A princess has to look perfect on every occasion. From high tea with diplomats to singalongs with young students, Kate must always look flawlessly regal and meticulously groomed. Though the mom of three has never failed to pass the princess test, she’s experimented with different fashions and styling over the years.

Not unlike any woman who has grown up in the spotlight, she’s bound to change up her fashion favorites to suit current trends, her royal work and style preferences. And thus, there are quite a few outfits in Kate’s royal repertoire that we likely will never see again.

Here are 5 Outfits Kate Middleton Will Never Wear Again:

1. Gust of Glam 

In July 2011, the princess was a newlywed and just getting the reins on royal life. On a tour stop in Calgary, Canada the newest member of Team Crown showed off her style smarts in a prim skater dress from Jenny Packham. The pale yellow dress caused the former duchess a few problems when gusts of wind sent her skirt soaring and blowing in the breeze. While the casual sunny dress would still look perfectly fine now, the princess would likely reject it for a rewear as the length is a bit shorter than her favored midi styles of today. Plus, the princess has plenty of other yellow ensembles already occupying her palace wardrobe. 

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2. Baby Blue 

The princess is unlikely to recycle this Emilia Wickstead mint blue dress that she donned while expecting Prince George in July 2013. The elegant A-line is both sleeveless and has a cut out skin-baring back. It’s improbable the princess would rewear the look in the future as the shiny lustrous crepe fabric and dress construction don’t align with her current style sensibilities. Plus, she owns a similar shaded powder blue ‘Jordin’ midi from the designer which she’s highly likely to rewear in the future. 

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3. Golden Girl

The princess took a risk with this yellow gold dress decorated with a colorful floral design for a dinner in Sweden in 2018. Some royal watchers loved the look while others felt it overwhelmed Kate’s frame. The special gown was created with not only a pattern of oversized blue and red blossoms but also had bell sleeves and a ruffled neck and bottom. Today, the princess’ Crown closet consists of more monochrome styles with less heavy detailing.

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4. Peek-a-Boo Patches

While one of Kate’s most iconic dress moments was a sheer number by Charlotte Todd worn in college, this Temperly London look also appeared on the mom of three but likely won’t make a cameo on Netflix. Though the ‘Emblem’ flare dress has an interesting pointelle knit with delicate yarn detailing and see-through slashes, this LBD will likely remain firmly tucked away in Kate’s clothing cupboard as the risqué dress is not aligned with Kate’s current styles.

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5. Wrap Star

It’s a far fetched notion that the princess will likely ever wear her Issa London wrap dress in sapphire blue again. The iconic and instant sell-out  became hugely popular and synonymous with her and Prince William’s fairytale romance and epic love story. To wear the wrap front dress again might seem strange. With its flattering crossover front and budget price tag, this silk dress personifies Kate’s conservative but chic style and remains reserved for the history books.

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