You HAVE to See These Rare, Vintage Photos of Kate Middleton

Today is Kate Middleton's 33rd birthday, and there is perhaps no better way to celebrate the occasion than looking back at how the Duchess of Cambridge dressed before she nabbed the royal title. The editors over at Huffington Post did a commendable job, digging up old photos of the style icon, and we felt compelled to share.

From hitting a convience store in jeans and a spaghetti strap top way back in 2005 to living it up at a roller disco in 2008, Middleton lived a million sartorial lives before she became a famous style star. Click through the photos below to see what we mean, then head to Huffington Post to see the rest!