Kate Middleton in a red suit in Christchurch

Kate reworked a red suit from 2011 in Christchurch this weekend


Kate Middleton somehow managed to look simultaneously smart and sporty in a red skirt suit while playing cricket in Christchurch, New Zealand today.

Prince William and Kate were visiting the city, which was devastated by an earthquake in 2011, as  part of their Official Visit to New Zealand and Australia.

Never one to shy away from some physical activity – even if she's left her trainers at home – the Duchess picked up a cricket back to play a game with local children in Latimer Park. And not a hair fell out of place.

Kate Middleton playing cricket in Christchurch

Kate's red suit, by Italian designer Luisa Spagnoli, is not a new purchase for the tour – unlike her previous The royal first wore it on a visit to St Andrew's back in 2011, teaming it with a black polo neck and knee-high boots.

Kate Middleton at St Andrews

It seems Kate's got a love for brightly-coloured coats – over the weekend the Duchess stepped out in an emerald green coat by Erdem, and a turquoise skirt suit by Emilia Wickstead.

By Olivia Marks

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