Monday 16 December 2019

How a Duchess does daring: Kate Middleton is the lady in red peplum

Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Kate Middleton has showcased her most daring look yet for her uber-stylish tour Down Under.

While she and Prince William tour New Zealand with their adorable eight-month-old son Prince George, as usual, it's all eyes on Kate's fashion.

The Duchess stunned in a red suit with peplum detail, complemented by a black headpiece and waist accentuating belt by Italian designer Luisa Spagnoli.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge view the RNZAF Memorial Wall at Wigram Air Force Base, Christchurch during the eighth day of their official tour to New Zealand. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday April 14, 2014. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA wire

And while it mightn't exactly be sport-friendly attire, she still managed to beat her husband at a game of cricket.

It marks a stark contrast to her red Catherine Walker coat she wore on the first day of their trip, which many likened to an air hostess's uniform.

Kate's red peplum look is her most daring yet during their tour Down Under

Our favourite recycling fashionista showed off her frugality when she wore her favourite navy blazer by Zara for the fourth time (and second on her New Zealand trip) during a wine tasting event.

Kate is the world's most cherished fashion recycler looked perfectly preppy in a Zara blazer and checkered shirt

Despite Prince Wililam's comment that her ensembles were a 'bit bright', she's blazed a style trail all her own and embraced colour.

Her teal Catherine Walker suit is nearly identical to the reed Alexander McQueen number she wore during her Canadian tour











Kate stuns in this pale pink Alexander McQueen number with her trusty LK Bennett shoes
Kate stuns in this pale pink Alexander McQueen number with her trusty LK Bennett shoes
Prince William and Kate Middleton walk in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Kate stuns in this taupe dress by Roksanda Illincic and her trusty LK Bennett shoes
Her Alexander McQueen coat stuns at Easter Sunday Service in Sydney
The Duchess opted for a strikingly similar white lace dress to the Zimmermann option she wore earlier in the week
Kate's €300 LK Bennett dress has been a hit with Irish fashionistas
Kate keeps cool in this dress by Australian designer Zimmermann
This Diane Von Furstenberg dress Kate wore at Echo Point in Australia sold out in less than ten minutes after the Duchess wore it
Kate stunned in her bright yellow Roksanda Ilincic dress on the first day of her Australia tour
Her teal Catherine Walker ensemble was perfection
Kate's red peplum look is her most daring yet during their tour Down Under
Her cozy cable knit jumper was the perfect athletic style for the Duchess
Kate's low key (and recycled look) was ideal for a winery visit
Kate is the world's most cherished fashion recycler looked perfectly preppy in a Zara blazer and checkered shirt
We'll start taking bets now for baseball caps to come back into style this summer
She embraces the nautical look to a T landing in Auckland
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
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Her baby blue Alexander McQueen coat gives her one of the most regal looks yet
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Kate looks incredible in her red Catherine Walkreer coat with matching pillbox hat (by Gina Foster) - and the cutest accessory of all, baby George
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Kate recycled her red Alexander McQueen dress for a royal engagement in February alongside the Queen
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Last June, her blush pink ensemble stunned at the Queen's 60th anniversary coronation celebrations
Her wildest look to date - her coat dress from Hobbs was the perfect outfit during the late stages of her pregnancy
After the birth of Prince George, she wore a beautiful blue and white polka dot dress by her favourite designer - Jenny Packham
In August, she was back to her pre-baby body and perfected casual chic with skinny jeans, blazer and black wedges
Her nautical look at the Olympic Park hit all the right style notes
For her son's Christening, the Duchess looked incredible in an ivory dress by Alexander McQueen and complementary fascinator
Our favourite fashionista recycled this Temperley black gown
During her brief foray with a fringe, she was tailored to perfection in a red LK Bennett coat in November
We love when Kate recycles - especially when it's an Irish designer. Her brown Orla Kiely coat is a fashion winner
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 28: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, patron of SportsAid charity, is greeted by Tim Lawler, the chief executive of the charity, as she attends the SportsBall, the charity's annual gala dinner at Victoria Embankment Gardens on November 28, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Lefteris Pitarakis - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
As if we couldn't love her anymore, she accessorised her Roland Mouret gown with a fake crystal necklace by Zara
This black lace Jenny Packham number makes yet another appearance in Kate's wardrobe

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