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Alexander McQueen Poppy Print Dress

Red & ivory poppy print dress

In October 2016, the Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton) wore her Alexander McQueen poppy print to two different receptions on the same day.  The first was at Buckingham Palace.  It honoured athletes from Team GB and ParalympicsGB who’d competed in Rio 2016.

Kate Middleton wearing the Alexander McQueen Poppy Print Dress at Buckingham Palace

The second reception took place at Kensington Palace.  William and Kate met with BBC Radio 1’s Teen Heroes.

William and Kate Teen Heroes

About the Alexander McQueen Poppy Print Dress:

Kate’s dress is a bespoke design.  It has many similarities to pieces in McQueen’s pre-spring/summer 2017 collection, including this shirt

Alexander McQueen Poppy Print Shirt

The ivory-coloured dress features an ankle length skirt, a waistband, full length sleeves with buttoned cuffs and a crossover front.  It is decorated with poppy motif.

Where to buy the dress:

At the time of writing, the dress is not available to purchase.

Saks Fifth Avenue do have a similar Alexander McQueen dress listed on their website. It is currently available for preorder.   The dress described as a ‘silk open-back midi dress’.  It features the same poppy print and a similar flared skirt.

Alexander McQueen Poppy Print Dress
Alexander McQueen Poppy Print Dress

Shop Alexander McQueen:

If you like the poppy print design, you’ll be pleased to know it features heavily on pieces in Alexander McQueen’s pre-spring/summer 2017 collection.  Use the widget below to browse:

Kate Middleton wearing Alexander McQueen:

Alexander McQueen is one of Kate’s go-to labels.  The Duchess has worn dozens of dresses by the designer.  Most recently, she chose a red and white dress for a visit to Vancouver in Canada.

Kate Middleton wearing Alexander McQueen red and white dress in Vancouver

You can view more of Kate Middleton’s dresses by clicking here.


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