Kate Middleton might have fooled us into thinking she trimmed her hair.


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The INSIDER Summary:

  • People seem to think Kate Middleton trimmed her hair — but we’re not totally convinced.
  • Though her hair does appear shorter in her most recent photos, it could just be the way it’s been curled.
  • Looking at photos from her previous public outing suggest it may be a case of a faux-trim.

It seems that Kate Middleton’s most recent public appearance has caused quite a stir — and not just because she was dancing with a giant bear.

Several outlets and people on social media seem to think she trimmed her hair a few inches, but we’re not totally buying it.

The Duchess made an appearance during a promotional event for the upcoming film, “Paddington 2,” where she was seen dancing with Paddington himself. Her shoulder-length hair did appear slightly shorter than it did when she was last seen on Tuesday, but this may simply be the effect of some perfectly curled locks.


Left: Kate Middleton on Monday.
Right: Kate Middleton last Tuesday.


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If you were to straighten out the curls in the picture on the left, it appears that you’d be left with strands the length of those on the right.

The potential for a faux-trim becomes even more evident when you look at where the hair falls in the back — it looks almost exactly the same length.


Left: Kate Middleton on Monday.
Right: Kate Middleton last Tuesday.


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Faux haircuts are nothing new, so it wouldn’t be a stretch to assume Kate just curled her hair up a few inches to experiment with a shorter ‘do.

Whether this is an actual trim or a false alarm, there’s no doubt that the Duchess looks stunning no matter what length she goes with.