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The Duchess of Cambridge has once again shown off her sustainable fashion credentials by re-wearing a jacket she bought while at university.
Kate, 40, put on a stunning display as she left Belize with Prince William today, as the royal couple headed to Jamaica to continue their tour of the Caribbean.
The mother-of-three is understood to have opted for the vintage red Yves Saint Laurent jacket – a purchase she made while studying at the University of St Andrews, where she met Prince William, 39, two decades ago.
She teamed her statement garment with white trousers and eye-catching heels featuring a golden striped cut-out, as well as a Mulberry handbag.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said goodbye to Belize after a four-day visit that has seen them dance with locals, explore Mayan culture and experience the nation’s heritage.
It is understood the Cambridges also went diving at the weekend in the Caribbean country. An image of their activities was posted on social media.
William and Kate were waved off by a group of dignitaries after being given a red-carpet farewell with a guard of honor present.
The next stop of their eight-day Caribbean tour they will visit Trench Town, the Kingston neighborhood where reggae great Bob Marley grew up. The Cambridges will stay in Jamaica until Thursday when they depart for the Bahamas.
The couple are also preparing to face anti-royal protests (pictured) during their tour of the Caribbean after a coalition of Jamaican politicians, business leaders, doctors and musicians have called in an open letter for the British monarchy to pay slavery reparations as the country marks its 60th anniversary.
The letter, quoted by The Independent newspaper, says: ‘We note with great concern your visit to our country Jamaica, during a period when we are still in the throes of a global pandemic and bracing for the full impact of another global crisis associated with the Russian/ Ukraine war.’
The letter continues: ‘We see no reason to celebrate 70 years of the ascension of your grandmother to the British throne because we believe her leadership, and that of her predecessors, have perpetuated the greatest human rights tragedy in the history of humankind.’
Other Jamaican citizens confirmed the sentiment. Speaking on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, dancehall musician Beenie Man (not pictured) – real name Anthony Moses Davis – explained that Jamaicans do not want Prince William to visit because they are still ‘controlled by the British’ and the royals are ‘not doing anything for us’.
‘We are just here, controlled by the British, ruled by the British law when you go in the court, it’s all about the Queen and the Queen serve and the Queen this and that,’ Beenie Man (not pictured) continued. ‘But what are they doing for Jamaica? They’re not doing anything for us. If Harry was coming people would react different, people are going to meet Harry, but William… we don’t want to see that,’ he said.