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Princess of Wales wore drop earrings from female brand beloved by Duchess of Sussex

The Princess of Wales wore a set of new £795 earrings from a brand loved by Meghan Markle’s as she visited a maternity hospital yesterday. 

Mother-of-three Kate, 41, looked radiant in the mustard £220 Karen Millen dress as she cradled a newborn baby at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, where she has learnt more about the support it provides to pregnant women and new mothers.

Her brunette locks, worn in curls and tucked behind one ear, bounced in the breeze as she strolled up to the entrance of the hospital, revealing her drop earrings from British designer Emily Mortimer.

The brand, which is a favourite of Kate’s sister-in-law Meghan, describes the earrings online as featuring ‘versatile’ jewels which ‘are the sparkliest of pavé diamonds.’

The Princess of Wales wore a set of new £795 earrings from a brand loved by Meghan Markle’s as she visited a maternity hospital yesterday

The brand, which is a favourite of Kate's sister-in-law Meghan, describes the earrings online as featuring 'versatile' jewels which 'are the sparkliest of pavé diamonds'

The brand, which is a favourite of Kate’s sister-in-law Meghan, describes the earrings online as featuring ‘versatile’ jewels which ‘are the sparkliest of pavé diamonds’

The mother-of-three kept her make up natural for the occasion and wore her hair in a bouncy blow dry, occasionally tucking her hair behind her ear to reveal the stunning set.

The jewels are pear cut drops, which can be detached from the polished gold hoops  surrounded by the sparkliest of pavé diamonds. 

Kate is known for her love of highly personal jewellery, but often repeats pieces or opts to show at high street stores like Accessorize.

However her sister-in-law Meghan has long been a fan of the brand, wearing the brand’s topaz gold earrings on the royal visit to New Zealand.

The Princess' sister-in-law Meghan has long been a fan of the brand, having previously worn the label for the WellChild Awards in 2019

The Princess’ sister-in-law Meghan has long been a fan of the brand, having previously worn the label for the WellChild Awards in 2019 

Meanwhile Meghan also wore a second pair of earrings from the brand during her visit to New Zealand in October 2018

Meanwhile Meghan also wore a second pair of earrings from the brand during her visit to New Zealand in October 2018

At the time, Emily said she had sent the royal the earrings as a gift for her engagement.

She told People: ”It was a personal gift, and I had no idea until that moment that she had received them!’  

Meghan went on to wear a second pair of jewels from the brand when she opted for a subtle pair of gold studs for the WellChild Awards in 2019. 

Emily began designing jewels in 2015, when she launched the label after hoping to create beautiful and stylish gemstone jewellery to suit each of her equally individual sisters. 

She flew out to India to begin her journey and stumbled across an ethically run jewellery workshop specialising in semi-precious gemstones and diamonds. 

Her jewels are still made in India, while her website describes the gems as ‘responsibly manufactured and sourced’.

As well as counting the Duchess of Sussex among her celebrity fans, Laura Whitmore and Ellie Goulding have also been pictured in the gemstones. 

Kate looked relaxed and at ease as she laughed on her departure from the hospital at the end of the engagement, which was her first since becoming Princess of Wales

Kate looked relaxed and at ease as she laughed on her departure from the hospital at the end of the engagement, which was her first since becoming Princess of Wales

The Princess carried a posy of flowers which included eucalyptus and roses, and had been tied together with a rustic straw fastening

The Princess carried a posy of flowers which included eucalyptus and roses, and had been tied together with a rustic straw fastening

During yesterday’s appearance, the Princess’s maternal instincts were on display as she sat holding the newborn baby girl, Bianca, while supporting her head, and wore a facemask to prevent any risk of spreading Covid to the infant. 

The maternity unit, which cares for around 3,000 babies every year, received a UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative Gold Award in May for its outstanding work supporting infant-feeding and parent-infant relationships. 

The unit’s ethos is that high-quality maternity and early years care can improve long-term health of the population – a belief the Princess of Wales champions in her work with the Centre for Early Childhood.

She also spoke with Bianca’s mother, Sylvia Novak, about the care she had received from staff at the maternity unit. 

The Princess of Wales looked lovingly at a newborn baby girl, Bianca, at the Royal Surrey County Hospital's maternity unit in Guildford

The Princess of Wales looked lovingly at a newborn baby girl, Bianca, at the Royal Surrey County Hospital’s maternity unit in Guildford

Her Royal Highness accessorised the bright yellow dress, which had echoes of summer, with contrasting navy suede court stilettos and a navy clutch bag.

This was a solo trip for Her Royal Highness as her husband Prince William carried out his own duties – meeting young footballers at a training session at St George’s Park. 

Kate and Prince William were made Prince and Princess of Wales by King Charles III on September 9, a title reserved for the heir apparent of the monarch.     

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