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Video: Duchess of Cambridge plays volleyball at the Olympic Park - Telegraph
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:27 AM
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"Getty Images" Cerca - Getty Images IT: GBR: The Duchess Of Cambridge Attends A Sportaid Athlete Workshop

"Daily Mail" Duchess of Cambridge: Sporty Kate looks great in skinny jeans as she plays volleyball in Olympic Park at first solo engagement since birth of baby Prince George | Mail Online
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:48 AM
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Catherine is great at sports, I was positively surprised that she also managed to play volleyball with such high heels,
but obviously she can handle it very well :-) Thanks for sharing the video!
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Old 10-18-2013, 09:37 AM
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Thank you for the video. Always a pleasure to see the royals interacting on film as it tells more about the event than still photos.
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Old 10-18-2013, 02:49 PM
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Back on duty and back in shape: Smiling Duchess of Cambridge helps young sports stars-
Back on duty and back in shape: Smiling Duchess of Cambridge helps young sports stars - London - News - London Evening Standard

Robert Jobson is reporting that the Duke & Duchess are expected to go on at least two foreign trips next year.
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Old 10-22-2013, 09:27 AM
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Old 10-24-2013, 11:46 AM
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In a hand signed letter, our Royal Patron, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge, has celebrated and thanked EACH staff, volunteers and supporters:
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Beautiful letter. Catherine's compassion brings tears to the eyes!
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Old 10-24-2013, 12:22 PM
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Beautiful letter. Catherine's compassion brings tears to the eyes!
There is a lot of passion in her letter and I'm sure her charities appreciate the work she do on their behalf.
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Live blog from tonight's charity dinner here:

LIVE: Kate Middleton at 100 Women in Hedge Funds addiction charity dinner after Prince George christening - Mirror Online

HuffPostUK Pic Desk ‏@HuffPostUKPics The Duchess of Cambridge arrives at a gala dinner hosted by the 100 Women in Hedge Funds Philanthropic Initiatives. pic.twitter.com/vw0nKNnmwU

Hello: Kate wears elegant floor-length gown for charity dinner

Daily Mail: Kate leaves William to babysit and dons ball gown for gala event at Kensington Palace

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Getty Images: The Duchess Of Cambridge Attends 100 Women In Hedge Funds Gala Dinner In Aid Of Action On Addiction
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Live blog from tonight's charity dinner here:

LIVE: Kate Middleton at 100 Women in Hedge Funds addiction charity dinner after Prince George christening - Mirror Online

HuffPostUK Pic Desk ‏@HuffPostUKPics The Duchess of Cambridge arrives at a gala dinner hosted by the 100 Women in Hedge Funds Philanthropic Initiatives. pic.twitter.com/vw0nKNnmwU
Really stunning photo. Quite the glamour gal.
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That's an amazing dress, but she just needs a diamond necklace or saphire necklace or some other necklaces, the dress just screams for a necklace!
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That's an amazing dress, but she just needs a diamond necklace or saphire necklace or some other necklaces, the dress just screams for a necklace!
Kate does seem to be minimalistic when it comes to wearing jewelry and perhaps that is just her choice. She does have some beautiful pieces though.

Sometime I wonder if perhaps that sometimes when she is attending a function such as the Hedge Funds one she just did, she consciously chooses to leave the bling behind. Most of the other women in that room most likely do not have the means of owning such pieces and Kate feels that wearing something totally glittering and dripping "posh" would serve to create a status line between the other attendees and herself.

I'm sure there will be plenty enough occasions in the future such as state dinners where she can glimmer, sparkle and dazzle in an atmosphere were it is to be expected.

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Kate does seem to be minimalistic when it comes to wearing jewelry and perhaps that is just her choice. She does have some beautiful pieces though.

Sometime I wonder if perhaps that sometimes when she is attending a function such as the Hedge Funds one she just did, she consciously chooses to leave the bling behind. Most of the other women in that room most likely do not have the means of owning such pieces and Kate feels that wearing something totally glittering and dripping "posh" would serve to create a status line between the other attendees and herself.

I'm sure there will be plenty enough occasions in the future such as state dinners where she can glimmer, sparkle and dazzle in an atmosphere were it is to be expected.

Just some random thoughts.
You know I never thought of that, but I bet you are right.
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You know I never thought of that, but I bet you are right.
Somehow I doubt the patrons of an event that costs thousands to attend lack the means to buy jewelry. The whole crowd tonight is probably pretty posh.
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My worry is that if she doesn't get into the habit of wearing 'serious jewels' soonish.. she NEVER will.. and the spectacular jewelry heritage of the British Royal Family will remain unworn in the vaults...

I pay my taxes, and i expect the Royal women to wear 'what comes with the job' !
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Catherine looks terrific but I, too, think the look calls for a necklace. I don't think a necklace would require her to wear her hair up, although it would probably look better with that dress. She is so beautiful she can get away with it though.
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