Kate Middleton started this week’s engagements wearing sparkly Jimmy Choo high heels at the Dear Evan Hansen performance she watched with Prince William last night. That was fun and glitzy for a night at the theatre, but when it comes to sports events, Kate chooses much more comfy shoes. This morning, the Duchess of Cambridge arrived to visit SportsAid in a pair of white and green Marks and Spencer sneakers. They are the most casual of shoes, less than 24 hours after she wore the most fancy.
The Duchess of Cambridge stepped out in a business casual outfit to meet SportsAid athletes and their parents and guardians at London Stadium. Kate paired a navy Smythe blazer with a green scoop neck top and culottes. It was polished enough for a meeting but cozy enough that Kate could ditch the blazer and comfortably run track and box.
Kate isn’t the only royal with an event today. Prince Harry is back in the UK and is in Edinburgh, beginning his last series of events as a working royal family member. The SussexRoyal Instagram explained that Harry is there to promote his Travalyst partnership. As it wrote:
Today, The Duke of Sussex is in Scotland—one of the world’s fastest growing tourist destinations – to hear what they’re doing to put sustainability at the forefront of holidays that protect the environment and support local communities.
The number of tourists globally is rapidly rising, and based on an increasing desire from travellers, The Duke’s international partnership Travalyst is working to ensure the industry can better support communities that face increasing challenges of overcrowding, pollution, and the climate emergency. Supporting these communities means preserving these destinations for everyone.
By harnessing the power of travel, which accounts for 1 in 10 jobs globally, generating nearly $9 trillion annually, and is at the heart of connecting people and culture, tourism can lead the way in supporting communities and protecting the environment.
At a summit in Edinburgh, representatives from the Scottish tourism and travel sector will join event partners @visitscotland and @eic_uk to help test and develop the latest work.
Founding partners @Bookingcom, @Skyscanner, @Trip, @TripAdvisor and @Visa_US are working with The Duke, backed up by consumer demand, to transform travel and tourism globally so that every holiday people take, every trip they book, can have a positive impact on the destinations they visit.