Royal Kids, Flowers, Mental Health, Science – a packed Day 2 for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Sweden

Royal Kids, Flowers, Mental Health, Science – a packed Day 2 for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Sweden
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge started their 2nd day in Sweden with a focus on the country’s pioneering work in the field of mental health and children’s wellbeing and how children and young teenagers are supported through the Swedish education system.

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Once again Prince William and Catherine were joined by the host royal couple Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel.

 

Couple arrived for the day 2 activities.

Royal Kids, Flowers, Mental Health, Science – a packed Day 2 for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Sweden
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The first stop of the day was the Karolinska Institute, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious medical universities that accounts for over 40 per cent of the medical academic research conducted in Sweden.

The royal couples met with leading scientific researchers and practitioners to discuss ground-breaking academic work in developmental psychology, and Sweden’s approach to managing mental health challenges, including the impact of physical activity on mental health.

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Next stop was the Matteusskolan, a school in the heart of the city centre, where the YAM programme operates.

The royal couple heard about the Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM) programme, a project for 14 – 16 year olds which promotes increased knowledge about mental health through dialogue and role-play.

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They joined children who have taken part in the YAM programme during one of their mental health activity sessions.

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Royal Kids, Flowers, Mental Health, Science – a packed Day 2 for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Sweden
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The Duke of Cambridge Prince William speaks to students, teachers and invited guests about the importance of young people having conversations about mental health challenges.

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Royals were welcomed and greeted by the hundreds of well-wishers waiting to see and meet them.

Royal Kids, Flowers, Mental Health, Science – a packed Day 2 for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Sweden
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Then couple headed towards the NK Department Store with Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel to open an interactive exhibition of UK design, fashion and brands that operate in Sweden.

Royal Kids, Flowers, Mental Health, Science – a packed Day 2 for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Sweden
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They heard how UK brands are putting innovation, technology and sustainable practices at the forefront of their businesses.

Royal Kids, Flowers, Mental Health, Science – a packed Day 2 for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Sweden
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Next stop of the day was the Haga Palace, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel’s official residence, for a private tea with the couple.

Royal Kids, Flowers, Mental Health, Science – a packed Day 2 for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Sweden
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Prince William and Catherine met the Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar daughter and son of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel.

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For the first part of the day Duchess chose her trusty brands Catherine Walker and Alexander McQueen.

Catherine Walker red and white houndstooth Coat/James Whatling
Catherine Walker red and white houndstooth Coat/James Whatling

She wore bespoke double breasted red and white houndstooth Catherine Walker coat featuring large red buttons.

Alexander McQueen sheath dress/James Whaltling
Alexander McQueen sheath dress/James Whaltling

Underneath the coat Kate wore a tailor-made Alexander McQueen sheath dress. Made from ivory wool-blend bouclé-tweed the midi dress is flecked with gold yarns. The fabric was part ofMcQueen’s Pre-Fall ’17 collection.

Chanel Bag with Enamel Handle
Chanel Bag with Enamel Handle

Once again keeping the clutches aside Duchess chose another handbag. She carried her Chanel Bag with Enamel Handle from the Fall/Winter 2015/2016 Collection that we first saw during Paris visit.

Tod's Pumps with fringes
Tod’s Pumps with fringes

Kate paired her outfit with her trusty Tod’s Pumps with fringes.

In2Design Baroque pearl earrings
In2Design Baroque pearl earrings

Giving a sartorial salute to host country, Duchess chose Baroque pearl earrings with a gold fill wire from Swedish brand In2Design to finish the look.

Cornelia James Imogen gloves
Cornelia James Imogen gloves

Duchess was seen wearing her Cornelia James Imogen gloves upon arrival.


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