Kate Middleton Saves Your Biggest Go-To Staple For Special Occasions Only
If you're feminine and modest like Kate Middleton, styling a skirt or collared dress is no problem. But when it comes to jeans, your outfits tend to be a bit more simple. That's NBD; it can just be difficult to decide how to switch things up or reach for a new top instead of the same old blazer.
Believe it or not, Kate manages to give her denim a preppy update almost every time she steps out. Of course, the outfits ahead were worn at casual events, but they're still a solid source of inspiration. Read on to see 18 times Kate Middleton looked totally polished in pants, no coat dress or fascinator in sight.
Though Kate's top was sporty, she added a delicate touch with neutral wedges.
Kate chose to highlight the true blue shade of her denim with a boat-neck top and Sebago shoes.
Kate tried the same combination in a white striped top, accessorizing with a pair of sunglasses.
Kate went all-out in a navy-blue look, but broke up her separates with a striped tee.
Kate chose a boho-style printed blouse and a crisp blazer added structure. She added pumps and jeans in darker shades.
Kate matched her rainboots to a military parka and newsboy cap in the snow.
Kate worked a new blue blazer, this time with gold hardware.
Kate wore royal-blue Zara jeans with cork wedges darker in shade, adding a touch of brightness with a white top.
Kate's brown leather coat and work boots made her outfit appear functional.
Kate styled her flared denim with a cowboy hat, suede boots, and a leather belt to attend the Calgary Stampede in Canada.
Kate made sure her outfit appeared feminine with a white ruffled blouse.
Kate tucked away her olive button-down into belted, cropped denim, finishing the look with her sapphire engagement ring and Sebago shoes.
Kate went the super casual route in boat shoes and a windbreaker.
Kate made a dash in her denim, heeled leather boots, and a black blazer.
Kate added a preppy touch to her simple sweater with the addition of a flannel, opting for brown accessories.
In 2009, a dainty yellow camisole and leather jacket pairing was chic enough for the outdoors.
Before Kate took on her royal duties, she showed us that sometimes it's OK to go for the classic '90s pairing: a lace tank and boot-cut jeans.