The Duchess of Cambridge has done it again. Kate just stepped out for a public appearance with husband Prince William at the RNLI lifeboat station on Mumbles Pier in Swansea, and of course, looked predictably flawless.
The details of her outfit were at the top of the list when it came to public interest, with royal watchers quickly tracking down her buys. As has been tradition for Kate of late, there were some high street heroes in the mix, including a Hobbs coat that’s currently on sale, and a red dress that’s reportedly from Zara, although it doesn’t appear to be on the brand’s website anymore.
However, as we already know, Kate’s a master of seamlessly blending high street with high-end, and paired her more affordable items with a red Mulberry clutch, some eye-wateringly expensive Asprey leaf hoop earrings, and notably, a £120 red and pink heart print scarf from the brand Beulah.
Not only is the scarf a stylish pick to help shield the Duchess from the perils of the great British weather, there’s also a sweet story behind the piece that makes us love it even more.
The wool and silk blend accessory was made by one of Beulah’s impact partners in Nepal, which ‘offers local women sustainable employment opportunities to help them break the cycle of poverty,’ the company explains on its website – an amazing cause for Kate to be drawing attention to.
Beulah’s mission began in 2009, after founders Natasha and Lavinia began volunteering in India, and witnessed the reality of the cycle of exploitation facing women in vulnerable situations. As well as creating employment opportunities, 10 per cent of all Beulah’s profits go towards ending modern day slavery.
So, if you’re looking for an ethical Valentine’s Day gift that really makes a difference, we think Kate’s just drawn your attention to the perfect find.