The Duchess of Cambridge has recycled a green blazer she first wore in 2016 a she joined Prince William to speak with vulnerable families during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Kate Middleton, 39, who is known for her love of high street brands and clever restyling of older garments, looked effortlessly stylish in the green Smythe Duchess Wool Blazer for the video call on Saturday.
She accessorised with a white blouse and an elegant pair of hoop earrings, while she styled her glossy tresses in a straight fashion across her shoulders.
It is not the first time that she has donned the £530 jacket, having previously worn the piece when she visited an RAF base in Cyprus in 2018 and during the 2016 Canada tour.
The Duchess of Cambridge, 39, proved her thrifty nature as she wore an army green blazer (above) for the third time during a video call about vulnerable families during the Covid-19 lockdown
It is not the first time that she has donned the £531.81 blazer, as she has previously worn the jacket when she visited an RAF base in Cyprus in 2018 (right) and on the 2016 Canada tour
The royal was all smiles as she and Prince William, 38, spoke via video call with two clinically vulnerable who have been shielding since last March.
Kate let her natural beauty shine through with a natural palette of make-up as she let her statement green jacket become the focal point of her business-like outfit.
The Duchess’ recycled blazer features a distinctive cutout at the back and a flattering fitted silhouette, which is embellished with a decorative golden button, peak lapels and petite pockets on either side.
She was first seen wearing the stylish army green item back in September 2016, during the Royal Tour of Canada, where she was joined by the Duke of Cambridge, and their two eldest children Prince George, seven, and Princess Charlotte, five.
Kate Middleton, who is known for her clever restyling of older garments, donned the green Smythe Duchess Wool Blazer from Saks Fifth Avenue for the video call on Saturday
While visiting the Haida Heritage Centre in Haida Gwaii, Canada, on September 30, 2016, Kate paired her well-loved blazer with a pair of jeans, brown cowboy boots and a statement scarf with silver sequins.
Kate later styled the green jacket as part of a more sophisticated outfit two years later, during a visit to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus on December 5, 2018 – just months after the birth of her youngest son Prince Louis, now two.
Her third time recycling of her well-loved blazer comes after celebrity stylist Rochelle White said Kate is adopting a new ‘chic and simple’ style to appear ‘more mature and business-like’ during the Covid-19 crisis.
She told FEMAIL the move was particularly poignant because of the current crisis the UK is facing amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, revealing: ‘It could be a mix of wanting to be more mature and business like, while still being herself.’
Her third time recycling of her blazer (above) comes after stylist Rochelle White said Kate is adopting a ‘simple’ style to appear ‘more mature and business-like’ during the Covid-19 crisis
Rochelle said the Duchess might be trying to keep focus on her message, rather than on her outfits, explaining: ‘I think that Kate knows that the press always have their eye on her what/who she is wearing.
‘I think her approach right now is to not be known for that but for what she is doing during this time.’
‘She is keeping it smart, simple and chic so that the attention isn’t based on what she is wearing when speaking to people of importance.’
This week, Kate looked effortlessly glamorous as she and Prince William spoke with two vulnerable women via video call who were preparing to have their Covid-19 jabs.
Shivali Modha, who has type 2 diabetes, and severe asthma sufferer Fiona Doyle are both now eligible for the vaccine as part of priority group 6.
The Cambridges heard how Mrs Modha, a mother-of-two, had been anxious about the Covid-19 jab after reading things on social media, but has since been reassured by vaccinated family members and medics from the charity Diabetes UK.
The royal family have been supporting the NHS in its rollout of the coronavirus vaccine, visiting vaccination centres and thanking staff and volunteers for their efforts.