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Queen of Style: 46 of Princess of Wales Kate Middleton’s Most Defining Fashion Moments

The Princess of Wales is lauded for her incredible sense of style, perfectly mixing a traditional royal wardrobe with contemporary flair. A champion of both British designers and the high street, she seems to grow more sartorially confident with every year that goes by. Here are the looks that made Kate a true style icon.

At the Earthshot Prize ceremony in Boston, wearing a rented green gown by Solace London, paired with an emerald choker that was previously worn by Princess Diana, December 2022. Photo: Getty

While at Wimbledon in canary-yellow dress by Roksanda – a look the royal repeated while arriving in Jamaica, July 2022. Photo: Getty

At Royal Ascot in a polka-dot dress by Alessandra Rich, paired with a matching fascinator – calling to mind one of Princess Diana’s famous Ascot looks, June 2022. Photo: Getty

At the Top Gun: Maverick premiere in London, wearing an off-the-shoulder monochrome gown by Roland Mouret, May 2022. Photo: Getty

Attending an evening reception in Belize in a glittering pink gown by cult brand The Vampire’s Wife, March 2022. Photo: Getty

Embracing princess fashion in a glittering green dress by Jenny Packham, featuring a ruffled off-the-shoulder neckline, while attending a dinner hosted by the Governor General of Jamaica, March 2022. Photo: Getty

Wearing Catherine Walker at the Together at Christmas community carol service in London, December 2021. Photo: Getty

Wearing Miu Miu ahead of the Royal Carols: Together At Christmas broadcast, December 2021. Photo: Getty

Wearing Alexander McQueen at the Imperial War Museum to officially open two new galleries, The Second World War Galleries and The Holocaust Galleries, November 2021. Photo: Getty

Wearing Jenny Packham at the Royal Variety Performance at Royal Albert Hall, November 2021. Photo: Getty

Wearing Alexander McQueen at the Earthshot Prize 2021 at Alexandra Palace, October 2021. Photo: Getty

Wearing Christopher Kane to make the keynote speech at the launch of the Taking Action on Addiction campaign, hosted by the Forward Trust in London, October 2021. Photo: Getty

Wearing Emilia Wickstead at the Ulster University Magee Campus in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, September 2021. Photo: Getty

Wearing a Ganni gilet at Alexandra Park Sports Hub to learn more about the Scouts’ #PromiseToThePlanet campaign in Glasgow, November 2021. Photo: Getty

Wearing Hobbs to when visiting Nower Hill High School in London, November 2021. Photo: Getty

The Princess of Wales wore a Jenny Packham gown to the No Time To Die World Premiere at Royal Albert Hall, September 2021. Photo: Getty

Wearing Zara at University College of London to meet with leading researchers to discuss new holistic studies into the early years, October 2021. Photo: Getty

Wearing Beulah at the Wimbledon Championships in London, July 2021. Photo: Getty

Wearing LK Bennett at launch of The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood at Kensington Palace, June 2021. Photo: Getty

The Princess of Wales wearing a Holland Cooper trench to host a drive-in cinema screening of Disney’s Cruella for Scottish NHS workers at The Palace of Holyroodhouse, May 2021. Photo: Getty

The Princess of Wales at Cardiff Castle, December 2020. Photo: Getty

To celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the NHS, the Princess of Wales donned a collared design in fitting colours from Beulah London to visit the Queen Elizabeth hospital in King’s Lynn, July 2020. Photo: Getty

At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Princess of Wales wore a Marks & Spencer trouser suit in blush while providing solidarity in a difficult lockdown period, March 2020. Photo: Getty

The Princess of Wales attending the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 at Westminster Abbey, March 2020. Photo: Getty

The Princess of Wales arriving for a meeting with the President of Ireland at Áras an Uachtaráin, March 2020. Photo: Getty

As part of the then-Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s 2020 tour of Ireland, Kate payed homage to the country with a green dress from The Vampire’s Wife, March 2020. Photo: Getty

The then-Duchess of Cambridge hosting a Gala Dinner in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Place2Be at Buckingham Palace, March 2020. Photo: Getty

The then-Duchess of Cambridge attending the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 at the Royal Albert Hall, February 2020. Photo: Getty

Attending a special reception during the then-Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Royal Tour of Pakistan, Kate perfectly blended tradition with modern style with this Jenny Packham design, 2019. Photo: Getty

Attending a Gala Dinner in aid of ‘Mentally Healthy Schools’ at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Kate chose a Gucci design in flowing sheer fabric, 2019. Photo: Getty

Arriving at the launch of The King’s Cup Regatta at The Cutty Sark, Kate donned navy trousers and a breton jumper, a recurring feature in her daytime wardrobe, 2019. Photo: Getty

When visiting the Henry Fawcett Childrens Centre, Kate chose this Gucci blouse that she wore backwards which attracted much praise in the media, 2019. Photo: Getty

Attending the ‘Back to Nature’ festival at RHS Garden Wisley, Kate perfectly executed daytime style with this Emilia Wickstead dress, 2019. Photo: Getty

In a houndstooth coat by Catherine Walker, the then-Duchess of Cambridge upped her style stakes when visiting the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, 2018. Photo: Getty

The Princess of Wales opted for a floral design by Erdem to attend a reception dinner in Sweden, 2018. Photo: Getty

Attending the Royal Variety Performance, the then-Duchess of Cambridge dazzled in a bejewelled Jenny Packham gown in powder blue, 2017. Photo: Getty

In a nod to the nautical heritage of Portsmouth, the Princess of Wales opted for an Alexander McQueen look while visiting Ben Ainslie Racing and the 1851 Trust, 2016. Photo: Getty

Looking sophisticatedly regal, Kate donned a Catherine Walker design for part of the 90th birthday celebrations for the Queen at The Guildhall, 2016. Photo: Getty

The Princess of Wales chose a bold red asymmetrical dress from Preen by Thornton Bregazzi to attend a reception at Government House during a Royal Tour of Canada, 2016. Photo: Getty

Attending the 100 Women In Hedge Funds Gala Dinner, the then-Duchess of Cambridge proved her fashion sensibility with a floral dress by Erdem, 2015. Photo: Getty

The Duchess of Cambridge Kate looked princess perfect in a Jenny Packham gown at a National Portrait Gallery reception, 2014. Photo: Getty

Leaving the Royal Princess cruise ship after receiving a tour on board in Southampton, the Princess of Wales opted for a printed dress coat by Silvia Fletcher, 2013. Photo: Getty

For her wedding to Prince William, watched live by 23 million people, Kate looked to Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen to create her stunning lace-sleeved gown, 2011. Photo: Getty

For her second wedding gown, the then-Duchess of Cambridge opted for a cream silk dress paired with angora cardigan by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen, 2011. Photo: Getty

Attending the 10th Annual ARK Gala Dinner, the Duchess of Cambridge showed her love of subdued sequins with this Jenny Packham gown, 2011. Photo: Getty

Kate chose a navy silk dress by Issa for the official announcement of her engagement to Prince William, 2010. Photo: Getty

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