Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Princess Kate Proves She's Truly Traditional in Conservative $2990 Michael Kors Collection Suit

Dec/27/2015 at 12:33 PM ET

As Princess Kate has proven, no one can wear a traditional wool suit quite like an English royal.

The 33-year-old debuted a new ensemble on Sunday when she attended a church service with the royal family — including Prince William and a dapper-looking Prince Harry — in Sandringham.

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The outfit — a purple-brown heritage guncheck Michael Kors Collection wool suit featuring a three-button jacket ($1995) and modest, calf-length skirt ($995) — was paired with one of the Duchess of Cambridge’s black Lock & Co hats, called “Fairy Tale.”

Of course, this isn’t the first time that Kate has worn the traditional country suit. She wore a similar outfit when she attended the 2007 Cheltenham Gold Cup alongside William when she was his then-girlfriend. She has also worn (and re-worn) a blue tweed suit by New Zealand-born designer Rebecca Taylor.

The houndstooth-check suit (especially one like the outfit Kate wore on Sunday) is an extremely traditional form of dress for women in England. Usually reserved for casual occasions in the countryside like afternoon tea or shooting parties, the English style usually features a longer skirt than the famed Chanel-style tweed suit.

What do you think of Kate’s country church look? Let us know below.

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Princess Kate's Festive Christmas Day Style: A Look Back!

Dec/21/2015 at 09:00 AM ET

Princess Kate‘s style is a joy to behold 365 days a year, but her Christmas Day attire is especially merry.

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Three Sweet (and Stylish!) Ways Princess Kate Paid Tribute to Diana This Week

Dec/14/2015 at 04:32 PM ET

Princess Kate might have paid a very public homage to Princess Diana recently when she wore her late mother-in-law’s Cambridge Lover’s Knot tiara to an official event at Buckingham Palace — but it seems the royal mom is also channeling Diana when it comes to her off-duty look too. Read More

Princess Kate Cuts Her Hair (and It's 'Lob'-Adjacent)

Dec/09/2015 at 11:36 AM ET

Cue the collective gasp: Princess Kate has cut her long locks! She debuted a shoulder-length look at ICAP’s annual Christmas Charity Day held on the trading floor of the brokerage firm in London’s financial district (where she and Prince William helped raise $540 million for charity). While we mourn the loss of her Disney-princess-esque mane, let’s examine the style change:

Catherine and Prince William attend the ICAP charity Chris Jackson/Getty;Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty

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Royal Rewear! Princess Kate Recycles Dress from 2012 for Latest Public Outing

Nov/18/2015 at 11:30 AM ET

Princess Kate has been remixing her hair lately (the bangs! the braid!), but she’s sticking to her signature dressing ways, which means recycling looks from her famous closet. Her latest rewear? A peplum design from 2012!

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Princess Kate's Sweet State Banquet Jewelry Secret: She Wore Queen Elizabeth's Wedding Bracelet!

Oct/23/2015 at 02:15 PM ET

While Princess Kate’s tiara was the talk of the town at the state banquet at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday evening, those weren’t the only royal baubles that Kate borrowed from her grandmother-in-law.

Kate also wore three major pieces from Queen Elizabeth II’s private jewelry collection, significant not only due to their historical importance but also because they are some of the most treasured items belonging to Her Majesty.

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