. Diplomatic nods must be considered, functionality is key on long days with multiple appointments, and state heads must look approachable while retaining an air of the utmost professionalism.
While Ireland bound on Thursday, October 6, the Princess of Wales had myriad factors to consider in addition to these central tenets.
What, for example, could Kate Middleton wear that was suitable for a visit to the Suicide Prevention Ireland (PIPS) charity, a street-food market, and a walkabout along Carrick Connect’s seafront?The Princess landed on a style signature: the pussy-bow blouse.
Kate teamed her baby blue button-up with a matching tailored coat, navy high-waisted , and . A failsafe pair of and bumped up the repeat accessories on a day that was all about looking smart, but certainly not frivolous.The pussy-bow blouse has become a mainstay of Kate Middleton’s polished public-facing wardrobe.Cocktail o’clock in Northern Ireland.CourtesyCourtesyCourtesyCourtesyThings took a turn for the unexpected when Trademarket vendors invited Kate and to try their hands at mixology, competing against one another in a cocktail-making contest.Read more on glamour.com