Relive the Royal Moment: Trooping the Colour

After a short hiatus, Call Me Kate is back for the summer bringing you all the scoop on the Duchess of Cambridge!

In honor of Trooping the Colour tomorrow and (fingers crossed!) a Prince George appearance, I want to look back at all of Kate’s past Trooping the Colour looks!

In case you didn’t know, Trooping the Colour is an event that marks Queen Elizabeth’s official birthday! The event takes place on Horse Guards Parade which is located near Whitehall. It is also close to St. James’s Park. This even does not disappoint. It is full of pomp and circumstance!

It was confirmed today that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be attending tomorrow morning. It is also speculated that Prince George will make an appearance! This has not been confirmed but all royal fans have their fingers crossed! 🙂

Duchess Catherine has attended this event four times and this year will mark her 5th summer as part of the royal family in attendance. Her first Trooping the Colour was in June 2011, shortly after she and William were married in April.

Let’s travel back and take a look at all of Kate’s beautiful attire worn to Trooping the Colour…

2011

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Kate wore a gorgeous cream Alexander McQueen coat dress with a black Philip Treacy hat. Doesn’t she look gorgeous?!?

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Kate points to something in the crowd as William looks on.

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Catherine, Harry and the Duchess of Cornwall ride in an open carriage together making their way to the celebration.

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Catherine must have gotten her royal tickle box turned over.

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Another close-up of the Duchess. You can see the details of the coat dress and hat a little more here. And her amazing locks!


2012

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For Trooping the Colour 2012, Kate chose to wear a light blue dress by Erdem and a matching hat by milliner Jane Corbett.

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Like the previous year, Kate and the Duchess of Cornwall ride together in a carriage.

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The Royal family gathers on the iconic balcony of Buckingham Palace to watch all the military proceedings that take place during Trooping the Colour.

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Here is a up-close view of the Duchess’ look!


2013

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This was a year unlike any before– Kate was 8 months pregnant with George during her third appearance at Trooping the Colour. She chose a beautiful pink Alexander McQueen coat dress for the occasion and a hat by Jane Corbett.

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One of the reasons I love Trooping the Colour so much is that we get to see the “Royal trio.” Harry and William are such cute siblings and I really love that they are such close brothers.

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Kate riding in the carriage.

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Even 8 months pregnant Kate still looks ahhh-mazing!


2014

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Last year, Kate went with an icy blue/ gray Alexander McQueen jacket and skirt. She accessorized with a hat by Jane Taylor.

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As you can see, Prince George was not in attendance last year.

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Gorgeous!

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Kate leans in to talk to one of the children on the balcony.

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What a lovely couple!


I cannot wait to see what Kate wears tomorrow! Whatever it is, she will be stunning and stylish– as always! As for Prince George… we will see!!!

I will upload pictures tomorrow as soon as I can so be on the lookout! 🙂

I will leave you with one final picture…because why not?!?!

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