After a sporty start of day at bandy event, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Catherine arrived at the Royal Palace of Stockholm for the lunch hosted by King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia to officially welcome the couple to Sweden.
They were joined by the approximately fifteen members of the Swedish Royal Court at the luncheon, including Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel.
Both Young couple have many things in common, among them is their young kids who are at school.
Before the tour Kensington Palace remarked, “From our perspective, it’s a chance for Their Royal Highnesses to build a strong relationship with the Royal families of each country, and particularly the Royals of their generation who they will know throughout their lives. Those close relationships between countries on a people-to-people level are something that Royal visits are particularly good at highlighting.”
After the lunch, William and Kate were joined by Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel for the afternoon engagements.
Both royal couples walk through the picturesque cobbled streets of Stockholm from the Royal Palace to the Nobel Museum.
The royals were welcomed by the excited members of public during walk about and outside the Nobel Museum waiting for them in the cold weather.
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) January 30, 2018
A video of Walkabout shared by the Kensinton Palace.
At Nobel Museum, The royals met a number of Nobel Laureates, and heard more from the Museum’s curator about Science in Sweden and the Nobel Laureate system.
The next stop of the day was Sweden’s national centre for architecture and design ArkDes.
The Duke and Duchess attended an event celebrating architectural collaboration and the best of Swedish design, from the most iconic and global furniture brands, to up-and-coming home-ware designers with new takes on sustainable furnishings.
At ArkDes, William and Kate met the representative of home furnishing company IKEA. Kate revealed that they love their products and have some of them in their children’s nursery.
The tailored coat made of wool crêpe features a saddle shoulder, funnel neck, fitted sleeves with a swirling skirt.
Duchess paired the coat with a Troy London faux fur collar and faux fur cuffs, a brand owned by Rosie Van Cutsem (wife of Prince George’s GodFother William Van Cutsem) and her sister Lucia Ruck Keene.
Kate paired the outfit with Peruvian Connection Vallnord Alpaca Fur Hat that she wore on Christmas in December 2017.
Today Duchess carried a new handbag from Mulberry. Mini Seaton Black Small Classic Grain handbag has sleek lines and streamlined silhouette are sized down from the regular style. Featuring equestrian-inspired detailing such as raw-edged construction and the signature Rider’s Lock, the Mini Seaton can be worn on its adjustable shoulder strap or carried by its neat top handle.
Duchess accessorized the look with Kiki McDonough Special Edition Green Tourmaline, Green Amethyst and Diamond Earrings that were custom made to celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte.
For the comfortable walk through the Stockholm, Duchess chose her trusty Tod’s suede block heel pumps.
In the evening, The Duke and Duchess will attend a black tie dinner at the Residence of the British Ambassador along with the members of the Swedish Royal Family, representatives from government, and popular culture.