Kate Middleton Keeps Her Style Casual for Her Birthday
by Caroline Harris
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Happy Birthday, Kate Middleton! The Duchess of Cambridge just turned 38. Kensington Palace released an official Instagram photo of the royal to celebrate the big day. While Kate Middleton has worn her fair share of glittering tiaras and designer dresses, this time the royal kept it simple. She wore jeans, a checkered shirt and the same $150 Fjallraven sweater she wore in her family’s 2018 Christmas card.
The brunette beauty looked radiant in the laidback outfit. The wind ruffled her wavy hair as she smiled big for the camera. Gel eyeliner and a simple pair of hoops completed the look.
It’s been quite the year for the royal, featuring hundreds of charity engagements and a recent tour of Pakistan. Middleton moved through all these events with ease, earning wide approval.
Middleton has been in the public eye for over a decade now. Royal biographer Claudia Joseph told Vanity Fair that Middleton is becoming more comfortable and confident. “She might have married a prince, but she’s a normal girl just like the rest of us,” Joseph explained to Vanity Fair. “I’ve always thought she’s much better in boots and jeans than a pretty frock, and she excels when she’s doing something close to heart.”
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Middleton’s increased comfort is expressed through her recent clothing choices. The royal mom stepped out in a red puffer, kelly green sweater and cozy boots during a charity event at a Christmas tree farm. She dazzled in denim again in an appearance on the CBBC show, Blue Peter.
We love these looks for Kate Middleton. The simple styles are easy to recreate by pairing cashmere sweaters with jeans and a great pair of shoes. Don’t know where to begin? Check out these can't-miss items inspired by the birthday girl herself!
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