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William sticks to blue (and the same suit?) during royal tour

As the Duke and Duchess wrap up their whirlwind tour of Canada, we'd like to catch a glimpse of their luggage on an airport trolley. We'd wager that Prince William is carrying no more than a garment bag, while Kate has a stack of suitcases.

Parsing the fine points of a navy blue suit is hard to do from even the best photos of the tour. But unless William is rotating freshly-pressed clone suits, it looks as though he's essentially been wearing one suit, with a red or white-toned tie (Oh, Canada!) and a blue, blue and white, or white shirt.

Sometimes, as he did for his first evening out in Ottawa, he ditched the tie.

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Otherwise, he wore that uniform just about everywhere, when arriving in Ottawa, in Quebec City and on Prince Edward Island - all while Kate was switching it up.

For more casual outings such as the dragon boat race on PEI and on a walkabout in Fort Levis, Que., he paired more blue and white shirts with somewhat unseasonal grey corduroys, held up with a very bohemian brown patterned belt.

Very little media attention seems to have been paid to the Prince's outfits, for obvious Kate-related reasons. One style forum did discuss his choice of a three-button suit over the more currently popular two-button. And one naysayer called his first necktie choice, "insipid." But it's hardly a chorus.

Kate has been praised for recycling her white engagement dress and wearing a few items, including her blue Smythe blazer and some shoes, more than once. Yet it's William who could actually teach us a few things about perfecting the travel wardrobe - especially for lovers of the carry-on.

One of his likely tips? Travel with an emerging style icon and no one will notice your own skimpy wardrobe.

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