12/03/2013 04:44 EST | Updated 01/23/2014 06:58 EST

Kate Middleton's Style Lessons Of 2013: What We Learned From The Duchess' Wardrobe (PHOTOS)

Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, left, Patron of SportsAid charity, applauds shooter Amber Hill, 16, after she presented her with the charity's this year One-to-Watch Award during the SportsBall, the charity's annual gala dinner, in London, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Hill was chosen from more than 1,300 athletes who have been supported by SportsAid this year, by giving them financial support and recognition during the critical early years of their careers. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, pool)

Suffice it to say that Kate Middleton made a big impact impact on the fashion world in 2013.

Not only did the "Kate Effect" hold a firm grip on women around the world but the Duchess of Cambridge actually changed the way we dressed, for better or worse.

This year, the princess attended a variety of events and celebrated some special milestones which enabled her to trot out her impressive wardrobe.

From perfecting her maternity outfits to acing her post-baby wardrobe, Kate never faltered when it came to picking a foolproof outfit for any occasion.

With that in mind, we realized that Prince George's mum taught us a lot about fashion this year. Click through the photos below to see the style lessons we learned from Kate Middleton in 2013.

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