Naturally Brits responded appropriately, with plenty of sarcasm.
The tone deaf article (have you heard of sustainability guys? It's all the rage now. Plus it's Second Hand September) said;
Middleton has stepped out in the cerulean jacket many times before, as far back as 2014. In fact, in April 2014 she wore it to a WW1 commemorative and Flying Day, and re-wore it a few months later in June to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
And, well, they should have probably realised what the responses would be...
I’ve worn my coat at least 400 times. https://t.co/bqfheGLzeK