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According to Vivienne Westwood, the Duchess of Cambridge should stick to recycling her dresses like this. Source: Getty
According to Vivienne Westwood, the Duchess of Cambridge should stick to recycling her dresses like this. Source: Getty

Earlier this week, the 31-year-old Duchess of Cambridge was branded a 'machine-made' princess with a 'plastic smile' by author Hilary Mantel.

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Now, British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, 71, has slammed the Duchess of Cambridge for not recycling her outfits more often.

Westwood said of Middleton at her London Fashion Week show:

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"I don't have any advice for her, [although] I think it would be great if she wore the same clothes over and again, because that's very good for the environment and it would send out a very nice message."

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She added of the young royal and style icon:

"If you're going to all that trouble to get an outfit that suits you, then you should keep on wearing it.

"I mean, you don't have to have a red outfit one day and then something almost the same in blue the next."

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