Catherine at 30: A woman with the world at her feet
On their triumphant North American tour, the newlyweds got a rock star reception from well-wishers attracted by their youth, charisma and obvious adoration for each other.
Back in Britain, designers and charitable organisations clamoured for her patronage.
Although passionate about music and the arts and a supporter of children's charities, the new Windsor wife bided her time before aligning herself to any particular cause.
Instead she focused on supporting her husband