By Alexandra Whittaker
Dec 11, 2018 @ 9:15 am
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Santa Claus isn't coming to town until later this month, but in the meantime, let us offer you a perfectly acceptable replacement: Kate Middleton.

The future queen has been pulling holiday double duty to spread goodwill and holiday cheer on her royal visits, and she's looked the part while doing it.

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For her most recent visit Tuesday morning, she and Prince William visited Evelina London, a clinic that treats children with rare conditions. Kate greeted and played with kids in a green dress by L.K. Bennett ($645;, which was covered in polka dots and included a matching L.K. Bennett "Dora" clutch ($285;

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It's hardly the first time Middleton has jazzed up her wardrobe with holiday colors. In fact, this month she has exclusively stuck to a color palette reminiscent of a Christmas tree, leaving her beloved royal hues by the wayside.

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Someone is clearly eager for the holidays to start.