Meghan Markle will follow these same rules , and be required to curtesy to her future sister-in-law Kate too. Kate's wardrobe has always been a subject of controversy as seen in the next five slides. Her conservatively fashionable outfit choices are often called out for one thing or another. So, it was unsurprising that she received backlash for wearing a bright red dress to board the royal barge "Spirit of Chartwell" for the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant.
The rest of the royal family members wore muted colors. In a rather embarrassing, but accidental incident, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wore the wrong traditional outfits to their dinner on the Solomon Islands during their Asia trip. They were wearing clothing pieces from the Cook Islands by mistake. So we checked with the Solomon Islands government to ensure the right ones were worn.
We were reassured the clothes were correct, and so the Duke and Duchess wore them to the event. But it was understood that the Duke and Duchess intended to wear traditional Solomon Island clothes and this was appreciated. No offense was caused. After stepping off the plane in Canada, Kate suffered a major wardrobe malfunction.
A large gust of wind sent her yellow Jenny Packham dress flying in the air, exposing her knickers.
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The wind doesn't seem to be on Kate's side when she's making public appearances. Again, she experienced a flying dress wardrobe malfunction in —only this time, a German tabloid published the photos of her bare bottom. The Palace was not happy, calling it a "grotesque" invasion of privacy. Kate is the Queen pun intended of the Marilyn Monroe wardrobe malfunction. In fact, this moment in comes closest to looking like an exact replica of the iconic photo.
Kate typically keeps her cool when these incidents occur, but after so many wind-related mishaps, it might be wise of her to take the Queen's advice and sew weights into the hems of her dresses. At first glance, Kate's dress seems like a perfectly good length—after all, the hem falls at her knees.
But the internet got a little carried away with this dress, calling it "too short, too sheer, and completely inappropriate," according to Vogue Australia. Because there was nothing really wrong with the dress, the Palace did not make a formal statement.
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In , two radio broadcasters impersonated the Queen and Prince Charles to get personal information about the Duchess' pregnancy with her first child. Jacintha Saldanha, a nurse who was treating Kate for severe morning sickness , unknowingly divulged information to them. Three days after the prank was aired, Saldanha committed suicide. In response her death, the Kate and William released the following statement: "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Jacintha Saldanha.
Their Royal Highnesses were looked after so wonderfully well at all times by everybody at King Edward VII Hospital, and their thoughts and prayers are with Jacintha Saldanha's family, friends and colleagues at this very sad time. However, Kate was still highly criticized when she refused hospital care for the same illness during her second pregnancy, saying that she was still haunted by the incident.
Kate and William welcomed Prince George on July 22, Eight months later, they decided to take a vacation to Maldives, leaving their newborn at home. Enter: All the critics who think they know everything. The new parents were reportedly in need of a break from the refurbishments of their home in Norfolk, not as most assumed from George. But, of course, people will always have opinions, and unfortunately, what should have been a joyous occasion turned into a controversy. Needless to say, there was a lot less excitement when Kensington Palace announced Kate and William were expecting royal baby number three.
The contrast lays bare the fundamentals of reproductive injustice: the fact that class, wealth and race control which groups are considered worthy of the privilege of reproduction. Kate and William took Prince George and Princess Charlotte on a ski trip in , and their family pictures were very sweet. The Duchess of Cambridge found herself amid yet another fashion controversy when she bundled up in a Eugenia Kim hat in Stockholm, Sweden, this February.
The charcoal-knit beanie was reportedly made with real fox fur , and the internet was outraged. PETA was back on Kate's heels, wanting proof that the fur was faux. The internet was surprised to see that Kate isn't waited on hand a foot yes, another pun.
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