Kate Middleton Channeled an Iconic 'Harry Potter' Look in Ireland and Fans Are Tweeting the Similarities

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    • Prince William and Kate Middleton had a busy schedule that included an an engagement at Windsor Park football stadium and a visit to the Braid Arts Centre, among other things.
      • On the second day of the trip, Kate turned heads in a stunning, baby-blue Mulberry coat. The look drew comparisons to Disney princesses, but fans on Twitter were quick to point out the similarities to the school uniform worn by students at Beauxbatons, the French, all-girls magic school featured prominently in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

        This week, Prince William and Kate Middleton traveled to Northern Ireland for an official royal visit. Like most royal travel, the itinerary for the trip was intense, and included an engagement at Windsor Park football stadium, home of the Irish Football Association (IFA), to play soccer with a group of young girls, meetings with the Police Service in Northern Ireland to hear about the challenges officers there face, and taking part in a workshop at the Braid Arts Centre.

        On the second day of the trip, Kate turned heads in a baby-blue Mulberry coat (which she paired with navy Rupert Sanderson Malory pumps, which are still shoppable (and predictably pricey).

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        Here's a full-length look at the outfit:

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            If you think. the outfit looks positively magical, then you're not alone. Fans on Twitter were quick to point out just how similar Kate's baby-blue look is to the school uniform worn by students at Beauxbatons, the French, all-girls magic school featured prominently in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

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            Here's Fleur Delacour, Beauxbatons' star pupil and Triwizard champion, for some up-close comparison:

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            And a close-up of Kate's cape coat:

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            Sketches of the costume were shared on the official Harry Potter site, Pottermore:

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            And we have to admit, the looks are similar:

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            Here's what Potterheads had to say about Kate's low-key cosplay:

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            Looks like yer a wizard, Kate.

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