Lady in red! Catherine perfects elegance in ’40s style floral frock

Sep 16, 2020
The Duchess of Cambridge even matched her face mask to her stunning outfit. Source;: Getty.

It feels like ages since we’ve seen the Duchess of Cambridge out in public, but Catherine looked sensational as she stepped out with husband Prince William in London on Tuesday.

Standing out from the crowd in red, Catherine looked elegant in a vintage-inspired dress, which featured white accents within the striking floral design, as well a bold white collar and pretty scalloped sleeves.

The royal mum-of-three completed her stylish look with a pair of tan leather stilettos and carried a small red vintage-style clutch bag, while her hair looked gorgeous in big bouncy waves.

The Duchess of Cambridge even matched her ditsy floral face mask to her stunning outfit, as did Prince William whose blue mask complimented his pale blue shirt and blue blazer perfectly.

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Prince William accompanied his wife on Tuesday. Source: Getty.

“Thanking communities, individuals and businesses who have gone above and beyond to help others,” a statement published on the Kensington Royal Instagram account read. “Today The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited London Bridge and Whitechapel to hear about some of the challenges faced over the past six months.

‘Throughout the Covid-19 emergency, London Bridge Job Centre has continued to provide face to face support to vulnerable customers. There, The Duke and Duchess spoke to customers, staff and employers on the difficulties involved in helping people find work during a global pandemic.”

Catherine and William also visited the London Muslim Centre, where “volunteers have supported members of the community by helping to cook and deliver warm meals and medication to the most vulnerable”, as well as providing befriending calls to the isolated, vulnerable and elderly and critical counselling, including supporting women affected by domestic violence.

“During a visit to East London’s famous @beigel_bake Brick Lane Bakery, The Duke and Duchess heard how this affected employees, as well as the ways in which the shop have helped their community through food donation and delivery,” a Kensington Palace spokesperson added.

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The couple’s outing comes around six weeks after their last joint engagement, which saw them visit the Shire Hall Care Home in Cardiff, Wales at the start of August. But it was an unimpressed resident who stole the show that day, rather than the royal duo.

Earlier this year, the couple had met staff and residents from the same care home via video link and even hosted the weekly bingo session. Resident Joan Drew-Smith, 87, told reporters back in May that the virtual bingo game “wasn’t as good as it should have been”. However, when the royal couple met with Joan in person yesterday, she didn’t hold back.

Prince William said: “Hello Joan, do you remember we did the bingo with you? You said we weren’t very good!”

“Yes,” she replied. “You did a bloody sh***y job.”

The couple, who were briefly taken back, were left in stitches. And it seems royal fans couldn’t get enough either, with one writing: “Joan is hilarious, and I love her!!” While another added: “That was the absolute best!!! Her response was hysterical.”

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