Duchess Catherine`s first year as a royal has been faultless
The 30-year-old brunette beauty has thrown herself into public life since she married the queen`s grandson Prince William on April 29 2011 and Catherine has impressed Lady Elizabeth Anson with her grace and sense of fun.
She told the Radio Times magazine: "At the moment it is absolutely brilliant. She shouldn`t change a thing because she is refreshing, she`s beautiful, she`s never put on a piece of clothing that didn`t
suit her and yet she still laughs and looks happy and likes to chat."
However, Lady Elizabeth admitted she was nervous for Catherine - previously Kate Middleton - before the wedding, especially because the marriage of William`s parents, Prince Charles and Princess Diana, ended in divorce.
She said: "Everyone wanted a fairy tale. But we were rather like nervous children in that we`d had our fairy tale with William`s parents which didn`t work out. I`m not so certain we thought we
deserved another fairy tale so soon.
"It`s been an absolute miracle. I think either she is blessed with a very natural gift or somebody very cleverly, quietly and calmly has been teaching her the knack of it."