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Irish writer pens style memoir on princess-to-be Kate's fashion

A DUBLIN writer has nabbed one of the most coveted book deals in the world -- documenting Kate Middleton's style.

Alisande Healy Orme (29), based in Kimmage, was chosen to pen the princess-to-be's style memoirs.

And her book, Kate Style: Chic And Classic Look, will be rolled out throughout Ireland, the UK and US at the end of the month.

Speaking to the Herald, Alisande (inset) said: "There's tips on how to get the look with her hair and make-up, where she shops and how she puts her look together."

The Trinity College graduate revealed: "The one thing I really admire is that she does know the value of a really good coat, it'll smarten you up straight away.

"I know she has money, but she doesn't spend a lot very often. She recycles clothes a lot, she nearly has a French way of dressing.

"She wears the same thing in a different combination, she dresses in a very wise way, especially during the recession."

The book also includes a chapter on the similarities between Kate and Princess Diana.

cmcbride@herald.ie