The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Started Royal Tour of Germany


Duke and Duchess started Royal Tour Germany
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Today morning, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge headed towards the second leg of their summer tour. They bid farewell to Warsaw and reached Berlin with adorable Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

The family travelled to Tegel airport in Berlin in a private jet. On arrival, Princess Charlotte was given her very own ‘mini-bouquet’ of flowers.

Duke and Duchess started Royal Tour Germany
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The Cambridge family looked simply beautiful in Blue colour-coordinated clothes.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were officially welcomed to Germany by Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Duke and Duchess started Royal Tour Germany
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They enjoyed a private lunch with the German Chancellor at the start of their tour of Germany. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Brandenburg Gate with Governing Mayor of Berlin Michael Müller. The posed for an official photograph in the front of the historic gate that is the symbol of German unification.

Duke and Duchess started Royal Tour Germany
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Just like Poland, the RoyalMania was totally high in Germany too. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were given a warm and rapturous welcome by members of the public in Berlin who were waiting for their arrival.

Duke and Duchess started Royal Tour Germany
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After greeting the people waiting for them at the Brandenburg Gate, the royal couple headed towards the Holocaust Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin. The memorial that lays in the centre of the city remembers the six million Jews who were killed during the Holocaust.

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At the Holocaust Memorial Duke and Duchess visit the exhibitions in the Memorial information centre to see the documents, family photographs and maps showing the persecution and exterminations of Jews – as well as the concentration camps where millions were murdered.

Duke and Duchess started Royal Tour Germany
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The royal couple had a tour of the museum that witnessed the horrors of the past and then walked through the memorial ‘Field of Stelae’. Memorial is made up of 2711 concrete slabs of different heights spread across some 20,000sq ft.

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Prince William and Catherine also met Holocaust survivor Leon Henry Schwarzbaum, who shared his story with them.

Duke and Duchess started Royal Tour Germany
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After the sombre visit to the memorial, Duke and Duchess travelled to the eastern district of Marzahn, where they visited Strassenkinder a charity that supports young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and homeless children.

Duke and Duchess started Royal Tour Germany
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At Strassenkinder, they met the individual who received help from the charity and the members of the Robert Enke Foundation. The foundation, that was set up in the memory of German footballer Robert Enke, raises awareness of mental health issues, particularly in sport, an issue that Duke and Duchess support passionately.

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Later on, Royal couple returned back to the west of the city of Berlin to meet the German President Steinmeier. They were received by the President and his wife Elke at the Bellevue Palace.

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The Duchess of Cambridge looked extremely elegant in a blue outfit.

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Catherine wore a lovely Catherine Walker cornflower blue coat. The colour of the dress was a sartorial node to the host German as cornflower is the colour of the national flower.

Kiki Blue Topaz and Diamond Drop Earrings
Kiki Blue Topaz and Diamond Drop Earrings

Duchess paired her dress with a tonal UFO Blue Lace Dress with scalloped hemline and Kiki Blue Topaz and Diamond Drop Earrings. The blue topaz oval and cushion-cut stones are set in 18 carets white gold and are surrounded by diamonds. The pair costs £3,500 per pair.

 

Kiki Blue Topaz and Diamond Drop Earrings
Kiki Blue Topaz and Diamond Drop Earrings

Catherine paired the earrings with £1166 Kiki Eden Blue Topaz and 18ct White Gold Flower Necklace and Cartier Ballon Bleu watch.

Jimmy Choo Vivien Clutch bag
Jimmy Choo Vivien Clutch

The Duchess was also seen carrying a new blue clutch from Jimmy Choo Vivien Clutch worth £541. The bag is described as, “body is softly gathered to enhance the lustre, and embellished with Swarovski-studded hardware alongside a pale-gold tone metal base chain”. A big thanks to @PerthsFashion for the id.

Gianvito Rossi Suede Pumpe
Gianvito Rossi’s ‘Gianvito 105’ pumps

On her feet, She is wearing her trusty Gianvito Rossi’s ‘Gianvito 105’ pumps

Duke and Duchess started Royal Tour Germany
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