The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge just become the first British royal couple to wear matching traditional outfits in Pakistan.
Royal women have previously paid tribute to the nation in traditional dress, William become the first British male to wear a sherwani, a knee-length button up coat usually worn by men in South Asia.
Middleton looked stunning in a glittery floor-length Jenny Packham gown with a matching dupatta scarf, it was actually her husband’s outfits that garnered the most attention. In the past years, female royals have paid tribute to the nation with their outfits, as both Middleton and the late Princess Diana have worn rational shalwar-kameez dresses. However, William is the first British male royal to be photographed in the traditional Pakistani clothing.
The couple were attending a reception at the National Monument in Islamabad on day two of their five-day tour of the nation, which started on Monday. The made an unforgettable entrance to the event, as captured on video by royal commentator Rebecca English.
Middleton and William arrived in a multi-coloured rickshaw-and, following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s lead, broke royal tradition by opening and clothing their own doors.
The royal continues until Friday, however the itinerary is being kept secret for security purposes.Tension are currently high between Pakistan and India over the Kashmir region, where both countries share a border. The royal family’s former protection officer, Simon Morgan told Insider, this means there will be “lots of risk assessment” and “an element of secrecy and confidentiality” during the tour.