“But what followed looked like a masterclass in hunkering in as the soap-opera-free royal bride who managed to be a stabilising influence on her husband while keeping press and royal fan attention to a minimum.”
The skilled commented Sophie appeared comfy moving into her position as a senior member of the Royal Family.
This could have been helped by her shut relationship together with her mother-in-law, the Queen.
Judi continued: “Sophie is also said to be a close ally of her mother-in-law the Queen and in terms of her body language she tends to blend some of the signals of the kind of laid-back calm and fun that we get from Zara Tindall with the stoic, deft formality of the Queen herself.”
Kate Middleton additionally prevented public occasions earlier than she tied the knot with Prince William.
Over the final 10 years, nonetheless, she has change into a well-liked member of the Royal Family.
When she has been seen with Sophie, the royal ladies appear to hit it off, Judi commented.
When they had been seen, Judi advised Sophie was readily available to supply steering and recommendation to her niece-in-law.
She concluded: “Many of the poses of the two women together show Sophie face-checking Kate with quite strong bouts of watchful-looking eye contact to suggest she’s taking a semi-maternal approach.
“However, she additionally has raised brows and what’s known as a ‘pinging’ smile that suggests she desires to make sure Kate is having fun with herself.
“There is some mirroring when the two women walk together but it’s primarily Sophie projecting the stronger signals of relaxed confidence while Kate smiles happily at her side.”