34 stunning looks Kate Middleton repeats again and again

Getty/Chris Jackson, Joseph Johnson, WPA PoolKate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge and serial outfit recycler.

Kate Middleton‘s life is the opposite of normal – since marrying Prince William, her world revolves around public appearances, palaces, and the paparazzi. One day, she’s going to be the actual queen of England.

But there’s one part of her life that is pretty ordinary: Just like the rest of us, she likes to wear her favourite outfits multiple times.

Some fans say Kate’s fashion recycling is proof that she’s down to earth. It’s also a testament to her timeless taste in clothing. She’s still regularly donning outfits she debuted back in 2011 and 2012 – and they still look stylish.

Here are 34 looks the duchess has reworn over the years:


Middleton wore this L.K. Bennet dress in 2014 and again in 2016.

Getty/Chris Jackson, Eddie Mulholland/WPA PoolThis floral dress is one of her most popular looks.

Source:

New York Daily News


She debuted this Alexander McQueen coat while visiting St. Andrew’s school in 2012, then brought it back out for Christmas 2013.

Getty/WPA Pool, Chris JacksonOnly a year passed before she brought this one out again.

Source:

InStyle


She chose a sunny Roksanda Ilincic dress for a New Zealand trip in 2014 and Wimbledon in 2016.

Getty/Cameron Spencer, WPA PoolA lovely shade of yellow.

Source: Glamour


The Duchess loves wearing fire-engine red. She broke out this Luisa Spagnoli skirt suit in 2011, 2014, and 2017.

Getty/Chris Jackson, Joseph Johnson, WPA PoolMiddleton seems to love this skirt suit.

Source:

Marie Claire


She’s chosen this beaded Jenny Packham gown twice: in 2011 and 2016.

Getty/WPA Pool, Stephen PondAn elegant choice.

Source: ET


The tiaras here are different, but Middleton wore the same Jenny Packham gown for a 2015 dinner in China and a 2016 reception at Buckingham Palace.

Getty/WPA PoolSame dress, different tiaras.

Source: Daily Mail


Middleton is clearly fond of Jenny Packham’s creations. Here she is wearing another gown by the designer.

Getty/WPA Pool, PoolThis flowing silk dress features a black velvet sash belt.

Source:

Marie Claire


She stunned in this Temperley London gown throughout 2012 and 2013.

Getty/Tim Whitby, WPA PoolThis stunning maxi dress has a black lace overlay.

Source:

Marie Claire


She debuted this Orla Kiely dress in 2012, then rewore it in 2015.

Getty/WPA Pool, Chris JacksonThe floral pattern and pleated skirt are a nice touch.

Source:

Cosmopolitan


She always looks gorgeous in this feminine shift by Roksanda Ilincic.

Getty/WPA PoolThis is a classic look.

Source: Harper’s Bazaar


She chose this classy Alexander McQueen sweaterdress for her trip to Canada in 2011 and Wimbledon in 2012.

Getty/Pool, Clive RoseMiddleton has worn several designs by Alexander McQueen.

Source:

New York Daily News


This Emilia Wickstead coat was a perfect choice for St Patrick’s Day 2012 and 2013.

Getty/Chris Jackson, Ben PruchnieShe kept it simple with black pumps each time.

Source:

InStyle


Middleton doesn’t wear many embellished pieces, so this beaded Mathew Williamson dress was refreshingly different.

Getty/Gareth Cattermole, Chris JacksonThis one has a nice pop of colour.

Source:

Cosmopolitan


She’s worn this bright blue Stella McCartney shift at least four times since 2012.

Getty/WPA Pool, Pascal Le Segretain, Chris JacksonOne of her favourites outfits.

Source:

Cosmopolitan


The colour is clearly one of Kate’s favourites. She wore this L.K. Bennet dress twice during 2014.

Getty/WPA PoolMiddleton looks lovely in this shade of blue.

Source:

Cosmopolitan


Kate wore this feminine Alexander McQueen frock in both 2014 and 2016.

