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Duchess of Cambridge rewears Dolce & Gabbana suit for her seventh engagement in a week

Francesca Specter
Yahoo Style UK deputy editor

The Duchess of Cambridge wore a Dolce & Gabbana suit today during an engagement at Evelina Children's Hospital.

Duchess Kate, 38, joined a workshop run by the National Portrait Gallery's Hospital Programme, for her seventh official engagement in just over a week.

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The busy royal, who is a patron of both the Evelina Children’s hospital and the National Portrait Gallery, looked a picture of sartorial elegance as she arrived at the occasion.

The Duchess of Cambridge joins a workshop run by the National Portrait Gallery's Hospital Programme at Evelina Children's Hospital. [Photo: Getty]
Duchess of Cambridge arrives at the Evelina Children's Hospital wearing Dolce & Gabbana. [Photo: Getty]

The intention of the visit was for the duchess learn how the creative arts support children's health, wellbeing and happiness.

She wore the tweed double-breasted skirt suit – which she has been pictured wearing before – styled with black tights and pointed black block heels.

Her characteristic wavy brunette hair was worn in a chic half-up, half-down style.

The duchess met staff, patients and their families at the hospital during her visit.

The Duchess of Cambridge receives flowers from Anna-Victoria, a patient at the Evelina Children's Hospital. [Photo: Getty]

She was presented with two “rag wreaths” by two children – heart patient Luke Wheeler-Waddison, 10, and his sister Savannah, 4 – during the event, and promised to put the pink one up in her daughter Princess Charlotte’s bedroom, according to royal correspondent Rebecca English.

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She was also presented with a posy by Anna-Victoria, 9, a patient suffering from Achondroplasia, a hereditary bone condition.

Later on, she joined a group of children making paper characters and a stage for a mini theatre.

Last week, the Duchess of Cambridge embarked upon a mini-tour of the UK, visiting Birmingham, London, Cardiff and Surrey in order to launch the ‘5 big questions on the under 5s’ survey conducted by Ipsos MORI on behalf of the Royal Foundation.

She also attended a reception to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit at Buckingham Palace on January 20 last week, and a UK Holocaust Memorial Day commemorative ceremony at Central Hall in Westminster yesterday.