Kate Middleton wore a dress which is kind to the planet to meet David Attenborough

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  • The Duchess of Cambridge wore a planet-friendly outfit to meet our favourite naturalist.


    Over the weekend, Kate Middleton, Prince William and their three children met with naturalist David Attenborough, in Kensington Palace gardens for a screening of Attenborough’s upcoming documentary film, David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet.

    On the Royal’s Instagram page it said they shared a passion for protecting the natural world and will “continue to support one another in their missions to tackle some of the biggest environmental challenges our planet faces.”

    Kate Middleton took this opportunity to amplify the message of protecting the planet by wearing a sustainable dress. Kate’s outfit choices are always carefully considered according to where she is and who she is meeting and this time, she couldn’t have done better. 

    The belted denim shirt dress by Gabriela Hearst is crafted from repurposed denim and is a chic and smart option for the current change in seasons.

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    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to share new photographs of their family with @DavidAttenborough. The photographs were taken earlier this week in the gardens of Kensington Palace, after The Duke and Sir David attended an outdoor screening of Sir David’s upcoming feature film 🎞️ ‘David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet’. With a shared passion for protecting the natural world, they continue to support one another in their missions to tackle some of the biggest environmental challenges our planet faces. This includes working together on The @EarthshotPrize 🌍 the most prestigious global environment prize in history – further details of which will be shared in the coming weeks. When they met, Sir David gave Prince George a tooth from a giant shark 🦷 the scientific name of which is carcharocles megalodon (‘big tooth’). Sir David found the tooth on a family holiday to Malta in the late 1960s, embedded in the island’s soft yellow limestone which was laid down during the Miocene period some 23 million years ago. Carcharocles is believed to have grown to 15 metres in length, which is about twice the length of the Great White, the largest shark alive today.

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    Gabriela is a New York designer who was the first person ever to stage a carbon-neutral runway show. She is also working towards using 80 per cent deadstock in her designs and by 2022 wishes to eliminate all virgin materials from her brand. She is a true pioneer in her field — one which is known for not being too kind to the planet.

    Kate paired the dress with Patrick Mavros silver earrings, the jewellery brand brings “the beauty of Africa to the world through extraordinary jewellery”, which seems very fitting too. 

    The dress retails at £1295, but, you guessed it…is sold out in most places! It’s the Kate effect. But Gabriela has lots of similar and still environmentally conscious dresses that are in stock. We suggest trying the Jane, Claudia, or Vera!

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