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Duchess of Cambridge wears Jenny Packham home from the hospital

The Duchess of Cambridge, holding the newborn Prince of Cambridge, wears a bespoke cornflower blue crepe de chine dress by British designer Jenny Packham as she leaves St. Mary's Hospital in London.
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We may not yet know the name of the newborn Prince of Cambridge, but we do know the name of the designer his mother wore home from the hospital -- Jenny Packham.

According to an email we received moments ago, the Duchess of Cambridge left St. Mary’s Hospital in London on Tuesday wearing a bespoke cornflower blue crêpe de chine dress by the British designer.

The Times’ fashion critic Booth Moore notes that the wardrobe choice has some signficance. “She’s wearing a polka dot dress,” Moore pointed out, “just like Diana did when she left the hospital.”

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A touching tribute if ever there was one.

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adam.tschorn@latimes.com


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