Kate Middleton set off on a special outing on Tuesday morning (January 26) for an important cause.
The Duchess of Cambridge made her way to a creative workshop held by the National Portrait Gallery's Hospital Programme at the Evelina London Children's Hospital to spend some time with the children there. Her aim? To see how arts programs are helping to support the children's health and happiness.
Kate came clad in a black Dolce and Gabbana tweed skirt suit to spend time with the kids, a look that she played up with black Gianvito pumps, black tights, and her flowing chestnut locks pulled back in an elegant, half-up, half-down style. She accessorized the fashionable outfit with a pair of diamond Mappin & Webb Empress earrings as well as a plain black clutch.
Kate spent some time along children at the hospital who dabbled in photography, 3D set design, and illustration. As a photography buff herself, Kate was in her element, as it's one of her specialties, having studied art history at the University of St. Andrews before meeting Prince William.
The Duchess's passion for photography stretches far beyond this recent outing, and she even took photos of Holocaust survivors with their grandchildren in a series of snapshots posted to Instagram.
"The harrowing atrocities of the Holocaust, which were caused by the most unthinkable evil, will forever lay heavy in our hearts," Kate wrote in an Instagram post. "Yet it is so often through the most unimaginable adversity that the most remarkable people flourish. Despite unbelievable trauma at the start of their lives, Yvonne Bernstein and Steven Frank are two of the most life-affirming people that I have had the privilege to meet. They look back on their experiences with sadness but also with gratitude that they were some of the lucky few to make it through. Their stories will stay with me forever."