Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton in a Christopher Kane coat dress


It's safe to say that Kate Middleton and the coat dress are firm fashion friends. Be it winter or summer, the Duchess seemingly has an elegant tailored number on hand for all occasions.

And yesterday was no exception. Kate reprised an old favourite by Christopher Kane – which she first wore to the Olympics in 2012 – for the Order of the Garter Service at Windsor Castle.

The pale blue silk number, which was gently cinched at the waist with a narrow belt, is not a million miles away from the Alexander McQueen two-piece Kate chose to wear to the Queen's birthday parade in London at the weekend. But for yesterday's service, Kate went bigger on the headwear, with a statement blue creation by Jo & Lock.

Prince William and Prince Charles

The Duchess was joined by Sophie Countess of Wessex for the service, as well as Prince William and Prince Charles who were required to wear more traditional dress for the occasion.

But we're sure that can't possibly be what the ladies are laughing at...

By Olivia Marks

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