Duchess of Cambridge stuns in belted coat dress as she meets highland dancers and bagpipers

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The Duchess of Cambridge looked stunning in a chic belted coat dress in a gorgeous shade of blue.

Kate and Prince William met with bagpipers and highland dancers at a “Beating Retreat by the Massed Pipes and Drums of the Combined Cadet Force” during the royal couple's tour of Scotland, explained their official Instagram account.

Earlier in the day, the Duchess had met with five year old Mila Sneddon of the Hold Still project, which Kate worked on with the National Portrait Gallery. Mila featured in a photograph kissing her father through the window, as she shielded during the pandemic while having chemotherapy treatment.

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While speaking with Mila previously over video call, Kate said she would wear a princess dress when she met Mila in person. She kept her promise as she greeted the little girl wearing a long, flowing pink dress.

Mila and her family were special guests of the royal couple, who joined them to watch the bagpipe and highland dancing performances, which marked the end of Prince William and Kate’s week in Scotland.

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Photo credit: Getty Images

During a speech at the "Closing Cermony of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland," Prince William said it had been an “honour to have represented The Queen as Lord High Commissioner.”

He said that while in Scotland, he and Kate came had hoped to “listen, so we might learn more about your challenges, but also, to learn of your hopes and aspirations.”

The Duke added that he felt, “shaped by this place,” as he lived in Scotland while he Kate attended St Andrews together, and said his affection “is rooted in [his] experience of its everyday life - in people, relationships, and its ethic of neighbourliness.”

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