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The Duchess of Cambridge wowed in stunning recycled gown.

Kate Middelton attended a prestigious gala night in London donning the same gown she wore two years prior.

Gathering at the black-tie gala at London’s National Portrait Gallery the Duchess of Cambridge outshone the A-lister event in a floor length Alexander McQueen evening dress.

Turning heads in her embroidered floral gown Kate Middleton, 37, people were quick to point out she had worn the dress two years prior.  

The duchess attended the BAFTAS in February 2017 wearing the same black gown. The off the shoulder piece was paired with a small black clutch and glistening jewellery. Walking the red carpet with her husband Prince William the couple turned heads as the waved at the crowd.

The happy couple
The happy couple (Source: Getty)

However, when Kate stepped out in London last night the frock had been not only recycled but refashioned. The off the shoulder dress was altered and now features figure hugging cap sleeves. Flying solo, she combined her gown with her Prada clutch and soft curls. Kate certainly proves she is the queen of recycling and refashioning!

The stunning white flowery stitched gown shows that some florals do really never got out of fashion. Walking around the gallery, which is home to Kate’s first official portrait by Paul Emsley which was unveiled in 2012, she was gifted a bouquet of flowers complimenting her evening wear.  

Kate wows in her recycled gown
Kate wows in her recycled gown (Source: Getty)

Smiling through the night Kate was spotted with stars including David and Victoria Beckham, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and Bianca Jagger.

Not the only royals to attend the gala, tipped to wed, Prince William’s cousin Princess Beatrice and partner Edoardo Mapelli Mozi were also seen mingling with at the star-studded affair.  

This is the third gala evening Kate has attended and she is set to continue her role as royal patron of the National Gallery.

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