Kate Middleton *Almost* Had a Wardrobe Malfunction Upon Arrival in Jamaica, But She Took It in Stride

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The latest stop on Kate Middleton and Prince William's Caribbean tour has brought them to Jamaica, where the Duchess of Cambridge has worn a number of stunning outfits, including a green Jenny Packham gown, which she accessorized with brooches borrowed from Queen Elizabeth.

But, in addition to Middleton's emerald gown (which seemed to honor one of the colors in Jamaica's flag), the duchess wore a stunner in yellow for the same purpose. The eye-popping Roksanda design (which you can buy here) featured excess fabric on the left shoulder, which was stitched into the shape of a bow, and Middleton paired the gown with white stilettos and a white clutch.

While it was hard to take our eyes off of the duchess's dazzling ensemble, a new video from Hello! magazine reporter Emily Nash captured a moment where Middleton almost had a big wardrobe malfunction (think Marilyn Monroe in The Seven Year Itch). Due to the severe wind, the duchess's dress was blown in all kinds of directions, but the royal managed to hold her skirt down with poise (and she had smartly put her hair up in a ponytail ahead of time).

We've learned in the past that the Duchess of Cambridge actually has a trick to try to prevent these types of mishaps. According to a report made by etiquette expert Myka Meier to The Sun, Middleton often chooses garments with more static so that they will stick to her legs.

When talking about Middleton and Meghan Markle's fashion tips, Meier said, “Often they wear body suits and clothes that actually increase static so it’s much harder for something to fly up. So you have an under garment that is almost like a body suit.”

However, with those string winds, we're not sure any amount of static would have helped. Nice save, Kate.

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