Thanks to the speedy work of the Warehouse press team, we can tell you that Kate
trawled the Kings Road store to for warm-weather gear. The soon-to-be Mrs. Windsor picked up three sundresses and a lace-trimmed top for the not-so-princely sum of £225.
Her shopping bag held a v-neck palm-frond printed dress
, a bright poppy bandeau dress, and a one-shouldered dress with a ruffled neckline and hem.
(An observation: We understand fashion labels promoting stars appearances in gifted or loaned fashion itemsquid pro quo. But does it seem a tad déclassé for a retailer to issue a press release detailing personal purchases? Surely, Royal Wedding
-watch has reached the apex of its hysteria when retailers are willing to risk alienating clients in such a manner. Then again, considering the tremendous boost that Kates appearance in Reiss
and Whistles goods gave the chains, who can blame them? And hey, were covering it...)
A source tells us that Middleton, accompanied by sister Pippa, also popped into Banana Republic, where she tried on a £50 cardigan and several other summer pieces.
Middletons selections suggest that she and Prince William
wont spend their honeymoon in Balmoral after all. Weve read that the odds are on Jordan, but we predict one week of relaxation and another of charity work and public engagements in a Commonwealth country. The Bahamas, Belize, Jamaica, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and many more could be contenders.
Lunchtime shopping, Easter sunshine escapes, small