When she flies to Australia in April, the Duchess will deploy a couture wardrobe of day dresses with lower hemlines than the above-the-knee looks she has previously favoured
(centre left, centre right, and far right). Episodes like that gust of wind in Calgary (far left) will be less frequent with a more demure wardrobe. It is part of a subtle but significant regal makeover supported by the Queen. Kate's personal hairdresser has even b een trained to fix and style her favourite tiara, the Cartier halo tiara she wore for her wedding (centre), suggesting it could become a more permanent feature of Kate's look.