Everyone’s Talking About Kate Middleton’s Statement New Hair Look

The style marks a departure from the Duchess' signature bouncy blow-dry


by Phoebe Lee |

All eyes were on the Duchess of Cambridge yesterday, when she presented the Queen Elizabeth II Award for Design. The eagle-eyed first, spotted that she was wearing an Edeline Lee dress, before others turned their attention to her hair.

While usually it's Kate's blow-dry that garners hair-focused attention - glossy lengths, buckets of volume at the root - the Duchess, this time around, opted for a look that was decidedly more modern. That's right, the Duchess' blow-dries have seemingly been put on hiatus. Enter slicked down, straight hair complete with a precision centre parting.

Browse: The Duchess Of Cambridge's New Hair Look


Browse: The Duchess of Cambridge's new hair

Browse: The Duchess of Cambridge's new hair
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Browse: The Duchess of Cambridge's new hair
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Kate's new look still has that gentle touch of volume at the crown, you'll notice.

While that classic blow-dried look is never likely to fall out of favour, this style does feel fresher. Gen Z are also in agreement. Remember when TikTokers 'cancelled' side partings? Shaking up something as simple as a hair parting can totally revitalise your style.

Find all the products you need to emulate Kate's new, slick look below:

Shop: Everything You Need To Emulate Kate's New Look At Home


SHOP: The tools for Kate's slicked back hair

ghd gold Hair Straightener, Fresh Lilac, £179
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The iconic straighteners have had a pastel makeover.

Hershesons Zhoosh Foam, £12
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A lightweight foam that adds a gentle volume to the root, minus the crispiness.

Larry King Flyaway Kit, £19
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This taming cream comes complete with a toothbrush style comb to lay flat flyaways and static.

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