California: Kate wears green DvF Maja dress to reception in Los Angeles

On July 9th Kate and William attended a cocktail soiree at the United Kingdom’s Consul-General’s residence in Los Angeles.  Both the Governor and the Mayor of California welcomed the royal couple to California at the event.  A number of famous faces attended the party too, including footballer David Beckham, Nigel Lythgoe, a judge on popular US TV show, “So You Think You Can Dance”.

kate wears a dvf maja dress in green

Kate’s outfit in California:

Kate wore her green silk ‘Maja” dress by Diane Von Furstenberg (DVF), the “Lytton” leopard print clutch bag by the same designer and a pair of black Prada pumps.  On Kate’s wrist is her personalised gold charm bracelet, complete with royal monogram.

dvf green maja dress


Diane Von Furstenberg released a press release on their website, clearly pleased that Kate wore their dress and clutched their bag at the LA event.

“Women we love:  Duchess of Cambridge – Kate Middleton.

Talk about arriving in style! For a reception held at the British Consul-General’s house to welcome her and Prince William to Los Angeles, the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton chose to wear our Maja dress in Lawn Green.

The future Queen accessorized her look with the Lytton Small Printed Snake Minaudiere in Popcorn Black/Blush”

Buying the DvF Maja Dress:

The DvF Maja dress is really popular among Kate fans, probably because it’s an affordable piece that is versatile and can be worn on many different occasions.

Here is a selection of places you can buy the dress from, at a range of prices – Just hover to view more details and click through to buy! (Note – these dresses are not ordered by price).

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  1. I think that she wore different shoes than the usual Bennet pumps. They don’t look the same.


  1. [...] Kate Middleton Style was able to locate the same dress at Boutique 1 for around $540. Yikes. The DVF site that I’ve linked about has it for about $400, but I can’t get the shopping bag to work, so maybe it isn’t available. [...]

  2. [...] Kate and William visited Los Angeles back in July, Kate’s green dress (the lovely silk Diane Von Furstenberg number) was an instant hit. The dress [...]

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