10 Things That Made Kate’s First Royal Year Great

It’s no secret that we think very highly of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and what better way to shimmy on into royal wedding anniversary week than to count the many reasons (well, at least 10) why we love Kate The Great?

Even before she walked down the aisle on April 29th, Catherine took on royal engagement likes a pro, behaving as if she had done this countless times before.  

The crowds adored her, royal experts were impressed, and even Queen Elizabeth took notice of the effect Will’s girl had the British public.  This young lady from the home counties was just what the monarchy needed.

Launch the gallery to find out why we find Catherine so enchanting.