Royal Style

As the Princess of Wales turns 42, take a look back at her best fashion moments since joining the Royal Family

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In news that may not surprise you, Kate was officially crowned the nation's number one royal fashion icon in recent research conducted by the Fashion Retail Academy.

As Lee Lucas, principal and CEO of the Fashion Retail Academy pointed out: "Ever since newspapers became widely available in the UK, the royal family has influenced people's style, and nowadays with the internet and social media at their disposal, it’s even easier for people to mimic their outfit choices."

"In addition to well-known designers, Kate has been seen wearing high street names such as Zara, Topshop and Marks & Spencer, which immediately makes her more relatable to the British public and her fashion choices more accessible."

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"By embracing the fashion world and Princess Diana’s often daring style, Kate has learned how to balance trends with tradition, and it’s nice to see that she is keeping tradition alive."

So if you're as obsessed with the Princess of Wales' style (or her hair for that matter) as we are, scroll down for the ultimate royal style inspiration and some of the most memorable outfits she has worn that we've been lusting over ever since...