Yesterday evening, Kate Middleton attended a gala dinner in honor of Addiction Awareness Week in London, England. For the occasion, she wore an off-the-shoulder dress by Barbara Casasola. The white, long-sleeved frock by the London-based label is one she’s worn once before , back in 2016, when she presented Art Fund’s Museum of the Year prize.
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The Duchess of Cambridge Attends Addiction Awareness Week Gala Dinner Photo: Getty Images More For its reincarnation this week, she switched things up with a surprising shoe choice: sparkly pumps by Jimmy Choo , one of her favorite shoe brands . Middleton typically favors a discreet nude pump, so the glitzier finish marks a shift in her personal style, while giving a whole new meaning to the idea of a princess shoe. Her latest look also aligns with a more relaxed royal dress code that’s been coming through across the board. The duchess loves a yummy-mummy boot , for instance, while fellow royal Queen Letizia of Spain has even been known to rock a plastic shoe .
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So, what’s next? Will the Duchess be slipping into controversial flip-flop heels à la Kim Kardashian West? Highly doubtful—but her Cinderella-style heels are certainly a bold move in the statement shoe department.
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