Kate Has 5 New Favorite Accessories, and They're So Fashion

Some watch planes and others train-spot, but our pastime of choice is patiently waiting to see which delights Kate Middleton will serve up next. Of course, we've always been fans of her polished style, but there's no denying she's had her strongest string of looks over the last few months. 

From the on-trend Western boots she wore with skinny jeans to the very forward Alessandra Rich dress she wore in the royal family portraits, we can't find fault with any of her latest ensembles. However, the thing that's taken Kate's outfits to the next level is undoubtedly her new, more trend-forward accessories. 

Kate often finds comfort in minimal clutch bags, nude pumps, and simple jewels, but recently she's been experimenting with more directional extras, all of which just so happen to be perfect for party season, too.

Keep scrolling to see and shop Kate Middleton's accessories, which have the power to make any outfit look 10/10.

HAIR BOWS

Kate Middleton Accessories: Kate wears a velvet black bow in her tousled hair.

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Style Notes: Her hair always sets the bar high, but Kate excelled even herself with her tousled pony, which she adorned with a gorgeous black bow. The day after, several of the Who What Wear team turned up to work with bows in their hair, too.

GOLD HOOP EARRINGS

Kate Middleton Accessories: Kate has been spotted wearing gold hoops regularly of late.

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Style Notes: Considering she normally wears simple studs, when Kate chose to don a pair of It girl–approved gold hoops, it was a subtle switch that made a big style impact. 

Kate Middleton Accessories: Kate looks impossibly chic carrying her mini Aspinal of London bag.

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Style Notes: While clutches serve as unofficial party arm candy, Kate shows that mini bags are just as chic and will likely hold more of your essentials, too. 

HEADBANDS

Kate Middleton Accessories: Kate stands out for all the right reasons thanks to her padded headband,

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Style Notes: As well as experimenting with bows, Kate took a bold sartorial step when she made her Alice band debut. Opting for a super-padded style, she's helped put headbands back on the map

VELVET PUMPS

Kate Middleton Accessories: Her love of courts is well documented, and now Kate has upgraded to velvet iterations.

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Style Notes: Kate's love of classic pumps is well documented, though it seems, for party season, she's swapped her trademark neutrals in favor of Jimmy Choo's rich velvet iterations. 

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