Kate Middleton: A style icon turns 36 (10 images)

The Duchess of Cambridge and mother of two celebrates her 36th birthday on Tuesday. Here's a look back at her style through the years.
Updated: Jan. 9, 2018 at 11:38 AM
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Prince William (L) and Kate Middleton leave Westminster Abbey following their wedding ceremony in London on April 29, 2011. Middleton's dress was designed by English designer Sarah Burton, creative director of the luxury fashion house Alexander McQueen. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Kate Middleton dons Reiss as she arrives with husband Prince William on Parliament Hill for Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa, Canada, on July 1, 2011. The British royal couple's nine-day tour of Canada was their first official overseas assignment together. File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI
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Kate Middleton (L), wearing a cable knit Alexander McQueen sweater dress designed by Sarah Burton, waves alongside Prince William as they leave Province House during their royal tour in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, on July 4, 2011. File Photo by Heinz Ruckemann/UPI
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On the final leg of their royal tour, Kate walks on the tarmac in in Jenny Packham dress and LK Bennett shoes as she and her husband Prince William arrive by military helicopter for their white hatting ceremony in Calgary, Alberta, on July 7, 2011. File Photo by Heinz Ruckemann/UPI
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive for the BAFTA Brits to Watch dinner at the Belasco Theatre in downtown Los Angeles on July 9, 2011. Middleton is wearing Alexander McQueen. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leave the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital with their baby boy, Prince George, in London, England, on July 23, 2013. Kate Middleton wears a custom-made, light blue polka-dot dress by British designer Jenny Packham. The polka-dots are an homage to Princess Diana's green polka dot gown she wore when she debuted Prince William in 1982. File Photo by Hugo Philpott/UPI
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Kate Middleton visits the "Only Connect Projects" wearing a walnut-brown, bird-print Orla Kiely woolen shift dress in King's Cross in London on November 19, 2013. File Photo by Rune Hellestad/UPI
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