Duchess Kate looks striking in royal blue GOAT coat on trip to Essex

By Laura Sutcliffe

The Duchess of Cambridge stepped out in style on Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 7) as she paid a visit to Wickford, Essex to officially open a new community centre as patron of Action to Addiction. The new treatment centre is home to a nine-week addiction recovery program. Perfectly coordinating her coat to her iconic sapphire engagement ring, the Duchess slipped into a royal-blue creation that flattered her growing baby bump.

The 36-year-old, who is pregnant with her third child, opted for GOAT's Ellroy coat in Marine, which sells for $730, plus a pair of high heels and her signature clutch bag. The glowing royal, who is due to give birth in April, had her brown locks blown to perfection in soft waves cascading around her shoulders. The Duchess had a busy afternoon at the centre, where she learned about the charity's specialised recovery programme, 'Cloud's in the Community.' On her visit, Kate met with staff, healthcare professionals and clients which were at different points of their recovery and therapy.

The Duchess looked beautiful in blue!

The mother of Prince Gorge, four, and Princess Charlotte, two, has just returned for an action-packed trip to Sweden and Norway. Kate showcased an extensive tour wardrobe which featured some incredible coats, dresses and shoes. She wore a particularly striking red and white houndstooth design by Catherine Walker, a bottle green tailored jacket and sporty ski attire.

Kate's best royal tour looks

Kate's stylish blue coat is by GOAT, a brand Kate has worn before

In the evening, the Duchess dazzled in an abundance of formal wear, including two floral dresses by Canadian-born designer Erdem. At a dinner at the Royal Palace with hosts King Harald and Queen Sonja, Kate looked incredible in a flowing opal gown by Alexander McQueen. The pretty dress gently floated over her baby bump, and featured eye-catching sparkles around the neckline. The royal accessorized with dainty designer heels by Jimmy Choo, a neutral clutch bag, classic silver drop earrings and a beautiful statement cuff, which was a wedding present from the Queen.

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