Duchess of Cambridge’s glowing visit to Foundling Museum

Duchess of Cambridge’s glowing visit to Foundling Museum

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Duchess of Cambridge Catherine today visited Foundling Museum in London to find out more about the Museum’s history. The Museum explores the history of the Foundling Hospital, the UK’s first children’s charity and first public art gallery.

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The Foundling Hospital, which continues today as the children’s charity Coram, was established in 1739 by the philanthropist Thomas Coram to care for babies at risk of abandonment.

Duchess’ visit was aimed to learn about how the Museum aims to give young people new skills, an understanding of history, and a space in which their voices are heard.

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At museum, Catherine viewed an exhibition about the history of the Foundling Museum.

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The exhibition exhibits the history from 1741 when the first babies were admitted, to 1954 when the last pupil was placed in foster care, the Foundling Hospital cared for and educated around 25,000 children.

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The Duchess viewed tokens which were left by mothers with their babies at The Foundling Hospital so they could identify them.

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They are being displayed at the museum now.

Duchess met little Louisa, aged 11, who took part in art therapy sessions at Great Ormond Street Hospital run by the Foundling Museum there.

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Catherine met children from The Thomas Coram nursery that is next to the Museum and saw some lanterns they have made.

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Next Duchess of Cambridge spent some time in the Art & Craft session.

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She met little nursery children and took part in their art project activities.

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During an art workshop, The Duchess also met young children from Argyle Primary School.

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For the occasion, glowing Duchess chose a pretty diamond pleated shirtdress from Kate Spade.

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Spade Diamond Printed Shirtdress
Kate Spade Diamond Printed Shirtdress

The $398.00 dress features a pleated silhouette and feminine tie-neck that knots into a dramatic bow. The dress is from label’s 2018 Resort Collection and currently available online in a few sizes.

Duchesss of Cambridge Gianvito Rossi 'Gianvito 105' Royale Burgundy Suede Pumps
Gianvito Rossi ‘Gianvito 105’ Royale Burgundy Suede Pumps

Duchess paired her outfit with contrast burgundy accessories. She chose Gianvito Rossi ‘Gianvito 105’ Royale Burgundy Suede Pumps that are available for $675.00. Duchess was seen carrying her burgundy cranberry suede ‘Bayswater’ clutch bag from Mulberry.

Duchess of Cambridge Mulberry Bayswater cranberry Suede Clutch
Mulberry Bayswater cranberry Suede Clutch

The Sapphire & Diamond Oval Drop ‘Diana’ Earrings that were originally owned by her late Mother-in-law Princess Diana and gifted to Duchess by Prince William complimented the whole look.

Duchess of Cambridge Sapphire & Diamond Oval Drop 'Diana' Earrings
Sapphire & Diamond Oval Drop ‘Diana’ Earrings

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended Royal Variety Performance amid security alert

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended Royal Variety Performance amid security alert
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended Royal Variety Performance amid security alert
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Catherine attended the annual Royal Variety Performance at Palladium Theatre in London.

It was the second attendance of royal couple at this event. Before this, they were here in 2014.

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Few hours before the performance, Oxford Circus (the tube station close to the Palladium) was locked down due to some incident. Once the scene was investigated, the green signal was given to Royal Variety Performance.

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The Royal Variety is charity patronage by Her Majesty Queen. The show was organized to help the entertainers throughout the UK who are facing hard times.

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Miranda Hart was the host for the evening while the Killers, Paloma Faith, Louis Tomlinson and the Script gave stunning performances.

Royal Couple joined the host at the stage to congratulate performers.

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For the star-studded evening, Duchess of Cambridge chose glittering attire.


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Duchess Catherine was in new blue Jenny Packham gown. The classic Packham piece features an ornate embellishment and tonal sequin detail in the form of blue flowers.


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The dress belongs to the label’s 2017 Autumn/Winter Collection.

