ADVERTORIAL* In 2012, the Duchess of Cambridge wore a stunning pink dress by Emilia Wickstead twice within the same month. First, she wore it to The Queen’s Sovereigns’ luncheon at Windsor Castle. Two weeks later, the Duchess donned the dress again - this time for her first Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. You can view pictures of Kate in the dress here (external link). Kate's dress featured … [Read more...]
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Copy Kate Middleton’s style
We love Kate Middleton’s style, particularly how she manages to dress elegantly for her role, yet still look young and stylish. Here at KateMiddletonStyle.org, we like to copy (or ‘RepliKate’) the Duchess’s look for ourselves.
This category is full of cheaper items to substitute for the designer pieces Kate wears, or just to replace the sold-out pieces in her wardrobe. For those looking to copy Kate’s style, scroll down below for our most recent “RepliKates.”
Where does Kate Middleton shop?
One of the questions I get asked most frequently is “where does Kate Middleton shop” or “where does Kate buy her clothes?”
It’s easy to answer, as the Duchess often shops in the same places. While she is the Queen of the High Street, she also wears designer pieces from a select number of designer boutiques too. She mixes the two effortlessly:
Some of the shops & brands Kate frequents:
Whether you want to RepliKate the Duchess’ dresses or find an affordable alternative, below you’ll find some of our favourite copies:
The Duchess of Cambridge often carries her Longchamp Le Pliage tote bag. You may recall she carried the bag throughout the 2012 Olympics in London, and then later, during shopping trips in London. Kate carries the large size bag, which is made from nylon and features leather trimmings. It is available from Neiman Marcus, Ideel, Selfridge and Harrods, where it retails for around £70 (give … [Read more...]
In the winter, Kate often wears her Temperley London Odele coat for carrying out private errands, such as grabbing coffee or walking Lupo. You may recall this photo from 2012 snapped by Sandra, a fan of WhatKateWore.com who happened to be visiting Kensington Gardens and saw Kate with a friend. The Duchess is wearing the Temperley Odele coat. The coat is pretty edgy compared to the … [Read more...]
In mid-October, Duchess Kate wore a purple lace dress by Dolce and Gabbana for an event with the Chinese President and his wife. The knee-length dress featured a high, funnel neckline and long sheer lace sleeves. Here's a reminder - Kate’s wearing the $3,495 “Guipure” dress by Dolce & Gabbana in eggplant purple. If you're looking for something similar, perhaps for an upcoming … [Read more...]
During the 2012 Diamond Jubilee tour, Duchess Kate attended a special tea party in Kuala Lumpur. She wore a stunning ice blue lace dress by Temperley London. The dress was a bespoke piece, adapted from Temperley London's “Aster Flower” dress from the brand's Autumn/Winter 2012 collection. The Aster Flower dress was available in black and gold/metallic, which suited the season. However, it … [Read more...]
Earlier this month, William, Kate, George and Charlotte left Kensington Palace to take residence at their Norfolk home, Anmer Hall, a ten-bedroom country house on the Queen's Sandringham Estate. It's unlikely we'll see much of the Cambridges over the next couple of months, as they settle into their new family life and enjoy spending time with their new arrival. In order to help ease the … [Read more...]
On May 2nd 2015, The Duchess of Cambridge left St. Mary's Hospital (Lindo Wing) with her new baby girl, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. For the momentous occasion, Kate wore a bespoke dress, custom made for her by British designer Jenny Packham. The white silk dress featured a yellow buttercup print clustered densely at the top, which graduated down towards the hem. Within days, The … [Read more...]
Back in 2014, The Duchess of Cambridge stepped off a plane in Sydney, Australia wearing a bright sunshine yellow dress by designer Roksanda Ilincic. The Duchess wore a bespoke version of Roksanda Ilincic’s Ryedale dress. The piece was from Roksanda’s spring/summer 2014 collection, though was available in white with yellow patches and with bell sleeves. Steal Kate's style: a great "Copy … [Read more...]
Duchess Kate's Zimmermann Roamer Day Dress was a firm favourite with fans. The Duchess wore the piece during a trip to Australia in April 2014 and then again to Wimbledon later in the year. The dress was expensive ($500+). Zimmermann is a BIG name in Australia and the dress was part of the designer's flagship collection. Despite the cost, the dress was still hugely popular and it sold … [Read more...]
Last night, William and Kate attended the Royal Variety Performance at London's Palladium theatre. Kate looked stunning in a black lace dress by Diane Von Furstenberg. The dress, which retailed for $900, was highly popular and quickly sold out at Net-A-Porter.com and Farfetch.com. Today, a reader from Switzerland (who wishes to remain anonymous) emailed me with a fantastic "RepliKate." The … [Read more...]
Last night, The Duchess of Cambridge attended the Action on Addiction Autumn Evening Gala, wearing a beautiful black dress by Temperley London and her Jimmy Choo Cosmic heels. It was the third engagement in as many days for the Duchess, who has just announced her second pregnancy. To the event, Kate carried a clutch bag that we've not seen before. It's the first time she has carried it … [Read more...]
UPDATE: Sadly, this dress has now sold out. In 2011, Duchess Kate met some of the biggest A-list names on the planet at a BAFTA event in Los Angeles. Hollywood stars like Nicola Kidman, Blake Lively, Jennifer Lopez, Tom Hanks and Barbara Streisand turned up to meet the royals, who were in America as part of their first official overseas tour as a newlywed couple. Kate wore a stunning lilac … [Read more...]