Building on the success of her new memoir, Kate Garraway was stunned in a cream suit and blue shirt when she arrived at Smooth Radio studios on Friday.
The GMB presenter, 54, sold more than 22,000 copies of her book about her husband Derek Draper’s battle with Covid just a week after it was released on Thursday.
She looked effortlessly chic as she stepped out in London in the wake of the news, donning a wide pantsuit for her outing after her radio show.
Superb: Building on the success of her new memoir, Kate Garraway is stunned in a cream suit and blue shirt when she arrives at Smooth Radio Studios on Friday.
Under the double-breasted blazer, she wore a baby blue shirt tied at the neck.
She was seen carrying several bags, including a cream shoulder bag that was filled to the brim and a large gray bag on her arm.
As she walked, it was possible to see her white boots under the leg of her suit.
She smiles behind her mask as she walks down the street, seemingly overjoyed with her latest book hit.
Success: The Good Morning Britain presenter has sold more than 22,000 copies of her book about her husband Derek Draper’s battle with Covid just a week after its release on Thursday
Chic: Kate looked effortlessly cool as she stepped out in London pulling on wide leg pants for her outing after her Smooth Radio show
Stylish: Under the double-breasted blazer, she wore a baby blue shirt that was tied in a knot at the neck
Baby blue: Kate carried several bags, including a cream shoulder bag that was filled to the brim and a large gray bag on her arm
Effortlessly: As she walked, it was possible to see her white boots springing from under the leg of her suit
Kate’s book, The Power Of Hope, chronicles 53-year-old Derek in great detail, and also pays tribute to “ the brilliant team of doctors and specialists ” who cared for Derek and how what they learned helped treat others.
As well as being at the top of the official UK 50 Best Books chart, it also jumped straight into Amazon’s Best Selling chart: Non-Fiction – knocking Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet down from the top spot. and ahead of The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse.
In her emotional memoir, Kate describes how the most difficult experience of her life began in March of last year when Derek was rushed to hospital with very low oxygen levels.
Smile: In memory, Kate describes how the most difficult experience of her life began in March of last year when Derek was rushed to hospital with very low oxygen levels.
His condition worsened and he became one of the most affected patients, remaining in intensive care for a year.
Although he returned home recently, Derek remains gravely ill and doctors say he was the most seriously ill patient to survive the virus.
In addition to telling how the disease took hold of their lives, she explains how she faces the uncertainty of their future and how she supports their two children – Darcey, 15, and Billy, 11 – through this traumatic time.
Delighted: The mother-of-two smiled behind her mask as she strolled down the street, her cream costume flowing as she walked
Discussing her journey towards the book’s release, Kate gave a candid interview on Friday, where she attributed her grades to Piers Morgan saying, “ It was actually Piers Morgan who said very early on ‘you have to write this. .. “
And I didn’t, really, because it didn’t seem like time to write things down. But he said just write down words that you will remember because he said you won’t remember some of these things.
The mother-of-two added that when her husband first fell ill, she kept “ huge amounts of notes ” on his condition due to staff busyness.
She said: ‘I started taking a lot of notes on things like oxygen levels, liver enzymes and everything so I have this weird kind of medical book. ”
Top Rankings: Kate’s new emotional memoir, pictured, of Derek’s battle with Covid soared to the top of the book’s charts in its first week of sales
Ahead of his chat, Piers urged his followers to read the book as he took to Twitter to write, “ This is such a fantastic book. Powerful, moving, heartbreaking, inspiring, courageous and funny ”.
Kate recently revealed that Derek has rare brain inflammation in an excerpt from his book, published in Metro.
She explains, “ This, they told me, was a unique historical event, a one-time inflammation madness, and the fact that it manifested in one form or another on the previous April CT scans meant that this happened early on. when Derek was the first on ECMO [a machine which oxygenates the blood]”.
Doctors told Kate: ‘We can’t rule out some sort of recovery, but we can’t rule out that he never does. ”
Heartache: She recently appeared on Lorraine where she spoke about the ‘hope’ she has for her husband, whose battle with the disease has had life-changing consequences, and how he ‘wants to pride ”
Meanwhile, Kate recently admitted that she feared at one point that Derek – who recently returned home after a year in the hospital – would never remember her and their two children.
Speaking this morning, she said: ‘For me I was just worried that he wouldn’t remember us which is pretty selfish of me actually. Because I don’t know if he would have been in a better or worse position.
“ At one point we thought we could take care of him at home and we would be strangers. And it’s terrifying for him, and strange for us.
“ But he definitely knows us, and he’s really happy to be home, and we’re very happy to have him home. ”
Candid: Kate admitted she was concerned at one point that Derek – who recently returned home after a year in the hospital – would never remember her and their children, Darcey, 15, and Billy, 11 years old (pictured with her children in 2019)