Duchess of Cambridge Oscar de la Renta Platinum Lamé Cabrina Pumps
Oscar de la Renta Platinum Lamé Cabrina Pumps

Duchess paired the outfit with Oscar de la Renta Platinum Lamé Cabrina Pumps and Jenny Packham ‘Casa’ clutch.

Duchess of Cambridge Jenny Packham 'Casa' clutch.
Jenny Packham ‘Casa’ clutch

Diamond chandelier earrings that belong to Her Majesty finished the whole look.

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Queen Letizia attended the Official World Cancer Leaders Summit

Queen Letizia attended the Official World Cancer Leaders’ Summit
Queen Letizia attended the Official World Cancer Leaders’ Summit
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Queen Letizia started day 2 in Mexico City by attending the opening of the Official World Cancer Leaders’ Summit organized annually by the International Union against Cancer.

Queen Letizia attended the Official World Cancer Leaders’ Summit
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The Summit was celebrated from November 13 to 15 under the slogan “Cities driving change / Cities promoting the change “, organized by the Ministry of Health and the National Cancer Institute of Mexico. The day before the Summit Letizia attended the official welcome dinner for the Summit.

Queen Letizia attended the Official World Cancer Leaders’ Summit
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On arrival, Queen took her place in the auditorium were the Presidents of the States United Mexicans and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay addressed the gathering giving.

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Later on, Queen gave an interview to Mrs Gabriela Michetti, Vice President of the Republic of Argentina, under the title “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals”.

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On the occasion Letizia also met with the president-elect of the International Union against Cancer, Her Royal Highness Dina Mired of Jordan.

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Later in the afternoon, the Spanish Queen held a meeting with the president of the International Union against Cancer, Sanchia Aranda and the president-elect Her Royal Highness Dina Mired of Jordan and other dignitaries.

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For the closing ceremony of this day and to end the trip to the Mexican United States, Queen gave a speech in which she thanked the invitation of the Union for International Cancer Control, as well as President Peña Nieto and First Lady Angélica Rivera for the warm welcome in Mexico.

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Queen talking to the President, President-Elect of the International Union against Cancer, Vice President of the Republic of Argentina during Summit.

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On her 2nd day of Mexico visit, Queen Letizia surprised us by giving 2 recycled looks from her wardrobe.

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Earlier in the day she chose sapphire blue silk Nina Ricci top and paired it with a plain skirt of the same signature. Letizia first wore the outfit at FameLab competition in 2016.

Queen Letizia Nina Ricci crinkled top
Nina Ricci crinkled top

The silk top features a rounded neckline with a criss-cross crinkle construction and a slim fit having a back zipper. Compared to designer top the skirt was simple plain front-slit A-Line.

Nina Ricci pointed toe suede pumps
Nina Ricci pointed toe suede pumps
Zara red sling bag
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Letizia paired the outfit with matching navy suede Nina Ricci pointed-toe pumps. She was seen carrying the red Zara laser-cut leather cross-body bag that added the colourful touch to the overall look.

Queen Letizia Bvlgari diamond and aquamarine white gold hoop earrings
Bvlgari diamond and aquamarine white gold hoop earrings

Bvlgari diamond and aquamarine white gold hoop earrings finished the morning look.

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In the afternoon 45-year old Queen had a quick change of wardrobe and was seen in a red velvet coat with a crimson velvet dress. We saw the ensemble during the State Visit to Japan this year.

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The velvet dress set is from her go-to label, Felipe Varela. The coat features a raised collar, tulip cuff sleeves and an open front with tie closure.

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The sleeveless velvet dress has a buttoned detail on the front with a lace tied neckline.

Queen Letizia Lodi ankle strap pumps
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Queen Letizia Felipe Varela Red Suede Flap Clutch
Felipe Varela Red Suede Flap Clutch

For this outfit, Queen chose Lodi ankle strap suede pumps and carried red suede flap clutch from Felipe Varela.

Queen Letizia ruby and diamond dangling earring
ruby and diamond dangling earring

Her ruby and diamond dangling earrings finished the look.

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