It's a Bhutanese Kira for Kate on day 5, she and William try Bhutan sports

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We have seen Kate in two different looks today as the royal tour left India and traveled to Bhutan. For the departure from India and arrival near Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, Kate brought back an Emilia Wickstead piece.

The Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge Visit India & Bhutan

Flying into Bhutan can be quite an undertaking; from The Telegraph:

"The Duke and Duchess touched down in Paro, near Thimpu, at an airport that is reputed to be the hardest in the world at which to land.

Only a handful of pilots are qualified to fly in to Paro, where they must perform a sharp 90 degree turn immediately before landing because of the mountains that surround it."

Kate and William's visit is big news in the Himalayan country, many of the day's events were live-streamed by Bhutan Broadcasting. The Duke and Duchess were greeted by the King's sister, Her Royal Highness Princess Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck.

The Duke and Duchess Of Cambridge Visit India and Bhutan - Day 5

We previously saw this piece at the Order of the Thistle in 2012. Today the coat was worn with a belt, that enhanced the look of the coat significantly.

Beneath her coat the Duchess wore her 'Chrissy' dress by Tory Burch as shared in this picture by from ABC's Carolyn Durand; you can just see Kate s she is about to board this morning's flight.

Kate wore the piece when attending a private meeting a private Place2Be meeting in June, 2014. Kate accessorized with her Natalie clutch and Fern pumps, both by LK Bennett. She also wore a new pair of earrings we've yet to identify.

Below, Kate and William on their way to the Tashichho Dzong for their audience with the King. The Duchess changed into a traditional Bhutanese look, wearing a kira (also spelled as kera).

The Duke and Duchess Of Cambridge Visit India and Bhutan - Day 5

More from Gordon Rayner in The Telegraph:

"They arrived at the official royal fortress, the Tashichho Dzong, walking behind a procession of musicians and dancers in national dress, then bowed and curtsied to the king and queen, reflecting their more junior status, as they were welcomed by them."

After the audience Kate and William saw what is considered the grandest room in the building, and where monks perform their daily prayers. "Every inch of the room is covered in Buddhist art, and a thousand smaller statues of the Buddha line the walls."

After the private time both couples made their across the courtyard for the chipdrel, or welcoming ceremony. Kate's purple and the Queen's red played nicely off each other.

Kate Middleton and the Queen of Bhutan

After the ceremony ended Kate and William were treated to an archery exhibition and competition; archery is Bhutan's national sport.

From The Telegraph's coverage:

"...crowds lining the archery field had been told the Duke might try his hand at archery, but clearly had not expected the Duchess to get involved too.

After the Duke fired two arrows at a dinner plate-sized target from 50 yards away, shooting wide both times, he offered the bow to the famously competitive Duchess, who prompted a huge cheer from the 1,000-strong crowd when she accepted."

"Target? What target?"

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It's a Bhutanese Kira for Kate on day 5, she and William try Bhutan sports

Prince William, and Duchess Kate during an Bhutanese archery demonstration on the first day of a two-day visit to Bhutan on the 14th April 2016 in Paro, Bhutan.

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Kate and William get prepared to shoot arrows, a wrap is applied to Kate's arm to protect her wrist.

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The Duchess of Cambridge throws a dart during a Bhutanese sporting demonstration.

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Kate and William, clearly excited to try their hand at archery.

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Kate looks on as the Duke of Cambridge fires an arrow during an Bhutanese archery demonstration.

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Kate smiles upon arrival at a demonstration of Bhutanese sports at the National Stadium.

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William fires an arrow while Kate watches.

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Kate reacts after trying her hand at archery.

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Duchess Kate and Prince William watch his first arrow -- which apparently went a little off-course!

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge walks with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge as part of a ceremonial Chipdrel on arrival into the Tashichhodzong.

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The Duchess of Cambridge meets children before a Bhutanese archery demonstration on the first day of the Bhutan visit.

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The Duke and Duchess laugh as William shows off his archery skills.

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Kate and William watching a demonstration.

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Prince William looks on at an archery display in Thimphu's open-air archery venue.

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Duchess Kate reacts after she throws a dart during a Bhutanese sporting demonstration.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge react as they take part in archery at Thimphu's open-air archery venue.

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Kate cracks up after she fires an arrow and it goes a little bit astray.

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William kindly warns the watching crowd that they might want to move a little to the side.

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Oops -- what target?

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Prince William gives his best shot, taking part in dart throwing.

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Scared, Kate?? The Duchess hilariously reacts to her latest dart toss.

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Ah, well! The classic Kate faces continue. 

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Prince William looks on as Duchess Kate fires an arrow.

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Britain's royals seemed to have a blast having a go at archery.

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Duchess Kate laughs at herself after throwing darts.

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"You just hold it here, dear," William helps instruct Kate on how to hit the bullseye.  

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Yes, that's pretty sharp! Kate and William laugh before they try firing a few arrows.

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Kate's face though! She braces herself for William's first arrow.

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The Duchess reacts during dart throwing at Thimphu's open-air archery.

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Their faces are too good -- Kate's hilarious reaction after she fires her first arrow!

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The Duchess of Cambridge puts her head in her hands because she missed the target while taking part in khuru, a traditional Bhutan sport.

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This girl loves her sports.

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It's okay Kate, we've all been there!

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Even taking part in athletics, the Duchess was perfectly polished in her Paul and Joe wool cape.

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Kate did not actually wear a dress, but a skirt that followed the basic design and structure of a traditional kira from what I could tell. The fabric for the piece was sourced and woven in Bhutan by noted artisan Kelzang Wangma. Ms. Wangma is so respected she was asked to create pieces for the wedding of the future Queen Jetsun.

The Duchess introduced another clothing brand, wearing a Paul and Joe wool cape. The cape is all wool, with a silk lining and hook & eye front fastening. The intricate embroidery seen on the piece was actually done in India.

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