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Kate Middleton Wore Head-to-Toe Gray, Literally

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Few outfits can be described as head-to-toe gray — as in actual-head-to-actual-toe — and not also be described as sartorial Ambien. Kate Middleton's, however, is one of those rare gray monochrome looks that doesn't also put everyone to sleep.

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While attending the Commonwealth Observance Day service at Westminster Abbey, she wore, from top to bottom: a gray hat, a gray coat, a gray clutch, and gray pumps. Photo evidence also suggests she wore a gray smoky eye, though missed an opportunity to paint her nails the same color.

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The Daily Mail reports that the coat is Erdem, while the "unusually large" hat is by 90-year-old London milliner John Boyd.

Also wearing monochrome to the service (although not to the same extent as Kate) was Queen Elizabeth:

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Well done, all.