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The Duchess Wears Eponine London for ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Musical

The Duchess wore Eponine London for tonight’s special performance of Dear Evan Hansen, a musical playing at the Noël Coward Theatre in London’s West End.  

The performance was a fundraiser for The Royal Foundation. 

A video from Hello’s Danielle Stacey shows the pair arriving. 

The couple entering the theatre. 

Kate as well as William just inside the theatre.

Richard Palmer of The reveal tweeted a quick video. 

people reports that “The award-winning musical tells the story of a boy named Evan who struggles social stress and anxiety as well as strongly wishes to link with his peers — so much so that he fabricates a friendship with a deceased trainee in order to be better to the boy’s family.”  Below, one of the special programs for tonight’s performance. 

A everyday Telegraph story reports “It is likewise commonly regarded as the very first major musical to put the subject of social media centre-stage.” Below, a quick video about the show from the Dear Evan Hansen West End Facebook page.  

Kensington Palace notes the show “has been credited with helping to begin important conversations about mental health and wellness between parents as well as teenagers”. 

The musical opened in London in November 2019; it is likewise playing on Broadway, where it won 6 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Below, Benj Pasek, Steven Levenson, as well as Justin Paul at the London opening. Mr. Pasek as well as Mr. Paul wrote the music as well as lyrics while Mr. Levenson wrote the book for the musical.    

Tonight the couple met some of the writers as well as producers before the show, including the three gentlemen shown above.

The evening basic reports the couple spoke about the mental health and wellness theme. 

“Ten years ago, do you believe this play would have been here?” William asked.

“I don’t believe it would have even existed,” Mr Pasek said.

Another view of the Duchess. 

Journalist Ahdeya Ahmed AlSayed was at tonight’s performance as well as shared a video of the royals as they headed to their seats. 

YRH Prince William..i am a guest of the British government.President of Bahrain’s journalists union.YRH,u &HRH the Duchess of Cambridge Princess Kate..u make Britain proud however a bigger source of pride is your humanity&the causes u support.!U both arr wat fantastic Britain needs.

— Ahdeya Ahmed AlSayed (@AhdeyaAhmed) February 26, 2020

 After the performance, they met the cast.

And spent time speaking with them. 

I’m not sure what the Duchess is gesturing at in this shot.Another video from Richard Palmer. 

 A group photo. 

The show is partnering with four non-profits, including the shout dilemma support line as well as Young Minds, charities supported by HeadsTogether.  In a program note William said: 

Catherine as well as I are delighted to join you this evening for a special charity performance of Dear Evan Hansen at the Noel Coward Theatre. One of the issues that we care passionately about is mental health and wellness as well as we are pleased that Dear Evan Hansen is helping to begin important conversations between parents as well as teenagers about this important subject. 

We are especially proud that Shout, a mental health and wellness support service launched by the Royal Foundation, is one of four not-for-profit partners of Dear Evan Hansen providing mental health and wellness resources to audiences of the show.

Proceeds from sales of special Dear Evan Hansen London fan Art Totes (£15) will likewise benefit the charities. many thanks to my buddy Janet for letting me understand about the totes.  

Below, Kate as she was leaving the theatre.

Now for our look at what Kate wore for this evening’s benefit.  

The gown was by Eponine London, from the label’s AW ’18 collection. 

Done in black bouclé, the piece features a fitted bodice with rhinestone or crystal buttons, an oversized collar, elbow-length sleeves, as well as a pleated, full skirt.  Below, a better look at the material as well as buttons. The images on the left as well as in the center are from this evening; the shot on the right is from the product page; it looks like Kate’s buttons are different from those shown on the model.

Other Eponine designs the Duchess has sported include a eco-friendly sheath worn for February 2019 institution visits; a blue gown seen for a January 2017 go to to the Anna Freud Centre (the gown was repeated for engagements in Yorkshire in 2018); as well as a retro-inspired skirt fit very first worn in March 2016 (that was repeated in March 2017).

TheDuchess brought back her Jimmy Choo ‘Romy’ dégradé glitter pumps.

The style features a pointed toe, 3.9″ heel as well as shimmering glitter atop suede in a pattern that fades from ‘dusk blue’ at the heel to silver at the front of the shoe. We show the style at Jimmy Choo ($725) where it is in stock in most sizes; it is likewise offered at Bloomingdale’s in most sizes ($725) as well as at Neiman Marcus ($725) in restricted sizes. It is on sale in restricted sizes at Net-a-Porter ($435). It is likewise offered in a 2.5″ heel at Jimmy Choo ($725). 

It looked like Kate was carrying a Jimmy Choo clutch that matches the heels, the brand’s Ellipse Dégradé Glittered leather Clutch ($995). The bag is covered with glitter that darkens from top to bottom; it is lined in leather as well as measures approximately 8.5″ x 5″. 

Many thanks to Innominate as well as heaven on Twitter for their assist on the ID. 

The Duchess wore her hair down as well as brought back the Queen’s chandelier earrings, shown lower right in the inset. 

Below left you see Kate this evening. other occasions Kate has worn the earrings include (left to right) a 2017 Paris reception; the 2018 Tusk Conservation Awards; as well as the 2017 Royal range Performance. On the far right, Kate in the earrings at the 2011 BAFTA dinner in Los Angeles, the very first time she was seen wearing them. 

The Duchess has likewise worn them for state occasions, including the diplomatic reception as well as a state dinner. 

One more picture from this evening. 


Kensington Palace put together a quick video from the night featuring the show’s iconic ‘You are Not Alone‘ song.  

This covers the Dear Evan Hansen London opening night at the Noël Coward Theatre; it runs about 1:20.

This everyday Mail video has 30-seconds showing the couple arriving. 


The everyday Mail’s protection is here; Robert Jobson’s story for The evening basic is here 

A people article is here; a town as well as country story is here; Hello’s piece is here; Elle’s story as well as gallery are here; The Telegraph’s fashion column by Caroline Leaper is here; the Fug Girls publish is here 



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