Duchess Kate: blue sparkle tweed ruffle jacket and skirt by Rebecca Taylor

Blue sparkle tweed ruffle jacket featuring a concealed snap front with split collar, patch pockets, ruffle hem and frayed finish throughout with a hint of sparkle. 62% cotton, 14% acrylic, 13% polyester, 7% acetate, 3% other fiber, 1% elastane, lining: 100% polyester. By Rebecca Taylor.

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This suit gives a classic look favoured by the Duchess.

1- Kate wore the suit on 28th February 2017 when visiting the Ronald McDonald House 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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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 16th November 1993, Carmarthen, Wales

The Princess of Wales visited Wales on 16 November 1993 to carry out a series of engagements in Carmarthen including a visit at the Teen Challenge in Gorslas where she visited a crafs workshop and met staff and students. Diana was wearing a double-breasted green tweed wool suit with green velvet trim along the lapels, the sleeves and the pockets and a pencil skirt. The jacket features self covered velvet buttons.

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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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Duchess Kate: ice blue wool crepe skirt suit by Catherine Walker

Bespoke ice blue wool crepe skirt suit consisting of a nipped-in fitted bodice jacket featuring a modified Peter Pan style collar, large self-covered buttons, a peplum waist, notched sleeves and a wide belt and a knee-length pencil skirt. By Catherine Walker.

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Lovely suit, elegant and classy, the colour is lovely and I like the peplum details.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this suit on 11th October 2016 at the Mauritshuis gallery in The Hague, the Netherlands.

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Princess Diana, One Day One Dress: 23rd June 1992, Royal Albert Hall, London

The Princess of Wales attends a tribute concert for Sammy Davis Jr. at the Royal Albert Hall on 23rd June 1992. She wears a double-breasted black and white banded nautical-style silk cocktail suit by Catherine Walker with a square neckline, a double row of pearl and diamanté buttons and long sleeves with white cuffs.

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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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