Palace responds to reports Duchess Kate wore real fur in Sweden

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01 February, 2018

According to the Mirror U.K.

The couple, who left their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte at home in the United Kingdom, enjoyed a luncheon at the royal palace on Tuesday, followed by a visit to the Nobel Museum and a stroll around the cobbled streets of Stockholm.

There will be no shortage of glamour on Prince William and Princess Kate's four-day royal tour of Norway and Sweden, with several glittering receptions on the schedule.

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While at the museum, they chatted with IKEA's head of Design, Marcus Engman, who told reporters: "They also revealed that they have IKEA pieces for the children's rooms".

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As well as meetings with the royal families of Sweden and Norway and political leaders in the Nordic countries, the royal couple's agenda also includes briefings about the military forces in the region.

AFP/Getty Images The Duke of Cambridge tries out a chair as Catherine and others look on.

Royal reporter Richard Palmer wrote on Twitter: "In spite of the Twitter outcry, Kensington Palace says the Duchess was not wearing fur on her bobble hat earlier". The menu was just as fancy as you'd expect, ranging from smoked salmon with quail egg as an entree, to a dessert of blackberry souffle with chocolate ganache.

After visiting with some of Sweden's most iconic and global furniture brands - yes, IKEA was present - the soon-to-be parents of three got changed and headed out to a black tie dinner at the Residence of the British Ambassador. And now that a third baby is on the way, it looks like the kid-friendly fixtures will be sticking around for a little while longer. Victoria was seen asking the Duke and Duchess to turn around for official photographers.

This could very well be the first time that Kate Middleton's outfit has failed to live up to the reputation that comes with being one, thanks to the not-so-pretty, floral print on it.


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