On 21 October, Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Prince Williams, Duke of Cambridge met the Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Madame Peng Liyuan at Lancaster House, London to view the "Creative Collaborations" exhibition, as part of the Chinese state visit to the UK.
The dress worn by Kate Middleton is a lace dress of eggplant color featuring high mandarin neck and long sleeves, attached with a silk-blend slip for modesty. It is the first time she wore the Italian designer.
It originally retails for US$3,495 on Net-a-Porter, which is no longer available.
The shoes: Gianvito Rossi 'Gianvito' 105 pumps (105 mm heel height) in Royale Burgundy suede.
The clutch: Mulberry 'Bayswater' clutch in cranberry suede.
The jewelry: Mappin & Webb 'Empress' earrings