Don’t let politics color your fashion criticism.
The so-called “Kate Middleton effect” — by which anything the Duchess of Cambridge wears becomes an instant best-seller — seems to know no bounds.
Amanda Rosenberg, Google CEO Sergey Brin’s girlfriend, is no ordinary Silicon Valley nerd. She dubs herself a ‘Chew’ and went to a posh British boarding school with Kate Middleton.
While most of the world was thrilled to get a glimpse the new royal baby, Elissa Strauss was getting teary-eyed about something else — Kate Middleton’s postpartum bump.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: While the world’s media lavish attention on the royal baby, as Jews and Americans we might temper our excitement.
He’s not yet two days old and doesn’t even have a name. Yet the third in line to the throne has captured the world’s eye. And Kate, it seems, has done her job.
As a woman of childbearing age, settled down domestically and waiting prudently until I’m just a few steps more settled down to become a mom, I cannot express how horrified I am by the recent Royal Baby fuss. I’ve never been a great royal-watcher myself, but all this “Kate waiting” was nigh impossible to avoid.
Britain is in a rare tizzy over the impending royal birth. But the royal family itself is taking a studied approach that is comparable to how Jews traditionally approach giving birth.
Royal baby frenzy is in full swing as the British — and for some reason, everyone else on the planet — await the birth of the future heir to the throne.
When Kate Middleton was rushed to the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital earlier today, anxious to avoid hundreds of paparazzi camping outside, she almost certainly missed the little plaque at the entrance. The memorial pays tribute to the anonymous donor “who was not unmindful of his neighbors’ needs” and who paid for the wing in 1937.