Kate Middleton’s jewelry loans from Queen Elizabeth

Someone asked me last year how many pieces of Queen Elizabeth‘s jewelry Kate Middleton has borrowed since marrying into the British Royal Family, because the thought is that HM doesn’t want to loan Kate a bunch of royal jewelry. Since KP announced a return trip to Canada for the Cambridges I’ve been wondering whether we will see any royal jewelry on Kate this time – she wore royal pieces on her previous trip to Canada and on her trip to New Zealand, but didn’t on her trip to India when many people thought she would. So with that in mind, I thought I’d do a post about all of the jewelry the Queen has loaned Kate.

So far, HM has loaned Kate: 3 tiaras, 2 brooches, 2 sets of earrings, 1 necklace, and 2 bracelets.

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People: Prince William and Kate Middleton are breaking taboos by talking about their emotions

People magazine has a new article about Prince William and Kate Middleton which lauds them as “starting a conversation about mental health”, “opening up in ways royals of previous generations never have”, and “taking on long-standing taboos about seeking help”. Which, sure, but… it’s been two days.

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Is Prince William trying to set up his own ‘royal court’ by moving Princess Eugenie into KP?

The idea that Princess Eugenie will be moving into Ivy Cottage at Kensington Palace is still making news for some reason, and Tom Sykes over at the Daily Beast has written a think-piece about what Eugenie’s move means for Prince William and his “royal court” at KP.

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