PUBLISHED: 08:57, Mon, Aug 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 14:57, Mon, Aug 3, 2020
Kate Middleton, 38, first started to make official appearances after marrying Prince William, also 38. She is a senior member of the Royal Family and will often attract attention when stepping out. A style expert explained how her choices have helped her evolve her role.
Kate and Prince William met around 10 years before tying the knot in 2011.
The Duchess of Cambridge mostly kept a low profile before joining the Royal Family.
Since the wedding, she has regularly represented the monarch and Royal Family at events all over the world.
The mother-of-three has an extensive wardrobe full of practical yet fashionable pieces.
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Kate Middleton: She joined the Royal Family in 2011 (Image: GETTY)
Kate Middleton: She will attract attention with her outfits (Image: GETTY)
Kate has used her style to evolve her status, according to editor of British Style Society Natasha Henson.
The expert suggested her look has continued to change as Kate has taken on more duties.
"Personally, I wouldn’t say Kate’s style has changed dramatically over the years.
"However, it has become more refined with the type of duties she now has to perform as a royal."
While members of the Royal Family will usually follow strict style rules, Kate is happy to choose comfort over restrictive looks.
"Kate often opts for comfortable yet stylish casual attire to fit her role as a young royal and a hands-on mother," Natasha added.
"These elements may indicate that although she is a prominent public figure, she still likes to feel relaxed yet fashionable whether she’s attending an event or enjoying a family day out."
Kate Middleton: She will often wear comfortable but stylish pieces (Image: GETTY)
Some royal fans will wait to see what Kate wears when she steps out and her clothing will often sell out quickly.
The expert claimed Kate knows her influence and is happy to pull together affordable looks or rewear pieces from her