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7 Times Kate Middleton Wore “Ugly” ’90s Trends Like A Pro

From Alice bands to utility chic.

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When it comes to ’90s fashion trends, not all of them are, well... fashionable, per se. However, one style icon who has modernised these ’90s “ugly” trends with aplomb is the Duchess of Cambridge. Click through to see Kate’s best ’90s looks.

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Alice Bands

Long before Prada rejuvenated the popular hair accessory with velvet iterations, the Duchess was a fan of the thinner, ’90s-style hair band. The animal-print acrylic headband here was practical, too, keeping Kate’s signature blow-dry out of the wind.

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