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Kate Middleton's new accessory has the sweetest connection to sister Pippa

The sisters both look beautiful when dripping in diamonds

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Tania Leslau
Tania LeslauLifestyle Writer
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The Duchess of Cambridge debuted a beautiful diamond necklace for Anzac Day on Monday that had a special link to her sister Pippa Matthews. Duchess Kate stepped out for the occasion wearing a white Alexander McQueen coat dress that was elegantly elevated by the touching piece of jewellery.

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The 40-year-old accessorised with Princess Diana's Collingwood earrings, a large cream headband by Jane Taylor and the delicate diamond brooch – that resembled the same intricate fern design as Pippa's pretty wedding day tiara.

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Pippa wore the dazzling piece when she was chief bridesmaid for her sister Kate, before wearing the set once again for her own wedding to James Matthews in 2017.

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Kate's brooch appeared to resemble a small segment of Pippa's tiara, signifying a sweet connection between the tight-knit sisters. The couple were married in St Mark's Church in Englefield and the bride looked ethereal in a white lace dress, boasting short sleeves, a high neckline and an open back by British designer Giles Deacon.

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Kate looked beautiful wearing the brooch

Pippa looked exquisite in the handmade Maidenhair Fern tiara with a matching hairpiece by Robinson Pelham. She finished off her bridal look with Manolo Blahnik pumps and her refined tulle veil was designed by milliner Stephen Jones and encrusted with pearls.

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Pippa wore an identical fern design tiara for her wedding

Kate attended the service at Westminster Abbey on Monday to mark Anzac Day - a national day of remembrance for New Zealand and Australia, paying tribute to troops who lost their lives in the First World War.

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Pippa and James married in 2017

The royal made a surprise appearance as she accompanied her husband Prince William, wearing the same dress that she wore to her daughter Princess Charlotte's christening.

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Anzac Day has been observed in London since King George V attended the first service at Westminster Abbey in 1916 to mark the anniversary of the landings at Gallipoli.

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