Duchess of Cambridge made a surprise visit to Anna Freud Mental Health Conference

Duchess of Cambridge made a surprise visit to Anna Freud Mental Health Conference
Duchess of Cambridge made a surprise visit to Anna Freud Mental Health Conference
AFNCCF

Today Duchess of Cambridge made a surprise visit to the Amnesty International UK Office where a conference was being held on Improving Young People’s Mental Resilience and Wellbeing.

Duchess of Cambridge made a surprise visit to Anna Freud Mental Health Conference
KensingtonRoyal

The engagement was not announced pre-hand by the palace. Duchess made this appearance as the patron of Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.

Kensington Palace in a tweet said,”This reflects Duchess’ interest in early intervention in children’s mental health to help young people get support at an early age to prevent problems later on.”

Duchess of Cambridge made a surprise visit to Anna Freud Mental Health Conference
HSBlack Pool on Instagram

During the conference HRH Duchess Catherine heard key note speakers from the field of resilience research and met with young people and staff leading the ground-breaking HeadStart programme which focuses on building mental health and resilience in children and young people across the country.

Duchess of Cambridge made a surprise visit to Anna Freud Mental Health Conference
MichaelUngerPhD on Twtter

AFNCCF said that they were “delighted to welcome their Patron to the Conference. HRH is a committed champion of children’s mental health and wellbeing and it is fantastic to have her here”.

At conference Duchess stayed till the end and met the attendees. She discussed the mental health issues and the recovery process with the attendees. Young people from all over the country were invited to join a panel discussion.

Tory Burch Bettina Coat
Tory Burch Bettina Coat

For the low-key appearance, Duchess recycled another of her maternity style. She chose her Tory Burch’s dove grey ‘D-Styling Bauletto’ bagory Burch Bettina Coat which she wore during New York trip in 2014.

Tory Burch Bettina Coat
Tory Burch Bettina Coat

The tailored fit metallic tweed piece has long sleeves. A closer look at the piece.

Aquatalia 'Ruby Dry' platform ankle black suede boots
Aquatalia ‘Ruby Dry’ platform ankle black suede boots

Duchess paired her outfit with black skinny and Aquatalia ‘Ruby Dry’ platform ankle black suede boots.

Tod's dove grey ‘D-Styling Bauletto’ bag
Tod’s dove grey ‘D-Styling Bauletto’ bag

Kate carried a Tod’s dove grey ‘D-Styling Bauletto’ bag that is part of her wardrobe for almost a decade.

Duchess of Cambridge Mappin & Webb Empress earrings
Mappin & Webb Empress earrings

Her Mappin & Webb Empress Drop Earrings finished the simple look of the day.

Get all the latest posts in your inbox.

