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Kate Middleton Recalls Her Famous See-Through Dress Which Caught Prince William's Eye At A Charity Fashion Show

Date September 4, 2019

William and Kate’s fairytale love story has been a topic for discussion for many years. It started with an ordinary friendship. kate Middleton and Prince William had other partners in their youth. However, a single episode changed everything in their relationship.

Kate and William's young love

In 2001, Kate and William were students at St. Andrews University, where they listened to the same course in the history of art. A little later, the Prince changed his specialization in favor of geographical sciences as his thesis was devoted to coral reefs. Kate remained true to her hobbies, in particular, the Victorian period in the history of photography.

An adorable episode happened to Kate Middleton on the Scandinavian tour in early 2018. During her visit to the Hartvig Nissen school in Oslo, Kate made a hilarious remark. She told the students she had studied physics and chemistry and was making great progress in these areas. However, she immediately corrected herself: the first discipline was biology.

The Duchess of Cambridge confessed she remembers this period of life much better than her study at the Marlborough College. The Duchess wasn’t a style icon in her youth years but was always considered quite attractive on the campus. She devoted a lot of time to her education and was also engaged in all kinds of sports: track and field, swimming, tennis, and even hockey. She thought of it as a completely standard student’s entertainment.

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Kate has always been close with her sister, Pippa, and spent a lot of time with the sibling, especially during the students’ years.

William was considered one of the most enviable fiancées of the university. It is even rumored that many female students bought their wedding dresses in advance when it became clear the Prince was going to study at this prestigious university. However, the heir to the throne immediately explained everything, giving an interview to BBC. He said he perfectly knew how to recognize when someone wanted to take advantage of his status.

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Nevertheless, the admission to St. Andrews University was his first step toward the marriage. The friendship with Kate lasted for a long time. Their romantic feelings became public in 2003-2004 when the couple began to appear together.

Kate Middleton's famous nude dress

William is said to perceive Kate more than just a friend during the student model show in 2002. The future Duchess went down the podium in a very extravagant dress, made of translucent fabric by her friend, Charlotte Todd. The outfit cost was only $40 and looked like a combination of black and golden colors, favorably complemented by the blue-colored decorative inserts.

Kate Middleton Recalls Her Famous See-Through Dress Which Caught Prince William's Eye At A Charity Fashion ShowGetty Images / Ideal Image

Once, talking to a current undergraduate, Kate said:

I hope you weren't involved in the fashion show. You never know what you are going to be asked to wear!

Kate Middleton Recalls Her Famous See-Through Dress Which Caught Prince William's Eye At A Charity Fashion ShowGetty Images / Ideal Image

After the wedding ceremony, the famous dress became one of the lots during the Passion For Fashion auction alongside with the luxurious outfits of Princess Diana.

Kate Middleton Recalls Her Famous See-Through Dress Which Caught Prince William's Eye At A Charity Fashion ShowGetty Images / Ideal Image

When love begins with friendship, it turns out to be special even if starts at the student model show. How do you think, could Kate's naked dress ignite the spark between the young people? Share your opinions in the comments.

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