Kate Middleton's Influence On Fashion
What do Downton Abbey, the London 2012 Olympics and The Duchess of Cambridge have in common? They’re all quintessentially English, rooted in tradition and impossible to ignore. But these days, Brand Britain’s most prolific export is neither an addictive television series nor the flashy Games, but rather, an attractive young woman with a knack for subtle propriety. That she happens to be newly minted royalty surely helps. Restoring a kind of glamour that borders on conservative next to the razzle-dazzle of red carpet fixtures, she has emerged as a one-woman style phenomenon.