Getty/Pool, Ian GavanThis design features a plunging neckline and pleated skirt.

Source: Cosmopolitan


Middleton first wore this Hobbs dress in 2012, then revived it two years later for her trip to New Zealand.

Getty/Chris Jackson, Scott BarbourThis one has a comfortable boat neck and short sleeves.

Source:

Cosmopolitan


This Alexander McQueen coat has a cool vintage vibe. She wore it twice in 2014 and once in 2016.

Getty/Pool, Christopher Furlong, Chris JacksonMiddleton wearing yet another lovely design by Alexander McQueen.

Source:

InStyle


She opted for a sleek Christopher Kane coat dress in 2012 and 2014.

Getty/WPA PoolShe paired it with a matching hat the second time she wore it.

Source: Glamour


She chose this M Missoni tweed coat in March and June 2012.

Getty/Ian Gavan, Chris JacksonThe hat she wore the second time adds a nice touch.

Source:

InStyle


Middleton has also recycled her maternity clothes. She wore this Alexander McQueen coat while pregnant with George in 2013, then again while pregnant with Charlotte in 2015.

Getty/Chris JacksonHer maternity fashion is always stylish.

Source: InStyle


She did the same with this leopard-print dress by Hobbs.

Getty/Chris Jackson, WPA PoolShe once again kept the accessories simple.

Source: Bustle


Coat dresses (like this one from Orla Kiely) form the backbone of the Duchess’s wardrobe.

Getty/Chris JacksonThis coat dress is stylish yet functional.

Source:

New York Daily News


This one was custom-made for her by designer Emilia Wickstead.

Getty/Chris JacksonMiddleton appreciates a custom design.

Source:

Marie Claire


This Jane Troughton coat dress is a staple for Middleton: Here she is wearing it in 2006, 2011, and 2012.

Getty/Chris Jackson, Jeff J. Mitchell, Dan KitwoodAnother stunning coat dress for Middleton.

Source: Marie Claire


She’s recycled this patterned Tory Burch dress.

Getty/Pool, Max Mumby/IndigoThis one has a classic black knit pattern.

Source:

New York Daily News


Middleton first wore this dress by Australian label Zimmerman on a trip to Australia in 2014. She broke it out again for Wimbledon a few months later.

Getty/Ryan Pierse, PoolThis one has a subtle floral pattern.

Source:

New York Daily News


She wore this sunny, pale yellow frock on international trips in 2012 and 2014.

Getty/Chris JacksonMiddleton loves a classy but comfortable outfit.

Source: Harper’s Bazaar


She wore this Diane von Furstenberg shift twice in July 2011.

Getty/Chris Pizzello, Chris JacksonMiddleton is clearly a fan of this emerald green belted dress.

Source:

New York Daily News


Kate rocked this nautical Alexander McQueen ensemble in 2011 and 2014.

Getty/Chris Jackson, Danny E. MartindaleThis outfit was a nice change of pace.

Source:

New York Daily News


Middleton chose this Emilia Wickstead dress twice in two weeks back in 2012.

Associated Press, Getty/WPA PoolMiddleton wasted no time repeating this lovely outfit.

Emma Watson is another fan of Wickstead’s designs.

Source:

Marie Claire


She also has the same dress in blue.

Getty/Rob Jeffries, WPA PoolShe often goes for this shade of blue.

She wore this purple coat with black velvet trim by Séraphine on a trip to New York City in 2014 and while visiting the Rugby Portobello Trust in 2017.

Pool/Getty Images and Pool/Getty ImagesThis coat has become one of her best maternity looks.

The dress is currently on sale for $US495 for those wanting to copy her maternity style.


Middleton has also worn this blue coat dress by Catherine Walker & Co. for two very different occasions.

Franziska Krug/Getty ImagesKate Middleton seems to love this design by Catherine Walker & Co.

She was first spotted in the dress during a visit to Germany in 2017. People reported that the duchess repurposed the chic dress for her friend Sophie Carter’s wedding in late September 2018.

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