It was her all-time favourite designer that the Duchess of Cambridge chose for a very special appearance in New Zealand today.
All eyes were on Kate as she and the Duke of Cambridge arrived in Blenheim to take part in a service of remembrance for New Zealand's war heroes and to lay a wreath in their memory.
She wore a military blue coat by Alexander McQueen, the same British high-end label the Duchess chose to design her wedding gown and has worn on countless occasions.
Kate paired the piece, which featured exquisite tailoring and a belt around the middle, with navy-blue pump heels and a matching clutch.
Unlike a day earlier when her brunette locks fell free around her face the Duchess opted to keep her hair in a conservative looped ponytail.
The 32-year-old accessorised with some meaningful jewellery - a friendship bracelet given to her by a member of the gathered crowd at Blenheim, and what appeared to be sapphire earrings.
The significance of the small blue jewels hanging from the Duchess' ears was not lost on many Royal followers, with the earrings matching the sapphire ring Kate wears that once belonged to the late Princess Diana.
Both the Duke and Duchess were wearing commemorative poppy pins.
The Cambridges were greeted by thousands of cheering, flag waving crowds for the first time on their tour of New Zealand today.
Kate's earring and heels for her visit to Blenheim. Photo / Getty Images
- Daily Mail