Kate Middleton: First Post Pregnancy Announcement Appearance

Kate Middleton’s appearance at the Sports Personality of the Year Awards on Sunday (December 16th) marked her first public appearance since the pregnancy announcement.

Kate Middleton Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2012

‘While the Duchess does not feel ready to attend a four-hour engagement, she is keen to show her support to the UK’s sportsmen and women at this prestigious event which caps a momentous year for British sport,’ said a senior Royal source.

Oozing confidence, the Duchess of Cambridge handed Bradley Wiggins the Sports Personality of the Year trophy and presented Lord Coe with the Lifetime Achievement award.

Kate Middleton post pregnancy appearance

For the  ceremony, Kate Middleton chose to wear a stunning emerald colored Alexander McQueen floor-length gown. The Dutchess of Cambridge looked radiant in the incredible crepe wool McQueen creation which featured a sweeping thigh-high slit, a deep v-neck, and bell-sleeves. Kate paired the dress with exquisite topaz earrings, a button pendant and some gorgeous black Jimmy Choos.

Sarah Burton, Creative Director at Alexander McQueen, recently received an Order of the British Empire honor at Buckingham Palace for her contribution to the British fashion industry. She was of course also the woman behind the Duchess’ royal wedding masterpiece. It is easy to say that Alexander McQueen remains the Duchess’ go-to designer.


Tatiana Kombo

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