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PHOTOS: The thrifty Duchess of Cambridge strikes at CWG!

July 29, 2014 14:34 IST

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The Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine, turned up at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Monday.

The 32 year old looked relaxed in her blazer, skinny jeans and navy wedges.

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Image: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
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Kate is a style icon for many and was seen laughing and joking with her husband Prince William and Prince Harry.

Call her old faithful as Kate has worn all three on different occasions.

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Image: Duchess of Cambridge, sits with her husband Prince William
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According to sales guru Mark Elwood, the 31-year-old Duchess of Cambridge is a fuss-free sales shopper and is often seen browsing through the 60 per cent off sale rails of Reiss's outlet, the Mirror reported.

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Image: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, sits with her husband Britain's Prince William, right, and Britain's Prince Harry as they watch artistic gymnastics
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But she surely set the temperatures soaring as she watched the action at the Commonwealth Games.

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The Duchess did get some hockey dope from the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry.  

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Image: Prince William yells beside his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Britain's Prince Harry, left, as they watch hockey
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Britain's Prince Harry has followed his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II into the photobomb craze, giving the thumbs up in an image of acclaimed New Zealand rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens at the Commonwealth Games.

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Image: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge watch Scotland Play Wales at Hockey at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre
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Just days after the queen was snapped beaming in the background as Australian hockey players Jayde Taylor and Brooke Peris took a selfie, the 29-year-old prince popped up as Tietjens was being photographed at the swimming pool.

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Image: Britain's Queen Elizabeth gestures to her husband Prince Philip, left, as they take their seats ahead of women's preliminary hockey match between England and Wales
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Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex cheers on the English cyclists at the Chris Hoy Velodrome in the Emirates Arena during the Commonwealth games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Back to Kate, who turned up for her first solo public engagement at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London in 2013.

Kate, the patron of the charity SportsAid, sported the same pair of J Brand skinny jeans and a Ralph Lauren striped Breton-style top and a Smythe jacket besides a pair of her Russel and Bromley wedges as she attended the event.

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Image: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge departs after attending a Sportaid Athlete Workshop at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
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Kate had worn a similar outfit when she visited athletes in the Olympic Village during the 2012 Olympic Games.

Duchess of Cambridge once played field hockey in high-heeled boots and she was back at a volleyball court in platform wedges to try her hand at volleyball.

 


Image: Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
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