Tuesday 25 April 2017

Kate Middleton kicks off Cornwall tour with Prince William in dusty pink designer dress

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
Kate Middleton on a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Kate Middleton kicked off her latest tour in the it colour of the season.

The Duchess of Cambridge wore a dusty pink dress by American designer Lela Rose, costing €695 and finished off her look with a pair of trusty grey heels from L.K. Bennett.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Middleton and Prince William visited Truro Cathedral today as part of a two day tour of Cornwall to meet local businesses and charities and will check into the plush Restormel Manor Lostwithiel.

It's reported the tour is a bid to build a rapport with locals as the couple could potentially be named the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall when Prince Charles takes the British throne.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The parents to Prince George (three) and Princess Charlotte (one) were recently praised for their down-to-earth nature, which was dubbed as "proof of Princess Diana's legacy".

The young royals are opening up a dialogue new to the royal family, contrary to the clichéd "stiff upper lip" of previous generations, in direct reflection ofWilliam and Harry's late mother.

Royal expert Ingrid Seward, who edits Majesty magazine, told People: "Traditionally, royalty has had a stiff upper lip. But these two – and Prince Harry – are anything but traditional. William has often gone out on a limb.

"He is following Diana – and that is further proof of her legacy."

Kate Middleton on a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
Kate Middleton on a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Chris Jackson/PA Wire

They "can't promote the idea that people should talk openly without talking openly themselves."

The Duchess told a group of parents in London they worry about their children Prince George (three) and Princess Charlotte (one).

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the public as they visit Truro Cathedral at the start of a day-long tour of Cornwall. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

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