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Fresh off the reveal of her first-ever Vogue shoot and her daughter Charlotte's first birthday, Kate Middleton accomplished something else: proving to the world she could convincingly star in a wartime period piece.
At an opening for Hampton Court's new playground, Magic Garden, Kate wore an A-line Michael Kors coat from the spring 2014 collection (naturally, it's sold out), with nude heels and tiny liberty rolls, for a look that wouldn't be out of place in a film probably called something like Heroes Among Us or Norfolk Down.
Here it is:
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Luckily, however, the activities of the day were far more pleasant than anything that has ever happened in a movie about World War II. Instead, the Duchess played with kids on a 25-foot dragon that she joked Prince George would have loved but "would have been a bit scared" of.
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Speaking of George, she also reveals that he and Charlotte have a pet hamster named Marvin. Go ahead and think about a tiny British child pronouncing "Mah-vin" for a second.
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Later on in the day, she also made a convincing case that she could star in a film about Greek goddesses in a recycled lavender Roskanda Ilincic dress:
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Paging Christopher Nolan.