Since she became the Duchess of Cambridge in 2011, Kate Middleton has frequently been seen as the sartorial double of Princess Diana. Moreover, people have often noticed that she resembles her late mother-in-law in posture and facial expressions as well; whether a coincidence or an attempt to endear herself to the public by reminding them of the most-loved Princess Britain has ever had, it’s up to you.
A Remembrance Sunday service in 1991 and the same event in 2016
Kate replicated Diana’s somber black outfit as well as her gaze at the ceremony honoring fallen British troops in the two world wars.
Diana and Charles announce their engagement in February 1981. Kate and William announce their engagement in November 2010.
Diana attends her first public event with Prince Charles, at London’s Goldsmith’s Hall, in 1981. Kate at the Sun Military Awards in 2011.
Diana at her wedding to Prince Charles in 1981. Kate at her wedding to Prince William in 2011.
Diana on her first official visit to Wales in 1981. Kate attends the wedding of Laura Parker Bowles and Harry Lopes in 2006.
Diana and Charles present William on the day after his birth in 1982. Kate and William with Prince George on the day after his birth, 2013.
Diana visits Alice Springs during the Royal Tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1983. Kate arrives at Calgary Airport for the Royal Tour of North America in 2011.
Diana in Wanganui, New Zealand, during the Royal Tour of New Zealand in 1983. Kate gives her first public speech at East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices in 2012.
Diana and Charles at Ayers Rock in Australia in 1983. Kate and William at Ayers Rock thirty-one years later.
Diana wearing a Jasper Conran suit in 1983. Kate attending a St. Patrick’s Day parade in 2014.