Kate appears to have heard the order but was confused for a short period when she thought the Queen meant to strip!
However, Kate Middleton's grandmother-in-law is demanding lower hemlines, not the dropping of the skirt. According to Britain's Mail on Sunday, Queen Elizabeth II asked Kate Middleton to ditch the short skirts in favor of more conservative outfits.
"I thought these WERE conservative. I guess I was wrong."
It seems that she is more willing to obey than Lady Di was several years ago, but not about skirts.
Middleton will "deploy a couture wardrobe of day dresses with lower hemlines than she has previously favoured" on an upcoming trip to Australia, the Mail reports."
Apparently the queen has even sent her a list of the services of her own most trusted staff members to dress the Duchess in a less provocative manner, according to an English tabloid.
Of course, the tabloid used different terms: "She seems determined to show her arse!" "My grandson didn't marry Miley Cyrus!", "She will be doing that Twerkle next!" etc.