Kate Middleton ditches BAFTAs all-black dress code for green Jenny Packham dress

Danielle Fowler
Freelance Writer

But lending sartorial support to the movement that is fighting inequality and sexual harassment after allegations rocked the entertainment industry could be perceived as a breach of protocol, and the royal family must remain politically neutral at all times.

To side-step the issue, the 36-year-old chose a deep emerald green dress by Jenny Peckham that featured a dainty black ribbon waist.

The Duchess of Cambridge opted for a bottle green gown by Jenny Packham for the 2018 BAFTAs award show. [Photo: Getty]

On Sunday night, the Duchess of Cambridge faced one of her greatest fashion challenges to date after a letter urged BAFTA attendees to wear all black in support of the #TimesUp movement.

The Duchess of Cambridge may have ignored the wear-all-black memo, but could her black ribbon have been a concession? (Photo: Getty)

She accessorized with eye-catching jewels and her go-to pair of Prada wavy-cut suede heels.

William — who has been president of BAFTA since 2010 — and the Duchess of Cambridge took to the red carpet after the A-listers headed inside the Royal Albert Hall for the event.

For last year’s star-studded awards night, the royal donned a cold-shoulder gown from Alexander McQueen’s resort 2016 line.

And the 36-year-old accessorized that evening look with the brand’s Heart Clasp Clutch Box and a pair of Prada’s wavy-cut heels (both of which sold out instantly).

The royal also looked to the Queen of England for a helping hand and borrowed her diamond wedding bracelet, which Prince Philip designed for his wedding to the queen in 1947.

For last year’s star-studded ceremony, the Duchess of Cambridge opted for a cold-shoulder gown by Sarah Burton’s Alexander McQueen. (Photo: Getty)

It is the first time the Duchess of Cambridge has worn a label other than Alexander McQueen for the annual BAFTA event, and tonight proved the perfect opportunity to showcase her blossoming baby bump.

For a BAFTA reception back in 2011, the Duchess of Cambridge opted for a lilac-hued gown by Alexander McQueen. (Photo: Getty)

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will welcome their third child in April.

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