Dutiful daughter-in-law! Beaming Kate Middleton is elegant in a recycled grey Catherine Walker dress as she carries out first EVER engagement with Prince Charles and Camilla as a trio on visit to The Prince’s Foundation training site
- The Duchess of Cambridge joined Prince Charles and Camilla for their first ever engagement as a trio
- Kate, 40, recycled a favourite Catherine Walker dress for the engagement at Trinity Buoy Wharf, in London
- The royals visited The Prince’s Foundation training site for arts and culture on Thursday morning
The Duchess of Cambridge looked elegant as she joined Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall today for their first ever engagement as a trio.
Kate, 40, joined Charles and Camilla on a visit to The Prince’s Foundation training site for arts and culture at Trinity Buoy Wharf, in London, this morning.
The Duchess of Cambridge has joined Charles, 73, and Camilla, 74, on a number of engagements with her husband Prince William, 39, but this marks the first time the trio have stepped out without him.
Typically polished, Kate opted for a favourite belted grey Catherine Walker dress for the outing, which she wore with black tights and black suede pumps by Gianvito Rossi.
The Duchess of Cambridge looked elegant today as she joined Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall for their first ever engagement as a trio
The Duchess of Cambridge recycled a favourite grey Catherine Walker coat dress for the engagement in London today
Dynamic duo: The Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge peeled away to chat during the visit today
Catching up: The Duchess of Cornwall looked deep in conversation with the Duchess of Cambridge on arrival at the centre
Young fans: The Duchess of Cambridge knelt down to speak to pupils from the Faraday School, London, during the visit
Diana’s diamonds! Kate wore Princess Diana’s sapphire and diamond earrings (left) and wore her hair in a curly half-up do
Beaming! Smiling Kate meets students from The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts working on geometry and mosaic projects
Favourite frock! The Duchess of Cambridge rewore a wardrobe staple today (left). The Duchess has worn the Catherine Walker coat on a number of occasions, including this visit to the Foundling Museum (right) in March 2019
Getting on famously! The Duchess of Cambridge appeared in excellent spirits as she chatted to Charles and Camilla
She finished the look with a black Mulberry handbag and added the pair of diamond and sapphire earrings she inherited from Princess Diana.
The Duchess wore her long brunette locks pulled back in a half up-do, with strands of soft curls tumbling down her back.
Meanwhile the Duchess of Cornwall, 74, brought a splash of colour to proceedings in a pleated emerald green skirt and matching peplum blazer, which she wore with a white blouse and black suede boots.
Charles looked smart in a navy blue check suit, striped top and blue patterned tie.
During the visit the royal trio met students of The Prince’s Foundation school of traditional arts, photography and art students and graduates and entrepreneurs from The Modern Artisan project.
We are family! Elegant Kate and Camilla chatted and laughed on the visit to the Prince’s Foundation’s training site
Meeting a princess! Kate waved to pupils from the Faraday Prep School as she left the training centre today
Speak to us! Excited pupils from Faraday Prep School spoke to the Duchess of Cambridge as she left the engagement today
In her element: Mother-of-three Kate looked thrilled to be chatting to the children and crouched down to be on their level
Camilla keeps her laughing! Kate and Camilla shared a light-hearted moment on their visit to the training site in London
Shared interests: The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Charles, who share a love of art, chat during a life drawing class
Power trio: The Duchess of Cambridge has joined Charles, 73, and Camilla, 74, on a number of engagements with her husband Prince William, 39, but this marks the first time the trio have stepped out without him. Pictured, on the outing today
Close to her heart: History of Art graduate Kate leans in to speak to a student during a life drawing class
Talented: Kate speaks with a student at the Sculpture studio during her visit to The Prince’s Foundation training site
They also met a life-drawing group and visited the Future Textiles and pattern cutting room.
It comes a day after the Duchess of Cambridge was announced as Prince Harry’s replacement as patron of England Rugby – and got stuck into a training session at Twickenham.
Sporty Kate, 40, donned official England Rugby £50 pants and £50 zip-up top as she joined England players for a training session at Twickenham, hours after she was confirmed as the Duke of Sussex’s replacement.
The Duchess has been appointed patron of the Rugby Football League and the Rugby Football Union by the Queen in the first move to reassign the royal patronages that were stripped from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex following Megxit.
Radiant: The Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Cornwall on their visit to Faraday Prep School
Creative: Camilla meets students from The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts working on geometry and mosaic projects
Hands-on skills: Camilla speaks with a student at the Sculpture studio during her visit to The Prince’s Foundation training site
Commenting on the news today, Kate said she is ‘thrilled’ to be supporting ‘two fantastic organisations’.
Competitive Kate looked delighted to be stepping into her brother-in-law’s shoes and giggled, laughed and smiled her way through this morning’s drills, led by head coach Eddie Jones.
Wearing her hair swept back into a high ponytail, the mother-of-three was in her element as she tore across the pitch, joined in a scrum and even scored a try.
Three times the fun! The Duchess of Cambridge giggled as she joined Charles and Camilla at Trinity Buoy Wharf in London
Leading the way: Prince Charles, looking dapper in a blue suit, was joined by his stylish daughter-in-law Kate at the event
Having a whale of a time! The Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Charles and Camilla all appeared in good spirits at the event
City street: Prince Charles, Camilla and Kate posed against the backdrop of the The O2 before today’s engagement
The Duchess, known for her love of sport, flashed a smile as she ran towards the try line and threw her arms up in celebration.
Proving she’s not afraid of getting stuck in, Kate put her arms around England players Jamie George and Ellis Genge in a mock scrum and was lifted into the air in a line-out, prompting a fit of giggles.
She also took part in simple throwing and catching exercises and tried a drop kick.
During the visit Kate also spoke to members of the England squad about their opening Six Nations match against Scotland on Saturday. She was shown into Twickenham by women’s captain Sarah Hunter and men’s captain Courtney Lawes, who was today ruled out of this weekend’s match due to injury.
In her element! The Duchess, dressed head-to-toe in England Rugby kit, beamed as she joined players for a training session
Having a ball! Giggling Kate took part in a line-out with members of the England women’s rugby team at Twickenham
Getting stuck in: The Duchess of Cambridge was the hooker between props Jamie George (left) and Ellis Genge in a scrum
Keeping up with Kate! The Duchess of Cambridge looked full of energy as she joined players for the Twickenham training session, hours after she was announced as Prince Harry’s replacement as patron of England Rugby. Rugby fan Harry loved his responsibilities. Pictured right, at an England Rugby training session in October 2013
Ready for kick off! Giving her cousin-in-law Mike Tindall a run for his money, Kate showed she’s a hands on patron as she kicked the ball today
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