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Kate Middleton Shops At Amaia Kids, Like A 'Normal' Person

6/30/2015 12:01pm EDT
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It's no secret that Duchess Kate loves to shop, and while she really enjoys picking out things for herself, she also loves picking out items for her kids.

According to Yahoo! Lifestyle, Kate Middleton loves Amaia Kids, and has met designer Amaia Arrieta. Kate often pops into her shop to pick up items for her children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Arrieta says that the Duchess of Cambridge is quite normal, and that she has helped Kate pick out items for her kids on multiple occasions.

"The first time she came into the shop she was with her mother [Carole Middleton]. It was quite f...

What Name Is Missing From Baby Charlotte's Guest List?

6/29/2015 10:02pm EDT
Royal Christening: Duchess Kate Middleton, Prince William Invite
The darling Princess Charlotte is receiving a royal christening on July 5, and Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton are over the moon.

The nearly 2-month-old little sister to Prince George is taking part in a traditional baptism that allows the public to -- hopefully -- get a glimpse at the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second-born.

A statement of Prince Charlotte's christening released to the public on Monday.

"The Duke and Duchess are hugely grateful for the warm wishes they have received since Princess Charlotte's birth – many of them from local people in Norfolk – and are de...

Duchess Kate + Brangelina: New BFFs?

6/27/2015 12:16pm EDT
Duchess Kate And Brangelina? Kate Middleton And Prince William H
Kate Middleton, Prince William, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: it's the ultimate celebrity pairing! According to Us Weekly, the two couples met on Friday for a private afternoon tea at Kensington Palace. It's the first-ever meeting between the two couples, although hopefully not the last (Could double dates be in their future?).

Brad and Angelina had flown to London on Monday for a lunch at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Angelina's been working on UK foreign policy and putting an end to sexual violence in war zones, and the lunch was part of her activist work. But the couple stuck aroun...

Duchess Kate Gets Huge Allowance

6/26/2015 4:43pm EDT
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Duchess Kate, Prince William, and Prince Harry received quite the allowance for their "official royal activities" over the past year. According to E! News, Prince Charles gave his kids over $4 million to cover the costs of different things ranging from travel expenses to wardrobe items. Although it's unclear how the money was spent, the report indicates that the money is used to cover most (if not all) of Kate, William, and Harry's official activities, and everything that they need for said activities.

"Most all of this royal funding comes from the Duchy of Cornwall, Charles' estate which ...

The Royal Granny And Future King's Priceless Tender Moment

6/25/2015 10:35am EDT
Duchess Kate's Mom: Grandma Middleton, Prince George Take On Buc
Just call her the Royal Babysitter -- who knows how to entertain her grandson.

Last week, Duchess Kate's mom, Carole Middleton, and Prince George were spotted out and about in some one-on-one time. The pair spent some tender moments together in the afternoon at Bucklebury Farm Park in Berkshire, England.

The future king and Kate Middleton's mother appeared like two school kids as they romped around in the sunlight backed by clear-blue skies. At one point, the loving grandmother rode George around draped on her shoulders, citing a Popsugar report.

Pics of Prince George with granny Carole...

12 Sexy Stars Wearing Dangerous, Nerve-Damaging Skinny Jeans

6/23/2015 3:32pm EDT
Doctors Warn Women About The Dangers Of Wearing Skinny Jeans Aft
It's time to rethink wearing those jeans that need a shoe horn and 20-minutes of pulling and yanking to get on, ladies.

Doctors in Australia are now saying that it can be quite dangerous to wear jeans that look painted on (or reveal a little too much of the female anatomy) after one woman Down Under was hospitalized for four days, according to a new report published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.

The report reveals that an unnamed 35-year-old woman experienced nerve and muscle damage after wearing her skinnies to help a friend move. She spent a lot of time squ...

Is Duchess Kate Depressed?

6/22/2015 5:36pm EDT
Duchess Kate Exhausted: Is Kate Middleton Suffering From Postpar
Duchess Kate is said to be exhausted caring for her newborn and for her toddler. According to Closer Weekly, the mother of two isn't getting too much sleep these days, and juggling two children along with her royal duties is starting to take its toll. Sources say that Kate Middleton is still trying to get used to giving both of her children attention, and she's trying to figure out how to manage being the mother of two.

"Kate’s trying to juggle it all and is really feeling the pressure. Giving birth is a huge undertaking, and then there’s the stress and strain of family and a baby whose ne...

Kate Middleton Used Top Personal Trainer To Get Back Into Those Skinny Jeans

6/21/2015 9:31am EDT
Kate Middleton on People Magazine for like the 400th time
Blazing a royal parenting path first forged by her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana, Princess Kate is giving Prince George and Princess Charlotte a childhood in which grass stains are encouraged, public playgrounds are to be conquered, and no amount of love and affection is too much.

