A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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After a sporty start of the day at the 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.

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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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.

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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Both Young couples has many things in common, among them is their young kids who are at school.

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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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.”

 

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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After the lunch, William and Catherine were joined by Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel for the afternoon engagements.

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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Both royal couples walk through the picturesque cobbled streets of Stockholm from the Royal Palace to the Nobel Museum.

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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The royals were welcomed by the excited members of the public during walkabout and outside the Nobel Museum waiting for them in the cold weather.

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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Duchess Catherine and Princess Victoria have presented flowers from the public

A video of Walkabout shared by the Kensington Palace.

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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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.

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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The next stop of the day was Sweden’s national centre for architecture and design ArkDes.

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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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.

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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At ArkDes, William and Catherine met the representative of home furnishing company IKEA. Duchess revealed that they love their products and have some of them in their children’s nursery.

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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This time Duchess chose a bespoke Catherine Walker green coat and dress. The dress was a customized version of the label’s Bea Dress.

 

Catherine Walker Bea Dress
Catherine Walker Bea Dress

The tailored coat made of wool crêpe features a saddle shoulder, funnel neck, fitted sleeves with a swirling skirt.

Troy London faux fur collar and faux fur cuffs
Troy London faux fur collar and faux fur cuffs

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 godfather William Van Cutsem) and her sister Lucia Ruck Keene.

Peruvian Connection Vallnord Alpaca Fur Hat
Peruvian Connection Vallnord Alpaca Fur Hat

She paired the outfit with Peruvian Connection Vallnord Alpaca Fur Hat that she wore on Christmas in December 2017.

Mulberry Mini Seaton Black Small Classic Grain handbag
Mulberry Mini Seaton Black Small Classic Grain handbag

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.

Kiki McDonough Special Edition Green Tourmaline, Green Amethyst and Diamond Earrings
Kiki McDonough Special Edition Green Tourmaline, Green Amethyst and Diamond Earrings

Catherine 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.

Duchess of Cambridge Tod’s Suede Pumps
Tod’s Suede Pumps

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.

A Swedish luncheon for British Royals- Cambridge Couple joined Sweden royals for Lunch
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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge started Sweden tour with Bandy

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge started Sweden tour with Bandy
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge started Sweden tour with Bandy
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Today the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge started their 4-days long Scandinavian Tour with bandy hockey event at Vasaparken, an outdoor ice-skating venue in the centre of Stockholm.

The couple arrived at the stadium from the residence of the British Ambassador, where they stayed after their arrival. The couple was welcomed by the group of the youngster at the stadium.

Bandy is a very popular game in Sweden that is being played since 1895. Sports lovers Duke and Duchess tried their hand at the game.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge started Sweden tour with Bandy
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William won the game by 2-1 but Duchess looked very happy with her own effort.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge started Sweden tour with Bandy
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After the game, the royal couple spent some time with players.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge started Sweden tour with Bandy
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Moving towards the sartorial details, the royal watchers were keenly waiting for Duchess to make her first appearance today.

KensingtonRoyal/Burberry
KensingtonRoyal/Burberry

To beat the Sweden winter, Catherine chose an elegant chic look that contains both British and Sweden labels. Duchess wore a Burberry Toddingwall Shearling Trench Coat.

Burberry Toddingwall Shearling Trench Coat
Burberry Toddingwall Shearling Trench Coat

Made from the 100% lamb leather coat features a Shearling collar, buttoned epaulette at shoulders, long sleeves, buttoned tab at cuffs, flap at yoke, buckle-fastened belt at waist with two buttoned welt pockets at front, branded buttons, single vent at back hem, shearling linen.

Fjällräven Övik Folk Knit Sweater
Fjällräven Övik Folk Knit Sweater

Underneath the coat Duchess wore Övik Folk Knit Sweater from Swedish label Fjällräven. Warm and comfortable patterned knitted woollen sweater with all of wool’s positive properties features a round neckline and ribbed sleeve cuffs. The sweater is currently available at Amazon in many different colourways.

 

Sorel Torino boots
Sorel Torino boots

Catherine paired the outfit with Torino waterproof suede, shell and leather ankle boots from Sorel.

Eugenia Kim Rain Faux Fur Pompom Wool Beanie
Eugenia Kim Rain Faux Fur Pompom Wool Beanie

Duchess looked very cute today in a beanie. Eugenia Kim Rain Faux Fur Pompom Wool Beanie brought back the memories of Catherine pre-wedding. It was widely discussed that Duchess is wearing a fur beanie but Palace declined and informed that Duchess did not wear the real fur.

Brora Cashmere Fine Cable Snood and John Lewis Suede Faux Fur Trim Thermal Gloves
Brora Cashmere Fine Cable Snood and John Lewis Suede Faux Fur Trim Thermal Gloves

She also wore Brora Cashmere Fine Cable Snood that currently retailing at £89 and John Lewis Suede Faux Fur Trim Thermal Gloves that are available in brown for £21.

Asprey London 167 White Gold Earrings
Asprey London 167 White Gold Earrings

Asprey London 167 White Gold Earrings finished today’s 1st look in Sweden. Next, the royal couple will meet the Sweden royals for lunch at the royal palace in Sweden.

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived for their Scandinavian tour

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived for their Scandinavian tour
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived for their Scandinavian tour
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Tonight Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in wintery cold Sweden to kick start their 4-days long Scandinavian tour. They arrived around 9 PM of the local time.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived for their Scandinavian tour
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There was no official photo pool for royal arrival, but Swedish news-media Expressen got some candid shots of couple’s arrival.

It seems the couple waited for Prince George and Princess Charlottes to finish their day in their schools before bidding them goodbye and leaving them home for a long week.

Residence of UK Ambassador to Sweden/ Wikipedia
Residence of UK Ambassador to Sweden/ Wikipedia

Tonight the royal couple will stay at the residence for British Ambassador to Sweden David Cairns in Stockholm and then tomorrow will start the official visit.

Itinerary of Day 1 in Sweden
Itinerary of Day 1 in Sweden

The tour was arranged on the request of Foreign Office. Tomorrow morning will start with a visit to bandy hockey event at Vasaparken, an outdoor ice-skating venue in the centre of Stockholm with a day full of different events and engagements.

Pink Mulberry Coat
Pink Mulberry Coat

Today the thrifty Duchess once again chose the pink Mulberry coat to keep the winter away.

We look forward to the official events of the royal visit as well as the fashion aspect of it.

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