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Britain's Duchess of Cambridge recycles Diamond Jubilee lace dress for garden party

Published 10/06/2014 | 21:30

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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. Reuters/John Stillwell/Pool
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge meeting guests. Reuters/John Stillwell/Pool
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge smiles as she meets guests during a garden party held at Buckingham Palace. Reuters/John Stillwell/Pool

Catherine Duchess of Cambridge arrived at a garden party at Buckingham Palace wearing the same dress she wore to an event in 2012.

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The 32-year-old wore the slim-fitting nude lace Alexander McQueen dress, designed by Sarah Burton, she wore two years ago.

The stylish Duchess added a white fascinator and removed the nude waist band, to make the ensemble look as good as new.

Catherine last wore the dress for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee lunch in 2012.

Today, she paired the dress with nude stilettos and simple pearl earrings.

Some 8,000 guests turned out to the garden party to celebrate Prince Philip's 93rd birthday.

The royals marked the National Anthem before mingling with invited guests for tea in the 40-acre gardens.



In 2012...


The duchess is seen leaving St Paul's Cathedral in London after Queen Elizabeths Diamond Jubilee Thanksgiving Service in 2012, wearing Sarah Burton.

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