Posted: 12:35 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014

Queen orders Kate Middleton to wear longer skirts

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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, walk hand in hand from Buckingham Palace the day after their wedding to a waiting helicopter as they leave for a secret honeymoon location, on April 30, 2011, in London.


Fashion icon Kate Middleton won’t be having anymore wardrobe malfunctions if Queen Elizabeth has her way.

According to The Mail on Sunday, the queen has ordered the Duchess of Cambridge to  wear lower hemlines during a 3½-week trip to Australia this spring.

The royal makeover won’t just focus on toning down Kate’s leggy style. The duchess also will wear more tiaras and statement jewelry “favored by the Queen and Queen Mother,” the Mail reported.

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The queen's personal dresser Angela Kelly reportedly will help with Kate’s new couture look. Middleton’s stylists also have requested custom pieces from designers Alexander McQueen and Alice Temperley. 

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (born Kate Middleton on 1/9/82), is the wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and a member of the British Royal Family.

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