domenica 19 marzo 2017

Official Visit to Paris, March 2017

Official visit to Paris, 17-18 March 2017


17 March 2017 - Meeting with President François Hollande at the Élysée Palace.
Bespoke double-breasted coat with velvet trim by Catherine Walker & suede pumps by Emmy London; mock-croc green leather clutch bag by Polish brand Etui Bags; "Siren" wire earrings in green onyx by Monica Vinader; Ballon Blue de Cartier watch (Daily Mail article here).

 17 March 2017 - Attending a reception at the British Embassy in Paris to meet young French leaders from the arts, sports, fashion, business and the voluntary sector and to mark the launch of "Les Voisins" ("The Neighbours"), a year-long celebration of UK-French links.
New dress: black lace sleeveless dress with black leather bow belt by Alexander McQueen"Eugenia" silver-tone faux pearl and crystal ear cuffs by Balenciaganew necklace and ring: most likely also by Balenciaga and part of a set matching the earrings; Ballon Blue de Cartier watchnew shoes: ankle strap suede "d'Orsay" pumps by Gianvito Rossi (Daily Mail article here).

 17 March 2017 - Attending a black-tie dinner at the British Ambassador's residence, also known as the Hôtel de Charost.
New gown: floral embellished baby blue evening dress by Jenny Packham (an older season style); "Cabrina" platinum lamé pumps by Oscar de la Renta; "Casa" box clutch, also by Jenny Packham; diamond chandelier earrings and Art Deco diamond bracelet, both on loan from the Queen (Daily Mail article here).

 18 March 2017 - Visiting Les Invalides, to learn about the important historic and current roles of the site, in particular its work supporting veterans undergoing rehabilitation programmes, and to meet survivors and first responders involved in the terrorist attacks at the Bataclan Theatre in Paris as well as in the lorry attack in Nice on Bastille Day 2016. Later, visit to the Musée de d'Orsay to tour the Impressionists Gallery and, following on from the "Les Voisins" reception, attendeding a "Les Voisins in Action" event at the Trocadéro to highlight the strong ties between the young people of France and the United Kingdom.
New coat: bespoke striped cotton tweed waisted frock coat with a box pleated skirt and bracelet sleeves in blue and red by Chanel, based on a design from the S/S 2017 collectionnew bag: "Art Nouvelle" calfskin small flap bag  with enamel handle (from the A/W 2015 collection) and new belt: calfskin leather belt, both also by Chanel; Tod's burgundy leather fringe buckle detail pumpsBallon Blue de Cartier watchnew earrings and necklace: "Trinity de Cartier" earrings with brilliant-cut diamond and "Trinity" necklace (without diamond), both by Cartier (Daily Mail article here).

18 March 2017 - Attending the Wales vs France RBS Six Nations match at the Stade de France.
Red double-breasted coat by Carolina Herrera in double-faced wool/cashmere mix from the fall/winter 2016 collection, first worn in Canada during the September 2016 tour; "Trinity de Cartier" earrings with brilliant-cut diamond; unidentified black turtleneck top/dress; unidentified black suede ankle boots, possibly the same ones first seen in NYC in December 2014; black merino wool "Imogen" gloves by Cornelia JamesChanel "Art Nouvelle" calfskin small flap bag  with enamel handle (Daily Mail article here, see here for more pictures of Kate leaving the Embassy).

1 commento:

  1. I love the new Catherine Walker green coat. I'm glad she sprung for a new one and didn't wear a repeat.