British Royal Family

Duchess Catherine channels one of Meghan Markle's most iconic looks as she makes an historic announcement at the Natural History Museum

The Duchess of Cambridge glammed up for a special reveal.

By Jess Pullar
If there's anyone in this world who knows how to rock some glad rags, it would be Duchess Catherine.
And the British royal proved the feat like never before this week when she appeared in a new video to announce a very special piece of news at the Natural History Museum in London.
Her words were gripping, her look was glamorous, and there was an undeniable touch of her sister-in-law Duchess Meghan in the air to boot.
Speaking from the museum's Hintze Hall, Duchess Catherine explained she would soon announce the winner of 2020's Wildlife Photographer of the year.
The occasion was an historic moment for the annual honour, as it marks the first time the announcement came virtually.
"It is so wonderful to be back at the reopened Natural History Museum where we can all enjoy its treasures once again," Catherine told the camera.
"I'm here because tomorrow night I'm announcing the fifty-sixth winner Wildlife Photographer of the Year. I've been lucky enough to have a quick preview and I can say it's truly spectacular. I can't wait for you all to see it."

For the shoot, Kate looked absolutely stunning in a dark suit consisting a black blazer and black pants.
Her jacket stood out with its satin lapel detailing - a feat which was uncannily familiar for any royal watcher.
Yep, it looks very similar to an ensemble worn by Duchess Meghan a couple of years ago.
At the time, Meghan wore a black satin top and blazer as she attended the annual WellChild Awards while wearing an Altuzarra jacket.
Kate looked incredible in this black suit ensemble. (Natural History Museum)
Meghan also wore a similar suit style in 2018. (Getty)
Aside from her on-point outfit, Catherine kept things simple for the preview clip, wearing her hair in sleek waves.
She also added a pair of beautiful pearl drop earrings, and wore a minimal makeup look with a light pink lip and smoky eye.
The Duchess exuded effortless glam for the short video. (Natural History Museum)
The historic Wildlife Photographer of the Year award is one of the most prestigious and longest running wildlife photography competitions in the world.
Kate is Patron of the Natural History Museum, and her announcement marks the second time she's joined the iconic British institution for the special award.
Over 49,000 entries from around the world have been entered by a panel of international experts.
This year's winning images will be exhibited at the Museum, as well as touring across the UK and internationally.

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