The couple marked their first joint appearance since lockdown.

By Alicia Brunker
Jul 05, 2020 @ 3:38 pm
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In their first joint appearance since lockdown began, Kate Middleton and Prince William nailed their coordinating couple's style — all for a good cause, of course. On Sunday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn to mark the 72nd anniversary of the NHS (the United Kingdom's National Health Service) while wearing the organization's key colors.

At the engagement, Kate wore a navy patterned shirt dress with a white collar and cuffs, and accessorized with her sapphire engagement ring and a bouncy ponytail. Meanwhile, Will opted for a blue sport coat with a button-down in a lighter shade underneath. He matched Kate's dress with a navy tie and slacks.

"Today we mark the 72nd birthday of the NHS, in a year when it was needed more than ever as the nation responds to COVID-19," Kensington Palace captioned a slideshow of photos from the couple's meeting with hospital workers on Instagram.

The palace continued their statement, writing, "Today, The Duke and Duchess visited the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn to thank staff for their efforts in helping their community. Whether you are existing staff, former staff members who came out of retirement, volunteers or key workers - we thank you for the resilience, perseverance and hope you’ve shown our nation."

Will and Kate have supported NHS's COVID-19 efforts from early on. In March, they visited the institution's 111 center — where staffers field calls about urgent medical problems across the U.K. — and shortly after, the entire Cambridge family participated the Clap for Carers campaign.