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Kate Middleton is feeling blue, but not in the melancholy sense.

The trend-setting Duchess of Cambridge modeled a bespoke Christopher Kane coatdress in a royal blue hue for a full day of appearances in Dundee. She paired her wool outerwear with black tights and her favorite black Aquatalia boots, and she carried a Stuart Weitzman clutch.

Kate and Prince William spent Thursday night at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, where they met as students, before discussing the mental wellbeing of young people on Friday.

Upon their arrival at the Dundee Repertory Theatre, they spoke with royal admirers gathered outside. Once inside, she and William met with families who explained how they have been helped by mental health programs. They also met the cast and crew of the play In Her Shadows.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Prince William

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Local Claire Wallace, 33, and her daughter Ruby, nearly 2, were among those who met them. "William told Ruby that he has a son just a bit older than her and a daughter younger than her. They were very friendly and asking a lot of questions about the group," she told The Mirror. "They were asking if we did dancing and someone told them yes, Scottish country dancing, and I asked them, 'Did you try Scottish country dancing at St. Andrews?' They said yes, the Gay Gordon's, the Dashing White Sergeant and Strip The Willow. Kate said, 'We weren't very good.'"

An 8-year-old girl, Evie Walker, attended the event with her mom and found a commonality with William. "He was asking me what I like at school and what productions I have seen at the theatre, and I said I like maths and I've seen James and the Giant Peach and The BFG," she said, adding, "He said that he didn't like maths. It was cool to meet them but I was kind of scared."

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton

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Fearghas Simpson, 28, a recruitment executive from Ayr‎, asked Kate if William was still riding his motorbike. "He's still riding it. It always fills me with horror when he goes out on it‎," the Duchess of Cambridge said. "I'm terrified. Hopefully, I'm going to keep [Prince George] off it."

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge— also known as the The Earl and Countess of Strathearn in Scotland—have several more visits planned for Friday in Dundee.

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