Outfit repeating: On the red carpet, it's frowned upon, but when you're a royal, you make your own rules! Duchess Kate often re-wears her favorite looks, and for good reason… they're amazing! Wonderwall.com is rounding up some of her most killer and oft-repeated recycled-fashion moments. Keep reading to check them out…
Duchess Kate kept warm in in a cornflower blue Alexander McQueen coat at the naming ceremony for the RRS Sir David Attenborough in Birkenhead, England, on Sept. 26, 2019. It wasn't the first time she'd donned the colorful outer-garment — which she wore with Emmy London block heels — in public…
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The first time Duchess Kate wore her blue Alexander McQueen coat in public, she kept things simple. Price William's missus sported navy-blue pumps and a red poppy remembrance pin while wearing her hair in a ponytail during a memorial service commemorating the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of WWI at the Blenheim War Memorial in New Zealand on April 10, 2014. The visit to the memorial was part of the royal couple's official tour of New Zealand and Australia.
Duchess Kate donned her blue Alexander McQueen coat yet again while accompanying Prince William to the D-Day 70th anniversary remembrance event in Normandy, France, on June 6, 2014. This time, she sported black accessories: a small clutch, simple black pumps and a black fascinator.
When Duchess Kate wore her beloved Alexander McQueen coat for the third time — during the RAF Air Cadets 75th Anniversary celebration at St. Clement Danes church in London on Feb. 7, 2016 — she completed her look with a Lock & Co. hat and blue suede shoes.
Duchess Kate wore this gorgeous Alexander McQueen gown again at the 2019 Portrait Gala in London on March 12. But this time, she wore her hair down and pulled up the sleeves for a slightly more modest look.
Duchess Kate first donned this double-breasted red Catherine Walker coatdress during her 2014 royal tour of Australia and New Zealand. She accessorized with a matching red pillbox hat, black heels and a black clutch, completing her look with her stunning engagement ring and Queen Elizabeth II's fern brooch, which was a gift to the monarch during her coronation world tour.
Duchess Kate kept warm in the same red Catherine Walker coatdress at the Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London on March 11, 2019. This time, she completed her look with a slightly different red hat and beige heels. She carried a matching beige clutch.
This divine tartan Alexander McQueen coat dress was first spotted on Duchess Kate in November 2012 when the royal marked St. Andrew's Day at St. Andrew's School in Berkshire, England.
The perfect Christmas coat! Duchess Kate recycled that green-and-blue plaid Alexander McQueen coat dress for Christmas Day services in 2013.
More than six years after she first wore this plaid Alexander McQueen coat dress in public, Duchess Kate donned it again, this time to open the V&A Dundee design museum in Dundee, Scotland, on Jan. 29, 2019, alongside Prince William.
She sure loves a red coat! Duchess Kate — then known as Kate Middleton — wore this red Spagnoli skirt suit for the first time in February 2011 — two months before she married Prince William — while visiting the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. This suit would become one of her staples as a duchess…
Fast-forward a few years to April 2014 when Duchess Kate attended a Cricket World Cup event rocking that same red Spagnoli suit.
Duchess Kate donned the red Spagnoli set for the third time in February 2017 when she was attending the Place2Be Big Assembly in London.
In July 2011, Duchess Kate and Prince William visited Los Angeles, where she put together some movie-star-worthy ensembles. One of them was this gorgeous green Diane von Furstenberg knee-length frock with a bow detail at the waist.
Duchess Kate was a quick outfit repeater with this Diane von Furstenberg dress! She wore it just weeks later at cousin-in-law Zara Phillips' pre-wedding party in Edinburgh, Scotland.
When Duchess Kate loves an item, we see it a lot. Case in point? This beautiful emerald green Catherine Walker coat that includes velvet detailing on the cuffs and collar. Kate was fittingly first seen sporting it on St. Patrick's Day morning in London in 2017.
Same day, same coat, different country! Duchess Kate loved this Catherine Walker coat so much that she wore it while traveling to Paris to meet with President Francois Hollande later that same day in March 2017!
The third time Duchess Kate publicly donned her emerald Catherine Walker coat? November 2018 while attending a service at Westminster Abbey to commemorate the centenary of the World War I armistice.
This black-and-white polka-dot design became one of Duchess Kate's go-tos during her first pregnancy with Prince George. She was seen rocking it in April 2013 at the inauguration of Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden in London.
It was polka dots again for Duchess Kate just a month later in May 2013 when she rocked the same dress while attending a wedding in Oxford, England.
This gold lace Alexander McQueen dress is one of our favorite looks on Duchess Kate. She first wore it to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in June 2012 with a ribbon belt accent at the waist.
Round two of this divine Alexander McQueen dress came in June 2014 when Duchess Kate wore it to a garden party at Buckingham Palace sans belt.
That shade of pink! Those pearls! We're happy Duchess Kate wore this darling Alexander McQueen coat more than once! The first time was at the Trooping the Colour in London in June 2013 when she was pregnant with Prince George.
