The 41 Times Kate Middleton Nailed the Casual Look

Her mountain climbing outfit is somehow just as chic as her more formal ensembles.

Kate Middleton in casual cloth

She's a fashion icon at every event, but the Duchess of Cambridge is often out and about in easy-to-wear outfits that prove sometimes all you need to look put together is a blazer and a comfy pair of wedges.

Kate Middleton Casual Outfits
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Racing Ready

May 20, 2016 — Kate changed into racing duds and running shoes to join Sir Ben Ainslie, the most successful sailor in Olympic history, for a day out on the water in Portsmouth, England.

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Geometric But Still Romantic

May 16, 2016 — For the launch of the Heads Together campaign to eliminate stigma on mental health, Kate paired a printed midi-skirt and white blouse with a simple black clutch.

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Outdoor Ensemble

April 15, 2016 — Kate wore a pair of Penelope Chilvers boots that she's owned for over 10 years to hike up to Paro Taktsang, the Tiger's Nest monastery, during a week-long tour of India and Bhutan. The rest of her outfit included a pair of jeans, a deep green vest from Really Wild, and a Jaeger linen blouse.

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Pretty in Pink

April 13, 2016 — Earlier on her trip to India and Bhutan, the Duchess chose a pink floral dress with black details from Topshop to visit to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) at Panbari reserve forest in Kaziranga to feed baby elephants.

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Safari Chic

April 13, 2016 — As she and Will prepared to leave on a safari in India's Kaziranga National Park, the Duchess wore a polka dot button-down, dark skinny jeans and an embroidered scarf.

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To the Maxi

April 12, 2016 — Kate paired a lace-up printed maxi dress by Glamorous with a simple pair of nude flats for her visit to a contact centre run by the charity Salaam Baalak that provides aid to homeless children in New Delhi.

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Prints Charming

April 10, 2016 — The future queen showed off her cricket skills at Mumbai's recreation ground, the Oval Maidan, wearing a dress by Anita Dongre, a popular Indian designer, and beige wedges from Monsoon.

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Cold Weather Wear

March 3, 2016 — The Duke and Duchess shared this personal vacation photo of themselves in ski gear while enjoying a short winter getaway in the French Alps.

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Tennis Gear

February 24, 2016 — Kate wore sneakers and track pants to take part in a tennis workshop with Andy Murray's mother Judy at Craigmount High School in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Rock Climbing Threads

November 20, 2015 — On a visit to North Wales, the Duke and Duchess wore matching red jackets to go rock climbing at the Towers Residential Outdoor Education Centre.

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Nice and Nautical

July 26, 2015 — Kate wore a practical pair of Sebago Bala boat shoes with skinny jeans and an athletic pullover to the America's Cup World Series in Portsmouth, England.

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Breton Stripes

June 14, 2015 — The Duchess doesn't just wear boat shoes to nautical events—at this polo match she paired them with skinny jeans and a Breton strip shirt.

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Spring Fling

May 2, 2015 — After giving birth to Princess Charlotte, Kate wore a custom Jenny Packham dress in a pale yellow buttercup print with beige heels.

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Winter Wear

January 15, 2015 — While pregnant with Princess Charlotte, Kate wore this patterned black shift to officially name The Clore Art Room at Barlby Primary School.

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Double-Breasted Blazer

July 28, 2014 — Kate wore a double-breasted blazer with skinny jeans and Stuart Weitzman cork wedges to watch a hockey match at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre during the 20th Commonwealth Games.

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Little White Dress

April 18, 2014 — During her and Prince William's tour of Australia, Kate wore a white eyelet dress by Australian designer Zimmermann with another pair of Stuart Weitzman wedges to an event at Manly Beach in Sydney.

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Sweater Weather

April 13, 2014 — Kate wore a cream-colored sweater with skinny jeans and gray tennis shoes to the Rippa Rugby tournament in Dunedin, New Zealand.

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Fabulously French

October 18, 2013 — Kate attended a SportsAid Athlete Workshop in London in skinny jeans, a Breton-striped shirt, a navy blazer and her go-to wedge heels.

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Casually Chic

August 30, 2013 — Kate turned to her casual uniform of skinny jeans, a blouse and a blazer once again for the Ring O'Fire Anglesey Costal Ultra Marathon in Holyhead, Wales.

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Baby Blues

July 23, 2013 — British designer Jenny Packham created a custom blue-and-white polka dot dress for the Duchess to wear when she introduced Prince George to the world.

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Pretty Polka Dots

April 26, 2013 — Even though she's royalty, not everything the Duchess wears is expensive. She wore a casual polka dot dress from Topshop with a black blazer to visit the Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden where the Harry Potter movies were filmed.

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Cool in Khaki

March 22, 2013 — Kate has no problem getting into the outdoorsy spirit—for a scout volunteer training day in Cumbria she donned a wool hat, a pair of rain boots, skinny jeans and an army green jacket.

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All Wrapped Up

December 6, 2012 — After being treated for morning sickness for her first pregnancy, Kate left the King Edward VII Hospital looking cozy in a navy Diane von Furstenberg coat, blue scarf and tall black boots.

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Eyelet Envy

September 18, 2012 — During the Diamond Jubilee tour of Singapore, Malaysia, the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu, Kate wore a lightweight eyelet dress in pale yellow with Stuart Weitzman wedges.

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Mellow Yellow

September 17, 2012 — The Duchess wore another yellow dress—this one is by the brand Jaeger—for a visit to a village in the Solomon Islands.

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Hiking Gear

September 15, 2012 — Will and Kate managed to look comfy and polished in khakis and hiking boots while on a walk through the rainforest in Danum Valley on the island of Borneo.

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Matching Athleisure

August 30, 2012 — The future king and queen wore matching Adidas sneakers with polo shirts to a cycling event at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

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Perfectly Preppy

August 9, 2012 — During the London 2012 Olympic Games, Kate and her brother-in-law Harry visited athletes at the Team GB House in the Westfield Centre wearing similar outfits of jeans and white polo shirts. Kate accessorized her look with a pair of cork wedges.

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Navy Blue Hues

July 31, 2012 — At another London 2012 Olympics event, Kate wore the same outfit with a Breton striped shirt this time around.

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