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Duchess Kate wears Alexander McQueen for Prince George christening

Oct. 23, 2013 at 11:24 AM ET

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge talk to Queen Elizabeth II (R) as they arrive, ho...
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Cute overload: Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge talk to Queen Elizabeth II (R) as they arrive, holding their son Prince George, at Chapel Royal in St James's Palace, ahead of the christening of the three month-old Prince George on Oct. 23, 2013 in London, England.

Why fix what's not broken?

Duchess Kate proved she sticks by tradition — at least where her fashion is concerned, by wearing one of her favorite designers, Alexander McQueen, along with a Jane Taylor fascinator, to her son Prince George's christening on Wednesday. 

While the baby wore vintage (a long, lacy christening gown also worn by his father at his own baptism), new mom Kate opted for a chic, ruffled cream ensemble by the brand responsible for her famous lace wedding gown.

Kate Duchess of Cambridge carries her son Prince George after his christening at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace in London, Wednesday Oct. 23, 2...
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Kate carries Prince George after his christening at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace.

Kate, 31, has worn the luxury British brand repeatedly in the last few years, including while playing field hockey (as one does) and throughout her pregnancy. 

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29:  TRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge smile following their marriage at Westminster A...
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Prince William and Duchess Kate on their wedding day, an event we all woke up in the middle of the night for.

When asked about designing Kate's wedding gown, Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton told Interview magazine in 2012: “I’m not actually allowed to talk much about it at all...It was a precious, magical time that I’ll always treasure, and I feel like (Kate) gave me a gift in many ways. I feel incredibly privileged.”

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, plays hockey with students during her visit to St Andrew's School, where she attended school between 1986 a...
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Kate visits St. Andrew's, the school she attended from 1986-1995, and pays homage to the academy's signature tartan and forest green in a plaid coatdress by McQ, a brand from the late Alexander McQueen, in Berkshire, England, on Nov. 30, 2012.
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - SEPTEMBER 13: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (R) and Sultanah Tuanku Haminah binti Hamidun the Raja Permaisuri Agong of Mala...
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The duchess attends an official dinner hosted by Malaysia's Head of State Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah of Kedah on Sept. 13, 2012. The gold-and-white gown was designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen and has the national flower of Malaysia, the hibiscus, embroidered on it.
epa03247975 Prince William Duke of Cambridge (R) and his wife Catherine Duchess of Cambridge (L) prepare to board the Spirit of Chartwell during the D...
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Prince William and Kate, in McQueen, prepare to board the Spirit of Chartwell during the Diamond Jubilee pageant on the River Thames on June 3, 2012.
Duchess Kate and Prince William
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Duchess Kate, wearing McQueen, and Prince William stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony on June 15, 2013 in London, England.

Other favorites include British designer Jenny Packham, which she wore to reveal the prince to the world, as well as Alice Temperley, LK Bennett, and more affordable retailers such as Reiss and Topshop.

Image: The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Attend The St Patrick's Day Parade At Mons Barracks, Aldershot
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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as she is now known, wears everything from fancy hats to casual tank tops. See how Prince William's wife can easily go from a high society affair to shopping on the streets of London.


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