Celeb Trend Report: Kate Middleton Recycles Her Dresses... Again!

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Kate Middleton's thriftiness is showing again! The Duchess - who just celebrated her one-year anniversary with husband Prince William - recycled the blue lace Erdem dress she wore in Canada last year for a friend's wedding.

Middleton, 30, has gained quite the reputation for recycling her outfits in the year since she married Wills in a lavish ceremony. She's recycled outfits for weddings (including Zara Phillips' wedding in June 2011) to her first public speech in March. For that outing, Middleton wore a Reiss dress she bought in 2008 for $225.00, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She's not the only one who's gotten use out of it, either: the Duchess loaned the outfit to her mother for a 2010 outing to the horse races.

We love, love, love her thriftiness. However, at least one person doesn't agree with it.

"I'm sorry, but if I had that job I would only wear it once," Osbourne told Jay Leno last year. "If I am going to be the future bloody Queen of England I'm going to wear that dress once because I'm giving up the rest of my life, all of my privacy. At least I can get a new dress every day!"

We totally understand what Osbourne is saying, but recycling definitely gives off a better vibe than spending to no end.

Kate Middleton Actually Takes a Play From Queen Elizabeth's Playbook

A lot of people might assume that Kate Middleton is starting a new trend in the royal family by re-wearing her outfits, but Queen Elizabeth has been doing it for years.

Her senior dresser Angela Kelly, who lives in Buckingham Palace and designs and creates Her Majesty's clothes, says she would never insist on having a new outfit for each occasion.

"Oh no, she doesn't believe in all that. She wears her dresses to death," the Queen's senior dresser, Angela Kelly, told the UK Daily Express in 2010. "We keep track of what she wears, when and with what jewelry so that we can mix and match and keep the combinations fresh but Her Majesty gets full use out of her clothes."

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