Girl’s day out: Kate bonds with Queen and Camilla

The prospect of a day alone with the in-laws leaves most women in a cold sweat, but Kate Middleton didn’t seem to mind spending a day with her royal relations.

The Duchess of Cambridge went out for tea with her grandmother-in-law Queen Elizabeth and mother-in-law Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall.

The royal trio visited London’s Fortnum and Mason department store to open its renovated restaurant, named the Diamond Jubilee Tea Station in honour of the queen’s 60 years on the throne.

The three ladies were in excellent spirits, laughing and chatting throughout their visit.

The women wore shades of blue and hemlines befitting their ages of 30, 64 and 85.

The queen, Camilla and Kate walk in order of their rank.

Kate wore a blue coat by Italian label M by Missoni.

Kate wore two daffodils on her lapel in honour of St Davids day.

The ladies took high tea with 150 lucky people.

The queen was the only one to wear a hat and gloves.

Kate told shop workers she ‘loved chocolate’.

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