Anyone who has ever worn a pair of stilettos will agree that having your heel caught in a metal grate is the absolute worst. In fact, such a misstep would cause most of us to trip, but not Kate Middleton!
The pregnant royal expertly handled the wardrobe calamity as she walked into an opening of a new treatment center.
Kate, who is expecting her third child with husband Prince William in April, recovered beautifully winning the crowd over with a smile and royal wave.
The Duchess has stepped at out in blue frequently throughout her pregnancy–while it might seem like a simple favorite, this color has more significant to her than what meets the eye. This particular shade of royal blue is similar to the color she wore during the announcement of her engagement to Prince William—and it also mirrors the 18-carat sapphire engagement ring she wears on her wedding finger to this day.
This article originally appeared on InStyle.