In this week's cover story, PEOPLE reports on how Kate and George are changing the royal rules.

George doesn't let her have a minute to herself," says the source who spent time with Kate in recent days. "He's running around constantly."

George brimmed with energy from the Buckingham Palace balcony on June ...

Duchess Kate's Weight Loss Secrets Revealed

6/17/2015 9:37pm EDT
Duchess Kate Hires Personal Trainer, Takes Baby Weight Off In A
Duchess Kate has been working out with a personal trainer, which has really helped her "bounce back" after baby.

According to People Magazine, the 33-year-old has a tailored fitness routing with an unnamed "trainer to the stars," and has been working hard to get back to her pre-baby weight. Kate reportedly sees her trainer once a week, and then checks in remotely by phone on a daily basis, helping stay on track and motivated.

"[The trainer] was brought on board while she was pregnant and is super-discreet. It's a lot of money, but you get a lot for the price. The trainer checks in remotel...

Duchess Kate Looks Amazing In Skinny Jeans

6/14/2015 6:11pm EDT
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Duchess Kate and Prince George enjoyed some playtime over the weekend while at the Festival of Polo match at Beaufort Polo Club in Tetbury, England. According to Us Weekly, at one point during the outing, Kate headed over to a grassy area where Prince George could play. Dressed down in skinny jeans (Us says they are TopShop maternity) and comfy Sebago "Bala" shoes, the Duchess looked like she was in super shape just six weeks after giving birth to her second child.

As for George, he had a great time for himself.

"George had a lot of fun. When he saw his cousins rolling around on a hi...

Duchess Of Cambridge Plans First Appearance

6/12/2015 1:42pm EDT
Duchess Kate Making First Official Appearance Since Charlotte's
She’s never been one to slow down, and Duchess Kate is showing how she can wear two hats: one as a doting mom, the other as a Royal fashionista. Kate Middleton is making her first appearance over the weekend since the birth of Princess Charlotte, citing an ETOnline report.

The Duchess of Cambridge is scheduled to appear at The Trooping the Colour gala – a birthday celebratory parade to commemorate the 89th milestone for Queen Elizabeth II.

Kate’s appearance actually comes on the heels of the Queen’s April 21 day of birth. However, according to tradition of the British monarchy, the parade...

See Princess Charlotte At Age 21

6/11/2015 8:25pm EDT
Princess Charlotte Aged 21 Years: New Photos Of Princess Predict
Princess Charlotte may only be a couple of weeks old, but people are already curious to know how she will grow and change in the coming years. According to Express, "professional creatives" have worked on creating some images of Her Royal Highness, and have posted some pictures of how they believe she will age over the next 21 years of her life. The images were created after hours of studying the recent photos posted

"The artists, working for Hello Party, have made predictions for HRH's first, fourth, eighth, twelfth, sixteenth and 21st birthdays. Time shows her hair darkening to emulate h...

Kate Middleton Has A Secret In Her Shoe

6/10/2015 12:30pm EDT
Duchess Kate Trick Heels: Kate Middleton Has 'Trick' Accessory T
Duchess Kate has a trick to wearing heels. Kate Middleton always makes walking in heels look so effortless, and that could be because of a little secret she has been keeping. According to Us Weekly, Kate wears inserts in her shoes that make walking (and standing) in heels more bearable.

"Kate recently bought several pairs of Alice Bow insoles at the Selfridges department store in London. She picked up versions of the insole for both flat shoes and heels in an assortment of colors. The Duchess is a fan of the brand," shared a source.

Something tells us that Alice Bow is going to be getting...

Baby Charlotte's Christening -- See The Details

6/6/2015 8:30am EDT
Royal Baby Princess Charlotte Set To Be Christened Next Month
Royal baby Princess Charlotte has been making some headlines recently for keeping her father up at night, but today Kensington Palace has announced a much more official piece of news regarding the newborn.

The daughter of Duchess Kate Middleton and Prince William wil be christened in a private ceremony next month.

The ceremony will be conducted by Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury. It will be held at St. Mary Magdalene Church at the Queen's Sandringham Estate.

The location makes sense, as William and Kate left London and headed north to their mansion in Sandringham following Cha...

Royals Happy But Lack Sleep

5/20/2015 8:00pm EDT
Prince William Enduring 'Sleepless Nights' Thanks To New Royal B
Princess Charlotte may be a royal baby, but that title doesn't make her any different than any other infant during the night. That's the lesson Prince William recently said he's learned, courtesy of the many sleepless nights he's had since his daughter was born.

Prince William made the statements during a visit with England's women soccer team, according to the BBC.

