Kate Middleton makes first post-baby appearance

Allison Yee
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

She’s been keeping a low profile since welcoming Prince Louis in April, but Kate Middleton has been snapped in public for the first time, attending a wedding rehearsal for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Prince William was seen at the wheel with Kate by his side as the couple headed to Windsor Castle.

Kate and Wills were seen heading to the royal wedding rehearsal in Windsor. Photo: Splash

The Duchess was seen in a red floral belted shirt dress by Michael Kors, accessorising her look with big black sunglasses.

While the couple’s children weren’t seen in the car as they arrived, Prince George – who is a pageboy in the ceremony – was later seen peeking out of the car as the family headed home to Kensington Palace.

It was a family affair at the wedding rehearsal, with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle snapped smiling and looking relaxed as they were driven to Windsor.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive for Wedding rehearsals in Windsor, Berkshire, UK. Source: Getty

Reports claim Meghan’s mum Doria Ragland also met Kate and Wills, sharing a meal at Windsor Castle.

The Queen was also pictured leaving Buckingham Palace to take part in the rehearsals and reportedly had tea with Harry and Meghan.

The Queen seen leaving Buckingham Palace. Source: Getty

The rehearsal comes following the latest chapter in the pre-wedding drama saw Kensington Palace issue a statement from the actress, confirming that her dad would not be attending the wedding.

“Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding,” she said in a statement released by Kensington Palace.

“I have always cared for my father and hope he can be given the space he needs to focus on his health.”

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