“But it surely was understood that the Duke and Duchess meant to put on conventional Solomon Island garments and this was appreciated. No offence was precipitated.”
Regardless of the gown not being the right one, it was a superb magenta-pink color which actually suited Kate.
The Princess’s gown was designed and made at Rarotonga, Prepare dinner Islands, by Prepare dinner Island designer Ellena Tavioni Pittman of design home TAV.
The web site says: “Established in 1987 TAV the model represents the romance and escapism that’s the temper of the Pacific by using conventional motifs, corresponding to sea life, wildlife patterns in print designs – specifically block printing, hand portray and dip dyeing all of that are executed by hand utilizing varied cloth paint and strategies.
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