Duchess Sophie has 'found her colour' as she wows in bold red shirt dress and go-to comfy espadrille wedges

Duchess Sophie's red shirt dress was the perfect look on the Duchess of Edinburgh as fans claimed she has found her best colour palette

Duchess Sophie's red shirt dress was the perfect look on the Duchess of Edinburgh as fans claimed she has found her best colour pallette
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Duchess Sophie's red shirt dress stunned as she stepped out for an important engagement in Aldershot.

On Tuesday, The Duchess of Edinburgh who is also  Colonel-in-Chief of the Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers visited Aldershot so she could learn about the technical training soldiers receive for their operations. The Duchess, who has been Colonel since last year, unveiled a 9REME flag to mark the establishment of the new Battalion.

For this engagement, the Duchess opted for a bright red Giuliva Heritage dress. The Dora Dress in Wool and Silk Blend features a long skirt, a tie-up belt, a buttoned blouse, and a wide collar. The Duchess paired this look with a Sophie Habsburg Moneypenny clutch in Cognac, and a pair of Lucia Odescalchi 'Lens' earrings.

Royal fans adored this look on the Duchess and many took to social media to shower her with compliments. "I love the shirt dress on DoE," said one commenter. "She looks beautiful in red," said another.

"Sunshine Sophie #DuchessofEdinburgh is positively radiant in red," one fan said. Another agreed that it was most certainly her colour, "Red is Sophie’s colour 😍." Yet another fan added, "That color really makes her *pop* love it!!"

In addition to this red shirt dress, the Duchess wore her go-to pair of espadrilles, the ‘Colina’ Leather Wedges from Penelope Chilvers. Duchess Sophie's favourite summer espadrilles are the perfect addition to any outfit and added a subtle summer glamour to this ensemble.

Sophie's espadrilles were perfect for this engagement and were rather similar to Kate Middleton's espadrilles. Both of the royal women have particular pairs of wedges that they have worn to a number of summer royal engagements that require a bit of outdoor walking. Wedges ensure that their heels don't slip into the grass or mud, which means they can avoid walking like a duck during engagements!

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