Buckingham Palace reception: Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and Prince William shine


Kate and William shine at sophisticated Palace party ahead of Queen”s Diamond Jubilee

The Duke of Cambridge Kate, wearing a 1,400 emerald green Mulberry shirt dress with a peter pan collar

Media darlings: The couple chatted happily with assembled guests from TV, radio and the Press

kate wore a Mulberry dress

Kate wore a 1,400 emerald green Mulberry shirt dresswith a peter pan collar

How do you do The Queen and Prince Philip greet radio presenter Fearne Cotton at the sophisticated event

How do you do The Queen and Prince Philip greet radio presenter Fearne Cotton at the sophisticated event

Insiders: The monarch and her husband chat to political commentator Andrew Marr and other members of the media at the gathering

Insiders: The monarch and her husband chat to political commentator Andrew Marr and other members of the media at the gathering

Meet and greet: The Queen talks to Fiona Bruce who towered above her

Meet and greet: The Queen talks to Fiona Bruce who towered above her