Kate Middleton's best fashion moments and how Aussies can recreate them

·Contributor
·3-min read

Some of the links in this article may return revenue to Yahoo Lifestyle Australia. For more great shopping content, check out our online shopping page.

Kate Middleton wears a white ruffled gown with her long hair worn free. She smiles at the camera for her 40th birthday portrait in black and white by Paolo Roversi.
Kate Middleton celebrated her 40th birthday with portraits by Paolo Roversi: Photo: Twitter, Paolo Roversi

Kate Middleton turned 40 in January and, as she gets older, the Queen-to-be is more of a fashion icon than ever.

New data from Betway shows just how big her influence is.

After she's worn an outfit, Google searches for a similar style spike dramatically - proving she's a serious trend maker.

Here are some of her most popular outfits and details on how you can recreate the stylish looks, even on a budget.

Glitter in gold

Kate wore this stunning Jenny Packham dress to the UK premiere of James Bond film, No Time to Die, in September 2021.

After the event, there was an 809 per cent week-on-week increase in Google searches for "gold sequinned dress".

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge smiles in a gold sequined gown as she steps onto the red carpet at a film premiere with fans and media behind.
Search results went through the roof for sequinned gold dresses after Kate wore this stunning Jenny Packham gown to a film premiere. Photo: Getty Images, Chris Jackson

Get the look with this ASOS EDITION disc and teardrop sequin wrap midi dress in gold, $360.

A woman with long dark and red hair shows some leg in a ASOS EDITION disc and teardrop sequin wrap midi dress in gold, $360.

Go military chic

Kate looked sombre but seriously chic at Remembrance Sunday in 2020 in this custom Alexander McQueen black military coat.

Other people thought so too - there was a 492 per cent week-on-week increase in searches for similar items after she wore it.

Kate Middleton wears a dark military style fitted suit with bright buttons and stylised red poppies and a blue bowed headpiece.
Kate's look on Remembrance Sunday in 2020 inspired others. Photo: Getty Images, Chris Jackson

Emulate Kate's chic winter look in this Forever New Sammy Military coat, $189.99.

Forever New Sammy Military coat, $189.99.
Stand tall Kate-style in this Forever New Sammy Military coat, $189.99. Credit: Myer

RELATED:

Beautiful in teal

Proving you can wear a formal wardrobe more than once, Kate wore this Jenny Packham gown six years apart, once in 2012 and once in 2018.

Both times it sent people surging to find the same look, with pictures of her in the dress gaining 3335 Pinterest pins.

Kate in a teal Jenny Packham gown with dark narrow belt. It has lace cap sleeves and V-neck and swirling skirt. She stands on a red carpet after emerging from a vehicle.
Kate wore this Jenny Packham gown twice, once in 2012 and once in 2018. Photo: Getty Images, Chris Jackson

Get Kate's gorgeous evening gown look in this Alabaster the Label Effortless Dress, $230

Alabaster the Label Effortless Dress, $230
Even out the style odds in this Alabaster the Label Effortless Dress, $230. Photo: The Iconic

Pretty in pink

A pastel pink Beulah London dress was a hit for Kate when she attended Wimbledon in 2021 - with a matching mask, of course.

Fans loved it too; after Kate appeared courtside wearing it, it received 3005 Pinterest pins.

Michael Middleton and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend day 13 of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships wearing masks. Kate wears a pink buttoned dress with a wide pink belt and a skirt below the knee and high heels. Her hair is loose.
Kate looked great in this pastel pink Beulah London dress in 2021. Photo: Getty Images

Copy Kate's English Rose look with this Tussah Emelia Midi Dress, $139.95.

Tussah Emelia Midi Dress, $139.95.
You too can be pretty in pink in this Tussah Emelia Midi Dress, $139.95. Photo: The Iconic

Gorgeous in green

This Dolce & Gabbana dress wowed fans when Kate wore it at Wimbledon in 2019.

It's one of her most popular dresses ever, with more than 2000 Pinterest pins, and countless Google searches.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge in the Royal Box on Centre Court at Wimbledon in 2019 wearing a dark green, short-sleeved dress with gold buttons and ruffle details and a purple ribbon pinned to her left shoulder. Her long dark hair is loose.
Fans loved this green Dolce & Gabbana dress in 2019. Photo: Getty Images

Give a nod to Kate's green dress and its shiny buttons with this Military Trim Chiffon Sleeve Knitted Dress from Karen Millen, $158.40

A green Military Trim Chiffon Sleeve Knitted Dress with brass buttons. It has long puffed sleeves and a dark-haired model wears it with tall black high-heeled boots.
Button up and be fabulous in this Military Trim Chiffon Sleeve Knitted Dress from Karen Millen, $158.40. Photo: Karen Millen

Never miss a thing. Sign up to Yahoo Lifestyle’s daily newsletter.

Or if you have a story idea, email us at lifestyle.tips@yahooinc.com