Kate Middleton pictures: Duchess of Cambridge wears £300 outfit to return to work today
Kate Middleton stepped out wearing a casual ensemble as she visited the Fakenham Garden Centre in Norfolk today. This is the first time she has appeared in public since the coronavirus lockdown began.
Today, the Duchess of Cambridge stepped out at Fakenham Garden Centre in Norfolk.
This is not far from where she has been isolating with her family at Anmer Hall, also in Norfolk.
During the engagement, Kate met with owners and staff at the garden centre, while socially distancing.
She opted for a casual look, wearing a pair of dark brown skinny jeans.
The mother-of-three wore a light blue linen skirt that was slightly unbuttoned and it was tucked into her trousers.
The shirt appears to be the Jaeger Aqua Linen Shirt, £99, which she first wore at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2019.
To complete the look, the royal wore a two-toned brown padded gilet.
It had oversized pockets and was left open, cutting off just below her hips.
She wore her thick brown locks pulled back into a half-up-half-down do.
The Duchess of Cambridge looked fresh wearing nude eyeshadow and a coat of mascara.
She completed her barely there make-up look with a slick of blusher.
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How did Kate Middleton become a royal?
Kate Middleton, or Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was born on 9 January 1982 at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England.
She was born to Michael and Carole Middleton, a former flight dispatcher and air hostess. The couple founded a party supplies company, Party Pieces, in 1987 – now estimated to be worth £30 million.
Kate has a younger sister Pippa Matthews, 34, and a younger brother James Middleton, 31.
Kate and her family moved to Amman, Jordan, in 1984, where the future Duchess was educated at an English-speaking nursery school.
After moving back to Berkshire the family sent Kate to private school, St Andrews School. She went on to briefly study at Downe House before moving onto Marlborough College where she boarded.
For university the young Kate attended the University of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland. Here she was awarded an undergraduate MA (2:1 Hons) in history of art.
Relationship with Prince William
Kate met Prince William when they were both studying at St Andrews, and both living in St Salvator’s Hall. Famously, William reportedly took a fancy to Kate after she wore a see-through dress during a fashion show.
In 2003 the couple began dating and lived together during their second year of university.
The couple split in April 2007, however, in October they were back together.
Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton with his late mother Princess Diana’s engagement ring in October 2010. The couple were holidaying in Kenya at the time.
On 29 April 2011 they married at Westminster Abbey with a whopping 26 million watching the event live.
Kate wore an Alexander McQueen dress worth a reported £250,000 on the big day.
Kate assumed the title “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge” and also become the Duchess of Cambridge on the day.