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The Duchess Of Cambridge Has A Trick For Repeating Memorable Outfits

How easy is t(hat)?

31/07/2017 11:59 PM AEST

There’s no shame in the Duchess of Cambridge’s outfit-repeating game. But we may have just learned her trick to making those old looks seem new again. 

The former Kate Middleton wore a white Alexander McQueen coat dress to a World War I memorial service in Belgium on Sunday. 

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T(hat)'s how you repeat a look. 

Savvy fans might recall It’s the very same dress she wore to Princess Charlotte’s christening in 2015.

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Another lovely look. 

Although the shoes, jewelry and lack of stroller help set the new look apart, it’s really all about switching one elaborate hat for a bigger, fancier hat. 

It’s as simple as that, and it’s a trick that she’s worked at weddings, too:

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L: At Laura Parker Bowles' wedding in 2006. R: At Zara Phillips' wedding in 2011.

Sometimes she reverses course and ditches a hat altogether, as with this red McQueen dress:

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L: At the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant in 2012, R: At a dramatic arts reception in 2014. 

Sigh. A girl after our own repeat-loving hearts. 

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