Saturday 21 October 2017

Look familiar? Kate Middleton recycles classic all white Alexander McQueen ensemble

The Duchess of Cambridge attends the Last Post ceremony, which has taken place every night since 1928, at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Ypres, Menin Gate Memorial as part of the Passchendaele commemorations
The Duchess of Cambridge attends the Last Post ceremony, which has taken place every night since 1928, at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Ypres, Menin Gate Memorial as part of the Passchendaele commemorations
The Duchess of Cambridge arrives at the Menin Gate in Ypres ahead of this evening's commemoration
Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and his wife Princess Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge make their way to the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate to mark the centenary of Passchendaele, The Third Battle of Ypres, in Ypres, Belgium July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman
The Duchess of Cambridge meets descendants of those who fought in WW1 in Cloth Hall, Ypres for an event that will tell the story of the four years of war on the Salient
Prime minister Theresa May (left) and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watch as the poppies fall from the roof of the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium for the official commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele
The Duchess of Cambridge attends the Last Post ceremony, which has taken place every night since 1928, at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Ypres, Menin Gate Memorial as part of the Passchendaele commemorations
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at the Menin Gate in Ypres ahead of the Passchendaele commemoration service
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, meets descendants of those who fought in World War One in Cloth Hall, Ypres for an event that will tell the story of the four years of war on the Salient, in Belgium July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yui Mok/Pool
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, watch as poppies fall from the roof of Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium for the official commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Matthews/Pool
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Cloth Hall as they visit Market Square Ypres for an event that will tell the story of the four years of war on the Salient July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yui Mok/Pool
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Cloth Hall as they visit Market Square Ypres for an event that will tell the story of the four years of war on the Salient July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yui Mok/Pool
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, watch as poppies fall from the roof of Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium for the official commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Matthews/Pool
Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and his wife Princess Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge make their way to the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate to mark the centenary of Passchendaele, The Third Battle of Ypres, in Ypres, Belgium July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Britain's Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge meets descendants of those who fought in WW1 in Cloth Hall, Ypres for an event that will tell the story of the four years of war on the Salient July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yui Mok/Pool
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, attend the Last Post ceremony, which has taken place every night since 1928, at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Ypres, Menin Gate Memorial as part of the Passchendaele commemorations
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Kate Middleton opted for understated elegance as she recycled a classic all-white ensemble for the commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele.

The Duchess of Cambridge  and her husband Prince William (35) attended the service in London on Sunday, alongside Belgium's Queen Mathilde and King Phillipe and British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Kate relied on a trusty cream Alexander McQueen coat, a piece she has worn for significant occasions like her daughter Princess Charlotte's christening in 2015 and at the Trooping the Colour ceremony in 2016. As usual, she added a new twist to the ensebmel on this occasion - leaving behind the pale pink Philip Treacy hat she wore on the balcony of Buckingham Palace last time, instead opting for another recycled item - a Sylvia Fletcher fascinator.

Her oversized pearl earrings with diamond trim by Balenciaga unsurprisingly sold out after she was pictured in them yesterday, but there are

Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and his wife Princess Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge make their way to the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate to mark the centenary of Passchendaele, The Third Battle of Ypres, in Ypres, Belgium July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and his wife Princess Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge make their way to the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate to mark the centenary of Passchendaele, The Third Battle of Ypres, in Ypres, Belgium July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman

As part of her more fashion forward makeover, Kate has been introducing new designers into her wardrobe, including a signature clutch by French accessories designer Anne Grand-Clément.

The royal couple have been keeping a low profile in the last week since returning home from their tour of Poland and Germany and celebrated their son Prince George's fourth birthday last week. They are believed to have marked the occasion with close friends and family at their Norfolk estate Amner Hall.

Britain's Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Cloth Hall as they visit Market Square Ypres for an event that will tell the story of the four years of war on the Salient July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yui Mok/Pool
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Cloth Hall as they visit Market Square Ypres for an event that will tell the story of the four years of war on the Salient July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yui Mok/Pool
Britain's Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge meets descendants of those who fought in WW1 in Cloth Hall, Ypres for an event that will tell the story of the four years of war on the Salient July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yui Mok/Pool
Britain's Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge meets descendants of those who fought in WW1 in Cloth Hall, Ypres for an event that will tell the story of the four years of war on the Salient July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yui Mok/Pool

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