The Duchess of Cambridge braved the cold this morning as she stepped out to attend the Place2Be forum; a children's mental health charity of which she is patron. You can read more about today's forum here.
Kate wore a navy Max Mara moto-style jacket featuring an off-centre zip, club collar, and front flap pockets. Unfortunately there are no stock images or any further details about the piece.
However we do know that the skirt is the Orla Kiely Solid Crepe Blend Pleated Skirt. The skirt is from the designer's S/S 2012 collection. The mini skirt features wide knife pleats in crepe fabric and originally retailed for €150.
Kate coordinated her bespoke Alexander McQueen navy suede pumps with her Stuart Weitzman 'Muse' navy suede clutch, also known as the 'Raz' clutch in the USA.
Kate also debuted a new pair of navy gloves with bow detail. The gloves were designed by Andy Shiels in collaboration with Dents Glovers and The Worshipful Company of Glovers in London. They are bespoke, made especially for the Duchess.
The Duchess wore her hair in a simple half up-do which showed off her Annoushka pearl drops with Kiki hoop earrings.
I have retired the "Bits and Bobs" section of the website and started a new segment title "Outfit Chronicle".