From country tweed to bang on trend how Kate Middletons style has evolved over the years


THE Duchess of Cambridge has quickly become a style inspiration with many of her outfits selling out as soon as she wears them.

But it hasn’t always been this way. From her early tweed skirts to that iconic blue engagement dress, we take a look at the evolution of Kate’s wardrobe.

August 2004

Posing in front of Blenheim Palace, Kate teams riding boots with a heritage tweed skirt and matching coat for an old-school royal look

December 2006

Kate plays with colour in an Armani coat, but looks more mum than girlfriend at Williams graduation at Sandhurst

November 2010

The Issa dress Kate wears to announce her engagement to Wills sells out in 24 hours, but isnt cutting-edge

October 2018

The first signs Kate is upping her style game as she steps out in this edgy Erdem number. Its covers where it should, but a shoulder reveal adds a bit of glamour

February 2019

Kate is often seen in a shades of blue, and this Mulberry cape coat looks gorgeous on her. Its a wardrobe investment shell be able to wear time and time again

March 2019

This was the moment the Duchess blossomed into a true fashion icon, thanks to this chic Gucci blouse, high-waisted Jigsaw trousers and Aspinal of London bag

March 2019

The Duchess steps out in a stunning Alexander McQueen tiered floral, belted dress, reworked from when she first wore it as an off-the-shoulder number back in 2017

March 2019

A military-inspired red Catheriine Walker coat, perfectly styled with a pillbox hat and beige suede accessories, puts Kate centre stage at the Commonwealth Day service

May 2019

On paper, an ankle-skimming, polka dot shirt-dress shouldnt work, but thanks to the oversized collar, cuffs and drop waist, her Alessandra Rich number is stylish and spot-on

June 2019

Stepping straight out of a fairy tale, Kate looks every inch the princess in a powder-blue lace dress by Elie Saab, beautifully accessorised with a stunning Philip Treacy hat

September 2019

Blending in beautifully in an Emilia Wickstead rose-print dress and raffia wedges while opening the Back to Nature play area in Wisley, Surrey

October 2019

Kate is a fan of the high street, and a Warehouse jumper, Jigsaw culottes, Tods pumps and Chanel bag (we can but dream) are the perfect ways to transition into winter

October 2019

Starting the royal tour in Pakistan, the Duchess channels Princess Diana with this elegant turquoise dress and trousers co-ord from British designer Catherine Walker