Proof That Kate Middleton Wears Tartan Better Than Any Royal

Kate is mad about plaid! 

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Kate Middleton. Photo: Pool/Max Mumby/Getty; Karwai Tang/WireImage; Joe Giddens/PA Images via Getty
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Prince William and Kate Middleton. Kensington Palace via Getty

Kate Middleton broke the rule of not wearing tartan past the holiday season to wish hospital workers in Scotland (tartan is closely associated with the country) a happy Burns Night alongside Prince William in January.

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Kate Middleton. Pool/Max Mumby/Getty

Kate rocked a patterned scarf that complemented her red coat during her December 2020 royal train tour stop in Cardiff, Wales.

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The royal's tartan scarf provided a hint of where the couple were kicking off their train tour: with a stop in Edinburgh, Scotland!

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Prince William and Kate Middleton. Karwai Tang/WireImage

Kate looked holiday-ready ahead of Christmas 2018, sporting a red and green midi skirt in the patterned cloth.

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Kate Middleton. Joe Giddens/PA Images via Getty

While pregnant with Prince Louis, Kate walked to church on Christmas morning 2017 with a green and red plaid coat over her baby bump.

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Kate Middleton. Danny Lawson - WPA Pool/Getty I

A yellow and red patterned scarf matched Kate's coat during a chilly March 2013 trip to Scotland.

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Kate Middleton. Indigo/Getty

For a visit to Glasgow, Scotland in 2013, Kate dressed appropriately in the Scot-friendly pattern.

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Kate Middleton. Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty

Kate got sporty during a November 2012 outing despite wearing heels and a tartan patterned dress coat.

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