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Kate Middleton and Victoria Beckham share this in common

We're not surprised!

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Fiona Ward
Fiona WardActing Fashion and Beauty Editor
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The Duchess of Cambridge and Victoria Beckham are both global style icons, and now they've secured the top two spots on a huge fashion survey - but can you guess who took the number one title?

While Kate was voted the most stylish royal in the world, coming in second, it was VB herself who won best-dressed of all - topping the survey with 28 per cent of the vote to Kate's 24 per cent.

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We bet Victoria, as a friend of the royal family, was chuffed with that result! And while Kate is yet to wear the former Spice Girl's clothing designs in public, she does own one of her handbags - but we're itching to see her wear a VB ensemble just like sister-in-law Meghan.

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The new research was commissioned by FARFETCH, which also saw the top 10 include Ellie Goulding, the iconic Jane Birkin and American style queen Olivia Palermo.

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Duchess Kate came second on the list

The global shopping site also found that Italians have been named the most stylish dressers in Europe, with Britain falling behind France and Spain to place fourth. And if you're wondering which pieces the world's shoppers are coveting, where - the brand's 'World Fashion 2020' platform has got all the info.

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Kate and her husband Prince William are known to be firm friends with the Beckhams, who were invited to their royal wedding back in 2011. 

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Kate carrying her Victoria Beckham handbag

Back in May, Victoria even pledged her public support to the couple's charity, Heads Together, sharing a link to their page during Mental Health Awareness Week. 

Of course, the popstar-turned-designer is also a favourite of the Duchess of Sussex, who has worn a number of Victoria's designs to countless royal events. 

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Meghan wearing Victoria Beckham during Christmas at Sandringham

Meghan wore head-to-toe VB for her first royal Christmas at Sandringham back in 2018, and has supported the brand ever since. 

During recent appearances in LA, Meghan rocked two gorgeous silk shirts by Victoria. The Countess of Wessex also loves the star's bold-but-feminine designs - now we're just waiting for Kate to follow suit…

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