Kate Middleton Rewore a Tweed Dress with a Bold Collar for an Outing With Her In-Laws

The excursion marked a rare appearance for the trio without Prince William.

While her royal lifestyle may be unobtainable, there is one super relatable factoid about Kate Middleton: she's not afraid to rewear an outfit. On Thursday, Kate wore a recycled tweed dress for a public appearance with her in-laws Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

During the rare outing, sans Prince William, Kate chose a gray tweed, fit-and-flare dress by Catherine Walker complete with a black standout collar and a matching belt buckle on her torso. She paired the garment with black opaque tights, Gianvito Rossi suede pointy-toed pumps, and a mini leather Mulberry handbag. The duchess' brunette tresses were curled and woven into an intricate half updo.

Kate Middleton, Prince Charles, and Camilla
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The duchess has previously worn the look, which was made specifically for her, on a number of occasions — including a 2019 visit to the Foundling Museum.

Kate last joined her in-laws in February 2020 for a visit to a military rehabilitation center, which she attended with husband Prince William. However, this solo outing to Charles's The Prince's Foundation in London marks a rare occasion for the royals.

The foundation has been a longtime supporter of the arts, and as a former art history student, Kate was the perfect guest. The Duchess of Cambridge herself is also the patron of the National Portrait Gallery, the V&A Museum, and the Royal Photographic Society. During the trip, they met students from The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts, conversed with graduates and young business leaders from the prince's Modern Artisan project, and attended wax figure and life drawing classes.

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