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Princess of Wales wears monochrome Jenny Packham for Trooping the Colour

Kate and her three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, were out for the Trooping the Colour ceremony.

Prince Louis, the Princess of Wales and Princess Charlotte on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to view the flypast following the Trooping the Colour ceremony in central London (James Manning/PA)

The Princess of Wales returned to public life while she undergoes cancer treatment as she joined the royal family to celebrate the King’s official birthday.

Kate stepped out wearing a white, fitted Jenny Packham dress with a statement bow on the collar and a matching waistband, paired with a hat by Philip Treacy, and the Irish Guards Regimental Brooch, as she is the regiment’s Colonel.

Reports say her shoes were Jimmy Choo and she carried a Mulberry clutch.

The Princess of Wales, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis arrive for the Trooping the Colour ceremony at Horse Guards Parade (Yui Mok/PA)

Her earrings, from jeweller Cassandra Goad, appear to be ones she has previously worn, notably at the christening of Prince Louis in 2018, and she appears to have worn the same pair at Wimbledon last year as well.

The Duchess of Cambridge carries Prince Louis as they arrive for his christening service at the Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Over the years, Kate has not been afraid to shop her own wardrobe (as the sustainable fashion saying goes), regularly re-wearing some of her favourite garments and accessories.

The Princess of Wales speaks to ball boys and girls on day thirteen of the 2023 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon (Victoria Jones/PA)

Here are a few occasions Kate has re-worn outfits and looked fabulous:

1. Chanel jacket

The Prince and Princess of Wales attend a National Basketball Association game between Boston Celtics and Miami Heat at TD Garden in downtown Boston in 2022 (Paul Edwards/The Sun/PA)

On a three-day visit to the US, the prince and princess sat courtside at an NBA game in Boston, with Kate sporting a vintage 90s Chanel jacket, black trousers and heels.

The Prince and Princess of Wales arrive at the Copper Box Arena in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, east London, to take part in an event with Coach Core in October 2022 (Heathcliff O’Malley/Daily Telegraph/PA)

She wore the same boucle blazer and trousers combo a few weeks earlier in London while visiting the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Royal watchers are impressed that the mum-of-three has embraced vintage style more in recent years.

2. Jenny Packham gown

The Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge attend the 10th annual ARK (Absolute Return for Kids) gala ginner on behalf of The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry at Kensington Palace (Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA)

When the princess goes all-out glam for a red carpet event, she always impresses.

Fans went wild when she debuted this glittering rose gold gown by one of her go-to designers, Jenny Packham, at a gala dinner at Kensington Palace in 2011.

The Duchess of Cambridge attends a gala dinner at Houghton Hall in King’s Lynn in support of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices’ nook appeal (Stephen Pond/PA)

It’s no wonder Kate decided to don the sequinned showstopper once more, this time for a gala event in Norfolk in 2016.

3. Roksanda dress

The Duchess of Cambridge with Jamaica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Kamina Johnson-Smith (right) at Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston on day four of their 2022 tour (Jane Barlow/PA)

Taking a leaf out of Queen Elizabeth II’s royal style book, the princess chose a brilliantly bright yellow midi dress by British designer Roksanda for her arrival in Jamaica on a royal tour.

The Duchess of Cambridge on centre court following the presentation on day thirteen of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon (John Walton/PA)

She donned the same sunny frock to present the ladies singles’ trophy at Wimbledon in 2022.

4. Alexander McQueen coat

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London to mark the launch of the Hold Still photography project (Matt Dunham/PA)

Kate has been spotted in Alexander McQueen ensembles countless times throughout the years (starting with her iconic wedding gown, of course).

She debuted this trendy red coat for a hospital visit in 2020, accessorised with black block-heeled court shoes and a top-handle bag.

The Duchess of Cambridge greeting local people outside during a visit to Cleeve Court Care Home in Twerton, Bath, where she and the Duke of Cambridge spoke to staff about their experiences of providing care and helping residents to stay connected to their loved ones throughout the pandemic (Paul Grover/The Daily Telegraph/PA)

Later the same year, she gave the coat a chic winter makeover, styling it with a black roll neck jumper, suede boots and leather gloves.

5. Zara blazer

The Duchess of Cambridge arrives at the social care charity, Cridge Centre for the Family, in Victoria during a royal tour of Canada (Chris Jackson/PA)

It’s not just designer fashion looks that the princess rewears.

She first wore a white blazer from high street giant Zara paired with slim-cut trousers during a royal visit to Canada in 2016.

The Duchess of Cambridge arrives to attend the 1851 Trust charity’s final Land Rover BAR Roadshow at Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre in London (Gareth Fuller/PA)

The following year she played up the nautical style of the blazer, teaming it with cropped trousers with gold buttons while visiting the Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre, London.


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