Kate Middleton takes throne as fashion icon

Published On: Apr 05 2012 09:42:44 AM CDT   Updated On: Dec 03 2012 09:28:53 AM CST

Kate Middleton has gone from commoner to worldwide style queen -- and just about everyone is smitten with her elegant style.

Kate Middleton - fashion icon, Issa dress
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Middleton famously paired her new sapphire and diamond engagement ring with a blue Issa dress on the day her engagement to Prince William was announced. The dress sold out within hours, as did a budget version from Tesco.

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