Duchess Kate chooses pink McQueen and pearls for Adelaide visit

The Duchess of Cambridge, nee Kate Middleton, turned to a fashion label favourite for her visit to Elizabeth with Prince William on Wednesday. The elegant royal notched up another sartorial success with a soft pink, long-sleeved Alexander McQueen top featuring a v-neck and peplum detailing, teamed with a pleated A-line skirt.

She completed her elegant ensemble with pearl drop earrings and her trusted nude heels.
 

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Kate has a long-established relationship with Alexander McQueen, and has showcased a number of the British label's designs during her 19-day tour of Australia and New Zealand.

Most recently, she chose a chic dove grey McQueen coat for a church service in Sydney on Easter Sunday, teaming it with a hat in a slightly darker hue by Jane Taylor. She also turned to the label for an important appearance in New Zealand, stepping out in a fitted blue military coat to take part in a service of remembrance in the town of Blenheim.
 

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Kate has also chosen McQueen for the significant moments in her personal life. At the christening for Prince George in October, the Duchess selected a formal yet fashion-forward cream ruffle outfit, which was applauded by commentators.

And, of course, there was her fairytale wedding gown, created for her by the brand's creative director Sarah Burton.
 

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That collaboration marked the start of a firm relationship between McQueen and the stylish brunette.

Sarah has been behind many of Kate's sartorial hits since she became a royal, including the show-stopping red coat Kate wore to the the Diamond Jubilee festivities in 2011 and the white suit with pleated skirt she chose for the Trooping of the Colour in 2012.

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