when it comes to dressing Princess Charlotte for public appearances and this never involves wearing trousers [Getty]
Childrenswear designer Rachel Riley, who has dressed Prince George, has a theory that the Duchess chooses to put Charlotte in traditional dresses so that the look stays classic.

Speaking to The Telegraph she said the choice of wardrobe is aimed at looking ‘timeless’ in official photographs.

Rachel said: “The reason why I design clothes that way is because if they wear very simple things, it’s about the child, and it’s timeless in that you can’t really date a specific photo or put them in something that seems out of date.”

Formal attire

Princess Charlotte is always seen in patterned dresses [Getty]
Princess Charlotte is always seen in patterned dresses [Getty]
Woman and Home reports Kate – birth name Catherine – puts Charlotte in traditional ‘old-fashioned’ outfits for official occasions because it marks the formality of the event.

George and Charlotte also have their own wardrobe of clothes for royal events, separate from their day-to-day outfits.

This means perhaps Charlotte does wear casual wear like leggings, but only during family time and not out in public.

Personal preference

Kate Middleton seems to prefer wearing dresses, although she has been known to wear trousers and jeans on occasion [Getty]
Kate Middleton seems to prefer wearing dresses, although she has been known to wear trousers and jeans on occasion [Getty]

GLOUCESTER, UNITED KINGDOM – JUNE 10: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince George of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge attend the Maserati Royal Charity Polo Trophy at the Beaufort Polo Club on June 10, 2018 in Gloucester, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)Kate Middleton seems to prefer wearing dresses, although she has been known to wear trousers and jeans on occasion [Getty]

Princess Charlotte always wears adorable dresses but has never been seen in trousers [Getty]
Princess Charlotte always wears adorable dresses but has never been seen in trousers [Getty]
Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton wears trousers for less formal occasionsDuchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton wears trousers for less formal occasions [Getty]

Judging on her own preferences when out in public, Kate prefers to wear dresses herself when at events.

Source: OK CO UK

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