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  • November 12, 2023
Kate Middleton’s Adorns An Elegant Ensemble On Remembrance Sunday

Kate Middleton, the Princess of Wales, graced Remembrance Sunday with poise and reverence on November 12, 2013. Dressed in a somber black Catherine Walker coatdress, the royal figure paid homage to British and Commonwealth military soldiers and civilians who sacrificed their lives in wartime.

Standing at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, Kate, a mother of three, observed the proceedings alongside Queen Camilla and witnessed the laying of wreaths by King Charles and Prince William from the Foreign Office central balcony. For this solemn occasion, the princess donned a tailored military-inspired coat by Catherine Walker, exuding regal sophistication.

The structured coat, reminiscent of an Officer’s Jacket or Commander Coat, featured a high collar, zip-up front, and military frogging adorned with tassels. The ‘uniform coat’ also boasted corded braiding across the front and a pointed collar, creating a commanding yet elegant silhouette.

This wasn’t the first appearance of the timeless piece. Kate previously wore the jacket in November 2019 during a balcony appearance with Queen Elizabeth and Duchess Camilla. Paired with a Philip Treacy hat, featuring a short black veil, the ensemble showcased the princess’s unwavering commitment to classic and refined fashion choices.

For this year’s Remembrance Sunday, Kate once again chose a Philip Treacy hat, specifically the large brim swirl hat, marking the fourth appearance of this timeless accessory. Previously seen in December 2006 at the Sovereign’s Parade at Sandhurst Military Academy and for Remembrance Sunday in November 2012 and November 2017, the ‘loopy’ hat remains a staple in Kate’s closet.

Adding a touch of sophistication, the princess adorned her Remembrance ensemble with a new silver brooch – the Badge of The Fleet Air Arm, for which she holds the honorary title of Commodore in Chief. Kate Middleton continues to captivate with her timeless and respectful fashion choices, honoring significant moments with grace and style.

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