Kate Middleton uses this trick so her shoes never slip off

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  • I’ve recently come to think of the royal family as my go-to for any fashion tips, especially those that will avoid a wardrobe malfunction.

    Princess Diana had many fashion secrets, including one that stopped people from staring down her cleavage, and Meghan Markle uses this special skirt trick to avoid awkward Marilyn moments.

    And apparently the Duchess of Cambridge has a clever hack to stop her heels from flying off in public. Kate often wears high heels for official engagements, and is said to be a fan of tights with sticky pads at the bottom, so they stay put as she walks.

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    You can find such tights at John Lewis for a mere £5, which is worth it if you’re going to avoid an embarrassing moment.

    Tights are of course an important part of Kate and Meghan’s wardrobes, even though they often divide opinion, with many thinking they’re a bit dowdy. This is because they’re an official requirement for public outings.

    Royal expert Victoria Arbiter said in an interview with Insider, ‘You never see a royal without their nude stockings. I would say that’s really the only hard, steadfast rule in terms of what the Queen requires.’


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