Duchess Kate Wows At Solomon Islands Welcome Ceremony

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge received an impressive traditional welcome ceremony as they touched down in the Solomon Islands for the third stop on their nine-day tour.

As the couple stepped off the plane in the capital, Honiara, a group of warriors carrying spears and instruments performed a dance, and the royal pair were garlanded with frangipani, as they made their way onto a war canoe built on top of a van.

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Around 70,000 people turned out to see the couple parade the streets on the canoe, known as a Tomoko - which took two weeks for locals to create for their VIPs.

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Kate was pretty in a geometric-print £820 Jonathan Saunders dress, paired with her trusty nude LK Bennett heels, and topped off with a hat by Jane Taylor pinned to her hair.

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The couple looked relaxed and happy as they waved their way through the crowds before attending a service at the St Barnabas Cathedral.

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What do you think of Kate's Solomon Islands style? Leave a comment below, and see more pics from their Far East tour here:


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