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Duchess Catherine subtly transformed her entire wardrobe in 2019 – see it unfold in pictures

The queen of chic strikes again... and again... and again.
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If there is one revelation to come from 2019 that’s provided us with a complete and utter sense of joy, it would be the epic transformation we’ve seen occur to Duchess Catherine’s heavenly wardrobe.

Indeed the stunning royal never fails to draw our gaze each and every time she steps out in public, and this year has proved to be no different.

In fact, 2019 has arguably been her most glorious yet as the 38-year-old has raised the bar several hundred metres higher when it comes to the fashion stakes.

The pictures certainly speak for themselves.

This year, we’ve seen Kate’s trendy-yet modest approach to dressing be turned on its head as the royal started donning items that, by comparison, were anything but traditional.

There were quirky customised recycled looks, a plethora of heavenly wide-legged pants, and how could we forget that purple Gucci blouse, which the Duchess famously wore back to front?

To celebrate our queen of chic, we decided to put all of her best looks of the year in one place – and mind there’s still a couple of months to go until we see the end of 2019, so expect more where this came from!

Keep scrolling as we celebrate the epic style transformation of Kate the great à la 2019.

WATCH: Kate looks stunning in a blue Emilia Wickstead dress at Wimbledon 2019. Gallery begins after video…

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BAFTA 2019

Kate did not do things by halves this year, and it all began at the annaul BAFTAs with this glorious white one-shoulder gown, designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen – a sign of many good things to come…

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100 Women in Finance

The Duchess certainly started the year with a fizz and a bang, wearing this divine pink Gucci gown for the annual 100 Women in Finance event held at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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Gucci blouse

In what became one of her most iconic fashion moments all year, Kate wore this purple Gucci shirt which was later revealed to have been worn back to front – but you’d have never known it, the pussybow detailing looked utterly perfect on the royal!

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Portrait gala

Later that same day in March, Kate stepped out again in a beautiful Alexander McQueen gown, one which looked very similar to a gown she previously wore to the BAFTA awards a few years back. This time, small tweaks such as capped sleeves and a slightly varying pattern convinced many that Kate in fact, owned two variations of the heavenly McQueen dress.

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Queen

In March, Kate looked chic as she stepped out alongside the Queen herself in this grey Catherine Walker coat paired with a black hat by Sylvia Fletcher.

Pears Family School

Kate’s moss green midi dress designed by Kiwi-born designer Emilia Wickstead was absolutely divine on the royal as she visited Pears Family School in London.

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Chelsea Flower Show

Kate oozed cool girl chic as she stepped out to help reveal her Chelsea Flower Show garden in this chic white embroided shirt, brown culottes and those Superga sneakers. Nailed it!

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Garden party

Kate’s gorgeous pink Alexander McQueen number was picture perfect as she and Wills attended one of this year’s Garden Parties at Buckingham Palace.

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Beating retreat

Attending the annual Beating Retreat, Kate gave us all the winter inspo we never knew we needed, wearing one of her favourite Catherine Walker coats.

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Trooping

Kate epitomised zesty chic for Trooping the Colour in June, wearing this bright and sunny Alexander McQueen number alongside her gorgeous family.

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Gala dinner

Kate stunned us once again in June when she stepped out for a gala dinner wearing this beautiful white off-shoulder dress and some very daring sparkly heels. We love her highlighted makeup look too – glowing!

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Ascot

In what might be our favourite royal fashion moment all year, Kate Middleton finally wore an Elie Saab design for the very first time. The light blue frock, which featured a pussy bow and beautiful sheer detailing was worth every single part of the wait. Obsessed.

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Photography workshop

In June, Kate wore this gorgeous summery frock by Ridley London with a pair of wedge heels – the shoe Kate can’t seem to get enough of!

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Wimbledon 4

Stepping out to attend the Wimbledon championships in July, Catherine’s gorgeous white shirt dress by London based-boutique Suzannah was all kinds of chic.

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Polo

In one of our favourite summer dresses we’ve ever seen on Kate, this beautiful L.K.Bennett design was perfect for her day spent with family at the polo.

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Wimbledon 3

Stepping out at the women’s singles final at Wimbledon, Kate wore her favourite custom Dolce & Gabbana dress – love the mossy green!

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For the men’s singles final during the Wimbledon championships, Kate wore this beautiful blue Emilia Wickstead crepe dress.

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Charlotte’s first day of school

For Princess Charlotte’s first day of school, Kate wore this gorgeous printed dress by Michael Kors. And all our spring inspiration dreams came true!

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Garden Wisley

Kate looked utterly heavenly as she stepped out at the Wisley Gardens in September wearing this Emilia Wickstead floral number.

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Natural history museum

As Autumn arrived, so did an array of autumnal hues in Kate’s enviable wardrobe. For her visit to London’s Natural History Museum the royal opted for a Warehouse fine knit jumper, which featured a high neckline and subtle embroidery detailing. She paired the style with some chic wide-legged khaki pants by Jigsaw.

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Pakistan 1

Kate put on a fashion performance of a lifetime during her recent tour of Pakistan, where she wore a series of jaw-dropping outfits. It all began with this gorgeous custom made Catherine Walker ensemble.

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On her second night in the South Asian country, Kate wore this heavenly Jenny Packham gown – it’s possibly our favourite look on the royal of all time!

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Kate also looked stunning in this traditional shalwar kameez by Pakistani label Gul Ahmed.

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In another style stunner, Kate’s teal and gold shalwar kameez by designer Maheen Khan was all kinds of perfection.

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To end her dazzling tour, Kate wore this beautiful embroided tunic by Élan, pairing it with white Gul Ahmed trousers and a pair of chic beige J.Crew heels.

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Festival of Remembrance

In November, the Duchess attended the Festival of Remembrance in a gorgeous fitted navy dress by UFO. But it was what the royal chose to wear on her head that really got us ogling – she opted for a sparkly headband from the very affordable high street brand, Zara!

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Royal variety performance

Later that month, the Duchess glowed in an Alexander McQueen gown, which featured sheer lace detailing as she attended the annual Royal Variety Performance. Obsessed!

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Queen’s diplomatic reception

In December, Kate rounded out the year with a fizz and a bang, wearing a heavenly Alexander McQueen velvet gown, which had some striking similarities to one of Princess Diana’s most iconic dresses. And the pièce de résistance? Only the casual accessory of the Cambridge Lovers Knot tiara. Perfection!

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