How Kate Middleton honoured the Pakistani high street

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  • Whenever she visits a country on an official your, the Duchess of Cambridge makes a point of honouring local designers or wearing national colours, and this tour of Pakistan has been no exception – in fact she even took inspiration from Princess Diana’s wardrobe for it.

    She even wore the same hat as the late princess when she went to the Hindu Kush region yesterday to witness glaciers melting with Prince William.

    During the royal couple’s four day tour, Kate has worn traditional dresses from local designers, but she also honoured the Pakistani high street, which makes sense as she always loves to wear more affordable brands in the UK too.

    Said outfit was a traditional embroidered shalwar kameez, which she wore to visit the National Cricket Academy in Lahore. She wore the long cream coat over elegant white trousers, paired with suede pumps, which she swapped over for some plimsols to play a round of cricket.

    The clothes are by Gul Ahmed, a well known high street brand in Pakistan, where an outfit will usually set you back £50.

    Throughout the tour, Catherine has kept jewellery to a minimum, wearing her wedding ring and sapphire engagement ring, and the odd pair of statement earrings.

    This time, she wore discreet gold hoops that blended in with her tonal look.

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