A Marilyn Monroe Moment: Kate Middleton Nearly Suffered A Major Wardrobe Malfunction At Princess Eugenie's Wedding, And We All Missed It
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank tied the knot on Friday, October 12, and it was a beautiful day indeed. But the tiny thing that put a damper on this bright day was the fact that it was a little windy.
As a result, some wedding guests, including the Duchess of Cambridge, had to be extra careful when standing outside.
A near wardrobe malfunction
For the occasion, Kate Middleton wore a rich fuchsia Alexander McQueen dress which featured a pleated waistline and puffed shoulders. She looked bright and lovely, but the fabric did not seem to be having a harmonic relationship with the weather.
The Duchess was able to avoid a major wardrobe malfunction when she had to hold most of her dress down to keep it from flying up, revealing way too much skin than she planned.
The unintentional and likely-to-happen Marilyn Monroe moment was thankfully averted.
The women of the royal family are quite skilled at smart styling tricks required for windy days such as this.
While speaking to The Sun, royal etiquette expert Myka Meier said that the women often wear body suits and special clothes that help to increase static so that the clothes would not fly up.
So you have an undergarment that is almost like a body suit that is one tactic that is used.
This isn't a first
This is not the first time that Kate Middleton had to do some maneuvers to keep her outfit from going out of control on a windy day.
In 2013, the Duchess managed to prevent her skirt from revealing way too much when she attended the Place2Be Forum at the offices of Clifford Chance. Thankfully, she seemed to have on an undergarment that kept her decent.
Three years later, while the Duke and Duchess visited the India Gate Memorial, Kate also had to battle against the mean weather.
So far, she seems to handle these embarrassing situations like a pro.