The Duchess of Cambridge has a reputation for being one of the world’s most influential style icons. Her preppy, polished sense of fashion looks straight out of the pages of a Ralph Lauren catalog and often features classy tea dresses, elegant outerwear, and sophisticated gala dresses. The key, however, to mimic Kate’s style surprisingly isn’t having a huge array of clothes in your wardrobe. The Duchess is notorious for repeating outfits and we appreciate that she keeps a solid foundation of go-to staple pieces rather than a frivolous wardrobe full of trendy, fast-fashion items. Follow along as we re-trace some of Kate’s favorite, repeat-offender outfits throughout the years:
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22. The Black Floral Dress
One of Kate Middleton’s most iconic gala dresses is this black floral gown that she’s worn on multiple occasions. The first time she wore it was quite memorable because it was one of her riskier looks with the off-the-shoulder neckline that bared her shoulders. She wore the look again years later but made some adjustments to it by adding modest cap sleeves.