All the Times Duchess Kate Has Repeated Her Favorite Outfits

Just because she's a Duchess, doesn't mean that she isn't a pro at shopping in her closet.

Not only is Kate Middleton known for her exquisite taste, from her Alexander McQueen dresses to her festive Catherine Walker coats, but the Duchess of Cambridge is also known for keeping those outfits in a steady rotation. It turns out, rewearing outfits is a do for the royals. Naturally, Middleton's sartorial history is jam-packed with some outstanding outfit repeats from her rewearing of the christening outfits that she had made for her childrens' big days and even repeating coats that she is rumored to have designed herself.

See here the most stylish outfits that Kate Middleton has reworn and be inspired to go shopping in your own closet, just like a Duchess would.

Middleton has worn her fuchsia Mulberry coat through all of her three pregnancies, pictured here in January 2018 and March 2015, while she was carrying Prince Louis and Princess Charlotte.

The Duchess has also reworn her teal peplum L.K. Bennet suit on a few occasions, including March 2012 and December 2015.

Middleton has repeated this M Missoni tweed coat a few times, pictured here in March and June of 2012.

This soft purple Roksanda Ilincic was first worn by Kate in July 2011 while visiting Los Angeles and then again in July 2012.

Duchess Kate picked this gray Matthew Williamson dress with turquoise embellishment in April 2012 and November 2015.


This green double breasted coat has been worn to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in 2014 and on an official visit it Canada in 2016.

Duchess Kate rewore the white Alexander McQueen outfit that she donned for Princess Charlottes christening in 2015 to her brother-in-law's royal wedding in May 2019.

This crimson L.K. Bennet coat has been seen on numerous occasions, including in November 2012 and February 2016.

This red pleated Alexander McQueen dress has been seen multiple times on Duchess Kate, at the Anna Freud Family Christmas Party in 2015 and while celebrating the Diamond Jubilee in June 2012.

Middleton has worn this classic red Spagnoli suit with a black belt to multiple official appearances, in February 2011 and again in April 2015 as well as in February 2017.

Kate wore this Michael Kors coat dress to ANZAC Day ceremonies in April 2014 and the opening of the Magic Garden at Hampton Court in May 2016.

This playful polka dotted (and bump friendly) dress has been worn by the Duchess of Cambridge multiple times, but most notably in April and May 2013, during her first pregnancy.

Duchess Kate donned this simple ivory Roland Mouret gown to a dinner for the Thirty Club in May 2012 and to a film premiere in December 2013.

Middleton has reworn this dark green blue Jenny Packham gown for the St. Andrews 600th Anniversary Dinner at the Metropolitan Museum in New York in 2014 and at the Portrait Gallery Gala in February of that same year.


Middleton wore this teal Jenny Packham gown with lace detailing to the 2012 Olympic Gala, bringing it back into circulation for the Tusk Conservation Awards in November 2018.

This emerald Catherine Walker coat with velvet cuffs and a matching collar has been seen multiple times on Duchess Kate: at two events on March 17, 2017 and at the Armistice Day ceremony in November 2018.

Middleton wore this Emilia Wickstead coat to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in March 2012 and then once again for the same occasion a year later—while pregnant!

Rumored to have designed this sleek eggplant topper herself, Middleton has worn it to visit Newcastle in November 2012 and to Christmas Day services in Sandringham in 2011.

Middleton wore this yellow eyelet A-line frock while on the Diamond Jubilee Tour in 2012 and while visiting Australia in 2014.

This Diane von Furstenberg black lace gown has been worn twice by Kate Middleton, once to a Royal Variety performance in November 2014 and again in November 2017.

Middleton first wore her red Armani coat in December 2006 (before her marriage to Prince William) and then brought the look back in April 2013.

Duchess Kate wore this tartan Alexander McQueen dress coat in November 2012 and then again on Christmas day in 2013.

Middleton has worn this wine-hued Paule Ka skirt suit multiple times, most notably in October 2012, February 2017, and recently in November 2018.


This fur embellished emerald Catherine Walker coat first appeared on Duchess Kate while visiting Stockholm in January 2018 and then again a few months later while celebrating St. Patricks Day 2018.

This blue boucle tweed Rebecca Taylor skirt suit first made an appearance in April 2012, popping up again in April 2014.

Middleton has worn this gold Jane Troughton coat publicly three times: in 2006, 2011, and in 2012.

This pink peplum Alexander McQueen dress was first worn by Duchess Kate in April 2014 and made a reappearance in May 2016.

Middleton has worn this baby pink Alexander McQueen coat with pearl buttons to Trooping the Colour in June 2013 and the Commonwealth Service in March 2015.

Duchess Kate wore this custom soft yellow Alexander McQueen dress coat twice: to Prince George's christening in October 2013 and to a garden party in May 2016.

The Duchess of Cambridge has worn this classic fit-and-flare Alexander McQueen dress to tour the Rolls Royce Campus in September 2012 and to depart from Bhutan during the royal tour of India in April 2016.

This white lace Zimmermann A-line frock has made two appearances on Duchess Kate, first while visiting Australia in 2014 and then a few months later at Wimbledon that year.

This grey and white patterned Hobbs dress has been worn by Kate in July 2012 and April 2014.

This dove grey Katherine Hooker outfit has been seen twice: first in June 2011 and then in June 2012.


Kate Middleton wore this grey Orla Kiely dress with black embroidery at the collar to the Princes Trust at Dulwich picture gallery in March 2012 and to meet with children at Islington Town Hall in October 2015.

