- Kate Middleton and Prince William were in Cumbria, England on Wednesday to meet with farming and agriculture workers, discussing the challenges that farmers in the rural areas are facing.
- The couple was on hand at the Deepdale Hall Farm where they helped with sheep shearing, herding, and dry stone walling.
- Middleton was dressed down in a jacket, trousers, and boots for the farm visit.
- A young fan’s father said that his daughter was wondering if Middleton would be wearing a “Princess Elsa dress.”
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Kate Middleton and Prince William paid a visit to the English countryside on Wednesday, arriving in Cumbria to meet with farming and agriculture workers, discussing the challenges that farmers in the rural areas are facing.
According to Kensington Palace’s official Twitter page, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge began their visit in Keswick, where they were greeted by well-wishers lining the streets, before making their way to Deepdale Hall Farm in Cumbria to meet with local farming families.
Cameras caught the parents of three meeting with a local family. Middleton can be seen complimenting a little girl on her plaited hairstyle, remarking that she tried to braid Princess Charlotte’s hair that morning but “it didn’t really work very well.”
Today The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are celebrating the work of local heroes, farmers, volunteers and those supporting the rural community in Cumbria – starting in Keswick! ???????????? pic.twitter.com/SMx7h1i1ec
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) June 11, 2019
As she and her sister handed the Duchess two bouquets of flowers, their dad said of Middleton, “It’s a princess. You love princesses!” before adding, “She wanted to know if you’d be wearing your Princess Elsa dress.”
Middleton, who was dressed casually for the occasion, responded, “I know. I’m sorry. I came in my trousers and my coat because I’m going to see some sheep.”
Of course, the Duchess is known for wearing Disney princess-inspired gowns, frequently taking fashion inspiration from Elsa from “Frozen.” But a Cinderella-style ballgown perhaps wasn’t the best option for a day at the farm.
As INSIDER previously noted, she wore a white shirt with a ruffled collar, which seemed to be a subtle tribute to her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana.
She also wore black denim and Berghaus Supalite II GTX Walking Boots for the farm visit, keeping her hair in a ponytail – a definite departure from her recent glamorous looks at Trooping the Colour and the princess gown she donned for her meeting with the Trumps.
Aside from meeting with farmers, the couple was on hand to help with sheep shearing, herding, and dry stone walling.
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