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Kate Middleton just recycled this famous outfit

Here’s where you’ve seen it before

Yesterday the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William attended the Centenary of Passchendaele Commemorations in Belgium, to mark 100 years since the start of the battle in Ypres, which saw many die during World War One.

Kate wore a white Alexander McQueen coat dress with a matching hat, and if the coat looked familiar to you, it’s because you’ve seen it before.

She first wore it for Princess Charlotte’s christening in 2015, though with a different hat and shoes.

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This time round, Kate wore grey suede heels, while for the baptism, she chose champagne satin pumps instead.

Although she wore pendant earrings in 2015, this time around, she embellished her outfit with a pearl brooch (a symbol of wisdom and purity) and a poppy, which has been widely used to commemorate the fallen, representing the fields of poppies in France.

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It’s not the first time Kate has recycled an outfit, and she is often praised for doing it, showing she can be just as frugal as the rest of us.

She wore a white Roland Mouret floor-length dress she wore at a private dinner in 2012, and then again at a movie premiere in 2013, this time paired with a Zara necklace.

There is also a DAY Birger et Mikkelsen champagne coat dress she wore in 2006, 2011 and 2012 at various engagements, a blue and white floral L.K.Bennett dress she wore on tour in Australia in 2014, and then again at a charity visit in 2016.


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