This black lace Temperley London gown has been worn by the Duchess of Cambridge many times, most notably in January and November 2012 and later in December 2013.

Duchess Kate wore this black and white patterned Tory Burch frock in April 2014 and in October 2015.

Middleton wore this L.K. Bennet sheath dress in February and August 2014.

Kate Middleton has worn this cornflower blue Alexander McQueen coat three times. She first sported the topper in April 2014 and again in June of that year, but brought the look back in February 2016.

The Duchess of Cambridge donned a hunter green Max Mara midi-length coat to attend Christmas Services in Sandringham in December 2015. She later wore it to visit Edinburgh in February 2016.

Middleton first wore this olive Reiss overcoat with a belt in in January 2014, then reupping the number in November 2015 without a waist-cincher.

The Duchess of Cambridge has worn this zip-up Kelly green coat three times: twice in 2014 and once in March 2016.

The Duchess of Cambridge has worn this kelly green Catherine Walker coat, once in April 2014 and again in May 2016.

Middleton first wore this gold Alexander McQueen lace dress to celebrate the Queen's diamond Jubilee in June 2012, but re-wore the dress sans belt to a garden party at Buckingham Palace in June 2014.


The Duchess of Cambridge first wore this simple lavender Emilia Wickstead dress for an official visit to Germany in July 2017, later rewearing the look to the Global Ministerial Health Summit in October 2018.

Middleton wore this L.K. Bennet white and blue floral shift dress to arrive at the Brisbane Airforce Base in April 2014. She wore the feminine number again to visit Luton in August 2016.

Kate Middleton first wore this sunny yellow Roksanda half-sleeve sheath in April 2014 to visit the Sydney Opera House. She later rewore the look in July 2016 for a day at Wimbledon.

The Duchess of Cambridge debuted this shimmering pink Jenny Packham gown in June 2011 for the ARK 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner. She later brought the romantic look back to attend a gala dinner in support of East Anglia's Children's Hospices' Nook Appeal in June 2016.

The Duchess of Cambridge stunned in a scarlet Jenny Packham gown for a state banquet with Chinese President Xi Jinping in October 2015. She then wore the vivid red formal gown for the annual reception for members of the Diplomatic Corps at Buckingham Palace in December 2016.

The Duchess of Cambridge donned this sailor knit sweater dress by Alexander McQueen in Canada in July 2011, bringing the look back to attend Wimbledon in July 2012.

The Duchess of Cambridge has worn this bright blue Stella McCartney short sleeve sheath four times: first in July 2012, then in April and July of 2014 and again in July 2016.


Middleton first wore this ice blue Christopher Kane dress to a reception at Buckingham Palace in July 2012, and then again in June 2014 with a matching hat for the Order of the Garter Service.

The Duchess of Cambridge has worn the Hobbs London Celeste coat several times over the years. She's pictured here on Christmas Day 2016 and during a visit to Liverpool on Valentines Day in 2012.

Kate wore this leopard print Hobbs coat first in 2013 for a ship naming ceremony and then again in 2015 during a visit to Margate.

The Duchess of Cambridge wore this brown patterned Orla Kiely fit-and-flare dress with brown tights and brown suede boots in February 2012 and then donned the exact same look a year later in November 2013 in a visit to Only Connect.

This buttercup yellow Emilia Wickstead dress coat was debuted by Kate at the Order of the Thistle service in Scotland in July 2012. But the Duchess of Cambridge re-accessorized the look with nude pumps for a trip to India in April 2016.

Middleton wore this simple bright green Diane von Furstenberg dress to visit the British Consul-General's residence in L.A. in July 2011. She then repeated the look at the end of that very same month for Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall's pre-wedding party.

Middleton first appeared in these nautical-inspired Alexander McQueen separates in August 2011, bringing the look back in June 2014 and May 2016.

Kate first wore this blush pink Emilia Wickstead dresscoat in May 2012, rewearing it a few weeks later, this time with a hat, for a garden party at Buckingham Palace.


Middleton has worn this pleated teal Emilia Wickstead dress coat three times, first in April 2014, then again in December 2014 and most recently for a visit to the BBC in November 2018. She has also worn a pink version of this frock multiple times!

Mom-to-be Kate wore this burgundy boucle coat from maternity brand Séraphine while pregnant with Princess Charlotte in December 2014 and again in December 2017 while she was expecting Prince Louis.

It was a cobalt Eponine London dress coat for the a visit to a child bereavement center at CBUK Stratford in January 2017. Middleton re-wore the classic knee-length coat in November 2018 while attending the opening of a McLaren Technology center.

Middleton debuted her GOAT cream coat while pregnant with Prince George in March 2013. She later brought it back into her maternity rotation while pregnant with Prince Louis in November 2017.

For the opening of the Kensington Leisure Center in January 2015, pregnant Kate picked a baby blue Séraphine coat, which she brought back out for an appearance at Kings College in January 2018.

This ivory See by Chloe dress with a crochet knit bodice was first worn by the Duchess of Cambridge during the royal tour of Canada in September 2016 . She wore it next to a party at Buckingham Palace to honor Armed Services members' families in May 2017.

Middleton first wore this red Eponine London skirt set in March 2016 to visit with the XLP Project and then again a year later to attend a film launch with the Heads Together campaign.


Kate debuted this classic navy Zara blazer at the 2012 Paralympics, bringing it back in April 2014 for an official trip to New Zealand.

Middleton first wore this ivory Catherine Walker coat during the royal tour of Canada in October 2016, but re-wore the elegant number with a pillbox hat for Easter Day Service in 2017.

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