Almost No One Realized Meghan Markle Wore a Repeat Outfit This Weekend

Do you remember when she wore this gorgeous dress the first time?

The Duke And Duchess Of Sussex Visit Australia - Day 5
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Kate Middleton's known to dip into her royal wardrobe and rewear her favorite looks time and time again. She's even ordered multiple dresses in different colors! (Same, Kate, same.) Now that Meghan Markle's has spent some more time on the global stage, the Duchess of Sussex has also shown a willingness to repeat her especially killer outfits too.

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Meghan just at a public engagement for the first time this past weekend, when she attended the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games in Sydney, Australia. This time she paired the with a bespoke Dior satin clutch, , and Stuart Weitzman nude heels.

She also topped the dress with for the British label Winser London. (Big thunderstorms outside delayed the event's start by an hour.)

Meghan Markle previously wore the back in April when she attended a London concert held in honor of the Queen's 92nd birthday. She would marry Prince Harry the following month, and the occasion marked one of the first times she appeared with many members of the royal family, including Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William, Princess Anne, Prince Edward, Princess Eugenie, and Princess Beatrice.

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Back then she accessorized with a pair of blue suede and . Meghan would later tap Stella McCartney yet again for the stunning halter neck gown she wore to her wedding reception in May.

Of course the Duchess has reworn other, smaller pieces before — like her go-to Aquazzura stilettos or meaningful pieces of jewelry gifted by her in-laws. When a royal operates under a seemingly unlimited clothing allowance, however, it's refreshing to see Meghan and Kate rewear favorite outfits. There's lots of royal precedent behind clothes recycling though. Princess Diana did it back in the '80s, Princess Anne has , and the Queen holds onto vintage handbags for decades.

Meghan Markle showed her preference for that caped silhouette yet again last night, when she wore the Ginkgo cape dress by to a state dinner. The stunning blue color actually during the couple's two day stay on the island. The same saturated hue features prominently on Fiji's national flag.

The Duke And Duchess Of Sussex Visit Fiji - Day 1
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The Duke And Duchess Of Sussex Visit Fiji - Day 1
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are now about halfway through their 16-day tour to Oceania. The busy schedule includes upwards of 76 engagements, but Meghan Markle will due to her newly announced pregnancy.

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