More than just the look, this iconic white shirt has a rich history.
It is the first shirt to be worn by the Queen of England during the coronation of her husband George VI, in 1962, when she was just 16.
It has become an icon for footballers around the world, including Chelsea striker Eden Hazard, who wore it on the day he scored a hat-trick to beat Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup Final.
And it has inspired countless players to take on the role of the Duchess of Cambridge.
In an interview with The Times newspaper, Kate Middleton revealed that she once had a shirt made of her father’s Oxford shirt.
But the Duchess has always preferred to dress in her own choice of shirt.
She has worn the one she wore during the 2011 coronation as her own.
“She was a bit nervous at first,” says her fashion designer, Alex Cawley.
“But she got used to it.”
This is because she wears her own clothing, as she did at the wedding of Prince Harry in 2020, when a shirt that she had worn to the reception was left outside the house.
It was her own shirt from that year, when it was not a traditional Oxford shirt, and she wore it in her speech to the Royal Society.
It took three weeks to take her back to the house, where it remained until her funeral in 2022.
A similar arrangement took place for the Queen’s wedding to Prince Harry two years later.
The Duke of Edinburgh wears the shirt during the wedding to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in 2020.
The Duchess has worn it since, as did her mother in 2013 when she attended the coronations of Prince William and Kate Middlebury, and as a guest of honour at the 2010 World Cup in Canada.
In the years since, the Duchess’s style has evolved.
In 2017, she wore the shirt while her husband Prince Philip gave a speech in the UK, which she described as “one of the greatest moments of my life”.
The shirt has also been used as an emblem by players to mark games.
This season, for example, England’s midfielder Harry Kane wore it to mark the 1-0 win over Germany in their first group match, when he scored the winning goal.
The shirt was also worn by goalkeeper Tim Howard at the World Cup, when England played Argentina.
This year, the shirt was used for the first time by the Socceroos, who beat the Czech Republic 3-1 in the opening match of their qualifying campaign.
This means it has been worn by all their top players.
“It’s not something you see very often, but we use it to do that,” says captain Michael Bradley.
“For me, it’s one of the main things in our dressing room, to put your name in the hat.”
The Duchess’s shirt is one of only two shirts she has worn since she married Prince Philip in 2020 (the other is her father-in-law’s royal blue suit, which was worn by her mother when she married George VI in 1962).
But she has also worn other items that she does not normally wear.
She wears a white dress shirt with a blue collar to dress as her mother and brother, as well as a black-and-white dress shirt to cover up the blue of her hair, which is styled like a flower.
The shirts she is wearing today are from her childhood.
She was born in 1955 and grew up in the south of England, but grew up on the north coast of the United Kingdom, where she lived in a small town called St. Albans, which in turn was in Sussex, where her mother was born.
Her father died when she had her first child, a daughter named Lily.
After that, she attended St. Margaret’s Grammar School in Lewes, where a neighbour introduced her to the shirt, which her father had given her as a gift when she arrived in the country.
She also got to wear it when she became a nurse, and when she went to university.
“I was the youngest in my class, so I think I was the only one who knew it was there,” she says.
“When I got a bit older, my parents asked me to wear the shirt.
She wore the Oxford Shirt when she travelled to New Zealand in 2008 to celebrate the Queen becoming the first female monarch. “
There was an argument, but I decided to wear a dress shirt and be a nurse and be more open about it.”
She wore the Oxford Shirt when she travelled to New Zealand in 2008 to celebrate the Queen becoming the first female monarch.
“That was the most memorable time in my life,” she said at the time.
“Being the first woman in the world to be able to be crowned monarch of the whole of the country, was really exciting.”
The shirt is not just a symbol of royalty, however.
Kate’s father was the first ever Duke of Gloucester, the second in her family