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Kate Middleton Nearly Has Another Marilyn Moment in NZ

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First stop on the royal tour, via Getty
First stop on the royal tour, via Getty

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Deplaning in New Zealand on the first day of the royal three-week tour proved more difficult than expected for Kate Middleton's red outfit. The dreaded Marilyn Monroe moment of yesteryear's Canadian tour haunted the Catherine Walker coat on her way down the stairs, despite the alleged efforts of Angela Kelly, the Queen's stylist, to put Kate in a less "girlish frock"—all thanks to the notoriously windy Wellington. And this time she only had one hand to avoid a royal disaster. The other one was occupied by a small prince.

Everything after evolved without a hitch—the matching pillbox hat by Gina Foster stayed on Kate's head and George remained unfazed by the weather and the fanfare. Royal watchers also get to see the first piece of jewelry she borrowed from the Queen. It's a diamond brooch, New Zealand's national symbol, which was gifted to Elizabeth on Christmas in 1953. Sweet-as! More pictures of KMid's hair handling those gusts below.

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