Duchess Kate wore the pink coat once more in March 2015 — when she was pregnant with Princess Charlotte — while attending the Commonwealth Service.
The second time Duchess Kate publicly rocked this bright magenta look, she was on her way to the Royal Opera House in January 2019.
Duchess Kate has an abundance of adorable skirt sets in rotation including this red Eponine London suit she first wore in March 2016 while visiting with the XLP Project.
In March 2017, Duchess Kate donned this sweet set again, wearing it while attending the launch of Maternal Health Films before Mother's Day that year.
Nautical Alexander McQueen? We loved this look on Duchess Kate, as it was a total breath of fresh air compared to her usual ensembles. She first wore the look in August 2011 while visiting the Summerfield Community Centre in Birmingham, England, with husband Prince William.
The second time Duchess Kate wore this chic Alexander McQueen set in public? June 2014 during an official visit to Bletchley Park in Bletchley, England.
The third time's the charm! Duchess Kate wore the nautical-inspired Alexander McQueen ensemble once more in May 2016 at an event in Portsmouth, England.
The next time Duchess Kate wore this dreamy dress? It was May 2017 at an event honoring armed services members' families.
Powder blue Christopher Kane was Duchess Kate's choice for an event at Buckingham Palace in July 2012.
In June 2014, Duchess Kate attended the Order of the Garter Ceremony in Windsor, England, wearing that same sleek Christopher Kane look.
This royal doesn't always wear designer duds: Duchess Kate donned this navy blue Zara blazer back in September 2012 at the London Paralympic Games, and she'd keep it in rotation…
We first saw this pale purple Roksanda Ilincic gown when Duchess Kate wore it in July 2011 during a visit to Los Angeles. It was so nice, she wore it twice…
Duchess Kate rocked the lavender Roksanda Ilincic look again exactly one year later, sporting it at the UK's Creative Industries Reception in London in July 2012.
Gorgeous! Duchess Kate wore this ivory Roland Mouret gown more than once. The first time she wore this stunning number? At a dinner for the Thirty Club at Claridges in London in May 2012.
A year and a half later, Duchess Kate picked out the pretty Roland Mouret gown again to wear to the premiere of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" in London in December 2013. We loved its boatneck design and the slit up the front, something we're not used to seeing on the royal.
Typically when Duchess Kate rocks an outfit again, she changes up the accessories. But when it came to this Orla Kiely long-sleeved, patterned dress, tights and boots were the way to go. She first wore this look in February 2012 then replicated it a year later.
Duchess Kate duplicated this Orla Kiely look in November 2013 while out in London.
This pink Jenny Packham gown with silver detailing was definitely worth repeating! Duchess Kate first wore it in June 2011 at the ARK 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner.
In June 2016, Duchess Kate rocked the pale pink Jenny Packham gown once more, this time at a gala to support East Anglia's Children's Hospices' Nook Appeal in King's Lynn, England.
Duchess Kate in leopard print! It didn't happen once but twice! The royal rocked this Hobbs frock first in June 2012 while pregnant with Prince George at a naming ceremony for a Princess Cruises ship in Southampton, England.
When Duchess Kate was pregnant with Princess Charlotte, she rocked the leopard-print dress again while visiting the Turner Contemporary Art Gallery in Margate, England, in March 2015.
This darling red pleated Alexander McQueen dress was first spotted on Duchess Kate at the queen's Diamond Jubilee in June 2012.
Duchess Kate rocked the red dress again in December 2015 at an Anna Freud Centre Family School Christmas party.
It was another nautical-inspired Alexander McQueen ensemble for Duchess Kate in July 2011: a sailor-style knit sweater dress with navy stripes that she paired with navy heels while in Charlottetown, Canada.
Duchess Kate wore the sweater dress by Alexander McQueen once more in July 2012 while taking in some tennis at Wimbledon.
Those sleeves! We adored this glamorous Jenny Packham gown that Duchess Kate donned during a gala celebration of Team Great Britain and the Paralympics in May 2012. From those lace cap sleeves to the exquisite belt detail, this gown was perfect for a red carpet moment.
Six years later and this gorgeous gown was still in rotation! Duchess Kate wore the lovely Jenny Packham design at the Tusk Conservation Awards in London in November 2018.
Duchess Kate's gray Matthew Williamson statement dress included gorgeous turquoise embellishments along the collar and sleeves was first spotted on her at the premiere of "African Cats" in April 2012.
We were happy to see this amazing dress again in November 2015 when Duchess Kate was spotted rocking it while attending the Place2Be Headteacher Conference in London.
We loved this blue M Missoni tweed coat that Duchess Kate donned in March 2012, and so did she! Just a few months later, she wore it out again…
In June 2012, Duchess Kate rocked the M Missoni coat again, and this time added a fabulous fascinator.
