Kate Middleton and Camilla Parker Bowles Narrowly Avoid Wardrobe Mishap During Latest Outing

Kate Middleton and Camilla Parker Bowles looked stunning as always when they stepped out for their latest royal engagement—but they came pretty close to having a major fashion mishap, thanks to the weather.

For the first time since their title changes, Catherine, Princess of Wales (41) and the Queen Consort (75) were both spotted at the annual Commonwealth Day Service in Westminster Abbey on Monday. And as they made their way indoors, both ladies were seen gripping onto their hats to prevent them from being carried away by the wind. Naturally, both royals were quick with their reflexes and handled the situation like pros.

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Princess Catherine, who donned a jacquard peplum jacket and a matching flared midi skirt, was seen clutching her blue headpiece with a smile, despite the windy conditions, and Camilla followed suit with her blue hat and matching wool crepe dress. Talk about a close call.

In addition to wearing matching colors, both ladies stepped out with meaningful jewelry. The princess wore sapphire earrings that belonged to the late Princess Diana, as well as a Prince of Wales feathers pin that was gifted to her from King Charles. And Camilla wore a sapphire and diamond brooch that was owned by Queen Elizabeth.

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The princess attended the Commonwealth Day church service with her husband, Prince William, who wore a matching navy suit. Meanwhile, Camilla was joined by King Charles, who sported another shade of blue.

Prince Edward, Sophie, Duchess of Edinburgh and Princess Anne were also in attendance.

Let's hope the wind takes it easy on the royals for future engagements.

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