Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton was photographed arriving at Queen Elizabeth II's annual summer garden party in the grounds of Buckingham Palace, central London on Wednesday (May 22, 2013). The expectant royal showed up at the event with Prince Philip, Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, who sported a printed ivory and gray coat with a matching feathered hat for the occasion. Also attending the annual fete were more than 8,000 partygoers dressed in festive hats, including Paralympians, Olympians and officials from the 2012 Olympics in London. The invited guests were expected to drink 27,000 cups of tea and consume 20,000 sandwiches and slices of cake at this year’s affair. Looking in good spirits, Kate Middleton stole the spotlight in her royal outfit. The soon-to-be first-time mother hid her seven-months-pregnant baby bump in a lemon-yellow Emilia Wickstead coat dress, clearly showing off her growing belly. She teamed her ensemble with a cream Jane Corbett hat with rippled bow and matching pumps. Ms. Middleton accessorized with a simple clutch and completed her whole look by tying her silky, chestnut hair into a half-up-half-down hairdo.
Kate Middleton attended Queen Elizabeth II's annual summer garden party at Buckingham Palace on May 22, 2013. This was the second time she had appeared alone at the affair.
Kate Middleton showed off her growing baby bump in a yellow, three-quarter sleeve shift dress by Emilia Wickstead as well as wowed in a cream-colored fascinator topped by a bow and a pair of matching pumps on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
The seven-months-pregnant Duchess of Cambridge held her handbag clasped below her waist, clearly showing off her growing baby bump at the annual Garden Party.
Ms. Middleton wore large pearl drop earrings to finish off her look at the event, which saw Julie Roberts and British Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington among the guests.
Pregnant Kate Middleton was all smiles as she arrived at Queen Elizabeth II's annual summer garden party, which was considered to be one of the highlights of the royal summer calendar.
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