un new tone, between purple and burgundy red, for the Princess of Wales. Kate Middleton, in her new official capacity, with her husband William, Charles III and the queen consort, gave welcome the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, on an official visit to London. The overcoat, made to measure, is signed @emiliawickstead, one of the brands crowding her wardrobe at Kensington Palace. The clutch is by Mulberry London, while the décolleté by Gianvito Rossi. On the chest pinned a brooch tribute to Lady Diana: it is an emerald brooch donated by Queen Mother to Lady D on her engagement to Charles. However, the cap deserves a special mention.

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    Kate Middleton and that pillbox hat

    As a headdress (tiaras are worn only after 6.30 pm on gala evenings) Kate chose, in fact, a tambourine hat, in perfect synchrony with the elegance decreed at the time by an icon that went down in history: Jackie Kennedy. The former US first lady had made it a statement of her style. Middleton’s is signed @seangbarrett. She wore a similar one, but light blue, last March.

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    Meanwhile, a survey by the Karen Millen brand has compiled the ranking of the most influential clothes worn by Kate Middleton this year through Google Trends data. Among the ten garments they appear in first place the Alexander McQueen coat worn at the funeral of Elizabeth II. Searches increased by 233%. Followed in second place by the floral dress by Tory Burch exhibited during the royal Caribbean tour last March with peaks of up to 203%. Then the little black dress brought out of Windsor Castle after the death of Queen Elizabeth, to the fourth the Roland Mouret long dress for the premiere of Top Gun: Maverick the carmine dress with puffed sleeves by Stella McCartney for the Platinum Jubilee Pageant, in June, the pink chemisier by Rixo, the yellow midi dress by Roksanda chosen for Wimbledon, the light blue Alexander McQueen coat for the Order of the Garterthe emerald green lamé dress The Vampire’s Wife and, finally, the Alexander McQueen looks for the official portraits of Paolo Roversi.

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