Style evolution: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge Brought to you by Fashion OneRumors that a royal heir may be on the way are swirling in the UK and while Buckingham Palace has not confirmed the pregnancy, the Duchess of Cambridge caused quite a stir for a different reason as she debuted a new 1970s-inspired slightly layered hairstyle, a new page in her style evolution. A look at the princess's journey from shy commoner to confident royal.
Kate Middleton oozes natural grace and elegance. Four years before becoming Prince William's fiancée, she wears a sumptuous hat at the Sovereign's Parade at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. The look perfectly fits a royal in the making. (December 15, 2006)
Since the beginning of her relationship with Prince William, Kate Middleton has kept her look demure. At Cheltenham Festival (UK), she wears a khaki ensemble flattering her slim silhouette matching her boots, her bag...and the grass. (March 13, 2007).
The duchess to be goes wild. A slim and toned Kate Middleton attended the Day-Glo Midnight Roller Disco charity event in London wearing mini-shorts and a sparkly green halter top. (September 17, 2008).
Girl next door?
Kate is also (or at least was) an ordinary young woman. Donning jeans and platform shoes, she exudes a natural classy air. At the Cirencester Park Polo Club she attends a charity tournament. (June 7, 2009).
Duchess to be
Eighteen days before her wedding, Kate Middleton is glowing. Always elegant, she has turned this style of suit, with a skirt just above the knee, into a key piece of her wardrobe, sophisticated but conservative. With Prince William, she visits Witton Country Park in Blackburn. (April 11, 2011)
In Canada, Kate Middleton opts for a red outfit with nude heels to visit the Calgary zoo. (July 7, 2011)
Kate Middleton has slightly modified her hair, debuting a subtle layered style in Cambridge at the same time as rumors of a possible pregnancy intensify. (November 28, 2012).