Duchess of Cambridge makes solo trip in high street bargain

Kate Middleton wrapped up warm in a dark brown dress coat for her Valentine’s Day trip to Liverpool yesterday.

The Duchess of Cambridge, who teamed her Hobbs Unlimited Celeste Flared design with black tights and heels, received lots of cards and presents from her admirers in the city.

Kate, 30, visited The Brink – a dry bar run by the Action On Addiction charity – and Ronald McDonald House charity at Alder Hey Hospital, which provides a ‘home away from home’ for the families of sick children.

Prince William, 29, is away with the RAF in the Falklands, but Kate told fans he’d sent her a card and flowers for Valentine’s Day

‘Thank you #Liverpool for the wonderful warm welcome shown to The Duchess of Cambridge today,’ Clarence House Tweeted yesterday.

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Esme Riley