Catherine, Princess of Wales, has always been a more progressive member of the British Royal Family.
And this is demonstrated in her willingness to often re-wear clothing items, as this act of re-using is not only beneficial for the British tax payers (less money spent on clothing), but is also kind to the planet, as it reduces the amount of clothing waste ending up in a landfill.
Let’s take a look at some of the best times that the princess has stepped out in style whilst dusting off an old favourite.
June 2022 was when the Princess of Wales first wore this stunning Alessandra Rich polka-dot dress. She understandably had to give this gem another outing for Wimbledon a month later.
A brooch and a matching fascinator really elevated this Jenny Packham dress that Catherine wore in Canada in 2016 (left), whilst in 2018, the princess decided to keep the look more paired back, accessorising the royal blue dress with a simple brown clutch.
This coat has actually been worn a total of six times (in public) and is over 10 years old – which you would hope to get from a good quality coat!
On the left Kate is seen wearing it in 2013, with a black turtle neck underneath, whilst in February 2023 she stepped out in the classic coat with a red turtle neck tucked under.
Princess Catherine made a bright statement when visiting Australia in 2014 and stepped out looking just as ravishing in the same dress in 2015.
This look was a favourite for Catherine to wear to weddings – firstly Laura Parker Bowles’ wedding in 2006 and then at Zara Phillips’ wedding in July 2011.
Catherine first donned this simple but sophisticated green dress whilst in Los Angeles in July 2011, and then it recieved it’s second outing during Zara Tindall’s pre-wedding celebration just three weeks later.
Catherine in 2009 and at Prince Philip’s 90th birthday celebrations in June 2011.
Princess Catherine wore this delightful cream dress in her official engagement portrait in December 2010, and wasn’t shy about re-wearing it six months later for Canada Day celebrations in July 2011.