Kate's styling tricks and favourite recycled looks by hellofashion.com / June 17, 2016 - 11:48 BST Kate made a sunny appearance at the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland's garden party on June 14, recycling her gold brocade coat dress by DAY Birger et Mikkelsen for the occasion. The stylish royal previously wore the feminine piece to Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall's wedding back in 2011, however for the garden event, Prince George's mom paired the lovely coat with a rose pill-box hat from Lock & Co. Read more about: Kate style Celebrity style Red for any occasion! Kate recycled this Catherine Walker number for her appearance at the Order of the Garter service at Windsor Castle on 13 June 2016 (left). The Duchess was previously seen wearing the ensemble five years ago during the final day of her royal tour of Canada in 2011 with Prince William. Kate also recycled her Lock & Co headpiece, which was previously worn during the Diamond Jubilee Thames River Pageant back in 2012. To complete the look, she accessorised with her earrings she wore on her wedding day. Double take! Kate first wore this green Catherine Walker coat dress during her royal tour of Australia in 2014, left. She must have loved the look, because she nearly duplicated it – minus having her hair partially swept back – in spring 2016 during the Duchess' first appearance the Chelsea Flower Show. Repeat for tea with the Queen. Kate recycled her cream Alexander McQueen ensemble for a garden party hosted by Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace. The stylish royal first stepped out in the elegant attire, which she paired with a Jane Taylor pillbox hat, back in 2013 for Prince George's christening. For the 2016 garden party, she swept her hair up, and added pearl earrings and a box clutch. Almost identical looks! Attending a fun sailing engagement on Friday Kate chose one of her favorite Alexander McQueen skirt and top combos. The Duchess was spotted wearing this exact same outfit, including the same shoes and accessories, five years ago in Birmingham during a joint engagement with Prince William. Chic and thrifty! Kate isn't afraid to wear the same outfit twice, and manages to always recycle them with her signature style. Wearing her long brunette locks loose, Kate first wore this timeless Orla Kiely dress in 2012 and brought it back in October 2015, sweeping her hair up into a loose ponytail. Kate first wore this striking LK Bennett red coat to visit the UNICEF center in Denmark in 2011, center, cinched with a leather belt. The coat's next appearance was two years later when the Duchess accompanied her husband to celebrate Remembrance Day, right, with her hair in glamorous waves. In February 2015 the classic piece got another showing during a visit to an Air Force base in Wales, a pillbox hat and black pumps giving it a military feel. With her hair partially swept up underneath a hat, right, Kate sported this Alexander McQueen green tartan coat to attend a Christmas Day service in Sandringham. When she wore it to re-visit her old prep school in Berkshire it felt much less conservative, exuding a fun and casual vibe. Kate wore this brown Orla Kiely coat for an outing in Liverpool, having worn it before to visit a children's hospital. Throwing a dark turtleneck on is one of the Duchess' fave (and simple!) styling tricks. She does it again! Kate recycled a red coat-dress for an event in Christchurch, New Zealand. The duchess first wore the outfit, with a turtleneck under it, during a trip to St. Andrews University with Prince William in 2011. Kate wore this green Hobbs coat to attend the Aldershot Barrack's parade in 2012 and liked it so much she wore it again to the same event the following year. The only differences? Switching up the hat and adding a turtleneck underneath. Kate proved she really is the queen of high-street fashion when she stepped out in this polka-dot Topshop dress twice during her pregnancy, an eye-catching fascinator turning it into a wedding-ready outfit. Kate added a sparkly Zara necklace to change up her look, left, when she wore this cream Roland Mouret gown for the second time. The Duchess of Cambridge looked stunning both times she wore this green Mulberry dress, the first time to attend a Diamond Jubilee party and then to open the Natural History Museum's Treasures Gallery. Jenny Packham is one of Kate's favorite designers. The royal has worn this this beautiful ruched gown a total of 3 times now, twice in London and at a December 2014 dinner at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. It looks great both with a cascade of diamonds, and without. Kate opted for this beautiful Missoni coat for a friend's wedding and had worn it a few times before to attend official engagements. Kate chose to wear this brown Orla Kiely patterned dress to visit the Only Connect program in November 2013 and also for a visit a school in February 2012. As well as wowing in stunning dresses and coats, Kate can also pull off casual-chic with the simple addition of her favorite navy blue blazer, which she likes to pull on with a striped top and jeans. Kate looked stunning in this black lace Temperley dress so it is no surprise that she wore it again. She first wore it on the eve of her 30th birthday then nearly a year later to host a dinner in London. Kate has been spotted several times in this Katherine Hooker dress, once at a wedding in 2009 and paired with a different fascinator at Prince Philip's 90th Birthday celebration. Kate loved this pink Emilia Wickstead dress so much she wore it twice in one month. Once at a Diamond Jubilee party at Windsor Castle and 11 days later to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace. It seems this red Armani coat has stood the test of time in Kate's wardrobe. The duchess first wore it to attend Prince William's graduation from Sandhurst in 2006. Seven years later, she wore it again during a visit to Scotland. Kate wore this cream sailor dress made by one of her favorite designers, Sarah Burton for Alexandra McQueen, to watch Andy Murray at Middleton a year after she wore it on the royal tour of Canada and North America. Style in black and white! Maybe because it goes with any neutral hat, this Alexander McQueen dress was clearly a hit with the Duchess. She not only wore it during the Trooping the Colour ceremony but also a week later to attend the the annual Order of the Garter Service in 2011. Kate made this maroon coat much less conservative by adding a wide belt – and taking away the hat and gloves – during her visit to a children's school. With this green dress proving a hit when she wore it to Zara Phillip's pre-wedding drinks party on 8 July 2011, Kate then decided to take it with her with on her visit to Canada later on that month.