19/08/2014 14:27 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Kate Middleton Has 'More Important Things To Think About' Than Fashion

The Kate Middleton effect is unmistakable - there is no Breton stripe top, Zara blazer or patent nude L.K.Bennett heel that doesn't sell out when she wears it.


That said, in an interview with The Telegraph the duchess' friend and Camilla Parker Bowles' daughter-in-law Sara Parker Bowles revealed designer ensembles are not the royal's priority.

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"We've talked about designers we admire in the past and she's always very complimentary about what I wear but, clearly, she feels she's got more important things to think about - and that's what makes her so endearing," the fashion editor said.

Sara married Tom Parker Bowles, the Duchess of Cornwall's son, in 2005 and knows a thing or two about how to dress for royal occasions.

She walked down the aisle in an Alexander McQueen wedding gown just like the Princes William and Harry and the Duchess of Cambridge Plant Poppies in WWI Tribute