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Pregnant Kate Middleton pays subtle tribute to Princess Diana as she attends dinner with Swedish royal familyThe Duchess of Cambridge wore her late mother in law’s pearl earrings and bracelet for the black tie event this eveningDanielle StaceyMagazine Online Content EditorKara O’Neill21:22, 30 JAN 2018Updated13:45, 31 JAN 2018Get daily updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribing!Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailThe pregnant Duchess of Cambridge paid a subtle tribute to Princess Diana this evening as she accessorised her eye catching dress with her late mother in law’s jewellery.She appeared to be wearing Diana’s pearl bracelet and Collingwood earrings to complement the stunning Erdem gown for the black tie event at the Residence of the British Ambassador in Stockholm.Kate previously wore the bracelet in Germany in July last year and has also previously worn the earrings.The Duchess’ dress was one of her more bold style choices, but she is an avid fan of the London based designer and has worn his distinctive dresses on numerous occasions.(Image: Getty Images)It is believed to be a version of the label’s silk crepe de Chine ‘Stephanie’ gown , from the AW17 collection, and costs Kate also displayed her usual sartorial diplomacy the gold mustard hue of her frock is a subtle tribute to both British fashion and Sweden’s national colours, which are blue and gold. She also carried a burgundy clutch bag.Kate has worn jewellery that belonged to Princess Diana on a number of occasions, including the Cambridge Lover’s Knot tiara, which she donned for a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace in July last year.The tiara was allegedly so heavy that it gave Diana headaches , however she wore it several times.After her death it was kept in a safe until it was given to Kate, who has also worn it in both 2015 and 2016.Of course, Kate most famously wears Princess Diana’s engagement ring, given to her by Prince William when he proposed on holiday in Kenya in October 2010.At the time, Prince William said he wanted to use his mother’s jewellery as a “way of making sure my mother didn’t miss out on today and the excitement.”Kate also owns a pair of diamond and sapphire earrings, gifted to her by her husband and originally owned by Princess Diana.(Image: PA)It’s been a packed first day for the Duke and Duchess as they kicked off their tour of Sweden by watching a bandy hockey game. Then they joined the Swedish royals for lunch, followed by a walk around Stockholm.The couple finished off their afternoon with a visit to the Nobel Museum and attended an event celebrating Swedish design.The Duchess wore her hair in loose curls for most of Tuesday’s engagements, but it was restyled into a chic updo for the formal dinner, which showed she was wearing Princess Diana’s Collingwood pearl and diamond earrings..