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Kate Middleton's back for royal duty rocking the power jacket you've always wanted

We missed the Duchess of Cambridge this summer!

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The Duchess of Cambridge is finally back from her summer break! We have missed the wife of Prince William's radiant smile, caring nature and of course, her incredible outfits.

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On Wednesday afternoon, the mother-of-three returned to royal duties, visiting RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, where she met a number of people who supported the UK's evacuation of civilians from Afghanistan.

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Looking totally radiant, the 39-year-old wore her hair in a chic, blow-dried style, sported a minimal, glowing makeup look and rocked a fabulous outfit, consisting of a power suit - a neutral double-breasted Reiss blazer, slim fit navy trousers, a Jane Atelier blouse and the cutest white tote bag by Tusting. Fashion goals right there, don't you think?

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During the outing, Kate met both military personnel and civilians who were directly involved in the effort, from RAF aircrew and medics, who supported evacuees at Kabul airport, to the civilians and volunteers, who established a Repatriation Centre at RAF Brize Norton providing key supplies and support on their arrival into the UK.

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Kate looked stunning in her smart outfit

Yesterday, the brunette beauty was seen doing a spot of shopping, and she looked as gorgeous as ever, wearing one of her most instantly recognisable floral dresses from high street store & Other Stories.

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GET THE LOOK: Double-breasted blazer, £250 / $475, REISS

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    Mini Holly, £295 / $343, Tustings

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    The stunning £95 number was midi in length with layered ruffled tiers, a drawstring tie waist, and tie-up ruffled bib in a mixed floral graphic print. Kate has worn it many times, most memorably in 2019, when she, Prince William and her children privately visited her 'Back to Nature' garden as part of the Chelsea Flower Show.

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    Kate looked super sleek in her coordinated outfit

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    Ahead of today's royal engagement, Kate also celebrated the marriage of her younger brother James Middleton and Alizée Thevenet during an intimate ceremony in France last Saturday. It's all go for the royal this month!

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