To commemorate the centennial of the start of World War I, artist Paul Cummins has put together 888,246 ceramic poppies -- one for every British mortality in the war -- which will gradually fill the Tower of London's moat over the summer. It's an incredibly beautiful and touching tribute, which the Royal Family visited on Tuesday.
But since we're a fashion site, let's talk about what Kate Middleton was wearing. The Duchess of Cambridge set herself apart in the sea of red in an appropriate shade of blue. What Kate Wore identifies it as a dress Middleton has worn before; by L.K. Bennett -- the "Detroit Fitted Dress" is currently available on the brand's site in very limited sizing for $395.
The clutch is Stuart Weitzman for Russell & Bromley, but the shoes are by Jimmy Choo and they are new! New shoes! That aren't nude! Or by L.K. Bennett! Small victories, people.