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Kate Middleton's power suit is her best lockdown look yet

The Duchess of Cambridge looked incredible

Kate Thomas

Kate Middleton dropped jaws when she made a special appearance from the Natural History Museum on Monday afternoon. The Duchess of Cambridge, who is a patron of the London museum, surprised by wearing a black suit as she revealed she would be announcing the Wildlife Photographer of the Year prize on Tuesday night.

The 38-year-old royal looked stunning in a tailored blazer and matching trousers from one of her favourite labels, Alexander McQueen.

She kept the look simple by donning a black top and added gorgeous drop pearl earrings to complete the look, cinching in her waist with a coordinating belt.

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Kate styled her brunette hair in silky curls and opted for a smoky eyeshadow and pale pink lipstick, ensuring her glamorous beauty look matched her power suit. We're absolutely loving her streamlined, all-black look!

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Sadly, Kate's blazer is sold out, but if you're keen to copy her style, this lovely Reiss number will do just the trick.

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Satin Trimmed Wool Blend Blazer, £250, Reiss

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Our favourite thing about her latest look has to be her stunning pearl earrings. This pretty pair from Oliver Bonas will add a touch of class to the most simple of outfits.

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Almeta Freshwater Pearl & Bar Gold Plated Drop Earrings, £29.50, Oliver Bonas

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Duchess Catherine described it as "so wonderful" to be back at the Natural History Museum as she prepares to announce its Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

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Kate was filmed in the museum's famous Hintze Hall ahead of the virtual awards ceremony on Tuesday night.

In a short video clip, the Duchess said: "It is so wonderful to be back at the reopened Natural History Museum where we can all enjoy its treasures once again.

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Kate Middleton made a style departure in a chic black suit

"I’m here because tomorrow night, I’m announcing the 56th Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

"I’ve been lucky enough to have a quick preview and I can say it’s truly spectacular. I can’t wait for you all to see it."

The museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the world’s longest-running and most prestigious annual wildlife photography competition, with more than 49,000 entries from across the globe.

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