How gorgeous did Kate Middleton look when she switched up her hairstyle and wore an upswept ponytail adorned with a ribbon elastic?
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The Duchess of Cambridge wowed onlookers during the visit to University College London back in 2018 wearing her favourite burgundy Paule Ka skirt suit. But we have to confess - we were more excited about her hair do!
Duchess Kate often wears her hair loose, so it was lovely to see her rocking a ponytail and we loved her velvet hair ribbon, too. The hair accessory was from American high street shop J.Crew – but unfortunately has long since sold out.
Kate's hair looked gorgeous tied up in a bow-adorned hair accessory from J Crew
But luckily we've spotted some new season lookalike hair bows just like Duchess Kate's – which was actually a hair elastic with bow attached – that are perfect for this season!
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Bowknot velvet hair ties, pack of six, £9.99 ($9.99), Amazon
These versions of Kate's hair bows are just like the royal's, with a 2021 twist: a scrunchie to protect your hair instead of a bare elastic band.
M&S Collection Satin Bow Scrunchie, also in leopard print, £7.50 ($13), Marks & Spencer
We love Marks & Spencer's version in soft satin, which also comes in a trendy leopard print.
Scarf-detail scrunchie in gingham check, £3.99 ($5.99), H&M
Gingham is one of the season's hottest prints, and you can add it to your wardrobe in a snap with this hair bow from H&M.
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Kate Middleton's hair accessories
Prince William's wife is partial to a hair accessory or two - not only are we a fan of her fabulous hats, but the royal also loves a headband - and Kate's looks would be perfect for this spring and wedding season.
During the Christening of little Prince Louis, Kate wore a bespoke creation by Jane Taylor. The 'Cassandra' cream-coloured headband featured a thick platform, appliqué flowers and a pearly look, giving her the perfect crowning glory.
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Pearl Alice Band, £18, Accessorize
When she attended her good friend Sophie Carter's 2018 nuptials, she teamed her blue Catherine Walker Coat dress with a matching blue floral headband.
Pippa Middleton's sister clearly inspired many with this look - headbands were a huge trend at Princess Eugenie's royal wedding, too.
Evangeline Chunky Plait Headband, £22 ($32), Oliver Bonas
We counted! A whopping FIVE guests opted for a headband instead of a fascinator, including the bride's sister Princess Beatrice. The royal, who was maid of honour at the star-studded nuptials, teamed her Ralph & Russo purple number with a matching purple headband, made from gathered fabric that totally complimented her auburn curls.
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