Duchess hosts charity reception at National Portrait Gallery

Kate Middleton Emilia Wickstead

As its Patron, the Duchess hosted a charity reception at the National Portrait Gallery on Wednesday night.

The Duchess has been busy all week with royal engagements and at this one she looked stunning in a sleeveless pastel blue gown by one of her favourite designers, Emilia Wickstead.

She was there to help celebrate an Oxford based charity, The Art Room which helps children use art to become more independent and help increase confidence.

“I am a firm believer in the power of art to make a difference and The Art Room is doing that on a daily basis .”