The Duchess of Cambridge married Prince William in April 2011 in an unexpected pair of earrings. No chandelier diamond statement earrings, no dangling crystal teardrops or cultured pearls — instead the duchess opted for acorns. While to be fair her Robinson Pelham diamond oak leaf and acorn earrings were more luxe than most wedding accessories at over $20,000 — Kate was making a sly statement not only about her love and loyalty to her family by wearing an acorn (symbolic of the Middleton coat of arms) but her intrinsic devotion to all things nature. In fact, Kate has long been a bit of a ‘wild child’ with a deep love of the great outdoors. Since her wedding to a future King, Kate has worn a variety of woodsy accessories — from baby shamrocks to ferns to petal earrings.
Play CopyKate with these Leaf Earrings:
Catherine Zoraida Gold Fern Hoop Earrings
Kate loves these 18 carat gold plated fern hoops and has been wearing them since the fall of 2015. The Berkshire born beauty often dons the hoops for award ceremonies, sporting events and polo.
Catheriene Zoraida Gold Double Leaf Earrings
The future Queen consort has been wearing these delicate leaf earrings with unique feather detailing since September 2012. The royal fashionista has worn them for events ranging from the Queen’s Christmas Luncheon to a state dinner in the South Pacific.
Asprey Oak Leaf Earrings
Intertwined oak leaves give these earrings extra panache — Kate has worn the pave diamond and gold hoops on a number of royal engagements since 2018.
Hamilton & Inches Flora Drop Earrings
Kate wore these posh plant earring in Scotland for the first time this year–the Scottish jeweler has acted as a silversmith to the Queen and her household for over a century.