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Posted at 10:34 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Royal trends: Kate’s lace, Pippa’s red linen and Beatrice in nude


Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are greeted by Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird upon their arrival in Ottawa, Canada, on their first official overseas trip Thursday, June 30, 2011. (Frank Gunn - AP)
The royal couple has safely arrived in Ottawa, and has already started thanking veterans and kissing babies.

In true fashionista style, Kate Middleton changed along the seven-hour flight, emerging from the plane in navy dress #2. Her second choice is a reminder of the trend she helped start early this summer: lace. Vote for your favorite blue ensemble in this Celebritology poll after the jump.

In other royal style news, Pippa Middleton’s red linen shift by Hobbs sold out within hours of her appearance at Wimbledon, according to Marie Claire. The Middleton ladies are starting to give Oprah a run for her money in marketing power – selling out nearly every dress they’ve been photographed in as of late. Kate’s Wimbledon frock, designed by Alice Temperley, likewise sold out, reports Metro.co.
Pippa Middleton and Alex Loudon attend the quarterfinal round match between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France on Day Nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 29, 2011 in London, England. (Julian Finney - GETTY IMAGES)

The sisters’ flawless choices must be a hard to follow, but it looks like Princess Beatrice may be keeping better pace. The Daily Mail reports the 22-year-old has hired stylist Charlie Anderson -- who works with Emma Watson, Katie Holmes and Anne Hathaway to name a few. Anderson is believed to be the mastermind of the nude Elie Saab gown Beatrice wore to the White Tie and Tiara Ball hosted by Sir Elton John. The dress was positively received, a step in the right direction from the onslaught of negativity following her hat choice in April.

By Cara Kelly  |  10:34 PM ET, 06/30/2011

 
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