18 Times Kate Middleton Made Us Forget She's a Royal

18 Times Kate Middleton Made Us Forget She's a Royal

Kate Middleton Prince WilliamKate Middleton is the newest royal and the reigning queen of fashion, but it wasn't too long ago that she was a regular girl dating her college sweetheart.  

Kate really is a regular girl at heart. And occasionally, she dips back into her roots and looks like just another woman passing us on the street. (Okay, sort of.) Here are some of our favorite times when the duchess was just plain old Kate.

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  • Take a Hike


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    If it weren't for the huge pack of photogs stalking Kate and William, she'd look like just another gal on a hike with her sweetheart.

  • Full of Hot Air


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    Kate shows off her athletic side. She can even play volleyball with a balloon.

  • Gridlock


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    Royals really are just like us. They get stuck in traffic, too.

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  • Fit for a Future King


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    To the untrained eye, this is just another family watching a polo match, not two future kings.

  • Mommy and Me


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    Good to know even royal toddlers are a handful.

  • Zip It


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    Even royals know there's nothing more comfortable than a soft hoodie.

  • Snack Attack


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    Nothing comes between a pregnant lady and her snacks. Nothing! Kate and William look like a regular couple at a ball game.

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  • Baby Walker


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    Kate may have eyes on her all the time, but it's clear that she only has eyes for her kids -- just like most moms!

  • Spike Heels


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    Doesn't everybody play volleyball in jeans and heels? Kate totally could've passed for a commoner here.

  • Captain of Her Own Ship


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    Kate clearly has a thing for sailing. If we saw her out on the high seas, we'd think it was her job.

  • Thirst for Knowledge


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    Just another girl in the stands of a tennis match, trying to stay cool on a warm day.

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  • Torch Song


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    Kate might still look stunning when she's dressed down, but she definitely has a more casual, relaxed vibe going on here.

  • Dog Eat Dog


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    Kate really does look like just another mum at the park in this shot, don't you think?

  • Playing the Field


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    Oh my ... are those tennis shoes we see on her feet instead of pumps?!?

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  • City Slickers


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    On a trip to Canada, Kate looks like just another cowgirl on the ranch.

  • Natural Beauty


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    Kate is lucky she can even look good in a fleece. That's not true for everyone.

  • Princess Bride


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    The day before her wedding, Kate didn't show any sign of cold feet. She was just another bride getting ready to marry her prince. (Literally.)

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  • Mall Rat


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    Days before her wedding, Kate did what every bride does. She shopped for last-minute items.

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