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, 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.”

Kate Middleton Outfits & Style

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:

REISSStuart WeitzmanWhistlesWarehouseJohn LewisL.K. BennettIssaJenny PackhamKatherine HookerAlexander McQueenDiane Von FurstenbergJosephTemperley London

Shop Kate’s Wardrobe:

Looking for an archive of ALL KATE’S OUTFITS?
Check out this link: Kate Middleton Outfits.

Whether you want to RepliKate the Duchess’ dresses or find an affordable alternative, below you’ll find some of our favourite copies:

[Style Steal] Get a copy of Kate’s black DVF Zarita lace dress for only $99!

Adrianna Papell long sleeved black lace gown.

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 and Today, a reader from Switzerland (who wishes to remain anonymous) emailed me with a fantastic "RepliKate."  The … [Read more...]

Steal Kate’s Style: Black Sequinned Clutch Bag

Kate's black bag and my repliKate

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...]

Steal Kate’s Style: Lilac Alexander McQueen dress from BAFTA dinner in US!

Kate looked stunning in her Lilac Mcqueen dress for the Bafta event. Shop our pick from Kaliko - this maxi dress is so similar!

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...]

[RepliKate] Zimmermann Roamer Day Dress – a similar dress at an affordable price

Our favourite alternative to Kate's Zimmermann Roamer Day Dress - a good copy if you want to RepliKate the look!

While many rejoiced after Duchess Kate's Zimmermann dress hit stores this week, others (me included) ached for the dress but knew they couldn't justify the $500 / £300 price tag (plus, shipping, duty tax etc!) If you're looking for a more affordable repliKate, here's my pick:  this beautiful white lace dress from Jaeger, another brand Kate is FAMOUS for wearing. It's also on sale … [Read more...]

Three outfits inspired by Kate’s ensemble from the National Maritime Museum

Black & White

Yesterday, Duchess Kate visited the National Maritime Museum to meet with Olympic sailer Ben Ainslie and learn more about the bid to enter a British team into the 35th annual America's Cup competition. Within minutes of Kate stepping out of her car at the Museum, the remaining stock of the Jaeger dress Kate was wearing had totally sold out.  Here's a reminder of her outfit: White Crepe Dress … [Read more...]

RepliKate: Kiki McDonough Grace – a great copy at an affordable price

A good, affordable alternative to the Kiki McDonough Grace earrings.

It's no secret that us royal fashion followers can't get enough of glittering jewels and beautiful bling!  Seriously, it's like we're all magpies!  Sadly,  precious gems and diamonds cost money, and very few of us are actually real bone fide princesses with bank balances to match.  Luckily for you, I have a pretty cool repliKate for the Kiki McDonough Grace earrings: The Swarovski Angelic Pierced … [Read more...]

[Copy Kate’s Style] Blue Lace Erdem Cecile Dress

Lace Dress

During the 2011 Royal Tour of North America and Canada, Duchess Kate wore a blue lace Erdem dress when visiting Ottawa.   She also wore the dress again to a wedding a year later. Fast forward to 2014 and her classic look is as popular as ever.  So, today we're sharing a number of fabulous replicas (or RepliKate's as we often call them!) Take a look at our selection: How to wear the blue … [Read more...]

A ‘plus size’ version of Kate’s Erdem lace dress, for sizes 12-32

Clare Richards Lace Dress

I was looking at the Daily Mail "sidebar of shame" this morning (I know, terrible habit) and noticed Claire Richards from the band Steps has released a 'plus size' collection with Fashion World.  The dress she was wearing is a great repliKate for Kate's Erdem lace dress: Obviously it isn't the perfect style - the repliKate dress has a v-neckline.  Of course, as this is a plus size range, … [Read more...]

Get the look: Kate’s Topshop contrast collar dress

Kate's black topshop dress. Photo by Ian Jones for Child Bereavement UK

Kate Middleton wore the Topshop Contrast Collar Dress back in March when visiting Child Bereavement UK, and then once again for her video marking Children's Hospices Week in April. The style was very popular with many Kate fans, though it quickly sold out online. Because it's such an easy to wear piece that is both elegant and classy, many Kate fans wish to 'repliKate' or 'replicate' the … [Read more...]

Back in stock & on sale: Stuart Weitzman, ASOS, Temperley & more…

Kate wearing things!

Please note: This post was written in November 2013. Some items below ARE still in stock, but please be aware that others aren't. Hello Kate Middleton Style fans! A treat for Kate fashion followers this evening: a quick update to let you know that several pieces as seen on Kate are now back in stock OR on sale. You might have seen me posting some of these pieces on Facebook throughout the day (so … [Read more...]

[RepliKate] Kate’s glittering Jenny Packham dress, worn to the Tusk Trust Awards

kate middleton tusk awards

The shimmering full length dress worn by Kate to the Tusk Trust Awards in September was a fairly big hit with style fans.  The beautiful Jenny Packham dress sparkled as Kate walked down the red carpet, and we were all envious! I found the perfect "RepliKate" (replica or copy if you're unfamiliar with the term) on Hobbs' website yesterday for those looking for something similar for an upcoming … [Read more...]

[RepliKate] Copy of Kate’s lace teal Jenny Packham dress

Teal Jenny Packham Dress Copy

I’m going to share one of my favourite ‘RepliKates’ with you today, it's the perfect copy/alternative to the teal Jenny Packham dress worn by Kate to the London Olympic Games Gala back in 2012: The ‘RepliKate’ dress is a more green than teal, but the lace detailing on the bust is so similar to the original, worn by the Duchess.  The back also features some mesh and lace detailing: a nice … [Read more...]