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Thank you! Now that you mention it I do recall the one worn during the NZ/Australia tour.
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A sober flight attendant outfit.
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Stunning. Perfectly suitable and sombre. And I'm a sucker for pillboxes placed on the back of the head. Classically elegant and great!
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I hate pill boxes nearly as much as fascinators

But hat aside, wow definite hit Kate Sombre but beautiful detail, and well tailored, perfect for the event. Her hair looks fantastic, happy she did a proper updo for this type of event. I can overlook the hat, she looks great.

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No she's worn a couple. Red one disembarking from a plane with George and a brown one at the Irish Guards Parade. The brown one has been repeated numerous times. That's at least 2 I remember.
Yes, she seems to be trying for the retro vibe, and the pill box suits that. Her brown pillbox is more versatile, likely why we have seen it far more than the red. I wouldn't be surprised if we see this more in the future. The black will suit many of her outfits.

the red:
Kate Middleton, Carla Bruni, and the Return of the Pillbox Hat - Vogue

brown:
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https://www.pinterest.com/pin/478577897881630661/
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/33495590956852180/
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/4996249563906772/
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Duchess of Cambridge dons a £2,900 Missoni coat | Daily Mail Online
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Old 06-30-2016, 06:36 PM
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She looks smashing ! How regal she is !
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A different look for Kate- yes regal and perfectly judged for the occasion.


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Old 06-30-2016, 07:59 PM
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She looks perfect.


Anyone know who designed the hat?
Looks like something from Lock & Co.
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Old 06-30-2016, 08:01 PM
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(..)The Missoni coat is a bit long too.
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The earrings are her Balenciaga earrings she wore to Trooping.

https://www.net-a-porter.com/us/en/p...W4hknDlfbyZNOA

The purse is a Mulberry Bayswater clutch. She has one in 3 colors.

Mulberry Bayswater Clutch bag • Kate Middleton Style Blog

And shoes are her Weitzman 'power pumps'
Stuart Weitzman Power pumps in black suede • Kate Middleton Style
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Catherine looks very elegant, somber and regal for the event. I love how she looks in pillbox hats. They suit her quite nicely.


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The coat is awful. I think the print is too much.
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Old 06-30-2016, 10:17 PM
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Very elegant! The pillbox hat works well on her, especially with her up-do.
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She looks so classy and elegant! Love it. Love the whole look.


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Old 06-30-2016, 11:42 PM
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Very nice hat and hairdo and earrings. The coat and shoes are perfect for the event. Her posture is very poor, however, her forward head is giving her the beginnings of a hump.
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Just lovely and elegant
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NOT a fan of the coat. However the hair, earrings and pillbox hat - one of her better looks.
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Old 07-01-2016, 12:36 AM
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Never been a fan of those Missoni zig zags. That said, this one is sufficiently subdued that it is A-OK. And I am a fan of pillboxes, and think this one looks great on her. Thank you also to Countessmeout for identifying the earrings. They are very reminiscent of the big pearls that Diana used to wear, although I think Diana's had more prominent diamonds surrounding them. All in all, a good look. I'm so glad to finally see the beginnings of some interesting accessorizing from Catherine.
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I didn't mind the outfit at all, not even the pillbox, and earrings and thank heavens for an updo and a black prncil skirt under the coat. I thought the zigzags added a note of interest that a plainer black coat wouldn't.

However, a commentator looked at the coat and stated that the zigzags didn't match up at the seams. If this is so I wonder whether the coat has been taken in.

Kate is very thin and the original garment might have swam on her. (Didn't Wallis Simpson have some quip about women after a certain age having to make a choice between face and figure?)
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Old 07-01-2016, 01:04 AM
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Never been a fan of those Missoni zig zags. That said, this one is sufficiently subdued that it is A-OK. And I am a fan of pillboxes, and think this one looks great on her. Thank you also to Countessmeout for identifying the earrings. They are very reminiscent of the big pearls that Diana used to wear, although I think Diana's had more prominent diamonds surrounding them. All in all, a good look. I'm so glad to finally see the beginnings of some interesting accessorizing from Catherine.
IIRC I think the earrings are fake pearls.

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