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05/22/2013 01:25 pm ET | Updated May 23, 2013

Kate Middleton's Garden Party Hat Is A Bold Look (PHOTOS, POLL)

Kate Middleton could probably write a book on garden party dressing -- practically everything she wears would look that much better if she were standing on the grass with a dainty teacup and saucer in hand. Unsurprisingly, the duchess looked picture perfect at the queen's annual summer garden party today.

While shmoozing with the guests at Buckingham Palace, Kate wore an Emilia Wickstead dress coat, which would give even the most reckless shopper sticker shock (seriously). But the piece that caught our eye was that Jane Corbett headgear, a hat we first saw at last year's Garter Day service. It was just such a quintessential garden party look (in a good way).

Kate was joined by Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Camilla along with 8,000 Olympians, Paralympians and officials for the festivities. On the agenda: downing 20,000 sandwiches and slices of cake and sipping on 270,000 cups of "Buckingham Palace Garden Party Tea," a blend created for the event. We're on the lookout for that cup and saucer style moment...

Check out the photos of Kate and her eye-catching hat below. Do you think she should whip that thing out for a third time?

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kate middleton garden party

kate middleton garden party

kate middleton garden party

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