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Princess Kate is a millennial style dream in skinny jeans and Veja trainers

The Princess of Wales joined Prince William for a visit to the St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Station in Pembrokeshire


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Princess Kate opted for a relatable off-duty look when she joined Prince William at the St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Station in Pembrokeshire during their West Wales visit on Friday.

Following an emotional service commemorating the first anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's death at St Davids' Cathedral, the Prince and Princess of Wales enjoyed a trip to a local seaweed farm and discovered more about the RNLI's lifesaving work. Princess Kate swapped her burgundy Eponine dresscoat and hat by Sahar Millinery in favour of a more casual look – and it's so down-to-earth.

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The royal mum opted for black skinny jeans paired with Veja Campo trainers... basically, every millennial's staple wardrobe choice.

We love seeing Princess Kate wearing regular clothes and the fact she doesn't embrace wide-leg jeans, just like us.

Prince William and Princess Kate in skinny jeans and Vejas at St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Station in Pembrokeshire  © RNLI/Christina Williams
Princess Kate rocked skinny jeans and Veja trainers to visit St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Station in Pembrokeshire with Prince William

At 41, the royal is at the top end of the millennial generation, and prefers to stick to the classics rather than hopping on nostalgic Gen-Z trends – and we can't blame her!

Sporty Kate paired her jeans with a basic white T-shirt and the 'Wax Parka' by Troy in khaki. So chic!

Princess Kate of Wales wearing skinny jeans and Veja trainers meeting Isla and Albert Kohler  © RNLI/Christina Williams
The Princess of Wales was presented with flowers by young Isla and Albert Kohler

She kept her brunette hair styled in the elegant chignon she had debuted earlier in the day and swapped Her Late Majesty's heirloom pearl earrings for a more subtle style.

It was a day to remember for St Davids' Deputy Coxswain Judd Kohler and crew member Ellen Evans as their children Isla Kohler, four, and her brother Albert, two, presented Princess Kate with flowers at the end of the visit.

Kate Middleton at St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Station in Pembrokeshire© RNLI/Christina Williams
Princess Kate met with volunteers at St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Station in Pembrokeshire

The touching moment was captured on camera, and the mother-of-three was seen sharing sweet words with the youngsters.

RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager John Williams was thrilled by the royal visit and the spotlight it has shone on the RNLI charity, whose mission is to save lives at sea.

Kate Middleton greeting volunteers at RNLI Lifeboat Station in St Davids© RNLI/Christina Williams
Princess Kate donned a beige waterproof jacket and wore her hair in an elegant chignon

The organisation's volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts.

He enthused: "It was such a pleasure to welcome The Prince and Princess of Wales to our lifeboat station. They were genuinely interested in the work of the RNLI and spent time talking to volunteers about their different roles

Kate wore muted maroon© Ben Birchall - PA Images
Kate sported an elegant burgundy look and the Queen's pearl earrings earlier in the day

"The Royal couple were invited onboard the Tamar class lifeboat to see our stunning coastline from a different perspective. It was great to show Their Royal Highnesses how we recover our lifeboat on the slipway and day-to-day operations. Our volunteers are very proud of what they do. Meeting The Prince and Princess was a real honour and something none of them will forget."

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The visit was all the more special for Prince William, who was an RAF search and rescue helicopter pilot stationed near Anglesey. His role included working with the RNLI’s lifeboat crew on rescues.

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