Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Germany

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, accompanied by Prince George and Princess Charlotte, are on a five-day visit of Poland and Germany on advice from the British Government. They will meet a variety of business, government and civil leaders. On July 19th, they stared their visit to Germany. Click HERE for Day 1 in Poland, HERE for Day 2.

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On Day 3, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said farewell to their hosts in Warsaw and boarded a plane to Berlin, where they started the day’s engagements with a private meeting with Chancellor Merkel.

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Afterwards, they visited the Brandenburg Gate before greeting crowds gathered on Pariser Platz in front of the Gate, and making their way to the Holocaust Memorial, where they toured the museum before walking through the Memorial itself.

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In the afternoon, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge traveled to the eastern district of Marzahn, where they visited Strassenkinder, a charity which supports young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, including homeless children. In the charity’s youth club, they met some of the young people who have received help from the charity and individuals from the Robert Enke Foundation. Later, the Duke and Duchess returned to the west of the city, and met with President Steinmeier at the Bellevue Palace.

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In the evening, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a Queen’s Birthday Party in the gardens of the British Ambassador’s residence. The Duke gave a speech, which included a message from the Queen.

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For the day events, the Duke wore a navy suit with a blue tie. The Duchess of Cambridge wore a blue Catherine Walker Coat Dress with her Kiki McDonough Topaz earrings and a new pendent. In the evening, the Duke wore a navy suit with a pink tie. The Duchess of Cambridge wore a red Alexander McQueen maxi dress and Simone Rocha earrings.

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4 thoughts on “Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Germany

  1. Hmmmm….We had just been commenting on the informality of this trip and here is the Duchess in an outfit that would have not been out of place in a 70’s pool party! I spy more faux jewelry too. Why didn’t she repeat the very nice ruby set she wore on the first day? I guess she was going for the boho look tonight and that would have been a bit too formal. And then again, maybe that was the dress code for the evening, “chic boho”, for which she was eminently perfect! I’ve no doubt she and the Duke are doing an excellent work cementing diplomatic ties in the countries they are visiting, but so far I’m underwhelmed by the outfit and jewelry choices of the Duchess.

    I’m starting to think that this is on purpose. Look how Prince William wears the same suit in different shades of blue all.the.time. It’s almost like a uniform, like he doesn’t want you to notice what he’s wearing. I suspect his wife is of the same mind. They are striving for a “regular” look as opposed to a “bespoke look”. All that is very fine, but it’s a sad state of affairs for a royal watcher like me!

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    1. I agree with you! As much as I adore splendour, we have to accept that this is how a modern monarchy works. As for the outfit, I would have thought tomorrow evening’s creative reception would have brought something this unique(?) but today called for something more formal. It’s not bad, just different!

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