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Diana Pearl
April 20, 2017 04:27 PM

No daughter of a well-dressed mother can resist the occasional closet raid. Especially a palace closet!

This week, Crown Princess Victoria, who is visiting Japan on official business (without her husband, Prince Daniel, and children Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar), wore a navy blue dress with red polka dots, striped sleeves and a bow detail at the neck.

But with this outfit came a sense of royal fashion déjà vu. And a few eagle-eyed royal watchers noticed why: The dress is not a new style. In fact, it was seen three decades ago — on Victoria’s mother, Queen Silvia, 73.

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Yes, even queens hand down their favorite garments to their daughters after they’ve finished with them. (Or, let their daughters go shopping in their closet!) The dress is a vintage piece, and Silvia has been seeing wearing it as early as 1978 — just a year after Victoria was born.

And though it’s been several decades, the style still holds up.

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Victoria wore the dress on the first day of her visit, where she attended a seminar on sustainability at the United Nations University in Tokyo.

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Mother and daughter accessorized the dress differently: Silvia, with a red headscarf, and Victoria, with a red clutch. (Both opted for a silver watch.)

Maybe one day, we’ll see 5-year-old Princess Estelle wearing the same dress, too!

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