Kate and Pippa Middleton are getting their own “E! True Hollywood Story,” airing Wednesday night at 10:00 p.m. EST, proving that there’s always (always) an appetite for Middleton sisters’ gossip. The hour-long episode features dish from “from school friends, neighbors and journalists who have followed the Middleton’s throughout the years.” Keep reading »
“Is she a style icon of the likes of a Kate Moss? Absolutely not. Is she in the public eye? Are people going to become obsessed with everything she wears regardless of what it is? Yes.”
–Elle Fashion News Director Anne Slowey, on Kate Middleton’s style, or lack thereof. Thank you Ms. Slowey for vindicating my already controversial opinion regarding the Duchess’ complete lack of interesting sartorial choices. And Nordstrom Fashion Director Gregg Andrews concurred, saying:
“She is stylish, but she’s not setting trends, she’s following trends. If you take Kate out of the Royal Family, put her on a street in New York, you wouldn’t look at her twice. She’s a beautiful woman, but she blends into a crowd.”
Yup, sounds about right. Daily Mail UK] Keep reading »
A few years back, one of my friends was having a hard time with the fact that her younger sister was getting married. She felt self-conscious about being dateless to the big event, and so anguished about buying a hot dress to wear. When she emailed me a photo of a dress she finally felt good about, I gasped. It was white and strapless. How do I tell her that it is totally inappropriate to wear white since that, duh, is the color her sister will be wearing? I thought. In the end, I told her it was lovely but suggested that she talk to her sister about it as soon as possible. Her sister flipped. A fight ensued.
So I’m very surprised that recently, two very high profile brides have chosen to put their maids of honor in white. Keep reading »
Poor Prince William and Kate Middleton. The pizza with their faces recreated in vegetables was bad, but that’s got nothing on these vacant-eyed dolls from the toy company Arklu. A set of William and Kate together in their wedding finery costs $159.95; the Kate doll alone is a cool $79.95. (For some reason, the Prince William doll cannot be purchased on its own.) I might actually pay someone to keep these dolls from coming alive at night and eating my brains while I sleep. [Arklu.com via USA Today] Keep reading »