It’s Three Engagements in Kensington for Kate

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Yesterday, Kate undertook a day of engagements in Kensington, London. She made three separate appearances in the borough.

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Her first engagement was to attend a coffee morning at Family Friends Kensington.  This is a voluntary organization providing befriending and mentoring services to families in deprived areas of the borough.

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She got an overview of the charity’s work before joining families at the coffee morning and meeting some of the trained volunteers who work for the organization.

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The Duchesses second engagement was to formally open the Kensington Aldridge Academy. It is a new school for pupils aged 11 to 18.

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She met with governors, staff and students before touring the new building and watching part of a lesson. Kate then watched a dance performance in the school’s theatre and unveiled a plaque before visiting the school’s Creates Hub for young entrepreneurs.

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Lastly, Kate formally opened the £29.4 million Kensington Leisure Centre. She toured the facilities and watched groups of children from nearby primary schools playing various sports in the Main Sports Hall.

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Her visit concluded with a reception in the dance studio with speeches and the unveiling of a plaque.

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The Duchess of Cambridge looked elegant in a baby blue cashmere coat by the high street maternity label Séraphine. It’s a brand she’s worn before, both before and after the birth of Prince George.

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The pale blue coat, made in a luxurious cashmere blend, perfectly accents her bump thanks to the clean lines and a sleek straight cut. The collarless style is accented with faux-pockets and iridescent mother of pearl buttons. It is from the designers SS15 collection.

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The Natasha Pale Blue coat (£195) sold out within minutes on the Séraphine website. However, it also comes in Navy (£149) and is available from www.seraphine.com

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‘Luxurious cashmere blend
Mother of pearl buttons
Stylish faux pockets
Made in a luxurious cashmere blend with clean lines and a sleek straight cut,
The understated collarless style is finished with smart faux-pockets and iridescent mother of pearl buttons.
10% CASHMERE, 70% WOOL, 20% POLYAMIDE
Specialist dry clean only’

 
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Underneath her luxe Séraphine coat, Kate is wearing the ‘Florrie’ floral print dress (Spring Summer 2015 collection) also from the award-winning label. It is available to preorder on February 1 for £99.

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‘This dress is part of the SS15 LUXE Collection
Digitally printed crepe de Chine
Curved empire line
Stylish cropped sleeves
Seraphine’s Florrie floral print dress offers a new approach to florals this season, in stunning marine ocean shades.
This elegant maternity dress drapes beautifully to finish just above the knee, allowing plenty of movement and a flexible fit for before, during and after pregnancy.
Featuring a feminine curved empire line to define your waist, the Seraphine Florrie dress is a trans-seasonal style’
 
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On the accessories front, the Duchess wore her bespoke blue suede Alexander McQueen heels, carried her matching blue suede ‘Muse’ clutch from Stuart Weitzman for Russell and Bromley, and wore her Green Amethyst Cushion Cut Diamond Drop earrings from Kiki McDonough (£1,300 and currently out of stock).

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