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The Meaning Behind Kate’s Yellow Coat As She Steps Out For Mental Health Awareness Week

TheĀ Princess of WalesĀ stepped out for her first engagement to markĀ Mental Health Awareness Week, as she met with young people who had been supported by theĀ Dame Kelly HolmesĀ Trust.

She wore the sunny yellow blazer to visit the youth developmentĀ charityĀ in Bath, founded by Olympic athlete, Kelly Holmes.

Yellow is often used as the unofficial colour by mental health charities, with Young Minds encouraging supporters to wear yellow on World Mental Health Day later this year.

The Meaning Behind Kate's Yellow Coat As She Steps Out For Mental Health Week

The casual look was a departure for herĀ formal outfits over the Coronation, and once again showcased Kateā€™s love of the British high street.Ā The blazer is from LK Bennett, and costs Ā£359.

She teamed the statement jacket with a white jeans and top, and her trusty white Veja trainers.

Kate has long been aĀ champion of prioritising the mental wellbeingĀ of young people, and supports various charities, including Heads Together and Shout 85258.

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The Kelly Holmes Trust puts athletes shoulder to shoulder with young people, to pass on their winning mindset and provide coaching and mentoring, helping those who are facing adversity to develop the skills and confidence they need to succeed in education, work and life.

Kate was joined by Dame Kelly herself, as well as documentary maker and mental
health advocate, Zara McDermott, who is an ambassador of Shaping Us, a long-term campaign launched by The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood and spearheaded by the Princess.


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