Kate delights Jamaicans by pairing dress with bangle by local designer

Kate delights Jamaicans by pairing dress with bangle by local designer

Kate delights Jamaicans by pairing dress featuring turquoise hue of the Caribbean Sea with bangle by local designer

  • Duchess of Cambridge met young footballers in Trench Town on fourth tour day
  • Kate wore a coral and turquoise piece thought to be from Willow Hilson Vintage
  • She finished off look with bangle by Jamaican designer Lashawndla Bailey-Miller
  • Earlier in day, she donned a custom Roksanda dress in yellow of Jamaican flag 

The Duchess of Cambridge stepped out in a dress featuring the turquoise hue of the Caribbean Sea paired with a bangle by a local designer on the fourth day of her Caribbean tour with Prince William.

The pair touched down in Jamaica on Tuesday and visited King’s House for an official meeting with the Governor General of Jamaica, Sir Patrick Allen, before heading to visit the Trench Town Culture Yard Museum where Bob Marley used to live.

Kate swapped her custom Roksanda dress in the yellow of the Jamaican flag for a striped coral and turquoise piece, believed to be a £369 print dress from Willow Hilson Vintage – a Cheltenham-based boutique. 

Her dress had a square neckline, but spaghetti straps and a shawl are also available. She finished off her look with sandy-coloured wedged shoes and a bangle by Jamaican designer Lashawndla Bailey-Miller.

Earlier in the day, Kate donned a bespoke piece, featuring a wrap top and a billowing skirt, which had striking similarities to the £1,095 Brigitte midi dress in marigold by Roksanda.

And while setting off for Jamaica from Belize on Tuesday, the royal sported a a vintage red Yves Saint Laurent jacket she bought while studying at the University of St Andrews, where she met Prince William two decades ago.

The Duchess of Cambridge stepped out in a dress featuring the turquoise hue of the Caribbean Sea paired with a bangle by a local designer on the fourth day of her Caribbean tour with Prince William

Kate swapped her custom Roksanda dress in the yellow of the Jamaican flag for a striped coral and turquoise piece, believed to be a £369 print dress from Willow Hilson Vintage – a Cheltenham-based boutique

Her dress had a square neckline, but spaghetti straps and a shawl are also available. She finished off her look with sandy-coloured wedged shoes and a bangle by Jamaican designer Lashawndla Bailey-Miller

While visiting Trench Town – the birthplace of reggae music – William and Kate were seen climbing into a bobsled with the Jamaican team, who shared a selfie with the royals.

And the duke was seen having a kickabout with Premier League star Raheem Sterling, born in Kingston, who accepted a personal invite to attend the event.

Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling, who was born in Kingston, accepted a personal invite from the Duke of Cambridge to attend the event in Jamaica. 

Alongside Aston Villa winger Leon Bailey, the Manchester City forward was earlier seen talking with fans awaiting the arrival of William and Kate.

The couple are scheduled to be in Jamaica from Tuesday to Thursday after touching down at Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston earlier today.

They were accused of benefitting from the ‘blood, tears and sweat’ of slaves as they arrived in Jamaica to be met by a protest calling for reparations from the British monarchy.

The duke was seen having a kickabout with football stars including Raheem Sterling, born in Kingston, who accepted a personal invite to attend the event

While visiting Trench Town – the birthplace of reggae music – William and Kate were seen climbing into a bobsled alongside the Jamaican team, who later shared a selfie with the royals

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are seen playing music during a visit to Trench Town Culture Yard Museum, where Bob Marley used to live

William and Kate will celebrate the culture and history of the island where there have been calls from politicians in recent years for Jamaica to drop the Queen as head of state and become a republic, and for a formal acknowledgement of slavery.

Anti-colonial sentiment has been growing across the Caribbean against the background of the Black Lives Matter movement, which has inspired many around the globe to campaign for equality.

Protesters gathered outside the British High Commission in Jamaican capital Kingston, with one placard held by a little girl reading: ‘Kings, Queens and Princesses and Princes belong in fairytales not in Jamaica!’

A royal source said the duke was aware of the protests and was expected to acknowledge the issue of slavery in a speech on Wednesday night during a dinner hosted by the Governor General of Jamaica.

The pair will continue on to the Bahamas after visiting the country, which is marking its 60th anniversary, having already visited Belize as part of their Caribbean tour. 

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