A good gown deserves to be worn more than once! Duchess Kate first donned this beautiful black lace Temperley London dress to the premiere of "War Horse" in London in January 2012.
Later that year, Duchess Kate sported that Temperley London gown again, this time at an event for the University of St. Andrews in London in November 2012.
The last time Duchess Kate wore that black lace number? The royal rocked the dress for the third time while attending a screening of David Attenborough's "Natural History Museum Alive 3D" at London's Natural History Museum in December 2013.
We've been obsessed with this perfect red L.K. Bennett coat since November 2012 when we first saw it on Duchess Kate at a rugby match in Cardiff, Wales.
We got to see the coat once more in February 2016 when Duchess Kate wore it at a ceremony for RAF Search and Rescue Force operations.
This dark teal L.K. Bennett peplum suit got plenty of wear from Duchess Kate. She rocked it for the first time in March 2012 with a thick black belt.
In December 2015, Duchess Kate opted for the same L.K. Bennett suit, this time with a thinner matching belt at the ICAP charity day.
Duchess Kate wore the same Catherine Walker coat in 2017 while attending Easter Day services in Windsor, England.
It was a pale yellow Emilia Wickstead coat dress for Duchess Kate at the Order of the Thistle service in Scotland in July 2012.
Duchess Kate wore that same coat dress a few years later while touring India and Bhutan in April 2016.
Fortunately for royal fashion watchers, we got to see this beautiful Jenny Packham look more than once! The first time Duchess Kate wore the gown — which featured a black velvet belt detail at the waist — was at a gala at the National Portrait Gallery in London in February 2014.
Duchess Kate picked the navy Jenny Packham off-the-shoulder number for the St. Andrews 600th Anniversary Dinner in New York City in December 2014. We have to say, this is one of our favorite looks on the royal!
This white dress with a blue floral print by L.K. Bennett is another of Duchess Kate's favorites. She was first seen in the frock in April 2014 while arriving at the Brisbane Air Force Base.
It was time for Duchess Kate to wear the white-and-blue floral-patterned L.K. Bennett design again two years later in August 2016 while visiting a hospice care center in Luton, England.
This pretty pink number by Emilia Wickstead was definitely one of Duchess Kate's go-to dresses! She first wore the pastel design in May 2012 at a lunch thrown by Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle.
It was so nice, she needed to wear it twice — in one month! Duchess Kate wore the pale pink Emilia Wickstead frock once again a few weeks later at a garden party at Buckingham Palace in May 2012.
You know the old adage — if you love it, get it in multiple colors! Duchess Kate did just that with this Emilia Wickstead number, picking it up in teal as well. The royal was first seen in this version of the Emilia Wickstead frock in April 2014 while touring New Zealand.
In December 2015, Duchess Kate recycled this pretty pleated dress while visiting the Action on Addiction Centre in Warminster, England.
Duchess Kate's teal Emilia Wickstead dress made another appearance in November 2018 when the royal stopped by the BBC.
This black lace Diane von Furstenberg dress was made for royalty! Duchess Kate first wore it to a Royal Variety performance in November 2014. She'd wear it again three years later…
Duchess Kate donned that Diane von Furstenberg gown once more in November 2017 while attending a gala dinner for the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families at Kensington Palace in London.
This baby blue Seraphine coat was first seen on Duchess Kate during her pregnancy with Princess Charlotte. The royal wore it to the opening of the Kensington Leisure Center in January 2015.
Duchess Kate put the coat back on in January 2018 when she visited the mother and baby unit at London's Bethlem Royal Hospital while pregnant with Prince Louis.
This hot pink Mulberry coat has been a maternity wardrobe staple for Duchess Kate for years! In March 2015, she sported the chic garment while pregnant with Princess Charlotte.
In January 2018, Duchess Kate re-wore this hot pink coat while pregnant with Prince Louis.
Another maternity staple? This cream coat by GOAT that Duchess Kate first wore while pregnant with Prince George back in March 2013 during a visit to the offices of Child Bereavement UK in Saunderton, Buckinghamshire, England.
While pregnant with Prince Louis, Duchess Kate relied on this trusty cream GOAT coat once more. This time, she wore it while stopping by Hornsey Road Children's Centre in London in November 2017.
Emilia Wickstead is one of Duchess Kate's go-to designers. She wore this knee-length pink frock first in July 2017 during a royal visit to Germany.
Duchess Kate re-wore this sweet Emilia Wickstead dress while attending the Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London in October 2018.
Duchess Kate's black-and-white patterned Tory Burch dress was a chic staple in her wardrobe a few years ago. She first wore it in April 2014 while on a tour of New Zealand with Prince William and Prince George.
Duchess Kate rocked that Tory Burch frock once more in October 2015 while attending an event for Mental Health Day in Harrow, England.
Duchess Kate first wore this white-and-gray short-sleeved dress with a white belt by Hobbs while visiting Bacon's College in London in July 2012.