Kate Middleton: How she sparked an American Tan revival


Kate Middleton: How she sparked an American Tan revival

How Kate sparked an American Tan revival – and the real reason she keeps wearing those shiny tights

5:29 PM on 5th July 2011

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Telltale sheen: The Duchess of Cambridge has not set a foot wrong when it comes to designer frocks, but with almost every single outfit, she is wearing sheer hosiery

Royal protocol Princess Beatrice, the Countess of Wessex and Princess Eugenie wearing sheer tights at Easter

Royal protocol Princess Beatrice, the Countess of Wessex and Princess Eugenie in sheer tights at Easter

Hayden Panettiere Pippa Middleton Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

In the nude: Hayden Panettiere wearing sheer tights in March (left), Pippa Middleton last month (centre) and a pre-pregnancy Carla Bruni-Sarkozy last year (right)

Bestsellers: Wolford Bestsellers: Wolford Bestsellers: Wolford

Bestsellers: Wolford”s Naked 8 (left), Falke”s Shelina tights (centre) and Pretty Polly”s Naturals range (right) have been flying off the shelves this summer, according to retailers