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Kate Middleton dazzles in recycled Dolce & Gabbana skirt suit for hospital visit

On Tuesday, the Duchess of Cambridge paid a visit to Evelina London Children's Hospital to learn about the hospital's various creative arts workshops and how the program helps with the rehabilitation of its young patients.

The hospital has teamed up with the National Portrait Gallery to bring classes and artists into the hospital to support the wellbeing and happiness of the children receiving treatment. Kate, 38, is a patron of both Evelina and the National Portrait Gallery.

The mom-of-three, who has dedicated much of her patronage work as a royal to children's wellbeing, assisted the young patients as they crafted, and posed for silly polaroid photos as they tested out their photography skills.

Kate also spent time at the bedsides of many of Evelina's patients to learn about the program's ability to work with them individually in their hospital rooms. 


For the occasion, the duchess opted for a stylish Dolce & Gabbana tweed skirt suit, which she first wore last year for a conference on mental health. She paired the look with black Gianvito pumps and her diamond Mappin & Webb Empress Earrings.

After narrowly avoiding a Marilyn Monroe style moment upon arrival, the duchess was warmly greeted with a bouquet of flowers from nine-year-old Anna-Victoria, who has achondroplasia and is being treated at the hospital. 

The royal's visit on Monday comes a day after she joined Prince William at Central Hall in Westminster to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of Auschwitz's liberation. The duke later took the stage to give a speech at the service, reading a letter from a friend of his great-grandmother, Princess Alice of Battenberg. The princess, Prince Philip's mother,  was well known for her work hiding Jews in her home during the Nazi occupation of Greece.  


Over the weekend, the palace released touching photographs captured by the Duchess of Cambridge of Holocaust survivors and their grandchildren. The royal's photos, taken at Kensington Palace, will join a Holocaust exhibition later this year.

"It was a true honour to have been asked to participate in this project and I hope in some way Yvonne and Steven’s memories will be kept alive as they pass the baton to the next generation," Kate said.