The world of celebrity has long been a showcase of short dresses, thigh-high splits and low-cut outfits but now a change is afoot.

Modesty has made its way to the world of celebrity thanks to the likes of Victoria Beckham and Kate Middleton.

Beckham was once a fan of hot pants and cleavage-baring corsets but she now steps out in modest pencil skirts and dresses with Peter Pan collars.

According to the Daily Mail, Kate Middleton encompassed the modest style with her choice of outfit and jewellery worn to a secret engagement in London on May 10th.

She wore a long cream gown complete with long sleeves and a high neckline but made the modest dress sexy with a thigh-high split and carefully-constructed bodice.

The Duchess made sure she wore her stunning engagement ring to fully complement the outfit.

You too can follow this modest trend by choosing longer skirts and dresses to wear and selecting just one piece of statement jewellery to complement the look.

The Galway Advertiser recently advised considering the time of day and type of event you are attending when deciding what type of jewellery will dress up an outfit.

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