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Princess Charlotte steals the spotlight with adorable hand-me-downs

Princess Charlotte was spotted on a family trip to Poland

Prince George may be the spitting image of his father, but Princess Charlotte is taking after her uncle in the style stakes.

During a family visit to Poland, the princess was spotted in her mother’s arms, wearing a cute pink dress and a pair of striking red shoes almost identical to those Prince Harry work back in the ’80s.

There’s been no word on the alleged hand-me-downs but eagle-eyed viewers have pointed out that there are similar scuff marks on both set.

The colours and buckles are also very similar, though the shoes look to have been resoled at some point in the past 30 years; Charlotte’s soles look remarkably clean.

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Charlotte’s adorable clothing has caught the interest of fans around the globe, with multiple websites popping up to track the young royal’s fashion evolution.

Pepa Gonzalez is the name behind Pepa & Company – a brand George and Charlotte are often seen wearing. According to Gonzalez, items quickly sell out if they’ve been worn by George and Charlotte.  

“I have had orders from as far as Korea as well as Russia, the United States and Brazil,” Gonzalez says.

“Thanks to the Duchess of Cambridge, there has been even more demand for traditional and vintage-inspired childrenswear.”

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Designer Rachel Riley has dressed George on more than one occasion. In an article from The Telegraph, she admits that her penchant for classic design is a way to help each child stand out rather than having them seem out of date in photographs. 

“I think they are going for clothing that is classic and timeless, rather than clothes that draw attention to them,” Riley says.

Do you think Charlotte’s shoes are hand-me-downs or just a clever coincidence?

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