When it involves dressing, Kate Middleton hardly ever misses. But in response to one skilled, there’s a sure color Kate likes to put on that will not be historically favoured.

Alexandra Messervy, founding father of The English Manner (the UK’s main etiquette & protocol consultancy), advised InType: “Generally it is thought that black is not usually worn unless in mourning.”
However, the Duchess of Cambridge has every now and then been noticed out in public carrying a black robe.

But she’s not the primary royal to disregard this custom.

Alexandra revealed that Princess Diana additionally every now and then donned a black robe for night features.

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Famously, the gown Diana wore to the Serpentine Gallery on June 29, 1964, was black.

This iconic quantity later turned generally known as the Revenge Dress, thought to have been a response to Prince Charles’ televised admission of adultery.

She wore different black robes on various events, only one instance being on the London premiere of Dangerous Liaisons in 1989.

Similarly, Kate wore a predominantly black robe when she attended the London premiere of Top Gun: Maverick in May.


@evaarenita added: “She’s a shining star!!!!”

@shazzanruss stated: “She’s perfect, those earrings.”

At the England V Wales Six Nations match in February, Kate regarded informal but stylish in crepe cigarette black trousers, a black turtle neck and a black and white houndstooth jacket.

More lately, Kate wore lengthy, wide-legged black trousers when she visited Little Village Brent.

She added a pair of black pumps however injected some color with a classy white blazer, shirt and clutch.

In maintaining with custom, Kate wore an attractive black robe when she attended the Service Of Thanksgiving For The Duke Of Edinburgh on March 29, 2022.

She went for an Alessandra Rich quantity, the Polka Dot Print Silk Midi Dress, which was black with little white polka dots.

She paired it with Gianvito Rossi ‘Gianvito 105’ Pumps and Cornelia James Alice Gloves With Bow.

@andreataylor5648 commented: “She looks absolutely stunning, as always.”