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If it ain't broke, don't fix it! Kate Middleton recycles volleyball wardrobe in New Zealand

The world's most famous style icon earned her stripes once again by recycling her latest look.

Kate Middleton stunned in her nautical ensemble in New Zealand yesterday, taking on the high seas with her husband Prince William.

And she's clearly a fan of the look as she wore the exact same pieces in October of last year playing volleyball at Olympic Park.

The Duchess of Cambridge hit the headlines during her athletic manoeuvre for showing off her very flat stomach just months after giving birth to Prince George.

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The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron of SportsAid,  playing volleyball during her visit to the Copper Box at the former Olympic Park, in east London, to see how young athletes are benefiting from help from one of her charities. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday October 18, 2013. During her visit to the SportsAid athletes' workshop, the Duchess will watch youngsters taking part in wheelchair basketball, cerebral palsy football, volleyball, fencing and badminton. See PA story ROYAL Kate. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron of SportsAid, playing volleyball during her visit to the Copper Box at the former Olympic Park, in east London, to see how young athletes are benefiting from help from one of her charities. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday October 18, 2013. During her visit to the SportsAid athletes' workshop, the Duchess will watch youngsters taking part in wheelchair basketball, cerebral palsy football, volleyball, fencing and badminton. See PA story ROYAL Kate. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron of SportsAid, playing volleyball during her visit to the Copper Box at the former Olympic Park, in east London, to see how young athletes are benefiting from help from one of her charities. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday October 18, 2013. During her visit to the SportsAid athletes' workshop, the Duchess will watch youngsters taking part in wheelchair basketball, cerebral palsy football, volleyball, fencing and badminton. See PA story ROYAL Kate. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

 

She looked equally stunning while piloting an America's Cup sailing boat, leaving William trailing in her wake.

The future Queen of England first debuted her go-to wedges the day after her wedding in 2011 and has clearly been getting her use out of them.

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Throughout the young royal family's trip Down Under, she's earned an A+ in the style stakes as expected, wowing in a black embellished gown by Jenny Packham at an art gala the night before.

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge pose for a picture as they attend an art unveiling of a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by New Zealand artist Nick Cuthell

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge pose for a picture as they attend an art unveiling of a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by New Zealand artist Nick Cuthell

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge pose for a picture as they attend an art unveiling of a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by New Zealand artist Nick Cuthell

 

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And to enjoy a play group with her eight-month-old son, she opted for a black and white print dress by Tory Burch.

But it was her red, button down coat and matching pillbox hat which received the most attention.

Despite her status as a style icon, she was criticised for her bright and busy attire when she arrived in New Zealand.

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Kate and Prince George arriving in New Zealand yesterday for a three week Down Under tour. Getty

Kate and Prince George arriving in New Zealand yesterday for a three week Down Under tour. Getty

Kate and Prince George arriving in New Zealand yesterday for a three week Down Under tour. Getty

 

 

 

 

 

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge attend Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge attend Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand

Catherine (L), the Duchess of Cambridge, holds Prince George during a Plunket nurse and parents group visit at Government House in Wellington on April 9, 2014. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. Britain's Prince William, Kate and their son Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.    AFP PHOTO / POOL / MARTY MELVILLE        (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)

Catherine (L), the Duchess of Cambridge, holds Prince George during a Plunket nurse and parents group visit at Government House in Wellington on April 9, 2014. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. Britain's Prince William, Kate and their son Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia. AFP PHOTO / POOL / MARTY MELVILLE (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)

Britain's Prince George is held by his mother Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, during a visit to the Plunket nurse and parents group at Government House in Wellington on April 9, 2014. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. Britain's Prince William, Kate and their son Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.    AFP PHOTO / POOL / MARTY MELVILLE        (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)

Britain's Prince George is held by his mother Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, during a visit to the Plunket nurse and parents group at Government House in Wellington on April 9, 2014. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. Britain's Prince William, Kate and their son Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia. AFP PHOTO / POOL / MARTY MELVILLE (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge during a Plunket nurse and parents group visit at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organization that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.  (Photo by Marty Melville-Pool/Getty Images)

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge during a Plunket nurse and parents group visit at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organization that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Marty Melville-Pool/Getty Images)

WELLINGTON, NZ - APRIL 09:  Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge during a Plunket nurse and parents group visit at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organization that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.  (Photo by Marty Melville-Pool/Getty Images)

WELLINGTON, NZ - APRIL 09: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge during a Plunket nurse and parents group visit at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organization that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Marty Melville-Pool/Getty Images)

WELLINGTON, NZ - APRIL 09:  Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge attend Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.  (Photo by James Whatling-Pool/Getty Images)

WELLINGTON, NZ - APRIL 09: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge attend Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by James Whatling-Pool/Getty Images)

The Duchess stunned in her black and white print Tory Burch dress - while carrying her too-cute eight month old son

The Duchess stunned in her black and white print Tory Burch dress - while carrying her too-cute eight month old son

Catherine (R), the Duchess of Cambridge, plays with Prince George during a Plunket nurse and parents group visit at Government House in Wellington on April 9, 2014. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. Britain's Prince William, Kate and their son Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.    AFP PHOTO / POOL / MARTY MELVILLE        (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)

Catherine (R), the Duchess of Cambridge, plays with Prince George during a Plunket nurse and parents group visit at Government House in Wellington on April 9, 2014. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. Britain's Prince William, Kate and their son Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia. AFP PHOTO / POOL / MARTY MELVILLE (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)

Prince George of Cambridge attends Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand

Prince George of Cambridge attends Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand

April 2014: Britain's Prince George plays with toys during a visit to the Plunket nurse and parents group at Government House in Wellington on April 9, 2014. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. Britain's Prince William, Kate and their son Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.    AFP PHOTO / POOL / MARTY MELVILLE

April 2014: Britain's Prince George plays with toys during a visit to the Plunket nurse and parents group at Government House in Wellington on April 9, 2014. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. Britain's Prince William, Kate and their son Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia. AFP PHOTO / POOL / MARTY MELVILLE

Prince George of Cambridge attends Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.  (Photo by James Whatling-Pool/Getty Images)

Prince George of Cambridge attends Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by James Whatling-Pool/Getty Images)

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge attend Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand

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