Kate Middleton has enjoyed plenty of foreign travel during her time in the Royal Family. The Duchess of Cambridge joined the clan after her marriag
Kate Middleton has enjoyed plenty of foreign travel during her time in the Royal Family. The Duchess of Cambridge joined the clan after her marriage to Prince William, 38, back in 2011. She has since joined him for a number of trips abroad.
Travellers are advised to follow the Duchess’s example and pick items that won’t crease easily when it comes to holiday packing.
“All the Duchess or her ‘people’ have to do is familiarise themselves with the best wrinkle-free fabrics,” former creative director of Mulberry, Scott Henshall, told MailOnline.
“Typically synthetic fabrics such as polyester, nylon, acrylic and olefin have a natural resistance to wrinkles and a greater stability since they do not absorb water as efficiently.”
Unfortunately, for the average Briton, how Kate’s luggage is treated on a plane is not so easy to emulate.
When the royals travel on private chartered flights, it’s said Kate’s clothes are appointed their own seat.
Travelling thus, the clothes are less likely to get crumpled and can be laid out.
Of course, when the Duchess travels commercially such sartorial reverence cannot be afforded.
The garments still don’t slum it, however.
In years gone by, the Queen, 94, would take three large leather wardrobes with her which proved to be rather impractical.
Staff had to carry them up the steps when boarding a plane and struggled with their weight.
The wardrobes were then abandoned in favour of lightweight hanging bags.
However, following an episode in Italy when the royal clothes ended up blowing all over the airport tarmac, Kelly decided to use lightweight cases on wheels for Her Majesty instead.