Kate Middleton wears £15 mask for first time on royal engagement during visit to Sheffield

The Duchess of Cambridge wore a face mask for the first time on a royal engagement during a visit to Sheffield.

Wednesday, 5th August 2020, 10:02 am

The royal visitor to Sheffield wore the £15 floral face mask from Amaia as she revealed that the stories of families struggling during lockdown had moved her to tears.

Kate described how she wept after a trip to a baby bank, which provides essential items to mothers in need like nappies and infant clothes, as she visited a similar project in Sheffield.

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The Duchess of Cambridge wore a face mask in Sheffield yesterday for the first time (Pic: PA)

The duchess’ tour of Baby Basics UK in South Yorkshire highlighted her efforts spearheading a donation drive which has seen shops like John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s and Tesco give more than 10,000 new goods to baby banks across the country.

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During the event, Kate put on a floral face mask, a move which shows how the monarchy are adhering to coronavirus guidelines like the rest of the country.