Did Kate Middleton wear her purple Gucci blouse backwards?

There's no doubt that the Duchess of Cambridge knows how to make a fashion statement. In fact, the mom-of-three proved that just last night at the National Portrait Gallery's annual gala in a recycled Alexander McQueen dress.

The dress, which was previously donned by the royal at the 2017 BAFTAs, had different elements this time around -- the royal added a different belt and what looks to be custom sleeves -- showing that even for the royals, rewears don't always have to be boring.

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The Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to the Henry Fawcett Children�s Centre in Kennington, London.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Henry Fawcett Children's Centre in Kennington on March 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
The Duchess of Cambridge (second right)during a visit to the Henry Fawcett Children�s Centre in Kennington, London.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Henry Fawcett Children's Centre in Kennington on March 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
The Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to the Henry Fawcett Children�s Centre in Kennington, London.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Henry Fawcett Children's Centre in Kennington on March 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Henry Fawcett Children's Centre in Kennington on March 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Henry Fawcett Children's Centre in London on March 12, 2019. (Photo by Arthur Edwards / various sources / AFP) (Photo credit should read ARTHUR EDWARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Henry Fawcett Children's Centre in Kennington on March 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
Britain's Kate the Duchess of Cambridge, reacts with a child, during a visit to the Henry Fawcett Children's Centre in Kennington, London, Tuesday March 12, 2019. (Arthur Edwards/Pool Photo via AP)
The Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to the Henry Fawcett Children�s Centre in Kennington, London.
The Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to the Henry Fawcett Children�s Centre in Kennington, London.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Henry Fawcett Children's Centre in Kennington on March 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
The Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to the Henry Fawcett ChildrenÕs Centre in Kennington, London.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Henry Fawcett Children's Centre in Kennington on March 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
The Duchess of Cambridge (centre) during a visit to the Henry Fawcett Children�s Centre in Kennington, London.
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Henry Fawcett Children's Centre in London on March 12, 2019. (Photo by Arthur Edwards / various sources / AFP) (Photo credit should read ARTHUR EDWARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
The Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to the Henry Fawcett ChildrenÕs Centre in Kennington, London.
The Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to the Henry Fawcett ChildrenÕs Centre in Kennington, London.
The Duchess of Cambridge (centre) during a visit to the Henry Fawcett Children�s Centre in Kennington, London.
The Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to the Henry Fawcett ChildrenÕs Centre in Kennington, London.
The Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to the Henry Fawcett ChildrenÕs Centre in Kennington, London.
The Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to the Henry Fawcett ChildrenÕs Centre in Kennington, London.
The Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to the Henry Fawcett ChildrenÕs Centre in Kennington, London.
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But the 37-year-old mom also proved on Tuesday that she knows how to mix up newer clothes as well. For a visit to a London's children center Tuesday morning, Kate opted for a lilac silk pussybow top by Gucci and simple black trousers. However, eagle-eyed fans noticed there was something particularly different about the way the duchess wore the blouse and how the blouse looked online. 

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It seems that the duchess wore the blouse backwards, as you can see in the pictures above. Stock images of the shirt show buttons in the back, while Kate turned the blouse around with the buttons in the front. 

Whether it was intentional or not, the Duchess of Cambridge pulled off the style perfectly. And that's probably how we'd wear the blouse, too, if we had a royal budget! 

The blouse currently retails for $1300 according to Nordstrom's website and is available for purchase. 

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