Earlier today, the Duchess of Cambridge attended the 105th birthday party of the Goring Hotel, where she stayed on her last night as a commoner/singleton, according to the Daily Express. Her Royal Highness, who is due in April, wore Erdem’s “Darla” dress from the designer’s 2013 resort collection (currently sold out, according to Lyst).
Since this wasn’t an official visit, Kensington Palace confirmed to several media outlets that this was a personal invite from the hotel. The Duchess of Cambridge’s next engagement is on March 11th. As patron of the National Portrait gallery, she’ll visit Turner Contemporary and Resort Studios in Margate.On April 28th, 2011, Catherine (in an Issa dress she wore again in Ottawa, Canada, and LK Bennett black patent leather wedges ) arrived with her mother, Carole and younger sister, Pippa. A tent was erected and attached to the hotel on Catherine’s wedding day to prevent everyone from seeing her dress until she arrived at Westminster Abbey.