The Duchess of Cambridge has a new stylist. According to reports, Kate Middleton has tapped her longtime friend, 36-year-old stylist Virginia “Ginnie” Chadwyck-Healey. The two have known each since they both attended St. Andrews University. Middleton and Chadwyck-Healey, who used to be the retail editor at British Vogue, both studied art history. The duchess’ new fashion advisor also attended her star-studded wedding to Prince William in 2011.
A royal source told the Daily Mail: “Ginnie is Catherine’s secret weapon. She has made a big difference to the Duchess’s wardrobe for public engagements and has helped give her a whole new sense of confidence. Catherine has been really impressed and is very grateful for her help.”
Kate Middleton wearing a J.Crew sweater a Barbour jacket with jeans and See by Chloe Mozart suede lace-up boots.
Chadwyck-Healey also happens to be a British aristocrat, as she’s the daughter of 3rd Lord Strathalmond. She has two young daughters herself and is married to Oliver Chadwyck-Healey. Middleton has previously worked with Natasha Archer, who’s currently on maternity leave.
When the duchess stepped out for an appearance last Thursday, she donned a mahogany J.Crew sweater under an olive Barbour jacket with black skinny jeans and charcoal gray suede