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Don't know why the Mail claims Kate committed a fashion faux pas just because she and Harry wore identical boots. Now if they wore identical dresswear to the same event, that might be a reason for raised eyebrows!
I was just about to say the same thing Baroness, how is that a faux pas? It wouldn't surprise me if the family buys a stash of wellies in one go for when they're in the country.

I'm surprised they don't wear Hunter wellies, they have a royal warrant from the Queen. (I also own a pair and can highly recommend them!).
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Maybe a coincidence or maybe not but I guess a muddy field required those shoes that they just happen to have a pair of?
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Well pretty much everyone in the countryside has at least one pair of wellies, and most are green, so I would think it was not unusul that Kate and Harry would too,
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Harry's a "Royal Lady"?
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Yes, I'm laughing too - and I think that's why this story garnered so much press attention. Lady Harry...
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Just to demonstrate how schizophrenic the Daily Mail is, having accused Kate of a fashion faux pas just yesterday for wearing the same wellies as Prince Harry, today they state she hasn't put a foot wrong in the fashion stakes this year:

Crowning of a style queen
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This is one of my favorite casual looks on Kate and I love the hat!
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Her outfit is okay and appropriate for the event. She looks very skinny in the jeans, though. I mean, she surely has great legs that look good in tight jeans, but she's really very very skinny it seems and I thought she had finally gained a bit more weight in the last weeks.

I have not the slightest problem with Harry and Kate wearing the same wellies - how silly articles can get... They really run out of ideas, don't they?
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I think the writer has forgotten about unisex boots/items. Who cares if they are in same or similar boots. Such boots can't be so much different for women and men. Anything just to write an article.
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Really love this look on Catherine, especially the hat. She has the legs of an athlete/dancer, lots of muscle there. She really is a cutie.
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Just to demonstrate how schizophrenic the Daily Mail is, having accused Kate of a fashion faux pas just yesterday for wearing the same wellies as Prince Harry, today they state she hasn't put a foot wrong in the fashion stakes this year:

Crowning of a style queen
Yep, just smack her down on one hand and raise her up with the other. Just a tad inconsistent.
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I'm out of that league; mere L.L. Bean wellies for me with boot socks!
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Just to demonstrate how schizophrenic the Daily Mail is, having accused Kate of a fashion faux pas just yesterday for wearing the same wellies as Prince Harry, today they state she hasn't put a foot wrong in the fashion stakes this year:

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Lovely picture for her, I like her style
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I'm sorry, but there's no reason to pay such amount of money for rubber rain boots. I haven't bought a pair of this type of boots because I find them absolutely hideous (though may need to out of necessity). A relatively decently priced pair from Macy*s will do fine for me.
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so the "kate effect" hasnt happen to the rain boots?
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so the "kate effect" hasnt happen to the rain boots?
Not for me . I'm sorry, but they are just rather ugly.
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Wellies are pretty standard wear in the English countryside. They last for years and do not go out of style.
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I like wellies myself and got a pair from L.L. Bean last year with boot warmers after getting tired of having moisture leak into my winter boots while shoveling snow. Of course, they're not leather-lined, but they serve the purpose without the expense. And if I ever make it to England to walk across the Yorkshire moors and Lake District, I'll certainly need my wellies!
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I'm not sure if this is the right thread for this, so forgive me, mods.

I was looking at pics of Catherine when she was food shopping in Wales right after the wedding. Her hair was pin straight, and not waved at the ends. I liked that look on her and I would like to see her at an event with that kind of hair. Maybe a daytime would do.

Of course, the press would go nuts if the Duchess shows up with straight hair and not the waves
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