Kate Middleton Kicks Off Christmas Early With Kids Wearing a Festive Outfit and Suede Boots

Christmas came early today, thanks to Kate Middleton and Prince William. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, along with the Royal British Legion, hosted military families and children who are separated from their loved ones deployed in Cyprus, Greece.

The duchess looked festive for the occasion dressed in a red tartan pleated Emilia Wickstead skirt with a black Brora cashmere cardigan. The long skirt cut just below her calf, where her black boot proved to be a wise choice to complement the outfit.

Emilia Wickstead tartan skirt, Prince William and Catherine Duchess of CambridgePrince William and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge host lunch for military personnel, London, UK - 04 Dec 2018Their Royal Highnesses will host a Christmas party in London for families and children of deployed personnel from RAF Coningsby and RAF Marham serving in Cyprus. The Duke is Honorary Air Commandant of RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, which is home to Typhoon Sqns, who currently deploy to Cyprus in support of Op SHADER. RAF Marham have 31 Squadron, who are also contributing to OP SHADER. The event is being supported by The Royal British Legion in recognition of the unique contribution and sacrifices Serving personnel and their families make year round, and especially when they are separated during the festive period. The support of their families and loved ones is vital not only when personnel are serving, but through transition, recovery and civilian life after service, and The Royal British Legion ensures that those family members are supported in return.
Kate Middleton wears an Emilia Wickstead skirt with black slouch boots.
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Catherine Duchess of CambridgePrince William and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge host lunch for military personnel, London, UK - 04 Dec 2018Their Royal Highnesses will host a Christmas party in London for families and children of deployed personnel from RAF Coningsby and RAF Marham serving in Cyprus. The Duke is Honorary Air Commandant of RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, which is home to Typhoon Sqns, who currently deploy to Cyprus in support of Op SHADER. RAF Marham have 31 Squadron, who are also contributing to OP SHADER. The event is being supported by The Royal British Legion in recognition of the unique contribution and sacrifices Serving personnel and their families make year round, and especially when they are separated during the festive period. The support of their families and loved ones is vital not only when personnel are serving, but through transition, recovery and civilian life after service, and The Royal British Legion ensures that those family members are supported in return.
Kate Middleton wears an Emilia Wickstead skirt with black slouch boots.
CREDIT: Tim Rooke/Shutterstock

The slouch boots, done in suede, had an almond toe profile on a stiletto heel that looked nearly 3 inches. Prince William served as a handsome accessory in a blue sweater over a button-up shirt and dark blue trousers. Dark brown shoes completed the look.

And what would a holiday party for children be without a visit from Santa Claus? Father Christmas made a stylish arrival dressed in his signature red coat, top and trousers lined with white fuzzy trim. Down below, he had on black boots embellished with bells — lest he go unnoticed.

Prince William and Catherine Duchess of CambridgePrince William and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge host lunch for military personnel, London, UK - 04 Dec 2018Their Royal Highnesses will host a Christmas party in London for families and children of deployed personnel from RAF Coningsby and RAF Marham serving in Cyprus. The Duke is Honorary Air Commandant of RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, which is home to Typhoon Sqns, who currently deploy to Cyprus in support of Op SHADER. RAF Marham have 31 Squadron, who are also contributing to OP SHADER. The event is being supported by The Royal British Legion in recognition of the unique contribution and sacrifices Serving personnel and their families make year round, and especially when they are separated during the festive period. The support of their families and loved ones is vital not only when personnel are serving, but through transition, recovery and civilian life after service, and The Royal British Legion ensures that those family members are supported in return.
Prince William and Kate Middleton.
CREDIT: Tim Rooke/Shutterstock
Santa ClausPrince William and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge host lunch for military personnel, London, UK - 04 Dec 2018Their Royal Highnesses will host a Christmas party in London for families and children of deployed personnel from RAF Coningsby and RAF Marham serving in Cyprus. The Duke is Honorary Air Commandant of RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, which is home to Typhoon Sqns, who currently deploy to Cyprus in support of Op SHADER. RAF Marham have 31 Squadron, who are also contributing to OP SHADER. The event is being supported by The Royal British Legion in recognition of the unique contribution and sacrifices Serving personnel and their families make year round, and especially when they are separated during the festive period. The support of their families and loved ones is vital not only when personnel are serving, but through transition, recovery and civilian life after service, and The Royal British Legion ensures that those family members are supported in return.
Santa Claus wears boots embellished with bells.
CREDIT: Tim Rooke/REX/Shutterstock

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