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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge: Royal fashion on tour 17 looks in 17 days

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge along with baby Prince George and her husband Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrived in New Zealand three weeks ago for their official Royal Tour 2014 to New Zealand and Australia.

During this road trip for the Royal trio they visited 12 cities in New Zealand and Australia taking part in activities as wide ranging as a yacht race in Auckland Harbour, paying their respects to victims of the 2011 earthquake in Christchurch and visiting Ayres Rock in Australia.

Fashion changes were required for Duchess Catherine while she traveled around and yes she made use of both old, and new fashion essentials from her royal wardrobe.

Catherine’s clothing selections were consistent with her lady like manner and taste, rich in color and use of classic silhouettes.

It feels quite natural for me and it seems the same for everyone else to continue to beg the question is Catherine truly a fashion icon? If so, let's look at some of the highlights of her royal style on tour.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge wears red
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge wears red Chris Jackson Getty Images

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge wears red

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive at Wellington Military Terminal on an RNZAF 757 from Sydney on April 7, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand.The Royal Family arrived in New Zealand for the first day of a Royal Tour to New Zealand and Australia.

Mommy Catherine and baby Prince George
Mommy Catherine and baby Prince George James Whatling Pool/Getty Images

Mommy Catherine and baby Prince George

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge attend Plunkett's Parent's Group at Government House on April 9, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand.

Beautiful in blue
Beautiful in blue Chris Jackson Getty Images

Beautiful in blue

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge smiles as she meets the gathered crowds in Seymour Square during Day 4 of a Royal Tour to New Zealand on April 10, 2014 in Blenheim, New Zealand.

Little black dress with sparkle
Little black dress with sparkle Arthur Edwards Getty Images

Little black dress with sparkle

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends an art unveiling of a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by New Zealand artist Nick Cuthell during Day 4 of a Royal Tour to New Zealand at Government House on April 10, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand.

A very grand kelly green overcoat
A very grand kelly green overcoat Chris Jackson Getty Images

A very grand kelly green overcoat

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge wears a very kelly green overcoat (Accented by a super trendy feature the silver zipper up the front) while she visits the Avanti Drome on April 12, 2014 in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Pretty in pleats
Pretty in pleats Rob Jefferies Getty Images

Pretty in pleats

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge walked across the tarmac at Dunedin International Airport on April 13, 2014 in Dunedin, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.

A lovely (Really) red suit
A lovely (Really) red suit Kirk Hargreaves Getty Images

A lovely (Really) red suit

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge cut the ribbon at the opening of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre on April 14, 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Blue tweed fashion forward suit
Blue tweed fashion forward suit Marty Melville Getty Images

Blue tweed fashion forward suit

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge wore a very fashion forward blue tweed suit on day ten. It's all in the details and finishing touches that speak to the modern twist on a classic fashion theme. Catherine waves farewell after a walk about in Civic Square on April 16, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand.

Mellow yellow shift dress
Mellow yellow shift dress Arthur Edwards Getty Images

Mellow yellow shift dress

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge pose in front of the Sydney Harbour Bridge as they attend a reception hosted by the Governor and Premier of New South Wales on April 16, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

White and navy print wrap dress
White and navy print wrap dress Arthur Edwards Getty Images

White and navy print wrap dress

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge pose for a photograph at Echo Point with the Three Sisters Rocks in the background on April 17, 2014 in Katoomba, Australia.

White eyelet lace beach dress
White eyelet lace beach dress Chris Jackson Getty Images

White eyelet lace beach dress

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge walks on the sand at a lifesaving event on Manley Beach on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge

White shift dress decorated with cornflower blue flower motif
White shift dress decorated with cornflower blue flower motif Chris Jackson Getty Images

White shift dress decorated with cornflower blue flower motif

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrives wearing a white shift dress decorated with a cornflower blue flower motif at the Royal Australian Airforce Base at Amberley on April 19, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.

Easter Sunday suit
Easter Sunday suit Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Easter Sunday suit

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrives at St Andrew's Cathedral for Easter Sunday Service on April 20, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.

Pretty pink suit
Pretty pink suit Photo by Pool/Getty Images

Pretty pink suit

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrives at the Playford Civic Centre in the Adelaide suburb of Elizabeth on April 23, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia wearing a very pretty pink suit.

Kelly green belted dress coat
Kelly green belted dress coat Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images

Kelly green belted dress coat

Wearing a very kelly green dress coat Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge together visit the National Arboretum on April 24, 2014 in Canberra, Australia.

Elegant in white
Elegant in white Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images

Elegant in white

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends a reception hosted by the Governor General Peter Cosgrove and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove at Government House on April 24, 2014 in Canberra, Australia wearing an elegant white ensemble.

Dress coat worn with black hat
Dress coat worn with black hat Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images

Dress coat worn with black hat

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge during an ANZAC Day commemorative service at the Australian War Memorial on April 25, 2014 in Canberra, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.