All Women in the Royal Family Are Required to Wear This *One* Thing During Public Outings

Honestly, it sounds kinda awful.

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Being royal does not come without rules—which makes sense, considering they’re being scrutinized by the entire world. Among those rules are the obvious (bowing and curtsying is a requirement, two heirs aren't allowed to travel together, you can't turn your back on the Queen), and the not-so obvious (garlic isn’t allowed in the palace, the Queen uses her purse to send secret signals, and royal chins must be parallel to the ground).

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But new light has been shed on requirements and restrictions, as apparently all royal women in the family are required to wear tights during public occasions—and, apparently, Kate Middleton’s go-to tights are the John Lewis 7 Denier Barely There Tights for the low, low price of $7.50, according to The Sun.

Said royal expert Victoria Arbiter in an interview with Insider, “You never see a royal without their nude stockings. I would say that's really the only hard, steadfast rule in terms of what the Queen requires.” Other than, you know, a complete dismissal of garlic, of course.

Although nobody has officially confirmed that Kate’s tights are, in fact, the same non-slip John Lewis tights, The Sun did find a close-up shot of the Duchess’ stockinged feet, which feature the same clear grips as seen on John Lewis tights. Grade-A sleuthing, huh?

So if you want to feel 1-percent like a royal, feel free to purchase these tights and wear them to every single public outing with your gal pals. How…fun.

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