The radiant mother of three attended the festive family function wearing a smart collared, red tartan dress designed by Emilia Wickstead that retails for a pricey £1,910.00. She paired this with show-stopping pearl flower earrings designed by high-end jeweller Cassandra Goad.
Previously, Kate has been seen wearing the earrings to Prince Louis’s christening.
However, it seems as though on this occasion the studs may have become a tad intolerable.
Eagle-eyed Twitter users were quick to notice that upon leaving the palace, Kate had removed the earrings as she returned home in her car.
One wrote “Kate took off her pearl earrings, they must have been uncomfortable then.’
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Kate wore show-stopping pearl flower earrings designed by high-end jeweller Cassandra Goad.
This is a sentiment, that many relate to over the Christmas party season, as we all can’t wait to take off the itchy or painful jewellery that we have adorned to impress.
Guests at the Queen’s yearly event included the Prince of Wales and the Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Princess Anne’s daughter Zara and husband Mike Tindall, the Countess of Wessex and daughter Lady Louise Windsor amongst others.
The Duchess, despite her accessory change seemed in high spirits as she smiled at waiting photographers while Prince William took the steering wheel and Prince Louis, who is now 19 months old, sat patiently in the backseat.
Royal fans were shocked by how much Louis had grown, after he was last pictured in November 2018 at a remembrance event with his parents.
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Royal fans were shocked by how much Louis had grown.
“Look how big Prince Louis is!!!??”, said a Twitter user
Another said: “Prince Louis looks different every time we see him”.
The youngest of the Cambridge’s brood Prince Louis was no less dressed than his stylish mother for lunch in a gorgeous Amaia Kids Fairisle jumper that retails for £50.
Recently, Kate divulged to Mary Berry, in a TV appearance on the BBC’s ‘A Berry Royal Christmas’ that one of Louis’s first word was Mary, after British food writer Mary Berry.
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Kate appeared on the BBC's 'A Berry Royal Christmas'.
Prince Louis’s first word was Mary, after British food writer Mary Berry.
Kate said the reason was because of where the cooking books were placed on their bookshelves at home.
She said it’s because “right at his height are my cooking books in the kitchen bookshelf.
She added: “He would definitely recognise you if he saw you today”.
The Duke and Duchess are hailed for their “relatable” appearance on the show, as Kate admitted that she hand bakes all of her children’s birthday cakes.
“I love making cake…it’s a bit of a tradition that I stay up till midnight with ridiculous amounts of cake mix and icing”, she told Mary Berry.
The excitable nature of which Kate spoke with Mary, was quickly spotted by social media users.
One user said “Love how Princess Kate is fangirling Mary Berry”.
While another exclaimed: “Oh my gosh Kate is so lovely and warm and chatty. THIS IS PURE CHRISTMAS”.
Although the Royal couple put on a united front during their latest TV appearance, the morning of the monarch’s luncheon began with Kate and William arriving in separate cars.
Duchess joined families and children at a family action charity event
Many were puzzled as to why the hands-on parents had arrived separately, however it seems as though the reason was purely practical, as not all the family could fit in one vehicle with Royal protection officers.
This comes as many have speculated that the family could be expanding even more in 2020 with royal fans suggesting that Kate could be expecting baby number four.
The rumour mill began after Kate was absent from Prince William’s whistle-stop tour of Kuwait and Oman earlier this month.
Travelling to Oman is not recommended for pregnant woman as it carries a malaria risk.
In pictures of her on December 4th where the Duchess joined families and children at a family action charity event, her ease around the children prompted further speculation she could be expecting.