NOTE: Some of you may have seen me recommendation a second publish to offer with the activities after the welcome as well as Palace arrival, however I decided to keep it all in one post, including the outside events with Kate in new boots as well as her alpaca hat.
Kate returned to Catherine Walker for day 3 of the royal tour.
There was heavy snow in Sweden and Norway today as the Duke as well as Duchess arrived at Oslo Gardermoen Airport.
Kate as well as William were greeted by Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit.
You get a sense of the snow in this picture from People’s Simon Perry.
Kate as well as Crown Princess Mette-Marit.
Today’s high tempo in Oslo was expected to be 36℉ as well as it looked windy; it had to be brisk out on the tarmac.
After the flight terminal greeting, the Duke as well as Duchess headed to the Royal Palace.
When they arrived the Duke as well as Duchess were welcomed by King Harald.
This is where William as well as Kate are staying while in Norway.
The couple was likewise greeted by Queen Sonja and other members of the Norwegian Royal Family. below you see Kate as well as William with King Harald as well as Queen Sonja.
The photos were taken in the Bird Room. It is one of the best-known rooms at the Palace; its decor was designed to look like an open garden pavilion.
This photo includes Crown Prince Haakon as well as Crown Princess Mette-Marit.
After lunch, it was time to excursion the Princess Ingrid Alexandra Sculpture Park. Below, you see Princess Ingrid on the far ideal next to Queen Sonja; on the left, you see Crown Princess Mette-Marit as well as Crown Prince Haakon.
The garden was officially opened last autumn by the 14-year-old, second in line to the throne. a lot more from the evening Standard.
Following lunch, the couple were provided a excursion of the Princess Ingrid Alexandra Sculpture Park within the palace gardens, Slottsparken, which opened last year to mark the 25th anniversary of 80-year-old King Harald V’s reign as well as is named after the young princess.
Kate, William as well as Crown Princess Mette-Marit looking at a sculpture.
The Park focuses on children as well as is located on the Palace grounds. people reports there are four sculptures at this point, as well as they are “designed by as well as for children, with cartoon competitions in schools across the country.”
Here you see the young Princess with her grandmother, Queen Sonja, as well as the Duke as well as Duchess.
Then it was time for a walkabout.
There was rather a crowd waiting to see the royals.
Here you see a gift Kate was provided under her arm.
More from Hello!:
During the walkabout, William as well as Kate received gifts from the crowd, including a standard Scandinavian knitted hat in red, white as well as blue, which had been presented to the Duchess by a instructor in the crowd, who said: “I believed the Prince may requirement it.”
Kate as well as William likewise visited MESH.
It is the largest co-working area in the Nordics, house to lots of start-ups as well as entrepreneurs.
Crown Princess Mette-Marit with Kate as well as William as shown in this picture by means of the Royal Family’s Instagram account.
In this picture, Prince William is getting a virtual tour of Saint Andrews University.
Kensington Palace shared a video on Twitter.
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Simon Perry reports the four royals were trying out a gadget called the exceptional tablet in this picture.
Kate as well as Crown Prince Haakon seemed to be having some fun with the tablet.
We have a sidebar note about events before the arrival in Norway. The day was meant to begin at Uppsala Airbase in Sweden, however an engagement there followed by a departure for Norway was canceled since of the weather. a lot more from The everyday Mail:
In an announcement in the early hours of Thursday morning, Kensington Palace said: ‘Unfortunately the snowy weather condition in Stockholm today has meant that TRH’s travel plans have had to be changed. This morning’s engagement at Uppsala Airbase will not go ahead.’
In a speech last night, William said he had been ‘looking forward’ to the scheduled see to Uppsala Airbase, an hour north of Stockholm, saying: ‘Your safety concerns are ours, as well as it is hugely crucial that we continue to work ever a lot more carefully together to minimize threats.’
A planned satisfying with Swedish Armed Forces Defence priest Peter Hultqvist was moved from the Airbase to Stockholm.
Now we step to fashion.
Kate was in a new Catherine Walker coat.
The Duchess returned to a preferred brand for today’sdress, Séraphine Maternity. She was in the Marlene dress, a style from the company’s Luxe line.
The piece features a lace bodice as well as sleeves, ruffled collar as well as cuffs, solid blue skirt, black trim at the waist, collar and cuffs, as well as a concealed back zipper. The material material isn’t listed on the website, I envision it is a mix of fibers.
The Duchess wore her Tod’s suede heels for the arrival as well as MESH visit.
And a new pair of brown boots for the park tour. With thanks to Maddelena and Emma4Royal, it looks like Kate wore the Stuart Weitzman Fifty Fifty.UPDATE FEB 6: Russell as well as Bromley confirmed to Middleton Maven that Kate wore the Stuart Weitzman half ‘n half in brown, the style currently shown on the brand’s site.
The boot is offered at Russell as well as Bromley (£455, about $635 at today’s exchange rates), described as offering “…a knee-high alternate to the iconic 50-50. In luxurious brown suede with a low block heel, these boots are in-depth with trademark stretch panel at the back for a clean fit as well as elongated silhouette”.
For the sculpture park viewing as well as walkabout, Kate wore her Lacorine ‘Sumac’ hat in chocolate brown. We very first saw it when Kate attended church services at Sandringham in January.
The Duchess carried her black Bayswater clutch by Mulberry at the flight terminal as well as then switched to her brown Muse bag for the afternoon activities. (*Thank you* to everybody who commented about this, I forgot to include it when updating.) When arriving Kate had on a pair of her Cornelia James gloves, it looked like either the Imogen or Beatrice style. UPDATE: Kate is wearing her Clementine gloves, likewise by Cornelia James; the pair was very first seen at Sandringham in January.
UPDATE #2 (Feb. 2): After getting all of your input as well as looking at a lot more photos, I was clearly wrong saying Kate only wore the one pair of gloves. She undoubtedly wore the black gloves at the flight terminal with her black shoes & clutch as well as then switched to her brown pair with her brown boots as well as bag for the after-lunch walkabout as well as sculpture park tour.
Below left, the Beatrice glove as well as on the right, the Clementine.
Kate wore her sapphire as well as diamond earrings as well as her hair was up for the arrival, styled much as it was for last night’s reception.
For the afternoon events, Kate wore her hair down.