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All the times Kate Middleton absolutely nailed it wearing Breton stripes

Duchess Kate looks incredible wearing this nautical style...

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Laura Sutcliffe
Laura SutcliffeFashion and Beauty News Editor
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When the sun shines, so do our wardrobes and the Duchess of Cambridge leads the way in the ideal fashion item to wear in the summer - the Breton striped top. Kate has worn this style of top on many occasions, and we've decided to round up all the times she totally owned this look. Keep scrolling!

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At the weekend, Kate headed to Plymouth with the 1851 Trust, where she joined Sir Ben Ainslie and the British crew in the SailGP event. Exciting!

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The Duchess looked incredible for the event, wearing chic 'Oyster' shorts with gold buttons from Holland Cooper paired with a blue and white Breton striped jumper. The royal teamed her outfit with her trusty pair of Superga trainers - a favourite of hers for sporting events.

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We loved this look, the navy blue base of the top teamed with the contrasting white stripes gave it a lovely bold look that appeared fresh and eye-catching.

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Kate in Portsmouth wearing a Breton striped top and shorts

Nautical stripe fan Duchess Kate owns no fewer than THREE Breton striped tops by ME+EM, and loves to wear the pieces for her more casual royal engagements when she needs a smart-yet-laid back look.

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Kate dressed up her stripes, teaming it with smart trousers and a clutch bag

In 2019 Kate joined her husband Prince William for a visit to the Cutty Sark to officially launch The King’s Cup competition. Kate opted for a simple, yet stylish, ensemble to announce the news and looked stunning in a nautical-inspired outfit of navy cropped trousers from L.K.Bennett, a navy and white Breton long-sleeved top and a pair of navy suede block heeled shoes.

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In 2015, Kate wore a lovely Breton top with jeans as she looked after Prince George

She added a little bit of colour with a red envelope clutch bag.

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Way back in 2015, Kate was memorably pictured playing with the then toddler Prince George during the Gigaset Charity Polo Match at the Beaufort Polo Club. Kate wore a fabulous pair of skinny jeans which she teamed with a navy blue breton top adorned with white stripes. She added smart ballet pumps and wore her famous mane long and loose.

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