The Princess of Wales has shown off British fashion during her visit to the United States with her husband. But the outfit you chose for the Earthshot Awards Friday in Boston caused a sensation and, to the surprise of many, it was a rented dress.

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Kate Middleton, committed to the fight for climate change, chose this green dress from the firm Solace London through the HURR platform to show her support for sustainable and circular fashion. The original was worth $350; it is rented for 60.

the sister-in-law of Harry She completed the look with Gianvito Rossi heels and a pair of Asprey London earrings. To give the outfit more strength, she added the ‘art deco’ style emerald choker that originally belonged to Queen Mary, grandmother of Isabel IIand that she decided to give to Lady Di as a wedding present in 1983.

Before the event, the royal couple revealed that they had implemented a series of “green” measures for the evening, from wearing “recycled” suits on the red carpet to using repurposed decorations. Apparently, before the guests arrived at the gala, they were given tips and green rules to follow, and were encouraged to “consider their clothes” for the occasion and opt for outfits that could be reused or that had already been purchased. secondhand.

The Earthshot prizes are considered the environmental Nobel. The Prince Guillermo became involved in the association, which aims to discover and investigate innovative and environmental solutions that could repair our planet in the next decade, and supports it through The Royal Foundation. One of those in charge of presenting and giving one of the awards of the night was David Beckham.