Kate Middleton recently paid a visit to the Royal Opera House's costume department.
During her visit to the King Henry's Walk Garden in the London borough of Islington this morning, Kate Middleton met with garden volunteers, painted bird boxes with kids and helped schoolchildren make pizzas in the garden kitchen.
Francis, a mill owner, ran William Lupton & Company with his three brothers. Dressed in a regal purple suit by Oscar de la Renta, the duchess was seen arriving at the venue with a big smile on her face.
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Middleton also had the chance to watch the rehearsal of Royal Ballet Principal Dancers Lauren Cuthbertson, Laura Morera, and Vadim Muntagirov.
The Duchess of Cambridge visited the Costume Department at the @RoyalOperaHouse today to learn more about their use of textiles, as well as the commissioning of fabrics, design and craftsmanship involved.
During the tour, 37-year-old appeared fascinated as she was shown how the costumes are dyed, handpainted and stained.
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