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Kate's Royal Tour Recap: See Her Three-Outfit Sunday (Including an Easter Hat!)

Apr/20/2014 at 02:00 PM ET

Ginnifer Goodwin Wedding Dress SketchCole Bennetts/Getty; Tim Cooke/Rex USA

Kate‘s fashionable tour accelerated in Australia with a three-outfit day on Sunday — including two repeats of favorite dresses from past years.

At her trip to the Sydney zoo (where Prince George got to preside over the unveiling of a bilby exhibit named for him), the Duchess of Cambridge wore a boatneck pastel yellow eyelet dress by independent designer (whom the palace hasn’t named). She last wore the dress (with the same Stuart Weitzman wedges) during the royal tour to southeast Asia in 2012.
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Fashion Faceoff, the Royal Tour Edition: Kate Middleton Wears Same Zimmermann Dress as Naomi Watts

Apr/18/2014 at 10:34 AM ET

We Tried It: Kate Middleton Royal Tour HairJames Whatling/Splash News Online

Get excited: We have our first Fashion Faceoff of the Royal Tour. The white Zimmermann dress Duchess Catherine wore for a busy day of events Friday — including a stop at the Royal Easter Show and a trip to Sydney, Australia’s famed Manly Beach — has also been spotted on a big time Hollywood A-lister.

The eyelet “Roamer Day” frock is from the Australian label’s Summer 2014 collection, and Aussie actress Naomi Watts wore the exact same design in a recent ad campaign for Jacobs Creek Wine. See the shot below. Read More

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We Tried It: 3 Hairstyles from Kate's Royal Tour

Apr/17/2014 at 05:22 PM ET

We Tried It: Kate Middleton Royal Tour HairSamir Hussein/Wireimage. Inset:Tim Rooke/Rex USA;Courtesy Brittany Talarico

What it is: Being a total fangirl and bringing pictures of your hair idol Duchess Catherine to the blowout bar so you can get her look (pegged to her current Royal Tour hairstyles of course)

Who Tried It: Brittany Talarico, Associate Style Editor

Why She Tried It: Because the only thing that excites me more than this gif of Prince George is Kate’s hair

How crazy is it on a scale from 1 to Ridiculous? If you’re getting one of her looks recreated at a blowout bar, it’s a zero. They’re super easy for any hairstylist to master. If you’re doing it on yourself, I’d say about a 3.5-7.5, all depending on your hair type, and how good you are with a curling iron and bobby pins.

RELATED: More of the best beauty tips you’ve never heard!

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Kate Gets Wrapped Up in the Perfect Print Diane von Furstenberg Dress (Which Already Sold Out, of Course)

Apr/17/2014 at 10:36 AM ET

Kate Middleton styleTim Rooke/REX USA

Earlier this year, Diane von Furstenberg celebrated the 40th anniversary of her iconic wrap dress. Now the designer has cause to celebrate again. On Thursday, Duchess Catherine wore the DVF “Patrice” dress when she and Prince William traveled to Australia’s Blue Mountains to visit with residents of an area affected by devastating brushfires last fall.

Unfortunately for those who already have out their credit cards, the Ikat-print cotton dress, which retails for $325, sold out less than 10 minutes after Kate’s appearance, which is not surprising. Read More

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Royal Tour Style Recap: Check Out Kate's In-Flight Change from Rebecca Taylor to Roksanda Ilincic

Apr/16/2014 at 10:06 AM ET

Kate Middleton Royal Tour StyleCameron Burnell/Getty; Chris Jackson/Getty

No sweats and sneakers for this international traveler! The Duchess of Cambridge spent part of the three-hour flight from Wellington to Sydney changing from a chic blue suit into a sunny yellow dress to kick off the Australian leg of the Royal Tour.

The Duchess started her day in a “Sparkle Tweed” jacket and matching skirt by New Zealand-born designer Rebecca Taylor (which she paired with black Alexander McQueen pumps) for a visit to the Royal New Zealand Police College. Fashion followers will remember that Kate first wore the ensemble to a reception for the Scott-Amundsen Centenary Race in April 2012. Read More

Kate's First Royal Tour Rewear: A Chic Red Luisa Spagnoli Suit

Apr/14/2014 at 10:00 AM ET

Kate Middleton red suit new zealandWeirPhotos/SplashNews; Chris Jackson/Getty

They don’t call her the queen of wardrobe recycling for nothing!

After debuting a week’s worth of new ensembles, Kate made her latest Royal Tour appearance in Christchurch, New Zealand wearing a red wool suit from Luisa Spagnoli that she first wore in 2011 to visit her alma mater St. Andrews (and to reportedly sign the condolence book there for the victim of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake).
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The Royal Tour: Kate Wears a Favorite Design by New Zealand-Born Emilia Wickstead, Then Switches Into Jeans

Apr/13/2014 at 11:44 AM ET

Kate Middleton New Zealand postPhil Noble/Getty

Look familiar? During a visit to the city of Dunedin, New Zealand Kate wore an aquamarine coat dress that looked strikingly similar to a pink frock she wore (twice!) last spring.

The Duchess of Cambridge’s dress — which she paired with a matching hat by milliner Jane Taylor and the fern brooch she wore when she landed in Wellington on the first day of the Royal Tour — was a sartorial tribute to her host country and to one of her favorite designers, New Zealand-born Emilia Wickstead. (We predicted a rewear of the pink dress, but leave it to Kate to keep us on our toes.)

Kate’s latest look marks the first time she’s worn a dress by designer with a Kiwi connection on the Royal Tour. Wickstead, whose eponymous label is London-based, also created one of Kate’s most memorable maternity dresses.

“She is making everybody want to dress up a little bit more even if you are a young girl,” the designer told PEOPLE after the debut of her Spring/Summer 2014 collection at London Fashion Week last September. “And I think that’s great and really exciting — I’m a true believer in dressing up and making an effort.”

Kate Middleton New Zealand postStephen Lock/i-Images/Polaris; Fiona Goodall/Pool/

Later in the day, Kate changed into skinny jeans and a waffle knit sweater by Jonathan Saunders to attend the Regal Rippa Rugby Day at Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium (and to help coach a team of little kids – cue the awws!) And finally, she did a variation on “The Kate” (blue Zara blazer, striped shirt, skinny jeans, wedges) by swapping in a checked shirt to tour a vineyard. And she may have put pregnancy speculation to rest by sampling the vineyard’s wares. Also on the docket? A personally-embroidered life vest for a white-water rafting trip.

Which is your favorite of Kate’s recent outfits? Do you love that she’s getting her favorite dresses in multiple colors?

–Bronwyn Barnes, reporting by Monique Jessen

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