While Kate Middleton has always had fabulous style, she certainly elevated her wardrobe with more polished and modest pieces once she married into royalty. As she added new pieces, she also had to toss some old ones that wouldn’t work with her new duchess style protocol. Follow along for everything Kate Middleton can’t wear now that she’s a royal:
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20. Tote Bags
It’s common royal protocol for women to wear a small clutch when making public appearances. This allows them to have something in their hands to hold in the event that they don’t wish to shake someone’s hand and don’t want to appear rude. Due to this, Kate likely had to retire many of her go-to tote bags once she became a duchess in exchange for more sleek and compact clutches.