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Duchess of Cambridge gives subtle salute to Diana in Polka Dot Dress

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge left hospital on Tuesday evening presenting their first child to the world as they made their exit from the Lindo Wing.

New mother Kate gave a subtle nod to William’s mother Diana, Princess of Wales, as she chose a polka dot dress similar to the Princess’ choice of attire when she left the hospital back in 1982.


Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have left the Lindo Wing with their new little Prince.

As the couple stepped out in to the world’s eye, the Duchess looked elegant and relaxed in a cornflower blue polka dot bespoke Jenny Packham dress. The designer has been a favourite of Kate’s and has been spotted in many of her stunning dresses in recent years.

The image of the Duchess in the polka dot dress was reminiscent of when Diana left the hospital with a baby William, as the Princess of Wales chose a green polka dot dress to leave the hospital in.

The proud mother has already been praised for choosing a British designer for her first appearance since giving birth, and despite being a fan of recycling her favourite dresses, the wife of Prince William decided it was a fitting moment for a new one.


The Duchess appeared to pay homage to the late Diana, Princess of Wales, with a polka dot dress.

The couple spoke to the media revealing they were still deciding on a name for the Prince.

“We’re still working on a name, so we’ll get back to you on that one,” proud father Prince William revealed.

The new parents have returned to Kensington Palace where they are planning to stay for the time being.

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