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Kate Middleton Recycles Her Stunning Jenny Packham Gown From 2011

Kate Middleton in Jenny Packham at a gala dinner in support of East Anglia's Children's Hospices' nook appeal at Houghton Hall on June 22, 2016 in King's Lynn, England. Photo: Stephen Pond/Getty Images

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Earlier today, Kate Middleton attended a charity gala dinner at Houghton Hall in King’s Lynn, England wearing a dress we’ve seen her in before. That part isn’t particularly surprising; after all, the Duchess of Cambridge is famous for wearing her favorite shoes, coats, and day dresses multiple times. What is surprising, however, is how incredibly fancy this particular dress is.

Kate Middleton in Jenny Packham at a gala dinner in support of East Anglia's Children's Hospices' nook appeal at Houghton Hall on June 22, 2016 in King's Lynn, England. Photo: Stephen Pond/Getty Images

Heavily sequined and studded with Swarovski crystals, the blush-colored Jenny Packham gown (from the designer’s spring 2011 collection) originally retailed for $5,015 and is one of a few instantly-iconic evening looks the royal’s worn over the years — the lilac Alexander McQueen she wore to the BAFTA Brits to Watch event in 2011 and the teal Jenny Packham she chose for a London Olympic concert the following year also come to mind. She last wore this Packham design in 2011 for an ARK gala dinner, in her first formal appearance since her wedding to Prince William.

Kate Middleton in Jenny Packham at the ARK 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner at perk's Field on June 9, 2011 in London, England. Photo: Indigo/Getty Images

Leave it to Kate to make repeating such a memorable outfit look this glamorous.


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