Kate, Princess of Wales creates a ‘flattering silhouette’ and rewears outfit worth £2400


Kate, Princess of Wales opted for a Tuxedo jacket, black trousers and a white bodysuit for today’s engagement at Windsor Castle.

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Kat, Princess of Wales steps out in smart black suit for Windsor Castle engagement today (Image: GETTY)

The £1240 jacket features a ontrast cobalt blue satin lining features an exaggerated silk lapel, padded shoulders and a single button fastening, this contemporary classic makes an elegant coverup. The jacket is sold out.

The Princess wore the jacket in October 2020 when annoucing the winner of the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year award. She rewore it in Feburary 2021 when Kensington Palace shared a video of Prince William and Kate speaking with Ulster University nursing student Abigail over Zoom about her experiences of working on the front line of the Covid-19 response in Northern Ireland.

Kate’s trousers are made from a stretch-blend viscose mix fabric that creates a comfortable, non-restrictive, flattering fit. The gold exposed side zip adds to the trouser’s elegant silhouette. The trousers feature mock front pockets, plus smart front and back pressed creases.

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Kate’s trousers and jacket are from different brands (Image: GETTY)

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Previous three times Kate has worn the Roland Mouret trousers (Image: GETTY)

They were priced at £779.88 or $960, and Roland Mouret is a brand Kate has been wearing regularly.

The royal first wore the trousers during a visit to Westminster Abbey in December 2021 to decorate the Christmas tree. Then in February 2022, when visiting Copenhagen she teamed the trousers with a red Zara jacket.

More recently the Princess wore the trousers with her blue Chanel jacket at a celebration for Coach Core’s 10th anniversary in October 2022.

The body suit is the Cupro Shirt Bodysuit in white and is priced at £149 direct from Holland Cooper.

The official website description for the bodysuit shirt reads: “Our stunning lightweight shirt bodysuit was designed with a day to night concept in mind.

“Thanks to our nylon elastane thong base, made with our superior knitting technique this ensures our bodies have a flawlessly smooth fit every time.

“This piece creates the impression of a seamlessly tucked-in blouse. With an inverted dart back pleat, this well designed shape creates for a flattering silhouette.”

Kate first wore the bodysuit when she met navy sailors at Windsor Castle last year, and twice in 2021 when appearing on Zoom calls from Kensington Palace.

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Kate’s blouse is a bodysuit from Holland Cooper (Image: GETTY • HOLLAND COOPER)

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Kate has worn these Simone Rocha earrings over 10 times (Image: Simone Rocha • GETTY)

In terms of what accessories she wore today, the Princess wore her engagement ring and a pair of Simone Rocha Faux-pearl Curb-chain earrings.

These are not new earrings, in fact she first wore them publicly to film a video for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards in October 2020.

Then, she wore them during 10 further public engagements. Most recently, to Wimbledon in July 2021.

The official website description of the earrings reads: “Chunky curb-chain links bring a confident note to Simone Rocha’s gold-tone metal earrings.

The Advisory Group has been created to offer strategic advice to Kate for her foundation (Image: GETTY)

“They’re adorned with round faux pearls – one of the designer’s signatures – and finished with post-back fastenings to hold them safely in place.”

The earrings were priced at £251.96 or $310, but are now sold out.

The total cost of all the items Kate rewore today is £2,419.


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