Mrs. Cathy returns to her signature color and one of her favorite designers after a day sharing the spotlight.
A pretty enough, but somewhat generic gown. We’re not crazy about the design, which feels a bit musty. It’s one of those gowns that could easily be worn by a woman for years older than her, which makes it automatically not the freshest or most exciting design. Still, she’s hosting an event for kids, none of whom are dressed formally, so breaking out a simple, basic, gets-the-job-done gown makes sense. These kids got invited to Buckingham Palace to meet the future queen. She knows what she’s supposed to serve: a little bit of basic, non-threatening royal glamour.
Has she worn this before? Is it new? Who knows? She’s so good at finding variations on a theme that it’s hard sometimes to distinguish her looks. Not a bad thing in her line of work, of course. It’s all about the branding.
– Jenny Packham Bead and Sequin-embroidered Gown
– Jenny Packham Clutch
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