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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released their first official portrait on Thursday 23 June. Unveiled at the Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge in England, the portrait was painted by British artist Jamie Coreth and presented to Kate Middleton in a royal emerald-green gown. The vampire’s wife and Manolo Blahanik are pumping satin in a matching shade.
The Falconetti emerald metallic silk dress evokes the effortless elegance of a 1920s flapper, and it falls neatly over the middleton’s frame on the body, extending into a medium-length skirt. The sleeves and hem of the three-quarter-length are both borrowed with soft ruffles, which add to the alluring appeal of the gown. Middleton wore it during her first St. Patrick’s Day trip to Dublin with Prince William in March 2020, channeling Princess Diana in the most glamorous way. The bright design is reminiscent of several green gowns owned by the late princess, most notably the dazzling Graham Rain ball gown she wore to a concert with Prince Charles in 1982 and the dazzling Catherine Wayne she wore to the October premiere of “The Hunt for Red”. “In 1990.
Princess Diana’s style moments are an endless source of inspiration for Middleton, who often pays homage to her late mother-in-law through sophisticated attire. In fact, she agreed to the princess this week in a pink suit by Katherine Walker and later in her white Alexander McQueen suit and gold earrings.
The Duchess of Cambridge adorned her portrait with a trio of pearl bracelets, pearl drop earrings and a pearl brooch on her heart. Her wavy hair ran over her shoulders as she looked slightly to the right for the portrait.
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