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

On July 9th 2011, Kate and William attended a cocktail soiree at the United Kingdom’s Consul-General’s residence in Los Angeles.  This event was the second item on their itinerary for USA-leg of the royal tour.  Earlier in the day, the duo attended a business summit in Beverley Hills.  You can read about that by clicking here.

William and Kate attend cocktail soiree at the United Kingdom’s Consul-General’s residence in Los Angeles

William and Kate attend 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”.

William and Kate attend cocktail soiree at the United Kingdom’s Consul-General’s residence in Los Angeles

William and Kate attend cocktail soiree at the United Kingdom’s Consul-General’s residence in Los Angeles

Kate’s outfit

Kate wore her green silk ‘Maja” dress by Diane Von Furstenberg (also commonly referred to as “DVF”).  You can see the dress in the graphic below:

dvf green maja dress

Diane Von Furstenberg released a press release on their website, 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”

DVF Maja Dress in Green

DVF Maja Dress in Green

The dress retailed on Shopbop.com, where it was described as follows:

This crew-neck silk dress features a 9-snap closure at the V back. Detachable self-belt tie. Elbow-length dolman sleeves.

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As Diane Von Furstenberg mentions in the press release, Kate carried her “Lytton” leopard print clutch bag too – this is also pictured in the graphic above.

Net-A-Porter.com used to stock the clutch bag.  Here’s how they described it:

With a dark-brown leopard print, Diane von Furstenberg’s taupe snakeskin clutch will add eclectic edge to every look. Carry it to cocktails with a pleated black maxi dress and statement gold accessories.

The bag retailed on Net-A-Porter for £290.

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Kate wore her L.K. Bennett Sledge pumps in nude, and her personalised gold monogram charm bracelet, speculated to be a gift from the Duchess of Cornwall.

Sledge Patent Leather Platform Court Shoe

Sledge Patent Leather Platform Court Shoe

Finally, Kate wore her Cassandra Goad “Temple of Heaven” girandole pendant earrings in yellow gold.

Cassandra Goad Temple of Heaven Earrings

Cassandra Goad Temple of Heaven Earrings

The earrings retail at £1,395.  You can still contact Cassandra Goad to enquire about ordering them.

Kate's Outfit for Los Angeles Reception

Sledge Patent Leather Platform Court Shoe

L.K Bennett Sledge Pumps

Nude patent court shoes

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Comments

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

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  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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