News Kate Middleton Looks Angelic in a White One-Shoulder Gown at the BAFTA Awards She finished off the ethereal look with a pair of Princess Diana's earrings. By Alicia Brunker Alicia Brunker Instagram Alicia Brunker is a freelance writer who covers celebrity, royal, and fashion news for InStyle.com. She joined InStyle's digital team in 2017, and previously contributed to ELLE, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and WWD. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on February 10, 2019 @ 03:00PM Pin Share Tweet Email Kate Middleton embraced her role as a modern-day princess at the 2019 BAFTA Awards, as she walked the red carpet in a flowing white gown with Prince William by her side. The ethereal dress was embellished with floral appliqués and sequins on its one shoulder, while sparkling accessories, including a pair of Princess Diana's pearl and diamond earrings, completed the duchess's ensemble. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images She traded in her signature bouncy blowout for a romantic updo and added a smoky eye for an extra dose of glamour. However, Kate's best accessory of all was her husband, William, who suited up in a fitted tux. Mark Cuthbert/Getty Images At last year's affair, Kate opted for a dark green Jenny Packham gown, which was a controversial fashion choice, considering all attendees decided to wear black to stand in solidarity with the victims of the Time's Up movement. Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images The duchess wore a dark green Jenny Packham gown with a black sash to the 2018 BAFTAs. Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Nonetheless, Kate handled the criticism with her trademark grace — embodying exactly what it means to be a royal in the 21st century.