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Kate Middleton thanks Pakistani fashion designer with sweet note

The Duchess loved the trousers she wore on her Pakistan tour

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Danielle Stacey
Online Royal CorrespondentLondon
December 5, 2019
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The Duchess of Cambridge has personally thanked a fashion designer for creating her outfits on her royal tour of Pakistan in October. Pakistani fashion designer Maheen Khan, 74, shared a letter from Kate, 37, on Twitter, in which the royal mum says the trousers she wore "were a great fit."

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The Duchess wore a pair of white trousers by the label with a green tunic to meet President Dr. Arif Alvi and a striking teal green shalwar kameez to visit the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore.  

In the letter to Maheen, on Kensington Palace headed notepaper, Kate warmly wrote: "Thank you so much for all of your help ahead of my tour to Pakistan. I am so grateful to you and your team for designing such a wonderful selection to choose from – although having so many beautiful things did make decision making a little more difficult! I really enjoyed wearing both of your outfits – and the trousers were such a great fit too. So thank you for all the time and effort put in to everything.

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Kate wearing a Maheen Khan shalwar kameez 

The Duchess continued: "We thoroughly enjoyed our visit, everyone was so welcoming and it was lovely to have the chance to meet you in person at the spectacular Pakistan Monument. I am really sorry it was so short!"

Kate ended with: "Thank you once again, this comes with my warmest thanks and best wishes."

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Kate wearing her Maheen Khan trousers

As she said in her letter, the Duchess got to meet Maheen in person, at a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner, where Kate wore a green sequin gown by Jenny Packham. Kate also wrote to Khadijah Shah, the founder of luxury brand Elan, to thank her for creating a black and white embroidered kurti she wore on the tour.

On Wednesday, the mum-of-three got to have some festive fun as she joined children and families at a Christmas tree farm in Buckinghamshire. Kate helped the youngsters make decorations and pick out Christmas trees, wearing an apt red Perfect Moment puffer jacket, a green jumper, jeans and boots.

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