Kate Middleton turns heads with fresh blond highlights

Kate Middleton’s wardrobe may be embracing the fall season, but her hair still has that summer sheen.

The brunette duchess showed off warm blond highlights as she made an appearance at the Natural History Museum in London on Wednesday. The royal, who serves as a patron for the museum, wore her layered locks down for the occasion, giving royal fans a good look at her sunkissed makeover.

Kate Middleton showed off a sunkissed 'do as she visited The Angela Marmont Centre For UK Biodiversity at the Natural History Museum in London on Wednesday. (Photo: Samir Hussein/WireImage)

Fashion-wise, however, she stuck to autumnal tones. Kate wore an eggplant-hued knit sweater with a scalloped neckline from British high street chain Warehouse, which she paired with olive green culottes from Jigsaw, another fast fashion favorite. But while her clothes were budget-friendly, her accessories screamed luxury, from a burgundy Chanel handbag to matching Tod’s heels.

The duchess contrasted her summery locks with a chic outfit in an autumnal palette. (Photo: Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)

It’s not the first time the royal has dabbled with hair color, though her brunette blowout had a more auburn tone when she stepped out for an event on Oct. 2.

Kate's hair appeared to have reddish tones on Oct. 2. (Photo: Bart Lenoir/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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