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Kate Middleton Sports Entirely New Look in Rare Throwback Photo

As royal aficionados, we know Kate Middleton’s style quite well. The duchess has been known to switch up her fashion every now and then, whether she’s sporting a white power suit or opting for an elegant polka dot dress. But this time around, she is rocking an entirely new look that’s making us do a double-take.

Over the weekend, Middleton and Prince William posted a series of photos on their joint Instagram account to celebrate Armed Forces Day. In the slideshow, the Duchess of Cambridge can be seen donning military gear from head-to-toe and holding a piece of military equipment. The snapshots were taken last November when the royal spent time with members of the British Army.

“Today on Armed Forces Day, William and I would like to pay tribute to the brave men and women, past and present, serving in all of our armed forces, at sea, on land and in the air, here in the U.K. and around the world,” the caption read, “Thank you for all you and your families sacrifice to keep us safe.”

Middleton shared how important it is to spend time with the British soldiers and recruits, writing, “It was wonderful to see first-hand the many important and varied roles the military play day in, day out to protect us all, and I look forward to discovering more about the @RoyalNavy and @RoyalAirForceUK in due course.” The duchess ended the note by signing with the letter “C” (short for Catherine).

Is it just us or is Kate Middleton giving major Top Gun: Maverick vibes in this military gear?

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