The Surprising Pumps Kate Middleton Wore on the Royals’ Canada Trip

Kate Middleton is starting off the royals’ trip to Canada on the right foot.

The Duchess of Cambridge stepped out on Sunday wearing an Alexander McQueen white dress with red embroidery, paired with red suede pumps by Russell & Bromley.

The U.K. brand’s Pinpoint pumps retail for £165, about $214 at the current exchange rate. The McQueen dress is part of the spring ’17 collection that will hit stores next season. The duchess usually sticks with pumps in nude or black, so the red hue was a surprising departure.

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Kate Middleton in an Alexander McQueen dress and Russell & Bromley pumps.
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Kate Middleton Canada Trip Style
A closer look at Middleton’s Russell & Bromley red suede pumps.
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Kate Middleton Canada Trip Style
Kate Middleton wore these red suede Russell & Bromley pumps.
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When the Duke and Duchess arrived in Victoria, Canada, on Saturday, the duchess wore a custom Jenny Packham fitted dress and Gianvito Rossi suede pumps, which she has worn before.

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Kate Middleton arrives in Canada with husband Prince William and children Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
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Prince George, who waved to the waiting crowd including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, wore Start-rite’s John leather lace-up shoes. It seems George has graduated to laceups, after wearing the brand’s buckled shoes for several years.

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Prince George waved to the crowd when he arrived in Canada, wearing Start-rite’s John leather lace-up shoes.
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Today, Middleton went with a much more casual look in Penelope Chilvers knee-high tassel boots, which she also wore on the royals’ trip to India and Bhutan earlier this year.

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Kate Middleton wearing Penelope Chilvers boots while in Canada.
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Click through the gallery to see more of Kate Middleton’s best shoe looks.

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