Kate Middleton uses a tartan print to disguise the royal baby bump in Scotland
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Scotland for two days and, fun fact: while north of the English border they’re formally known as the Earl and Countess of Strathearn. (So many royal titles!) In keeping with the Scottish theme, Kate Middleton wore a new tartan print coat by the British brand Moloh, possibly purchased for its uncanny ability to hide the baby bump we’re all eager to see.
(Seriously, Hollywood starlets wary of tabloid rumours should all be taking notes from Kate Middleton’s pregnancy style. It’s impenetrable.)
William and Kate spent the day in Glasgow, meeting with locals as well as the official mascot for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. In the afternoon they visited a centre for homeless youth and had the chance to partake in various activities that the centre offers. Most notably, Will attempted to learn how to play DJ and mix records, a mental image we’ll spend the rest of the week delighting in.
But, back to Kate! The Duchess paired her tartan Moloh coat with black accessories, including opaque tights, her favourite Aquatalia boots and a clutch purse. Apparently the length of the coat is quite the hot topic, with newspaper headlines pointing out that it’s shorter than what we’re used to seeing on Queens-to-be. We’ll ignore the sass in favour of better royal gossip, courtesy the Mirror: Kate Middleton gets text messages from her friends with suggestions for baby names. (Let’s all take a moment to imagine being trusted with Kate’s mobile phone number…) Kate also revealed that the baby is due mid-July and she’ll stop working in June. That’s just two-and-a-half more months of royal bump watching to go!