The Duchess of Cambridge has been criticised for wearing a glamorous green Jenny Packham gown when she accompanied Prince William to the BAFTAs on Sunday, 18 February 2018.

The Duke of Cambridge is the president of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

Female nominees and guests were encouraged to wear black at the BAFTAs to show their support the #MeToo and Time’s Up anti-sexual harassment campaigns.

Feminists expressed their condemnation of the Duchess’ dark green gown on Twitter claiming that the #TimesUp and #MeToo were not political.

However, these Feminists fail to understand that members of the British Royal Family only wear black when attending funerals or Remembrance Day services.

To wear black at any other time is a breach of royal protocol, which Kate clearly wanted to avoid.

Members of the British Royal family are also supposed to avoid all political statements and gestures.

Observers noted that the royal couple did not wear the Time’s Up lapel pin either.

Some have pointed out green was also the colour of the suffragette movement.

The Duchess wore a black belt with her empire line style gown, which she has accessorised with other outfits in the past.

The Duchess, now seven months pregnant, also wore an elegant emerald necklace with matching earrings, black shoes and carried a black clutch purse.

A few people, including Piers Morgan, defended the Duchess of Cambridge on social media.

Royal commentator Robert Jobson sums it up on Twitter.

And …

Diana Princess of Wales was criticised for her major fashion faux-pas by wearing a black Emmanuel gown at her first official engagement during the early 1980s.

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