Pippa goes Gatsby, with a dash of Angelina Jolie leg! 
More from our weekly Royal Watch. 

Pippa goes Gatsby, with a dash of Angelina Jolie leg! 

More from our weekly Royal Watch

Duchess Kate sans flesh-colored hose! Somewhere, the executives at Leggs are starting to worry.
More about the royal’s fashion-forward outing—and Pippa’s rumored move to New York City—in our Royal Watch column.

Duchess Kate sans flesh-colored hose! Somewhere, the executives at Leggs are starting to worry.

More about the royal’s fashion-forward outing—and Pippa’s rumored move to New York City—in our Royal Watch column.

A photogenic year in Will and Kate, on the royal-wedding anniversary weekend. Try to resist.

A photogenic year in Will and Kate, on the royal-wedding anniversary weekend. Try to resist.

Long ago, your Royal Watchers at VF.com always imagined that Kate would have the plummy, lusciously deep-ish inflection of a Rosamund Pike. Or maybe the syllable-savoring, tape-recorder-slowed-down languor of a Carey Mulligan.

What did you think she’d sound like?

Our grappling with the clipped, sunny tones of Kate’s speaking voice, here.