Young Girls “Look Up To” Kate Middleton, Says Designer Emilia Wickstead
Last May, Catherine paired Wickstead’s yellow “Marella” coat with a Jane Corbett hat and LK Bennett heels for a garden party at Buckingham Palace, commanding a presence so strong that it seemed she had the power of a magnet.
“I am always designing with the idea of a woman dressing up,” British-based Wickstead told Foster. “And I think she is influencing fashion in that way so that young girls in Britain or around the world can look up to her and -whether you like the way she dresses, whether you like it or not – I think it is wonderful what she does for fashion, particularly British fashion.”
Catherine just returned from a family holiday in Mustique, and is expected to attend a gala at the National Portrait Gallery on February 11th.