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Kate Middleton swipes title from under Meghan Markle’s nose as she is crowned style icon

By newadmin / Published on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 22:07 PM / No Comments / 73 views

Kate, e’s coveted style has seen her named among some of the biggest celebrity fashion influencers, a new study has found. Here’s how the Duchess of Cambridge ranked far above her sister-in-law, 39.

A study by ( found Kate to be the world’s third most influential fashion icon, beaten only by mega-influencers Kylie and Kendall Jenner who came first and second respectively.

Researchers calculated female celebrities’ fashion influence by looking at how often people searched for terms relating to their style online.

The celebrities with the highest number of searches came out top.

Each celebrity considered in the study was given points out of 1000 for their influence.

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Kate came in third with 539 points making her the biggest royal fashion icon in the world.

According to the study, Kate’s high score was down to there being 3,200 monthly searches for ‘Kate Middleton fashion.’

As well as 25,888 posts on Instagram under #Katemiddletonfashion and 122,708 under #Katemiddletonstyle.

The only other royal to appear on the list of top influencers was Meghan Markle who ranked 7th with 335 points.

8.) Hailey Bieber (269 points)

9.) Bella Hadid (209 points)

10.) Beyonce (170 points)

Kate and Meghan’s differing sense of style is in part dictated by royal fashion rules.

Senior royal women are expected to stick to more modest and formal dress sense.

Since quitting the Fold last March Meghan fans have spotted the Duchess return to her old look.

In recent video calls, Meghan has sported bolder eye makeup and longer hair which may not have been deemed too casual for her former royal role.

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