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.
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.