Kate in Erdem for Day two of the Royal tour (Food, fun & Shakespeare!)

(If looking for our publish on Kate as well as William’s go to to the Stutthof camp, it is here, sans any fashion information.)

The Duchess returned to a favored designer for the second day of the couple’s royal tour of Poland as well as Germany, wearing separates by Erdem.

Following this morning’s trip to Stutthof concentration camp, William as well as Kate headed to the Old Market Square in Gdańsk where they were welcomed by enormous crowds. 

Gdańsk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz was the host for the Duke as well as Duchess’s visit. 

When they were seen by the tens of thousands who had been waiting for a glimpse of the royals, the reaction was said to be ‘rapturous.’

A quick video of their arrival.

From The everyday Mail’s story.

As the royal couple emerged from the town hall to the strains of Handel’s ‘Zadok the Priest’ – played at every English monarch’s coronation since King George II in 1727 – the crowds cheered enthusiastically.

The crowds, ten deep, were held back amid tight security behind steel barriers as well as the royal couple flanked by close guarded maximum security.

There has been a considerable security existence on this trip.

The everyday Telegraph’s Hannah Furness reports:

The Duke as well as Duchess of Cambridge were today mobbed by thousands of curious well-wishers, as they visited a Polish market to sample the regional dumplings as well as down a shot.

The Royal couple were swamped by Gdansk locals, who turned out with flags as well as selfie sticks to see them.

Then it was time to sample some of the regional cuisine.

William as well as Kate survey the offerings.

More from The Mail’s coverage:

They couple then downed glasses of Gdansk liqueur at the next stall, Goldwasser (golden water), a strong root as well as herbal liqueur which has been produced since at least 1598.

They likewise sampled some polish dumplings – a specialty of the restaurant as their favourite was to be named after them. Kate chose the salmon as well as crayfish as well as William picked a mushroom one.

Having sampled more than a little Goldwasser (cough-cough), I can share that the stories are true. The bottles truly do contain flakes of gold.

Kate is said to have remarked the liqueur was ‘quite strong.”

@Gdansk Twitter via KateMiddletonStyle.org

The Duke as well as Duchess then visited the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre, opened in 2014.  

William’s father, the Prince of Wales, is the Theatre’s Patron. The theatre is “adaptable,” allowing for stages in three different sizes; the facility likewise has a retractable roof. 

The couple watched a special performance as well as likewise took part in a “small reception inside the theatre for Poles from the world of arts, culture as well as media.”

The day’s final stop was the European Solidarity Centre.

The couple met Noble peace Prize champion Lech Walesa, co-founder of Solidarity, the very first independent trade union in communist Poland. The Duke as well as Duchess each laid a increased at the Fallen Shipyard Workers memorial, honoring those killed during the suppression of a strike in 1971.

As mentioned, the Duchess wore Erdem for the day’s engagements.

Kate’s separates are in Erdem’s “Hurst Rose” pattern from the s/s 2017 collection. below you see the print in the label’s Imari skirt. It is midi length with a high waist, tucked folds that produce volume and pockets.

A look at Kate’s top.

It is similar to Erdem’s basic ‘Arleen’ top, with its elbow-length sleeves as well as boatneck design, minus the buttoned pleat at the shoulder.

The print was utilized in other pieces, including this chilly shoulder gown at Neiman Marcus ($677).

The Duchess carried a new clutch by Poland’s Etui Bags, a brand she started carrying publicly in March. By my count, this is the third Etui piece we have seen the Duchess using.

The secret of the nude sandals very first seen at Wimbledon has been solved: state hello to the Stuart Weitzman almost Nude Ankle Strap Sandal.

Described as a “minimalist must-have,” the block heel style features a thin strap over the open toe as well as a delicate ankle strap; the heel height is 3″.

Kate’s jewelry today included two pieces that appear to be made of Baltic Amber.

The pendant as well as earrings function yellow cabochon stones in an intricate filigree setting. I do not understand the origins of these pieces.

UPDATE AUGUST 2021: It looks like the Duchess may be wearing a set like this one from the Polish Art Center.  

The set features oval-shaped gold-plated sterling silver earrings as well as pendant with a center of honey-colored amber.

Separately, Kate was provided a pendant, as well as William cuff links, made of Baltic Amber. These items are a gift from the citizens of Gdansk.

Via Gdansk.PL

We also saw Kate’s Ballon Bleu watch by Cartier today.

We will see you tomorrow!



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