The prince, who is the Football Association president, met the team at the National Football Centre in Staffordshire. The team's captain, Steph Houghton, said the Prince told the team that "Prince George is very lively, and Pr...

Prince Charles Very Excited And Happy He Has A Granddaughter

5/11/2015 8:25am EDT
Prince Charles Was Hoping For A Granddaughter To 'Spoil' And 'Lo
There are about a billion people giddy over the birth of Princess Charlotte, the new royal baby born to Kate Middleton and Prince William. But there's none more giddy than her grandpa- Prince Charles!

(OK sure, maybe her parents are more giddy than anyone else. Just bear with us).

Prince Charles, in his first public appearance since the royal baby's birth, couldn't help but gush about the new addition to the family. Because according to the Prince, he was hoping for a granddaughter.

Why? Because he's planning on young Princess Charlotte looking after him when he's old and loopy. "I was h...

Princess Charlotte Won't Be William & Kate's Last Baby

5/10/2015 8:12am EDT
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After a fast labor and delivery at St. Mary's Hospital in London on May 2, Princess Kate and Prince William introduced their 10-hours-old daughter Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana to the world.

Between changing diapers, welcoming guests and ensuring big brother Prince George, 21 months, gets plenty of attention, a close Palace source tells PEOPLE in this week's issue that "they have been enjoying nice, private family time."

The monarchy now has another "heir and spare" – after the new succession laws were recently ratified, a girl can inherit the throne even if she's followed by a boy –...

Princess Of Cambridge Name Revealed -- Get The Details!

5/4/2015 10:31am EDT
Prince William And Duchess Kate Announce They Have Named Their D
Prince William and Duchess Kate revealed their newborn daughter's name today. The tiny princess of the House of Windsor will be called Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

According to royal protocol, the Prince and Duchess revealed the name after consulting with Willam's grandmother, The Queen of England.

“The Queen and her grandson have grown exceptionally close in recent years and he trusts her judgement implicitly,” the insider said to The Independent.

“Indeed, William is far more likely to turn to her than even his father. She is rather indulgent of her grandson like that and wants him to enj...

The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Introduce New Princess

5/3/2015 9:00am EDT
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The happy news on Saturday was that the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, gave birth to a healthy baby girl, giving her nation a new Princess. The official British Monarchy twitter account lit up early yesterday, announcing updates which began from her travel to St. Mary's Hospital to the delivery of the Kate and William's second child.

The baby weighs 8lbs 3oz. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth.

— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 2, 2015

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34am.

— Kensington Palace (@Ke...

It's A Girl!

5/2/2015 8:27am EDT
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Kate Middleton and Prince William welcomed a baby girl on Saturday morning. The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to the Lindo Wing of London's St. Mary's Hospital very early in the morning after going into labor.

A family spokesperson revealed the news on Twitter, confirming that she gave birth to a daughter and is doing well: "Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34am. The baby weighs 8lbs 3oz. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth. The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales & The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry & memb...

Will Duchess Kate Be Induced?

4/28/2015 11:17am EDT
Duchess Kate Past Due Date, May Be Induced As Royal Baby Watch H
Duchess Kate Middleton and her husband Prince William are expecting the birth of their second child any day now. The royal baby watch has been in overdrive for the last couple of weeks, with Kate previously disclosing that she was due by the end of April.

A new report now suggests that the Duchess is at least four days past her due date and she and her doctors are now discussing whether she should be induced this week.

The Daily Mail reports that sources at St. Mary's hospital in London where Kate is supposed to give birh said that the doctors there don't normally wait more than a week be...

Superbug Hits Duchess Kate’s Hospital

4/27/2015 8:29am EDT
Hospital Where Duchess Kate To Give Birth This Month Hit By Muta
All eyes in Great Britain and many around the world remain on Duchess Kate Middleton as she is due to give birth to her second child with Prince William sometime soon.

But now, a bit of drama has been inserted into this royal baby watch, as the hospital where Kate is supposed to give birth, St. Mary's Hospital in London, has had to shut down a ward after multiple patients were infected with what's being called a mutant superbug.

A surgical unit at St. Mary's has not accepted new patients in more than a week because eight patients in that ward were found to be carrying carbapenemase-produc...

The Royal Baby Watch Heats Up

4/21/2015 4:07pm EDT
All Eyes On Duchess Kate As Royal Baby Watch Hits Final Days
There's been plenty of rumor and speculation over the last few months regarding the pregnancy of British royal Kate Middleton, but this week the royal baby watch is kicking into overdrive as most expect Duchess Kate to give birth soon. Middleton has previously said that the baby is expected between the middle and end of April.

