This is why Kate Middleton always holds a clutch purse, according to one fashion expert
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: (L-R) Prince Harry, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive to attend a Christmas party for volunteers at The Mix youth service on December 19, 2016 in London, England. The Mix youth service works with Their Royal Highnesses' Heads Together Campaign. (Photo by Alastair Grant - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
“When the Duchess is at an event, she holds her bag in front of her in both hands when shaking hands might be awkward,” royals fashion expert Myka Meier tells Good Housekeeping.
“Or she can place it in one hand to have the other free. It never gets tucked under an arm or placed on the ground or table,” Meier points out. “If there’s not a stool available, slip it between your back and the back of the chair.”