Guess which label Kate Middleton chose for her charity coffee morning?
The Duchess of Cambridge stuck to her maternity style favourite for a charity coffee morning in London this morning. The royal formerly known as Kate Middleton opted for a Seraphine coat and floral dress for her visit to Family Friends in Kensington, an organisation that provides befriending and mentoring services to families in deprived areas of the borough.
The Duchess kicked off a busy day in the capital wearing the Natasha Pale Blue coat, £195, and the Florrie Floral Print Dress, £99, from maternity brand Seraphine, though both pieces, from the SS15 collection, are currently sold out on the website, proving the relentless power of The Kate Middleton Effect. Kate luxed up her high street look with some pretty diamond drop earrings by Kiki McDonough, worth £1,300.
Kate’s visit to the Family Friends coffee morning was just the start of a day full of public engagements; later on the 33-year-old will open Kensington Aldridge Academy, a new school for pupils aged 11 to 18, before then formally opening Kensington Leisure Centre, which was where Prince’s William and Harry had swimming lessons as young boys.
The royal’s action-packed day comes after reports that security around the Duchess has been beefed up. During her visit to The Fostering Network on Friday she was accompanied by more personal protection officers than usual and, according to photos, they were carrying controversial Taser guns, as well as the usual firearms. It’s also thought the officers were wearing stab vests. Until recently Tasers had only been used by officers guarding royal premises or on ‘mobile patrol’.
With the terror threat to the UK being ‘severe’ it’s no wonder that the royals are keen to protect themselves, especially the Duchess who is six-months pregnant.
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