William and Kate to make Christmas visit to troops


It looks like the youngest royals are growing up fast - at least based on a discovery made during a visit by Prince William and Kate Middleton to the RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus on Wednesday.

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The Duchess of Cambridge, 36, donned a £666 green blazer by Canadian brand Smythe for the visit on Wednesday, along with a pair of £130 navy wide-legged pants from Jigsaw.

William and Kate flew into RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus for a brief visit on Wednesday afternoon to show their support for military personnel who will not be coming back to their families in the United Kingdom for the festive period.

Squadron leader Sarah Waghorn, a senior engineering officer with 11 Squadron, was one of those to get presents from home from Prince William. The pants are believed to be a new addition to the royal wardrobe.

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Kate seemed to be channeling her sister-in-law's style as she arrived in Cyprus wearing wide-legged pants, left. Kate looked like a Disney Princess come to life wearing a dazzling bespoke gown by Jenny Packham and her late mother-in-law Princess Diana's favorite tiara, the Lover's Knot.

William and Kate passed on Christmas presents they had received from family members whom they met in London on Tuesday, Kensington Palace said on its official Twitter account.

'As someone whose husband has served, I know how hard it feels when a loved one leaves home to do the job they've trained for'.

William also spoke with a group of pilots and was overheard saying, "I told George this morning we were going to see the pilots today, and he said, 'If you see a helicopter, can you take a picture?'" But I can't imagine how it feel when your loved ones are away on active service during Christmas.

Sqn Ldr Waghorn, 34, whose 80-year-old father David Waghorn had met the royals at their Christmas Party, said: "They said their parcel service "really was royal mail".

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