14/08/2014 16:37 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Kate Middleton &Amp; Pippa Middleton According To Alice Temperley: 'They're Lovely Girls'

The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton's favourite designer Alice Temperley has been gushing over the royal and her little sister Pippa, claiming K-Middy is the perfect modern woman.

"The Duchess is an inspiration," Alice told The Telegraph. "She's very graceful, gracious and she's a brilliant ambassador for British fashion. She mixes up designer and high street; the perfect modern-day woman."

But it wasn't just Prince William's wife she was singing the praises of. Alice - whose celebrity clientele include Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker and Keira Knightley - also expressed how much she loved designing the emerald green gown Pippa wore to the royal wedding reception.

Describing the sisters as "lovely girls" she said creating the dress was "fun, easy, simple - she looked great!"