Duchess of Cambridge shows support for Ukraine during visit to cultural center


The Duchess of Cambridge uses her wardrobe to show her continued support for Ukraine.

William and Kate visited the Ukrainian Cultural Center in London yesterday to learn about the efforts and support for those affected by the Russian invasion.

The Royal Family met members of the London-based Ukrainian community and helped sort out donated items to send to those in need.

“The Ukrainian Cultural Center in London has become one of many centers organizing donations, material aid and supporting Ukrainians living there,” the royals explained in a tweet. “The work the volunteers do here to make sure help gets to where it’s needed most is inspiring.”

“The same goes for the incredible generosity of the British public. The Disasters Emergency Committee has already received over £132million in donations and continues to raise funds to support the essential humanitarian effort.”

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For the occasion, Kate used her influential style as a powerful tool to show her support, wearing an Alexander McQueen blue sweater that matched the same hue on the Ukrainian flag.

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The royal styled the jumper with chic wide leg pants (her new style signature) by Jigsaw and pointed navy blue heels by Gianvito Rossi. The Duchess and Prince William wore blue and yellow name tags during their visit to further show their support.

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The Cambridges previously shared a message of solidarity with the people of Ukraine and that they “stand by” President Volodymyr Zelenskyy amid the Russian invasion.

“In October 2020, we had the privilege of meeting President Zelenskyy and the First Lady to hear their hope and optimism for the future of Ukraine. Today, we stand with the President and all the people Ukrainian as they bravely fight for that future,” the statement read. , which was a rare move as the royal family tends to remain neutral on political issues, according to Reuters.

Britain's Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge L, His wife Catherine Britain, The Duchess of Cambridge 2L talks to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky R and his wife Olena, during an audience at Buckingham Palace in central London October 7, 2020 photo by jonathan brady pool afp photo by jonathan bradypoolafp via getty images

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Kate and William met Zelenskyy and First Lady Olena Zelenska at Buckingham Palace last year, during the Ukrainian President’s two-day official visit to the UK.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, also released a statement condemning Russian President Vladimir Putin for his war on Ukraine.

It read: “Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and all of us at Archewell stand with the people of Ukraine against this breach of international and humanitarian law and encourage the global community and its leaders to do the same.”

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