Sunday 23 November 2014

2012: Kate Middleton's iconic year of style

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Kate wore an indigo Chanel style tweed suit by Rebecca Taylor for her visit to Goldsmiths college on the 26th April 2012. It is something of a style change up for Kate who has been mostly wearing dresses and dress coats for official appointments. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Kate wore an indigo Chanel style tweed suit by Rebecca Taylor for her visit to Goldsmiths college on the 26th April 2012. It is something of a style change up for Kate who has been mostly wearing dresses and dress coats for official appointments. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Kate chose a peplum Matthew Williamson dress for the premiere of African Cats in April this year. (MARK LARGE/AFP/GettyImages)
Kate wore a blue Reiss dress that her mother wore to the races in 2010. It's not clear who owns the dress, but it is more suited to someone her mother's age, and it is definitely not suitable for digging the garden! (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)
Kate wore a dark green Emilia Wickstead dress and a gold shamrock brooch on a trip to see the Irish Guards for St. Patrick's Day. (PAUL VICENTE/AFP/Getty Images)
Kate got to dress down for the day, for a change, when she visited the Olympic park and hockey team. The coloured skinny jeans added a nice pop of colour and made her look her age. (Chris Jackson - WPA Pool /Getty Images)
Kate wore a grey pleated Orla Kiely dress and black court shoes for an appointment she attended with her father-in-law. (MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
Kate wore an LK Bennett deep teal Jude jacket and Davina dress, and a James Lock hat for a visit to mark the first date of Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee tour of the UK. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
Kate chose a blue collarless knee length coat for an engagement at Fortnum & Mason store on March 1, 2012 in London, England. (Paul Grover - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Kate in an Orla Kiely coat dress, providing some welcome PR for the Irish designer earlier this year. (Ian Vogler - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Kate wore a brown Hobbs Celeste coat for Valentine's Day which she spent without her husband who was in The Falklands at the time. She visited The Brink, an alcohol free bar. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Kate visited the Lucian Freud Portraits exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, in London, for her first solo appointment.  She wore a Jesiré double breasted coat dress in grey. It had a full, flared skirt with  a shawl collar draped over her shoulders, nipped in at the waist with a belt. (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)
Kate oozed glamour in this demure yet dramatic Temperley gown when she attended the premiere of War Horse in January (/Reuters)
Kate wore a formal hat and coat ensemble in wine for the Christmas Day service at Sandringham on December 25, 2011 in King's Lynn, England. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Kate wore a more informal outfit of a belted green jumper dress with knee high boots for her trip to Centrepoint, a centre that provides housing and support to improve the lives of homeless young people aged 16-25. (CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)
Kate dazzled in this glam black Alexander McQueen velvet dress for 'A Night of Heros', the annual Sun Military Awards, to honour members of the British armed forces in London on December 19, 2011. (ARTHUR EDWARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
Kate wore a black and cream lace mini-dress from Zara for a concert in support of The Prince's Trust and The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry at the Royal Albert Hall on December 6, 2011 in London, England. (Arthur Edwards-WPA Pool /Getty Images)
Kate wore this Jenny Packham dress, the same one Angelina Jolie wore in red a few months previously. (Lefteris Pitarakis - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Kate wore this warm but stylish red coat for a trip to Denmark for a visit to the UNICEF Emergency Supply Centre on November 2, 2011. (Phil Noble - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Kate wore this simple dress for a visit to The Royal Marsden Hospital at Belmont, Sutton on September 29, 2011 in London, England. (Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
Kate wore this dodgy looking sailor inspired skirt and top to the Machan Express Coffee bar in the centre of Birmingham on August 19, 2011. A rare fashion faux pas! (DAVID JONES/AFP/Getty Images)
Kate wore this sculptural hat made by British milliner Gina Foster with a brocade coat to the Royal wedding of Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall at Canongate Kirk on July 30, 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Philip Ide - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Kate chose a stunning flowing lilac dress by Alexander McQueen for the  BAFTA Brits To Watch Event at the Belasco Theatre on July 9, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Pool/Getty Images)
Kate had one of her less sartorially sound days at the launch of the Calgary Stampede on July 8, 2011 in Calgary, Canada. (Pool/Getty Images)
Kate wore this simple nude number to view her wedding dress exhibition at Buckingham Palace. (JOHN STILLWELL/AFP/Getty Images)
Kate dazzled in Jenny Packman at the 10th Annual Absolute Return for Kids (ARK) Gala Dinner in London, on June 9, 2011. (ARTHUR EDWARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
Kate wore this military inspired coat dress by Alexander McQueen to the Victoria Barracks on June 25, 2011 in Windsor, England. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Kate wore a nautical-inspired dress by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen on a visit to Province House on July 5, 2011 in Charlottetown, Canada. (Ian Vogler - Pool/Getty Images)
Kate chose a deep red Catherine Walker coat dress for the afternoon’s activities in Calgary and departure from the airport. (Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)
Kate wore comfortable wedges with navy jeans and a blazer to board a Canadian Airforce jet to Slave Lake at Yellowknife Airport on July 6, 2011 in Yellowknife, Canada. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Kate wore a mid-length grey dress by Canadian designer Catherine Walker with a pair of silver printed shoes and Hobbs clutch bag for some tree planting at Rideau Hall on july 02, 2011 in Ottawa, Canada. (Lionel Hahn - Pool/Getty Images)
Kate wore an all navy ensemble for the flight to Canada in June 2011. (WPA Pool/Getty Images)
 Kate chose to wear a Katherine Hooker dress and coat to watch the Garter Service pass by on June 13, 2011 in Windsor, England. (Kirsty Wigglesworth/WPA Pool/ Getty Imagesl)
The most memorable outfit of them all, Kate's beautiful Sara Burton wedding dress. Ah, the memories! (/WireImage)

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