It seems Kate Middleton has tried a new fashion trend — and we love it! The Duchess of Cambridge has stood out lately for ditching her signature hats and fascinators for headbands instead. Not only is the look fabulous, but it also seemingly makes her stand out from Meghan Markle, who never sports headbands.

“This is definitely a more regal style that Kate is wearing. The style of the headbands are very similar to a tiara but can be worn on most royal engagements,” stylist Rochelle White told FEMAIL. “I think Kate could be trying to distinguish herself from Meghan. They have been compared a lot recently in regards to their fashion choices, styles, and color palettes.”

Kate, 36, previously wore a headband to the wedding of her friend Sophie Carter in Norfolk, to Prince Louis’ christening in July, to a Westminster Abbey event alongside Prince William in early November, to the Christmas Day service at St. Mary Magdalene Church at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, England on Dec. 25, and to a Sunday service at the same church in early January. We can’t wait for the next time she’ll wear the stylish hair accessory.

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Scroll through the gallery below to see photos of Kate wearing a headband recently!