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The Duchess of Cambridge accompanied the Queen to Leicester today to visit De Montford University as part of the Diamond Jubilee tour.

Whilst there, Kate was presented with a selection of shoes designed by students of the University, and picked out her favourite - a royal blue shoe-boot by Becka Hunt which you can see by clicking here. It's a far cry from the simple courts she favours for public appearances...but maybe Kate has an adventurous side hidden away somewhere?

We saw a tiny bit of that today, as a visit to a fashion college obviously called for a fabulous outfit! The Queen opted for a pink and black coat and hat by Angela Kelly, with black accessories (bright colour is sooooo S/S 2012!) while the former Miss Middleton opted for a teal coloured dress and jacket from one of her trusted favourites, LK Bennett. By cinching the belt at the waist and adding a James Lock hat and black suede Episode shoes, Kate made this outfit look very 1940s. We approve!

As always, the Kate seal of approval always results in a sell out, and the Jude Peplum Jacket, which was available in the sale for £145 this morning, has now sold out in all sizes.

The £225 Davina dress, meanwhile, is still available in a plethora of colours...but none of them are the teal green/blue worn by the Duchess.