Duchess Kate: ultraviolet pleated jacket and box pleating skirt by Oscar de la Renta

Wool blend ultraviolet three quarter length pleated jacket featuring a pointed collar, dual breast pockets, front black buttons and a pleating flared hem. The matching skirt is in the same material and features a full shape with box pleating and a hidden back zipper. By Oscar de la Renta.

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This is a lovely suit, I particularly like the skirt with its nice shape given by the box pleating on the material.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore the suit on 20th December 2016 at Buckingham Palace for the Queen’s Christmas lunch.

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2- The suit was worn again on 6th February 2017 to attend the Guild of Health Writers conference focusing on mental health in London.

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Duchess Kate: evergreen “Sinead” jacket and skirt by Hobbs

Rich green boiled-wool “Sinead” collarless jacket featuring a subtle peplum and bodice detailing to the back to define the figure, and fastening with an exposed front-zip. Matching pencil skirt. By Hobbs.

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This is a very elegant suit, the colour is nice. I am not a big fan of the boiled-wool material though.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this suit on 24th January 2017 at East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices in Quidenham, Norfolk.

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Duchess Kate: black “Finella” pleated stretch-crepe midi dress by Preen by Thornton Bregazzi

Black “Finella” pleated stretch-crepe midi dress crafted from sculpting stretch-crepe. It has a draped bodice, nipped-in waist, a voluminous box-pleated skirt and a zip fastening along the back. Fabric composition: 65% acetate, 29% polyamide, 6% elastane; lining: 97% polyester, 3% elastane. By Preen by Thornton Bregazzi.

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This is a beautiful dress, the draped bodice and the length are particularly elegant and this dress really suits the Duchess.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this dress on 22nd November 2016 during the Place2Be Awards at Mansion House in London. The dress was associated with the gorgeous Crystal Bow belt by Temperley London.

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Duchess Kate: black and white bouclé skirt by Dolce and Gabbana

Wool-blend black and white bouclé skirt with contrast button fastening and a yarn fringe detail peeking out from the side by Dolce & Gabbana.

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I love this very modern skirt, it is very pretty with original details.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this skirt on 17th February 2016 at Kensington Palace in London when Guest Editor of Huffington Post.

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2- Kate wore this skirt again on 4th November 2016 during a visit to the Nelson Trust Women’s Centre in Gloucestershire.

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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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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 20th January 1993, Centre for Handicapped children, Nottingham

The Princess of Wales, on a trip to Nottingham to visit the Red Cross centre for young people with severe physical and learning difficulties.  She wears a suit consisting of a light blue jacket with a striped navy trim and a dark blue velvet skirt.

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Duchess Kate: Blue Geo Jacquard Midi Skirt by Banana Republic

Preppy blue (featuring a large print of navy blue, teal blue and white) Geo jacquard midi cotton skirt with a front pleat a back concealed zipper. By the American brand Banana Republic.

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I am not keen on this skirt. The print is too big to my taste and it looks huge on the Duchess.

1- Kate wore it on 16th May 2016 to launch with the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry the Heads Together campaign with seven mental health charities at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.

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