Duchess Kate: red double-breasted twill blazer by Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini

Blend-wool deep red double-breasted claret twill blazer inspired by the work of French designer Jean Bouquin who is famed for dressing the St Tropez jetset in the ’60s and style icon Brigitte Bardot. It features peak lapels and embossed gold buttons. From the Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini Resort ’17 collection.

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Nice classic blazer, however the material makes the garment look slightly shapeless when worn by the Duchess. The colour is lovely though.

1- Kate wore the blazer on 14th February 2017 when visiting  young people at RAF Wittering near Peterborough.

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Duchess Kate: black wool and velvet patchwork coat by Alexander McQueen

Bespoke black wool and velvet patchwork coat featuring notched lapels, double-breasted button front fastening, a fitted bodice and full skirt, a buttoned tab at the back waist and a center back pleat. By Alexander McQueen.

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This is a gorgeous coat, I love the association of wool and velvet. This coat is very elegant.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore it on 8th November 2015, at the annual Remembrance Day service in London.

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2- The coat was worn again on 28th November 2016 to attend the tribute to the sixth Duke of Westminster in Chester.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 11th May 1986, Tokyo, Japan

On 11th May 1986 in Tokyo, Japan, the Princess of Wales wore an elegant cream and black wool suit by Catherine Walker. The double-breasted white jacket has black covered buttons to match the collar and cuffs and is completed with a long pleated black skirt. More than 100 000 people lined the streets of Tokyo in scenes of near hysteria to catch a glimpse of the Prince and Princess of Wales as they passed by in their open car. The couple visited St Alban’s Anglican church and the Princess watched demonstrations of doll-making and ikebana in the annexe of the Akasaka Palace.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 2nd December 1982, Great Ormond Hospital, London

Diana arrives at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children on 2nd December 1982.She wears a raspberry pink woollen double-breasted two-piece suit designed by Jasper Conran. The long jacket has turned back cuffs, a mandarin collar and fastens with a double row of transparent buttons. The suit is completed with a full skirt.

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Duchess Kate: “Turpin” brown tweed coat by Moloh

Double-breasted “Turpin” tweed coat in brown and cream check with flecks of orange. It features an oversized stand collar with small lapels, flap pockets and gold-buttoned epaulettes and cuffs. There is a double row of gold buttons at the front. By the British brand Moloh.

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This is not the type of coats that I would buy but I think it looks gorgeous on Kate, the shape and colours really suit her.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this coat on 25th December 2014 at Sandringham to attend the Christmas Service.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 24th October 1983, travelling from Aberdeen to London

At Aberdeen airport with Prince William, Scotland on their way back from Balmoral in October 1983 the Princess is wearing a slim-fitting classic, double-breasted grey herringbone tweed coat with a black velvet collar by Piero de Monzi.

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Duchess Kate: double breasted navy blazer by Zara

Double breasted navy blazer with 10 gold-tone buttons on the front and 2 on the cuffs, and  side besom pockets. It is by Zara.

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Classic, nice and lovely on the Duchess.

1- Kate wore it on 11th April 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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2- The blazer was worn again during the same tour on 13th April 2014 for a visit to Amisfield Vineyard, New Zealand.

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3- The Duchess wore it also on 28th July 2014 at The Commonwealth Games Gymnastic in Glasgow.

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4- Kate wore it again on 26th July 2015 at the America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth.

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