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Kate Middleton Updates a Repeat Dress With Power Pony

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Kate Middleton has filled her schedule post-maternity leave. The morning after her Hollywood starlet moment at the Spectre world premiere, the Duchess of Cambridge arrived at Islington Town Hall to learn about the work of London charity Chance UK. The early intervention charity helps five to eleven-year-old children in the United Kingdom with behavioral difficulties through mentoring. Kate sat down with children, complimenting a young boy on his "smart writing."

For her visit, Kate wore a gray dress by her favorite Irish designer Orla Kiely, which she's worn before. The princess stepped out in the flower-embellished, waist-cinching dress in March of 2012 while visiting the Prince's Foundation for Children and the Arts at the Dulwich Gallery. While the Duchess of Cambridge styled the pleated dress with the same black pumps as before, she altered the look with a power pony, allowing what's left of her new bangs to frame her face.

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Photo: Mark Cuthbert/Getty Images

Photo: Mark Cuthbert/Getty Images