With her brother-in-law wrapped up in his ongoing lawsuit against Mirror Group Newspapers, the Princess of Wales had a decidedly less stressful morning, visiting a family-focused community centre in Windsor.
Kate, 41, dropped by the Windsor Family Hub, not far from her family's home at Adelaide Cottage, to learn more about how the centre supports local families in the area.
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In her meetings with parents and staff, the Princess of Wales wore a blue and white gingham check blazer, a pair of navy blue cigarette trousers from L.K. Bennett, a white T-shirt and Emmy London's Lulu flats.
The look is becoming one of Kate's signature styles, pairing summer-friendly blazers with trousers for her various royal visits.
If Kate's gingham print has you feeling inspired, we've hand-picked 13 gingham looks that are perfect for your summer wardrobe. From dresses and skirts to Princess of Wales-inspired blazers, read on to shop the best gingham styles of the season.
Best gingham blazers for summer
This relaxed blazer is perfect for summer with its gingham check print and 100 per cent cotton build.
This chic double-breasted blazer is woven in a white and sky-blue gingham with padded shoulders for an eye-catching fit.
If you're itching for something spicier than a normal gingham design, this dual-print gingham blazer might be right up your alley.
Best gingham dresses for summer
Anthropologie shoppers say this pretty ruched gingham dress is "perfect for summer." It’s "light, sexy and so versatile," lauds one reviewer.
This airy dress is perfect for weekends in the park. It has a gingham print with crochet trim and a waist-defining belt.
This dreamy midi dress has summer wedding guest or garden party written all over it.
This flirty midi is made from lightweight stretch-woven gingham fabric with straps that crisscross the open back.
On sale for 76 per cent off, you're going to want to scoop up this sweet little strapless mini while you still can.
Best gingham skirts for summer
This high-rise pleated wrap skirt is giving Italian villa, it's giving Parisian city walks, it's giving chic summer vacation.
Be the absolute best-dressed at the beach (no questions asked!) in this luxe wrap skirt.
This ladylike midi skirt is cut with a high-rise and a slim-fit throughout.
Best gingham summer outfits
Right now, Old Navy shoppers can save 30 per cent on this cute smocked romper with the code SAVE at checkout.
Give your summer wardrobe an instant upgrade with these adorable gingham mini shorts.