Updated: Duchess of Cambridge is elegant in black for Festival of Remembrance

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the Festival of Remembrance with the Queen and other members of the Royal Family at the Royal Albert Hall last Saturday. The Duchess choose a very elegant boat neck dress by Jenny Packham for the occasion.

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The Duchess choose a bespoke dress by Jenny Packham. It was noted on social media that Kate’s dress was very reminiscent of the black Jenny Packham piece the Duchess wore on the tour of New Zealand all the way back in 2014, with a jewelled fern motif at the shoulder. However, the brand has said it is not their dress, The black long sleeve midi dress has a boat neckline, cinched waistline with a velvet belt and a very gradual a-line flared skirt, just slightly longer in length than the dresses shown in the image below.

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Jenny Packham Dress

Kate carried an Alexander McQueen clutch, with double layered jewel faceted clasp encrusted with crystals. The clutch below is similar in style to Kate’s, with the Duchess’ clutch appearing to be longer in length and made from suede not leather.

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Alexander McQueen Mini crystal-embellished leather clutch bag

Catherine chose Jimmy Choo ‘Romy 100’ pumps in black suede, retailing for between £450 and £495. The pointed-toe suede pump have a heel height of 100mm. You can purchase Kate’s heels here, here and here.

Try these heels to get Kate’s look for less, purchase here.

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Jimmy Choo Romy 100 heel

The Duchess of Cambridge mixed up her look by adding in a Zara ‘Sparkly Padded Headband’, retailing for £17.99. The headband is embellished with black beads in a lattice style pattern. It added a touch of elegance to Kate’s look and was a nice addition to the outfit instead of an evening up-do. You can purchase this headband here.

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Zara Sparkly Padded Headband

The Duchess accessorised with diamond stud and pearl teardrop earrings. These earrings are on loan from the Queen and we have seen almost every royal Lady wear a similar pair. Try these earrings to get Kate’s look.

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You can get Kate’s look here:

with thanks to @GabiK_blogoKate for bag ID and @WhatKateWore for headband ID

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