"I call them my stripper shoes."
Kate is wearing platform silver shoes by Prada. I was obsessed with them right after taking these photos. I bumped into Kate later in the year at a Brit Expat event in the city and she wore them again.
That's when I asked her where did she get those shoes (although by then I had found out so asking was the final confirmation).
Kate has worn them (perfectly) dressed down in these photos but has also paired them with calf grazing skirts and dresses.
Below are versions of her killer shoes and parka: