Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Kate Reveals Plans to run London Marathon at Reception

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a reception celebrating the Scott Amundsen Centenary Race at Goldsmiths Hall.

Daily Mail/Zed Jameson/Flynet Pictures

Two teams made up of British servicemen raced across Antarctica to raise much needed funds to help fulfil the British Legion's commitment to help recovering and injured service people. The participants faced 920 miles, 10,000 feet to climb, 140 kg sledges and 120 miles of glacier. If you wish to find out more about the race or donate please click here.

Scott Amundsen

Prince Harry recently suggested William and Kate should run the London Marathon next year. Kate said 'We may run the marathon. I think William's going to have to think of something to get Harry back'  You can watch a video from the event at The Telegraph.

Kate meets beautiful baby Hugo. The Duchess described the baby as 'very cute'.

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And William looked rather taken with Hugo (You see where I'm going with this, Yes they would make great parents :))

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Kate wore a two piece skirt suit New Zealand born fashion designer Rebecca Taylor. Kate's bouclé, fringe seamed embellished jacket and matching skirt are from the pre-fall 2012/2013. You can order Kate's outfit via the Rebecca Taylor site. (With many thanks to fashion genius Susan from What Kate Wore) Ms Taylor told British Vogue that St. James Palace asked her to send Kate a few pieces. Kate loved them and paid for them.

Rebecca Taylor

Based in New York, Ms Taylor's label is stocked in US and European department stores. She describes her designs as 'urban, feminine, bold, kittenish, modern, sexy, chic, cool.... with a touch of sparkle'. Celebrity clients include Sarah Jessica Parker and Cate Blanchett. A look at the Spring 2012 collection.

Rebecca Taylor

Supporting the British Legions Online Shop Kate wore the Large Crystal Buckley Brooch. It is available for £25. All profits go to support the armed forces.

British Legion Online Shop
Kate carried her Anya Hindmarch Marano Clutch. The sleek clutch box is available in an array of colours for £495. 

Anya Hindmarch

The Cambridges paid a surprise visit to MI6 this morning. The headquarters of Britain's foreign intelligence agency. Would love to have been a fly on the wall there.....

Peter Hunt Twitter

William and Kate's PA revealed a little information about their anniversary plans. The couple are obviously planning a low key celebration in Anglesey.

Richard Palmer Twitter


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