Countess Kate wears local designer Strathberry on final day of Royal Tour
On the final day of her Royal Tour of Scotland with Prince William, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge carried a clutch from local designer Strathberry.
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While visiting the Capital on Thursday evening, she paired her outfit with Strathberry’s Multrees Wallet in embossed croc.
It is the second time the Duchess – known as the Countess of Strathearn in Scotland – has carried the design and the brand said that they were delighted to see her embracing this Strathberry signature style in a new and exclusive colourway.
This clutch has been named after Strathberry’s new flagship store on the iconic Edinburgh luxury shopping destination, Multrees Walk, which opened its doors back in December.
The clutch, which retails at £255 is available in five colourways.
Leeanne Hundleby, Strathberry owner and co-founder said: “It’s simply an honour to see Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge carrying one of our designs and for the second time.
"It feels especially wonderful and exciting as she chose again our hometown of Edinburgh to endorse a local and independent business during her visit to Scotland.
"We’re thrilled and honoured by her continuous support. She’s such an inspiring role model and we’re delighted she chose Strathberry to complement her sophisticated look. She looks absolutely stunning and extremely chic.”
Strathberry is an Edinburgh-based and internationally known brand founded by husband and wife team Guy and Leeanne Hundleby in 2013. Specialising in luxury leather goods, Strathberry creations are handcrafted in Spain using only the finest quality Spanish leathers and finishes. Known for its instantly recognisable bar closure and minimalist design aesthetic, Strathberry’s elegant lines, attention to detail and celebrity endorsement have led to a global following.
The brand is stocked in over 33 retailers worldwide and had standalone stores in London’s Burlington Arcade and Edinburgh. A new flagship store is set to open in Covent Garden in the summer of 2021.
Based in Edinburgh, Strathberry opened its first shop in 2013 in the city’s Grassmarket only to close six months later. In 2017 the brand were catapulted to global recognition after Meghan Markle carried one of their handbags during her first official public appearance with her fiancé at the time, Prince Harry.