Kate is expected to give birth to her child at St. Mary's Hospital. The hospital has reportedly been training staff on what to expect and the gates outside the hospital's Lindo Wing are now open, awaiting Middleton and husband Prince William's arrival.

But the one q...

Did Duchess Kate Just Reveal Her Baby Due Date?

3/19/2015 8:41am EDT
Duchess Kate Reveals Baby Due Date Details -- When Is It?
Have you been obsessively counting down the days until Kate Middleton gives birth? If so, this will make your obsession a lot easier.

The Duchess of Cambridge just revealed her due date- not in specific terms or specific dates, mind you, but more specific than we had before (which was nothing).

The newest royal baby is set to pop between "mid-April" and "the end of April."

We know this because Middleton was visiting a children's center in London when a volunteer asked her to give up the due date details. Which Middleton did, surprisingly.

Middleton also said "not long to go now," confir...

'Downton Abbey' Cast Graciously Welcomes Its Royal Visitor

3/12/2015 1:06pm EDT
Kate Middleton Tours The The Set Of 'Downton Abbey'
Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge visited the set of "Downton Abbey" at Ealing Studios in London, England, today. She was given a tour of the set and met several cast members, including Maggie Smith (Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham), Phyllis Logan (Mrs. Hughes), Robert James-Collier (Thomas), Lesley Nicol (Mrs. Patmore) and Sophie McShera (Daisy).

The official Twitter account for Kensington Palace documented the special event with several posts and photos.

The Duchess of Cambridge Seemed to LOVE her visit to @DowntonAbbey at @EalingStudios this morn #DuchessAtDownton pic.twitter....

And The Sex Of Kate Middleton's Baby Is....

3/11/2015 8:32am EDT
Did Kate Middleton Reveal A Hint About Her Baby's Sex?
Royal watchers are speculating whether Kate Middleton hinted at the sex of her baby earlier this week. On Monday, the Duchess of Cambridge stepped out wearing a pink Alexander McQueen coat , so surely that means she's having a baby girl, right?

Ever since the royal couple revealed they were expecting another baby people started guessing what the sex would be. Middleton has worn a lot of blue throughout her pregnancy, but the pink coat and a matching hat by Jane Taylor may be a hint.

However, when Middleton stepped out at the Turner Contemporary Gallery on Tuesday, she wore black and white...

A Pink And Pregnant Duchess Steps Out

3/9/2015 9:03pm EDT
Pink And Pregnant Duchess Kate Shines At Commonwealth Day Servic
The Duchess of Cambridge, otherwise known as Kate Middleton, stepped out for a service at Westminster Abbey today and dazzled onlookers by showing off her baby bump in an all pink outfit.

Middleton was attending England's annual Commonwealth Day service, which is a celebration of multiple faiths at Westminster Abbey. She was accompanied by her husband, Prince William.

Kate's coat was made by Alexander McQueen and the matching hat by Jane Taylor.

The outing is likely one of Middleton's final public appearances before the expected birth of William and Kate's second child next month. The du...

William And Kate Are Making Prince Charles Upset Because Of This

3/6/2015 7:03pm EST
Is Prince Charles Being Cut Out Of Prince George's Life?
When Prince George was born to Great Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton two years ago, William's father Prince Charles described becoming a grandfather as "a unique moment in anyone's life."

But now it seems that the Prince of Wales feels he has had far too few moments to spend time with his grandson. The Daily Mail reported this week that Charles has become upset at the small role he occupies in Prince George's life, especially when compared to how influential Kate's parents have apparently become in Prince George's life.

According to the Daily Mail, some in the Royal Family hav...

What Famous TV Studio Is Duchess Kate Visiting?

3/5/2015 7:01pm EST
Duchess Kate To Visit 'Downton Abbey' Set
Fiction will meet reality next week when the set of Downton Abbey gets a visit from one of the biggest celebrities in the British Royal Family.

Duchess Kate of Cambridge, formerly Kate Middleton, will meet with the cast of the hit British TV show on their set in London. Kate is visiting the show simply because she wants to call attention to a great British success story. Kate's PR team put out the following release:

"Downton Abbey is an outstanding example of the thriving strength of the British creative industries and the talent on offer in the U.K., both in front and behind the camera,"...

Kate Middleton Launches Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

2/16/2015 10:22pm EST
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Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has launched a week-long mental health awareness campaign with a video message for Place2Be, which helps kids with mental health issues.

Princess Kate is the Royal Patron of the campaign and has spoken out about the impact that things like bullying and domestic violence have on kids in order to shed some light on this important cause.

"Both [Prince] William and I have seen that many young people are struggling to cope with the impact of bullying, bereavement, domestic violence, family breakdown, and more," she says.

"Without support, the effects of the...