Kate Middleton more ‘low-key’ during lockdown stepping away from wearing ‘fine jewellery’


Kate Middleton, 39, has appeared nearly a number of occasions all through the pandemic, choosing each informal and sensible appears to be like. The Duchess typically provides jewelry to her appears to be like whether or not that be a pair of earrings, a necklace, a bracelet or rings. 

In lots of her appearances lately, Kate has opted for more inexpensive items of jewelry fairly than her more costly items. 

Speaking completely to Express.co.uk, Charlotte Charlotte Leigh from Lottie Leigh Jewellery, defined that Kate has turned in the direction of wearing more inexpensive and high-street manufacturers.

The knowledgeable mentioned: “The Duchess of Cambridge’s choice to step away from wearing her fine jewellery and opting for demi fine jewellery, from brands such as Missoma and Monica Vinader, is for a few reasons in my opinion.

“Firstly, demi-fine jewellery, which is jewellery made from sterling silver and either gold vermeil or gold plate, is much more economical for fashion jewellery.  

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“This means she can wear on trend pieces, that may or may not remain in fashion.  

“Fine jewellery should ideally be saved for more classic pieces (rather than overtly ‘fashionable’ items).  

“This confirms what we already know about the Duchess, that although she is in a privileged position, she still does not wish to be overly extravagant and is conscious not to waste money which many people in her position would have no qualms about.”

While Missoma and Monica Vinader nonetheless inventory some costly items of jewelry, they’re so much more inexpensive than different manufacturers the Duchess wears like Annoushka.

She defined: “She is also opting for a more ‘low-key’ look, during lockdown and the pandemic. 

“Whilst so many are struggling both mentally and financially, it strikes me as a sensitive choice.  

“You need only look at the backlash that some high-profile personalities have received, who have been less coy about their extravagant choices.

“Lastly and most importantly I believe her choices to be a show of support. 

“It is no coincidence that both businesses are British, and female owned, and I suspect this choice to be her way of championing both the British high street and businesses owned by women. 

“The Duchess is renowned for her good taste and looks fabulous whether she is wearing £50,000 of jewels or £150 of demi-fine jewellery.”

Kate has additionally opted for more informal outfits during the pandemic, wearing so much more informal tops in addition to recycling a number of her appears to be like.




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