In a homage to Diana, Kate Middleton shines as Duchess, just as Princess did at the Bond premiere.
As she walked the red carpet at the international premiere of No Time To Die yesterday, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, appeared to pay respect to the late Princess Diana.
Kate had a fancy night out at the Royal Albert Hall with Prince William, Prince Charles, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. The royals were present for the world premiere of the latest and most-awaited 007 film, which stars Daniel Craig as James Bond for the final time.
With her gleaming gold Jenny Packham cape gown, the Duchess dazzled royal watchers and A-listers at the occasion.
A deep V-neckline, architectural shoulders, and a flowing train characterized the gown.
This striking gown appears to be a homage to Princess Diana’s dress from another Bond premiere.
The late Princess of Wales attended the premiere of A View To Kill in Leicester Square in 1985.
The elegant queen wore a long-sleeved puff shoulder gown for the occasion.
Diana’s gown had glittering metallic fabric, a V-neckline, and a train, similar to Kate’s.
The removal of the cape, which allowed Kate’s mother-in-law to display a low-back opening, was the biggest difference between the Duchess of Cambridge’s Jenny Packham gown and Diana’s Bruce Oldfield style.
This isn’t the first time Kate has made a nice tribute to Princess Diana’s trademark style while out in public.
The Duchess of Cambridge, in particular, channeled Diana when she introduced her two sons to the world.
She wore a baby blue polka dot dress following the birth of Prince George, identical to the one Diana wore on the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s hospital in London after giving birth to Prince William.
When William and Kate welcomed their second child, Louis, she wore a red dress with a large white collar, which was reminiscent of Princess Diana’s wardrobe after the birth of Prince Harry.
During a number of engagements, Kate has been seen imitating her mother-in-law.
She wore a blue boxy blazer and matching pleated midi skirt on an outing in Scotland in May, accessorized with a brown suede purse and heels.
During a royal visit in 1992, Princess Diana wore a nearly identical ensemble, although with blue shoes instead of brown ones.
During the Cambridges’ journey to Pakistan in October, another clear example of Kate being inspired by the late Princess of Wales in terms of design was offered. “Brinkwire News Summary.”