Did you ever expect the Duchess of Cambridge to do this?!
Kate Middleton might one of the most polite and gracious royals of our time, but being a member of the royal family and all, she’s not known for being particularly accessible… Until yesterday.
Because the Duchess of Cambridge did the unexpected and boarded a commercial British Airways flight from the Netherlands back to London.
See? She’s totally at-one with the people.
Perhaps Kate was drawing inspiration from her former air hostess mum, Carole Middleton, or maybe she simply fancied a reminder of what it felt like to not be the future queen consort, either way, Kate shocked every single passenger on board when she stepped onto the plane yesterday.
Wearing a bespoke ‘vintage style’ pale blue skirt suit by French-born fashion designer Catherine Walker, Kate looked every inch the ladylike beaut she is, topping off with a chic bun and dainty pearl earrings. It even had a whiff of air hostess about it, didn’t it?!
Unsurprisingly, one passenger noted that they had ‘never seen so many iPhones pop up at once’ as people attempted to get a snap of the Duchess in such a public setting.
So, how did Kate behave once on board? Well, onlookers claim she spoke with a member of her team for the duration of the 50-minute flight, and once the plane had landed, was first to be escorted from the plane.
A car was reportedly waiting for her on the tarmac at London City airport, into which Kate climbed before her fellow passengers left the plane.
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Generous, gorgeous and ready to ‘slum it’ in economy class? We think this just made us love her even more.