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Kate Middleton's Most Controversial Outfits

1. Her Wedding Day Hair
It's rumored that Kate Middleton was advised to wear her hair up for her royal wedding to Prince William in 2011. While it's said the Duchess wanted to wear her hair down, it seems like she made a compromise when she donned a half-up, half-down style on the big day.

In a documentary about the royal wedding, William & Kate: The Journey, royal reporter Ashley Pearson said that the bride-to-be was instructed to don a tasteful up-do so she could look regal. "Royal sources tell me that the royals indicated very strongly to Kate that they would prefer her to wear her hair up for this very special occasion,” Pearson said. “However, Kate had her heart set on wearing her hair down with long flowing curls, which is her favorite way to wear it and actually William's favorite as well. They ended up compromising on her look.”

If you look at photos of past royal weddings, all the aristocrats had their hair swept back and pinned up. Both Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth donned an elegant up-do, and even more modern royals have subscribed to the tradition. Princess Eugenie had a low bun with wisps of hair framing her face, and Duchess Meghan Markle had a low up-do that looked like an elegant version of her signature messy bun.