Subscribe Here

Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit

Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit

 Duchess of Cambridge started the official royal duties after celebrating her 36th birthday privately at Anmer Hall. Today she visited the Reach Academy Feltham, a school working in partnership with Place2Be. Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit KensingtonRoyal Place2Be is one of Kate’s earliest Patronages that support children, families and the whole school community throughout their school career, a cause close to Duchess’ heart. Kate, wearing a Hobbs coat, arrives at the Reach Academy Feltham pic.twitter.com/Q2NwYfgSsy — Victoria Murphy (@QueenVicMirror) January 10, 2018 Victoria Murphy on Twitter Upon arrival, the Duchess was welcomed warmly by the pupils of the school. The kids were singing Nina Simone classic “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free.” Duchess was very happy and impressed with the singing. Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit KensingtonRoyal Before the engagement Kensington Palace remarked, “The Duchess of Cambridge has been patron of Place2Be since 2013, reflecting her interest in children's mental health and the importance of supporting children and families to give children the best possible start in life." Kate sits down to do some painting with children in the nursery at the Reach Academy Feltham pic.twitter.com/3lo4DeaYy9 — Victoria Murphy (@QueenVicMirror) January 10, 2018 Victoria Murphy on Twitter The Duchess heard how the school is committed to working with parents, as they believe communication between home and school is vital. Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit KensingtonRoyal She saw the early year’s provision in the nursery and met parents who have benefited from the school's parenting support. Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit KensingtonRoyal Duchess was in full mother mode around children and enjoyed the visit thoroughly with kids. Kate, wearing a Seraphene dress, chats to children in the nursery pic.twitter.com/hFS8KS2ixC — Victoria Murphy (@QueenVicMirror) January 10, 2018 Victoria Murphy on Twitter Kate a History of Art graduate took part in art and craft activities with children. Royal Family Channel Royal Family channel on Youtube shared a cute video of Duchess having a conversation with a kid about dinosaurs. Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit KensingtonRoyal There was brief discussion session with the staff of Place2Be. Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit KensingtonRoyal A pet-lover herself, Duchess was happy to make a new friend in the form of four month old puppy Bear who is training to be a therapy dog. Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit Reach Feltham The School Farm is home to chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs where Kate spent some time and also watched kids planting trees. Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit Reach Feltham In the Sixth Form Communal Area, students talked to The Duchess about the support they have received at Reach Feltham. Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit Reach Feltham Working with Place2Be and other organisations, Reach Feltham provides a range of support for students, parents and staff members throughout their time at the school, including emotional wellbeing, LGBT groups and a Girls' Group. Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit Reach Feltham Duchess raised a very serious question of the time and asked students, “Do you feel that social media puts a lot of pressure on young people?” After hearing students stories Duchess remarked, “From what we’ve been learning from the work we’ve been doing it can get so addictive.” Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit Reach Feltham Before leaving school pupils wished Duchess happy birthday with a beautiful lovely hand-made birthday card. Duchess Catherine in Hobbs London coat and Seraphene Florrie Dress James Whatling Moving towards Duchess’ look of the day, Kate chose a very elegant Hobbs London Gianna Coat in French navy colourway. Duchess Catherine in Hobbs London Gianna coat Hobbs London Gianna coat Described as, “Taking inspiration from the traditional riding coat, the Gianna is a modern classic. Made in beautiful French navy wool, it is beautifully tailored and has a dramatic femininity achieved by the flared skirt and black detailing. The curved collar and pewter buttons add an extra equestrian touch” Coat is not available anymore. Duchess Catherine in Seraphene Florrie Dress Seraphene Florrie Dress Beneath the coat Duchess wore her Seraphine Florrie Dress. The dress was premiered in 2015 when Kate was expecting Charlotte during a visit to Stoke-on-Trent. Duchess Catherine in Seraphene Florrie Dress Seraphene Florrie Dress Stunning Marine Ocean shades made in soft woven fabric, this elegant dress drapes beautifully to finish just above the knee, allowing plenty of movement and a flexible fit for before, during and after pregnancy. Featuring a feminine curved empire line to define your waist, the dress is available on Seraphine for $109.00 Duchess Catherine Jimmy Choo Navy Pumps Jimmy Choo Navy Pumps Duchess paired her look with navy Jimmy Choo Suede pumps and her Sapphire and Diamond oval earrings. Duchess Catherine Sapphire and Diamond Oval Earrings Sapphire and Diamond Oval Earrings Duchess carried navy Stuart Weitzman 'Muse' suede clutch. Duchess Catherine Stuart Weitzman 'Muse' suede clutch Stuart Weitzman 'Muse' suede clutch This week Charlotte also started her nursery at the Willcocks Nursery School. Palace released two adorable photographs of Charlotte clicked by Duchess of Cambridge on Monday at their London residence Kensington Palace. Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit KensingtonRoyalDuchess of Cambridge started the official royal duties after celebrating her 36th birthday privately at Anmer Hall. Today she visited the Reach Academy Feltham, a school working in partnership with Place2Be.

Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit
KensingtonRoyal

Place2Be is one of Kate’s earliest Patronages that support children, families and the whole school community throughout their school career, a cause close to Duchess’ heart.

Upon arrival, the Duchess was welcomed warmly by the pupils of the school. The kids were singing Nina Simone classic “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free.” Duchess was very happy and impressed with the singing.

Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit
KensingtonRoyal

Before the engagement Kensington Palace remarked, “The Duchess of Cambridge has been patron of Place2Be since 2013, reflecting her interest in children’s mental health and the importance of supporting children and families to give children the best possible start in life.”

The Duchess heard how the school is committed to working with parents, as they believe communication between home and school is vital.

Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit
KensingtonRoyal

She saw the early year’s provision in the nursery and met parents who have benefited from the school’s parenting support.

Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit
KensingtonRoyal

Duchess was in full mother mode around children and enjoyed the visit thoroughly with kids.

Kate a History of Art graduate took part in art and craft activities with children.

Royal Family channel on Youtube shared a cute video of Duchess having a conversation with a kid about dinosaurs.

Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit
KensingtonRoyal

There was brief discussion session with the staff of Place2Be.

Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit
Kensingtonroyal

A pet-lover herself, Duchess was happy to make a new friend in the form of four month old puppy Bear who is training to be a therapy dog.

Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit
Reach Feltham

The School Farm is home to chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs where Kate spent some time and also watched kids planting trees.

Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit
ReachFeltham

In the Sixth Form Communal Area, students talked to The Duchess about the support they have received at Reach Feltham.

Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit
ReachFeltham

Working with Place2Be and other organisations, Reach Feltham provides a range of support for students, parents and staff members throughout their time at the school, including emotional wellbeing, LGBT groups and a Girls’ Group.

Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit
ReachFeltham

Duchess raised a very serious question of the time and asked students, “Do you feel that social media puts a lot of pressure on young people?” After hearing students stories Duchess remarked, “From what we’ve been learning from the work we’ve been doing it can get so addictive.”

Duchess Catherine started the royal duties in 2018 with Place2Be visit
ReachFeltham

Before leaving school pupils wished Duchess happy birthday with a beautiful lovely hand-made birthday card.

James Whalting

Moving towards Duchess’ look of the day, Kate chose a very elegant Hobbs London Gianna Coat in French navy colourway.

Hobbs London Gianna coat
Hobbs London Gianna coat

Described as, “Taking inspiration from the traditional riding coat, the Gianna is a modern classic. Made in beautiful French navy wool, it is beautifully tailored and has a dramatic femininity achieved by the flared skirt and black detailing. The curved collar and pewter buttons add an extra equestrian touch” Coat is not available anymore.

Seraphene Florrie Dress
Seraphene Florrie Dress

Beneath the coat Duchess wore her Seraphine Florrie Dress. The dress was premiered in 2015 when Kate was expecting Charlotte during a visit to Stoke-on-Trent.

Seraphine 'Florrie' dress
Seraphine ‘Florrie’ dress

Stunning Marine Ocean shades made in soft woven fabric, this elegant dress drapes beautifully to finish just above the knee, allowing plenty of movement and a flexible fit for before, during and after pregnancy. Featuring a feminine curved empire line to define your waist, the dress is available on Seraphine for $109.00

Jimmy Choo Navy Pumps
Jimmy Choo Navy Pumps

Duchess paired her look with navy Jimmy Choo Suede pumps and her Sapphire and Diamond oval earrings.

Sapphire and Diamond Oval Earrings
Sapphire and Diamond Oval Earrings

Sapphire and Diamond Oval Earrings
Duchess carried navy Stuart Weitzman ‘Muse’ suede clutch.

Duchess of Cambridge Stuart Weitzman 'Muse' Clutch
Stuart Weitzman ‘Muse’ Clutch

This week Charlotte also started her nursery at the Willcocks Nursery School. Palace released two adorable photographs of Charlotte clicked by Duchess of Cambridge on Monday at their London residence Kensington Palace.

Princess Charlotte official portrait before nursary school
KensingtonRoyal

KensingtonRoyal

Get all the latest posts in your inbox.

Subscribe Here

Duchess of Cambridge attended first church service of the year at Sandringham

Duchess of Cambridge attended first church service of the year at Sandringham

Duchess of Cambridge attended first church service of the year at SandringhamDuke and Duchess of Cambridge joined Her Majesty with other members of royal family for the Sunday Church Service in Sandringham. It’s Duchess’ first public appearance of the year.

Duchess of Cambridge attended first church service of the year at Sandringham
Duchess was also joined by her sister Pippa Middleton Mathews and her husband James Mathhews. Other notable guest was Prince William’s long time friend James Meade and his wife.

Duchess of Cambridge attended first church service of the year at SandringhamDuke and Duchess walked to the St. Mary Magdalene church along with their 96 old Grandfather Prince Phillip while Her Majesty arrived by car.
Duchess of Cambridge attended first church service of the year at Sandringham
For her first appearance of the year, Duchess Kate chose her brown Moloh ‘Turpin’ Tweed coat, first worn Christmas Day 2014.

 

Duchess of Cambridge attended first church service of the year at Sandringham
2014 Christmas Service

The piece featured in the February 2013 Belgravia Residents’ Journal as following:Duchess of Cambridge attended first church service of the year at SandringhamDuchess was seen carrying brown handbag from Chanel that was last seen during Duke and Duchess’ trip to Paris.

 

Chanel Bag with Enamel Handle
Chanel Bag with Enamel Handle

Kate paired the outfit with Tod’s Burgundy Fringed Leather Pumps.

 

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

Her Sapphire & Diamond Oval Drop Earrings finished the whole look.

Lacorine 'Sumac' style hat
Lacorine ‘Sumac’ style hat

Lacorine ‘Sumac’ style hat
 

Duchess kept the cold away by wearing Lacorine ‘Sumac’ style hat and a new pair of the fur-trimmed gloves from Cornelia James ‘Clementine’ style in chocolate brown.

 

Cornelia James ‘Clementine’ glovesCornelia James ‘Clementine’ gloves
Cornelia James ‘Clementine’ gloves

It seems the New Year Church Service has become a kind of tradition for the Cambridge family as they have been seen on this service regularly since 2016.

Duchess of Cambridge attended first church service of the year at Sandringham

Get all the latest posts in your inbox.

Subscribe Here