About Us

What Kate Wore is the leading authority on the fashion and style of the Duchess of Cambridge, formerly Kate Middleton. The site is administered by Susan E. Kelley, a journalist with 17+ years experience in television, along with print and radio background. Since launching in 2011 What Kate Wore has become the go-to source on Kate's style for fans, trend watchers and fashion journalists, offering unequaled analysis and historical perspective.    

Kelley & her husband, Kevin L. VanderKolk, have extensive background in online retailing and order fulfillment, as prior owners of a successful online store. Join the millions having fun in the online WKW community via these connections: 

    About Photographer Mark Stewart:

    British photojournalist Mark A. C. Stewart has photographed Kate, now the Duchess of Cambridge, since 2005, capturing her transformation from a casually dressed young lady into an international style setter. 
    Throughout Mark's extensive career he has chronicled the lives of Royal Family members, including the late Diana Princess of Wales, Her Majesty The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, as well as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Now he is photographing the next generation of royals; Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Mark has traveled with the Cambridge on all of their overseas tour, including the 2012 Jubilee Tour, as well as 2014's historic New Zealand/Australia tour, Prince George's first overseas tour. 
    Mark's knowledge of the Royal Family's unique history, traditions and personalities offer context for his photographs. His pictures have consistently graced the covers of newspapers & magazines around the world. Mark is the recipient of many major photographic press awards, including Royal Photographer of the Year: The Picture Editors' Guild Awards 2013. You can following Mark on his Facebook page.
    The 2016 What Kate Wore calendar is our debut product, the first of what will be multiple items showcasing Kate's inimitable elegance and style.