aDressed

The official blog of Gap Inc.

Kate Middleton Shines in Gap Pants

FashionTighe Flatley, Gap Inc. bloggerComment

What adds a jolt of sunshine to a rainy day of travel? Patterned pants.

At least that's what fashion icon Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, seems to think. She recently appeared wearing Gap Bi-stretch Skinny Ankle Pants to a public appearance at a UK "undercover rainforest", after a trip to the Isles of Sicily was postponed due to weather. (It's clear she was still channeling those Mediterranean vibes with the pattern choice here.) 

The mid-rise pants (with a similar U.S. version available here) are not the first time that the Duchess of Cambridge has worn a Gap Inc. brand to a public appearance. Earlier this year, Kate Middleton wore a printed Banana Republic skirt and swoons ensued.

See how HRH the Duchess of Cambridge styled the pattern-happy pants below:

Want to see where these pants got their start? Go "behind the seams" of Gap's summer collection and see the inspiration, the color stories, and the global team behind these printed pants, and more.