Lifestyle magazines to newspapers shouted Kate Middleton right after the royal couple was engaged. Everything Kate did or did not do made it into news. She is appreciated for her perfect looks, beautiful face and as a trendsetting athletic personality. Her royal wedding had around two billion viewers from all nationalities. Recently, the birth of a royal baby was celebrated by her fans. A lot of stuff on her life is out there on web. Out of that bulk, we have picked 10 such things which you might not have known until now.
10. Kate from Catherine Elizabeth Middleton:
The world knows her as Kate Middleton. Magazines, media address her with the same name, but her real name happens to be Catherine Elizabeth Middleton. Kate replaced Catherine. After the royal baby thing, which was hugely covered by the media, now she is in news as just ‘Kate’.
9. Fan of hats:
Other than being a sort of practice in British royalty, Middleton herself is a big fan of hats like Princess Diana. She would even recycle and reuse old hats to turn them into something incredibly trendy. She has a fabulous collection of stylish hats. Whenever she comes out with hats, it’s feels like the hats are just made for her.
8. She is not royalty:
Eldest of three children, Kate hails from a middle-class family living in a village called Bucklebry. Her father was a pilot and her mother was a stewardess before they started Party Pieces, a business for supplying to party’s. Kate herself has worked as an employee for quite a good time.
7. Oldest royal bride ever:
When married at 29, she was the oldest bride ever in the royal family. If you take a look at most of the royal brides in history, you’ll find that they were mostly teenagers. William’s own mother Diana was only 20 when she got married to Prince Charles.
6. A fashion icon and trend maker:
Kate is naturally beautiful and her built gives her charm of a perfect model. That’s why she has been the center of gossips in lifestyle magazines. It proved her as a trend setter. It’s common for Kate to change upto 6 outfits a day. She has been a news-maker for the world’s top most magazines. Her public appearances are awaited by fashion lovers who just love her style statement. She is a fashion icon for the modern women.
5. She loves Boris rides:
The mayor of London had gifted the couple a Boris bike as a wedding present. Whenever Kate is in London, a Boris ride is the first thing that she look forward to. Well, that goes with her dynamic personality. As additional info, she loves watching a lot of sports.
4. She loves high-street fashion:
In spite of having access to the most expensive wear, she buys regularly from normal British stores or retailers. More than any brand, she loves high-street-fashion. She buys stuff from normal stores and transforms it into something fabulous without losing the touch of her royal status.
3. Tradition breaker:
The family tradition for the royal couple was to leave London after the wedding, but Kate did not follow it, rather spent the wedding night at Buckingham Palace. This isn’t the only occasion when she disappointed her mother-in-law; you’ll find her as a symbol of free woman of the modern world.
2. Once a waitress:
That’s not gossip. Although, her parents were rich enough to bear all her expenses and education, she at times preferred earn for living. While Kate was at University, during a vacation, she took up a job of waitress. She worked at ‘The Snatch Bar’ at Henley Royal Regatta, and was paid £5.25 by the hour for serving guests. According to her ex-boss, she was a real beauty.
1. Kate on Time magazine:
The popularity of Kate can be gauged from the fact that she has been named as one of ‘The 100 Most Influential People in the World’ by Time magazine. She regularly bags similar rations in a number of other highly popular magazines and blogs. Her influence as an icon was so huge that her royal wedding had 24.5m viewers in UK and over two billion around the globe.