Kate Middleton Goes Red Hot for Formal Reception With Prince William on Royal Tour of Canada

by Rachel McRady 1:37 AM PDT, September 27, 2016
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Goodbye blue, hello red! Kate Middleton wowed in a bold cherry red dress on Monday night at a reception during the Royal Tour of Canada with her husband, Prince William.

The Duchess of Cambridge paired the beautiful gown, which was designed by British designer Preen, with Queen Elizabeth’s diamond maple leaf broach, red heels, and a matching clutch purse.

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At the reception, which was held in British Columbia’s Government House, Prince William added a fourth ring to the Black Rod staff, which symbolizes the First Nations in the province.

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Earlier in the day, the royals trekked through the rain for a visit to the Great Bear Rainforest in Bella Bella, Canada. They were welcomed with a series of performances by local children.

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Middleton, who has been donning mostly royal blue ensembles, also rocked a pair of brown rain boots, carrying a clear umbrella as it poured down throughout the day.

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The Duke and Duchess' two adorable children – Prince George and Princess Charlotte – have accompanied them on their tour, though they have not attended any public events yet.

For more on the royals’ visit to Canada, watch the video below!