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The Duchess of Cambridge returned to royal duties on Sunday, and made sure to do it in style. Kate Middleton was spotted in Plymouth, visiting the 1851 Trust and the Great Britain SailGP Team.
Just as we thought her summer wardrobe couldn’t get any better, the Duchess stepped out in pair of chic white linen shorts from one of her favourite fashion brands, Holland Cooper.
Kate paired the tailored shorts with a striped cashmere jumper by Erdem, white Superga trainers and gold hoops earrings, adding a touch of glamour to the outfit.
As gorgeous as her outfit was, the Duchess quickly changed into something slightly more casual. Kate is a big fan of sailing, and could be seen sporting a black wetsuit later in the day as she took part in a boat race with SailGP’s GB team.
Although we won’t be wearing a wetsuit anytime soon, we will definitely be recreating the royal’s sophisticated shorts and jumper combo this summer.
We’ve scoured our favourite high street stores and found some affordable alternatives. Keep on scrolling and get ready to shop…
Get the look: Kate Middleton’s sailing outfit
Linen Pleat Shorts, £60 | Boden
Your go-to shorts are ready and waiting. They’re made from pure linen to keep you cool, and thanks to a semi-fitted shape and pleated design, these are all-day comfortable and flattering.
Bea Tailored Shorts,
was £118 now £65 | Reiss
Look to the ‘Bea’ shorts to update your summer wardrobe. These are crafted in a lightweight linen blend and are a flattering style thanks to the high-waisted design and pleat detailing.