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In Pics: Kate Middleton's wardrobe for India tour

Last updated on: April 12, 2016 11:17 IST

Kate Middleton who is touring India along with Prince William chose an elegant dressing style with a few Indian touches. 

While she chose an outfit by Indian designer Anita Dongre on Day One, she kicked-off the tour with an outfit by her favourite designer, Alexander McQueen. 

Let's take a look at the outfits Kate wore on Day One.

We begin with Kate's favourite designer, Alexander McQueen. 

Kate kicked-off the tour with a red paisley print peplum dress by British designer, Alexander McQueen, from their pre-fall 2016 collection.

 Kate Middleton

IMAGE: She paired the outfit with nude pumps and high-street earrings. Photograph: Mark Cuthbert-Pool/Getty Images.

Kate Middleton  

IMAGE: Paisley as you know is a distinctive, detail pattern based on the pine-cone design from India. It's popular in India and is often spotted on Kashmiri shawls. Photograph: Mark Cuthbert-Pool/Getty Images

For the charity gala dinner, Kate chose a blue evening gown. The gown was designed by British designer Jenny Packham.

Kate Middleton

IMAGE: Kate accessorised the full length gown with a matching blue shawl with sparkling beading and a blue clutch. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Kate Middleton

IMAGE: The bodice of the gown had beads and sequins, and it was hand-beaded in India. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Kate Middleton

IMAGE: She wore matching earrings in blue by Jaipur-based jewelers Amrapali. Photograph: Michael Dunlea - Pool/Getty Images

When Kate stepped out in the afternoon at Oval Maidan, she was dressed in a Gulrukh tunic dress from Indian designer Anita Dongre's collection. 

However, Anita Dongre said that she was "surprised" to see Kate wearing one of her creations on the first day of her India trip. 

"I was surprised. Her team had contacted us before, but I never knew she has chosen one of my outfits. Watching her pictures wearing my creation was a really proud moment for me," said the designer.

The Mughal-prints inspired tunic was from the Mumbai-based designer's latest Spring/Summer collection titled 'Love Notes', which she showcased at the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2016.

Kate Middleton

IMAGE: Kate dressed in the georgette tunic dress with lovely Jaipur-inspired motifs. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Kate Middleton

IMAGE:She teamed the dress with comfortable taupe wedges and chandelier earrings. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Kate Middleton

IMAGE: Fashion designer Anita Dongre felt that Kate took her design to another level, and carried it off beautifully. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

"There was something special when she wore the dress. She carried it off beautifully.

"She wore it for a long time -- from afternoon till early evening -- and managed to look fresh throughout," said the designer. 

"I have always admired her and loved the way she dresses. She is elegant and feminine and that's what my designs show. She has a strong sense of style and whatever she will be wearing is going to be perfect. Her looks are always a hit and never a miss."

The designer said she would love to create a bespoke design for Kate. "I would like to see her in all my designs but I would love to create a bespoke outfit for her someday," she said.

With inputs from PTI

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