The Duchess of Cambridge is patroness for Action of Addiction, and last night she attended a gala dinner for the charity in London. There was much talk of Kate “braving the elements,” like she’s a delicate flower who will wilt if a raindrop touches her head. Kate has been rained on before and lived to tell the tale. Mostly, I’m just mad about the rainy weather in England because a women’s grass court tournament in Nottingham got rained out and now the ladies have to play on an indoor hardcourt. Hello, grass season.
Anyway, Kate decided to do a re-wear for this gala dinner – I vaguely remembered this Barbara Casasola dress, but I couldn’t place it without help – we first saw this dress in 2016, when Kate attended another gala dinner event for the National History Museum. I went back to look at what I wrote about the dress at the time, and I came out laughing because I was, like, trying to be so nice about the fact that Kate had basically glued on a massive wiglet and it made her look like a lollipop. That’s something else I’ve …read more