Duchess Catherine Has Another Major McQueen Moment at Prince George's Christening

10/23/2013 at 11:56 AM ET

Kate Middleton Alexander McQueen, Prince George ChristeningLandov

Last time we saw Duchess Catherine in all-white Alexander McQueen was at her royal nuptials to Prince William. This time, it’s for another royal occasion — the christening of her 3-month-old son Prince George.

While George was dressed in an elaborate replica of the royal christening robe, Middleton took a slightly more modern approach, wearing a custom ivory Alexander McQueen coat dress featuring ruffles down the front. Simple drop earrings and coordinating L.K. Bennett cream pumps completed the look.

RELATED: Five adorable photos of the royal baby you’ve got to see!

And of course, she topped her famously gorgeous hair with a coordinating bespoke Jane Taylor “sinamay beret” featuring netting and a flower appliqué. (See a similar style by the milliner — for more than $1,200! — here.)

Prince William (not pictured) selected a navy suit and blue tie for the affair and was all smiles as he held his son at the 35-minute private ceremony led by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at the Chapel Royal in St. James’s Palace in London.

While we love Kate decked in her classic “Sunday best” (so to speak), we also love her casual style. What do you think of her coat dress? How cute is George in his christening robe? Share your thoughts below!

–Brittany Talarico

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amy on

I love the whole outfit except for the matching shoes. I think black pumps with an ivory cap toe would have looked more polished.

Connie` on

They are a stunning looking family and love her outfit and of course that Christening gown is just beautiful. What makes them appear even more attractive is the happiness that radiates off them both. Her smile couldn’t be brighter and their confidence as a couple, parents, and royality just seems natural. I believe they enjoyed their day and the public appears to have enjoyed seeing the photos as well, based upon the lovely comments here.

LJ on

She looks lovely – and the baby looks cute! Kate’s dress and hat are lovely – quite similar to some of the styles she has worn in the past. She obviously knows what suits her and what she feels comfortable in, I concur the dress is a bit similar to the one she wore to my country Canada a few years back!

Heather on

Gah! She’s gorgeous no matter what she wears!

Heather on

She is so classy!

Lisa on

Why did you call Kate “Middleton”?

ciparliamo on

She is always stunning….couldn’t imagine a better match for William….from what we can see anyway! But, why did the baby wear a royal “replica”….wouldn’t he wear the original outfit that all the heirs before him have worn?

Janet on

The Duchess of Cambridge looks absolutely stunning in that outfit holding her beautiful son with his oh so cute cubby cheeks.

kdgmom on

I just love Princess Kate. She is a beautiful wife and a lovely mother. Wonderful to see this beautiful family and all of their support. William, you got the best!!

sookie on

I hate these ‘fascinators’ the royal family is fixated on wearing. The dress is pretty, though.

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