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Less than two months after Kate Middleton and Prince William tied the knot in Westminster Abbey with 2 billion people watching, the couple stepped out for a day at the Epsom Derby. Wearing a white dress, jacket and fascinator, the new Duchess of Cambridge’s outfit drew attention—but mainly because of the pair of nude patent leather L.K. Bennett Sledge pumps on her feet.

The shoes quickly made waves across the internet and became known as her go-to pair; she brought them on overseas visits and wore them at engagements throughout the United Kingdom.



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