Look of the day

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 08:  Pippa Middleton  sits in the Royal Box during his Gentlemen's Singles final match between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Andy Murray of Great Britain on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 8, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 08: Pippa Middleton sits in the Royal Box during his Gentlemen's Singles final match between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Andy Murray of Great Britain on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Pippa Middleton, Wimbledon, July 2012

In what must have disappointed Pippa Middleton's bottom watchers the world over, Pippa Middleton wore a peplum dress to watch a spot of tennis. The peplum, when worn well, can hide a multitude of sins. It also hides bottoms. But anyway, Pippa Middleton was at Wimbledon with her big sister, the duchess, and decorum was, as ever, observed. In the royal box the men wear suits, the women wear sleeves and everybody claps in that super posh way. Pippa's take on tennis whites was actually rather original with the afore mentioned peplum and bird print. Paired with big sunglasses, a white tote big enough to hide a body and wedges the look was pure summer with a splash of prim. Besides, with that almost inhumanely flicky Middleton hair, she really could wear a paper bag and still look swell.

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This story Look of the day first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald.