As the wife of the future King of England, the Duchess of Cambridge is one of the most photographed women in the world and her fashion choices are scrutinised by the style set. While the world waits with bated breath for the imminent arrival of her second child, here we take a look back at some of her style highlights.
April 11 2008 (below left)
The Duchess of Cambridge wore a white Reiss coat to accompany Prince William to RAF Cranwell, where he received his Royal Air Force wings from his father Prince Charles.
September 18 2008 (below right)
She wore a pair of neon hotpants and a sequin top, accessorised with a fuchsia Mulberry bag, for a charity roller disco in London.
August 14 2009
In an Issa dress with a cornflower blue Jane Troughton coat at the wedding of Nicholas Van Cutsem and Alice Hadden-Paton at the Guards Chapel in London.
November 16 2010 (below left)
For the press announcement of her engagement to Prince William she was dressed in a sapphire blue dress by Issa and was photographed for the first time wearing her 18-carat engagement ring, which had belonged to William’s mother Diana, Princess of Wales.
December 13 2010 (below right)
Mario Testino was the official photographer for the couple’s engagement portrait, in which she wore a Reiss dress and Links of London white topaz earrings.
April 29 2011
Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen designed the Duchess’ wedding dress dress in close collaboration with the bride herself.
July 7 2011 (below left)
The royal couple watched the Calgary Stampede in Calgary on the last day of their Canadian tour. In keeping with the cowgirl theme, the Duchess wore an Alice by Temperley blouse with Goldsign bootcut jeans and a Stetson hat.
July 7 2011 (below right)
The Duchess wore a Jenny Packham dress to board a plane at Calgary airport after their Canadian tour.
August 19 2011
In an Alexander McQueen blouse and wool crepe skirt during a visit to Birmingham with Prince William.
January 8 2012 (below left)
She chose a Temperley London black lace gown and a Mascaro velvet clutch for the London premiere of War Horse.
September 13 2012 (below right)
On the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s tour of South East Asia, the Duchess wore a white Alexander McQueen gown with gold embroidery for an official dinner at the Istana Negara in Malaysia.
September 14 2012 (below left)
On the fourth day of the Diamond Jubilee Tour, whilst visiting the Assyakirin Mosque in Malaysia, she wore a white Beulah dress and matching headscarf.
September 16 2012 (below right)
They both wore local Solomon attire – given to them by their hosts – for a dinner held in their honour.
September 12 2013 (below left)
She wore a gown by Jenny Packham and Jimmy Choo heels at the Tusk Foundation Gala Dinner at The Royal Society in London – the first red carpet event she attended following the birth of Prince George.
April 9 2014 (below right)
In an Alexander McQueen coat for a visit to Blenheim, where the royal couple took part in a service of remembrance for New Zealand’s war dead.
April 18 2014 (below left)
On the Duke and Duchess’ Royal tour of Australia, she wore a Zimmerman dress for a visit to Manley Beach, Sydney, where the royal couple met local life guards.
April 19 2014 (below right)
On a visit to the Royal Australian Airforce Base at Amberley, she wore a dress by L.K. Bennett.
October 21 2014 (below left)
At the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 Awards at London’s Natural History Museum, she wore a gown by Jenny Packham with Monica Vinader jewellery.
March 13 2015 (below right)
She chose a navy Chiara wool trapeze coat by Beulah London for the Afghanistan Service of Commemoration, accessorising with navy heels and a bow-embellished clutch.
March 17 2015
The Duchess attended the St Patrick’s Day parade at Mons Barracks in Aldershot, England, where she paired her Catherine Walker coat with a bright green shamrock brooch.