Prince William and Kate Middleton are celebrating seven years of marriage this Sunday.
On the heels of welcoming baby Louis and thus, becoming a family of five, today marks the royal pair’s wedding anniversary. Middleton memorably wed the late Princess Diana and Prince Charles’ eldest son at Westminster Abbey wearing a stunning Alexander McQueen gown in 2011.
Many fans of the couple consider their union to be something of a real-life fairy tale and to that end, FN is paying homage to the duo’s early aughts style.
In 2005 — the same year they both graduated from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, where they met — the prince and Middleton were snapped at the Beaufort Polo Club in Britain wearing cool, casual outfits.
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Prince William dressed in sneakers with yellow accents, beige Tommy Hilfiger shorts with red stripes down the sides, a white polo shirt and a navy cap with yellow writing. Meanwhile, the now mother-of-three wore black pointed leather flats with a flowing sand-colored skirt boasting a brown belt, a pale pink tank top, and a brown handbag.
A couple years later in 2007, the pair slightly coordinated their ensembles for the Cheltenham Festival with Kate sporting an olive-colored tweed blazer and suit and brown suede knee-high pointy booties.
Prince William donned brown pants, brown suede shoes and a navy sweater over a shirt and tie with a green plaid jacket pulling things together.
Two more years later in 2009, the couple was spotted leaving the New London Theatre dressed for a date night. Wearing similar black velvet blazers, Kate polished off her look with a black printed minidress, knee-high black suede boots, and a gray leather tote bag.
The Duke of Cambridge looked dapper in a hunter green sweater worn over a collared shirt, tan trousers and red, white and blue sneakers.
A year following in 2010, Middleton appeared by Prince William’s side at a wedding in Gloucestershire wearing a pretty royal blue dress with another black blazer, a coordinating black hat, and pointy suede pumps.
The now 35-year-old prince wore a three-piece suit complete with pinstripe trousers and shiny black leather shoes for the special occasion.
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