A stylist revealed that the Duchess has chosen a powerful red to be her statement color for large public events.
Kate Middleton, 39, stepped out in a £30,000 Catherine Walker coat in a vibrant scarlet colour as she hosted a Christmas carol service in London this week.
She has worn this statement color for many other important events in the last year including her launch of Hold Still, the milestone Covid-19 solo project and Action for Addiction, where she gave the keynote speech.
Rochelle white, FEMAIL’s stylist, has explained how this choice could indicate Kate’s increasing confidence. Rochelle White said that Kate’s decision to choose red was because of its ability to be both highly charged and warm. This color catches your attention more than other colors.
A stylist revealed that the 39-year-old Duchess has made bold, striking red her go to statement colour for major public events. Pictured above, in a £30,000 Catherine Walker coat to host a Christmas carol service in London this week
Continued she: “Red can be difficult to match, but Kate manages it very well.
Red is powerful and can be associated with it. This can create a bold statement.
“Kate is a fashionable figure, so when Kate wears this color, it shows her character and adventure side, which I find very relatable.
In October last year, the Duchess stepped out in a bold crimson coat as she joined by Prince William to meet with one of the subjects from her lockdown photography competition at Waterloo Station.
As the Duchess of Cambridge visited Waterloo, south London for one of 112 Hold Still communities exhibition sites, she wore an Alexander McQueen coat.
This mother-of-3 has worn this statement color for many other important events in the last year. She was there to launch the Hold Still competition (left), and also on the UK train tour in December 2020.
Just two months later, the duke wore the same pillar box red coat on her return to the UK for a train tour.
That time, the mother-of-three paired the coat with a red tartan scarf and matching skirt.
For the occasion, Duchess wore her Ralph Lauren black boots and kept warm with black leather gloves.
Her hair was combed into a low, loose half-updo.
As she unveiled her new Hold Still book of photography at London’s National Portrait Gallery, in May 2021, the Duchess wore a similar outfit (pictured). She wore a vibrant red coat from London boutique Eponine
The Duchess wore the same look when she published Hold Still, her photography book this summer.
In celebration of the publication, the Duchess and Duke of Cambridge met with National Portrait Gallery contributors. They launched a royal treasure hunt together with Book Fairies.
As she arrived at central London’s gallery, the Duchess looked animated. She was wearing a bright red dress from London boutique Eponine.
The Duchess is wearing the piece from their Fall/Winter 2018 collection. However, it’s not known if she has worn it before.
And she opted for a similarly striking crimson outfit as she met with presenters Ant and Dec at an Action for Addiction event in October, where she wore a customised £845 red Christopher Kane skirt and a £225 Ralph Lauren jumper
The Duchess chose to pair the bold coat with basic brown accessories such as her DeMellier micro-handbag. Under the coat, she wore a pleated tan skirt.
Online, the £295 bag is described as a ‘perfectly proportioned statement piece’ which can fit ‘handbag essentials’ including ‘most phones’ as well as keys and a small purse.
She wore a strikingly crimson dress as she met Ant and Dec at the Action for Addiction event, October 2021.
On that occasion, Kate looked radiant in a customised £845 red Christopher Kane skirt and a £225 Ralph Lauren jumper.
When she was seen stepping out to the Together At Christmas London event, in which pandemic heroes were recognized, her elegant appearance showed.
As she arrived alongside Prince William at the event, the mother-of-3 wore a red Catherine Walker coat gown. It featured large bow detailing along the bodice.
She was elegant as ever when she took part in the Together At Christmas London event, which celebrated the “incredible work” of pandemic heroes, including teachers, volunteers, and charity workers.
As she arrived alongside Prince William (39), at the event, the mother-of-3 wore a red Catherine Walker jacket dress. It featured large bow detailing along the bodice.
The coat dress, thought to be worth around £3,000, is a new ensemble for the Duchess, who previously wore a black version of the coat to attend Prince Philip’s funeral in April.
Meanwhile the royal added a touch of glamour to her outfit with the Queen Mother’s sapphire and diamond fringe earrings, and recycled her £640 red suede bag by Miu Miu for the occasion, first worn in September 2016.