Kate Middleton teams cozy camel coat with LK Bennett polka-dot dress for the perfect winter look

The Princess of Wales looked winter wonderful in her timeless camel coat and elegant dress and they're both still available

Kate opted for a cosy camel coat and polka dot dress
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On Thursday, the Princess of Wales paid a visit to the Reading Ukrainian Community Center, where she met displaced Ukrainian families. For the visit, Catherine paid a touching tribute to the people of Ukraine by wearing a polka dot dress in the colors of the Ukrainian flag – blue and yellow. Over the dress, she wore a timeless camel coat from Max and Co.


Visiting a center helping Ukrainians affected by the war, Kate Middleton dressed in the colors of Ukraine’s flag – blue and yellow. For her heartwarming visit, Kate paired the polka dot dress from L.K. Bennett with a cozy Max and Co camel wrap coat.

The Princess is known to favor Max and Co when it comes to her winter wardrobe, having previously sported a bubblegum pink coat from the British brand.

Kate Middleton visiting the Ukrainian Community Centre in Reading

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Pure Wool Long Run Coat, £460 ($548) | Max and Co (opens in new tab)

Pure Wool Long Run Coat, £460 ($548) | Max and Co (opens in new tab)

The Princess is known to love this brand, and her camel coat (which can be worn with or without a matching belt) is still available to buy.


Tallis Navy And Yellow Spot Print Pleated Shirt Dress, £223.20 ($265) | L.K. Bennett  (opens in new tab)

Tallis Navy And Yellow Spot Print Pleated Shirt Dress, £223.20 ($265) | L.K. Bennett  (opens in new tab)

Kate's colorful and chic blue and yellow polka dot dress is currently on sale.

For her visit to the Ukraine center, Kate was met with a traditional Ukrainian cake as she learned about how the center has adapted its services in recent months from the volunteers.

Proving she’s never too far from mom mode, Kate then dove straight into a fun art session with children from the center, happily chatting away with them as they all expressed themselves through painting.

Adorably, one of the children wrote “Kate I Love You” on her drawing of hearts and rainbows – something which brought a huge smile to the Princess as she posed for a picture with the children.  

Kate Middleton received a touching gift from a young girl, a painting saying "Kate I Love You"

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For the Princess, the visit was a special one as she got to combine her interest in both art and the wellbeing of young people. Kate – and husband Prince William – have focused on delivering wellbeing and mental health initiatives to people of all ages lately.

Posting to the Prince and Princess of Wales’ official Twitter account after the visit, Kate wrote, “The inspirational work of the Reading Ukrainian Community Centre is non-stop, and it’s changing lives!”

“Providing practical advice on employment and housing, delivering educational classes for children, and building social connections, the center is at the heart of the community.”

Kate wore an L.K. Bennett dress in the colors of the Ukrainian flag

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This isn’t the first time the Princess has shown her support for the people of Ukraine – or sent subliminal messages through her fashion choices.

In March, Kate opted for a blue sweater and a flag pin when visiting another Ukrainian cultural center, and she and William made a rare political comment by publicly supporting the country on social media amid the war with Russia.

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