Everything Kate Middleton touches turns to style gold.
After two weeks of pairing her designer dresses with sheer stockings, the fashionable Duchess of Cambridge is even making pantyhose popular again.
These aren't your '80s, egg-crate style 'hose, though. Kate's are always nude, with a hint of barely perceptible iridescence shining at the right angle.
She's also got great legs (Leggs?) ...
The trend has caught on in the UK, with a significant spike in nude hosiery since Kate's made them part of her dressing routine, according to the Daily Mail.
There's debate over this is really Kate Middleton's "look" or simply protocol.
An unwritten rule (there is no formal pantyhose requirement, contrary to reports) that royal ambassadors and guests dress to make the queen proud.
In short, closed-toed shoes, mid-length skirts and probably pantyhose.
Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, a former model and now First Lady of France, wears them. Even Kate’s sister Pippa Middleton, a de facto royal, has followed suit.
By emulating those three, you could do a lot worse fashion-wise.
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