Kate Middleton Wears Alexander McQueen for Trooping the Colour

Kate Middleton white Alexander McQueen dress

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The Duchess of Cambridge looks regal in Alexander McQueen.

The royal family gathered on Buckingham Palace's balcony, Prince William in his dashing red Colonel of the Irish Guards uniform, the royal formerly known as Kate Middleton wearing ivory Alexander McQueen ... stop us if you've heard this before.

The scene at the June 11 Trooping the Colour parade—a ceremony marking Queen Elizabeth II's birthday—had several references to a certain April 29 wedding, the most striking of which was the newlywed's return to the designer (Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen) behind her fairy-tale-worthy wedding dress.

This time the Duchess of Cambridge—who also wore a cream Reiss dress with a matching Joseph jacket at the Epsom Derby this month—opted for a double-breasted coatdress with ruffled pleats from the Alexander McQueen Resort 2011 collection, which she paired with a black straw topper worn over loose waves.

And while Pippa's big sis has been praised for her fairly affordable high-street buys of late, Burton's coat is a tad less commoner-friendly thanks to a £2,290 (about $3,729 U.S.) price tag.

Don't worry, girls. Some day our prince will come.

Meanwhile, the Duchess wowed in a pale pink Jenny Packham gown on June 9.