Kate Middleton Sizzles in Red Armani for Official London Engagement

Kate Middleton was a vision in red for the official opening of The Global Academy in Hayes, England, Thursday morning. The Duchess of Cambridge was accompanied by her husband Prince William and his brother Prince Harry, for the engagement which supported Heads Together—a charity which aims to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health issues.

Middleton looked flawless, per usual, in a poppy-hued Armani skirt suit. The fitted zip-up blazer featured flattering rouching along the bust and an elegant split round neck. She teamed it with a matching knee-length pencil skirt, a pair of timeless nude pumps and a slim leather clutch—also nude.

April 20, 2017
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The Global Academy, which opened its doors in September, is a state school founded and operated by Global, The Media & Entertainment Group, designed to prepare students for careers in the broadcast and digital media industry, offering academic and vocational training.

During their visit, the royals met with students currently training to be the next generation of production staff. The duchess sat in on a production of the Heart Breakfast Show, which addressed he topic of mental health while William listened to recordings of past royal radio broadcasts. Meanwhile, Harry joined a group who were learning about the science of sound and how audio is processed.

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Finally, the royal trio joined students and Global radio presenters Nick Ferrari, Jamie Theakston, Roman Kemp and former Spice Girl Emma Bunton for a round table discussion on the importance of talking about mental health. "I'm not sure the royal party has been this close to a Spice Girl," Theakston reportedly quipped.

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