Alexander McQueen

A stunning photo showing Kate's viel and wedding dressKate Middleton has worn a number of pieces by the British designer Alexander McQueen.  You’ll find she often choses their coats and dresses for royal engagements.

Famously, Kate chose the label’s current creative director Sarah Burton to design her stunning lace wedding dress back in 2011.

If you’d like to browse through all the pieces of Alexander McQueen clothing as worn by Kate Middleton, simply peruse our articles below!

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Kate repeats red Catherine Walker ensemble for Order of the Garter 2016

On June 13th, Kate joined other members of Royal Family at the annual Order of the Garter ceremony: This is the fifth time Kate has attended the event. (She attended the ceremony in 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2014. ) The traditional Garter Day ceremony takes place in Windsor each year. After a private investiture in the Throne Room at Windsor Castle, the Knights attend a lunch hosted by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.  Usually, the Knights form a procession and walk down to St. … [Read more...]

Kate recycles white Alexander McQueen coat dress for Trooping the Colour 2016

On Saturday June 12th, Kate attended her sixth Trooping the Colour parade. (She has attended every year since marrying Prince William). The annual military parade marks the Queen’s official birthday, and over 1,400 officers, 200 horses and 400 musicians take part. The event is held on Horse Guards Parade in London in June each year. This year’s celebrations are extra special as they mark the Queen’s 90th birthday. As in previous years, Kate rode in a carriage with the … [Read more...]

Kate rewears white broderie anglaise suit to leave Bhutan

On the final day of the Royal Tour, William and Kate departed from Paro Aiport in Bhutan before travelling to Agra in India, to visit the Taj Mahal. To leave the beautiful mountain kingdom, Kate wore her Broderie Anglaise suit by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. Kate first wore the suit on the second day of the 2012 Royal Tour, during a visit to Singapore. Kate wore her Kiki McDonough Lauren Leaf earrings. You might notice Kate’s wearing an intricately patterned … [Read more...]

Kate attends end of term school Christmas party at the Anna Freud Centre

This morning, the Duchess of Cambridge attended an end of term school Christmas party at the Anna Freud Centre, a children’s mental health charity based in London. The Anna Freud Centre Family School integrates mental health support into children's education, helping parents and children support each other. You may recall the Duchess visited the charity back in September.  It was her first public engagement following the birth of Princess Charlotte.  A photo from that event … [Read more...]

Kate wears cobalt blue dress by Saloni to Fostering Excellence Awards

On Tuesday 17th November 2015, the Duchess of Cambridge joined British TV presenter Holly Willoughby at the Fostering Excellence Awards. The awards honour those involved in supporting foster care in the UK, plus, they recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements. The Fostering Network laid on a tea party before the awards ceremony. Kate spent time chatting with the nominees. During the awards ceremony itself, Kate presented the “Fostering Achievement Award” to three … [Read more...]

Duchess of Cambridge attends 2015 National Service of Remembrance

This morning, the Duchess of Cambridge joined prominent figures of the British Royal Family (plus Queen Maxima of the Netherlands) at the National Service of Remembrance in Whitehall, London. The ceremony, which is led by the Queen, is held to honour and remember those who have died since the First World War serving our country. A little more about the ceremony from the BBC - The prime minister, leading politicians,representatives of many of the world's religions, dignitaries from … [Read more...]

Princess Charlotte’s Christening

Princess Charlotte’s christening took place this afternoon (July 5th) at St Mary Magdalene Church on the Queen’s Sandringham Estate. The Duke and Duchess opted for a small, intimate christening ceremony, with invitees limited to immediate family, godparents and spouses only. The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, Carole Middleton, Michael Middleton, Pippa Middleton and James Middleton (Kate’s parents and siblings) attended the ceremony, along with the … [Read more...]

Duchess joins Royal Family at St Paul’s Cathedral for Afghanistan service of commemoration

This morning, The Duchess of Cambridge joined other members of the Royal Family, along with the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, Secretary of State for Defence, Service Chiefs and other senior political and military figures for a commemorative service to mark 13 years of UK military operations in Afghanistan, at St Paul’s Cathedral, London. The service recognised the contribution of the Armed Forces, organisations and all those in the UK who worked to make Afghanistan a safer and … [Read more...]

Kate repeats pink Alexander McQueen coat for Commonwealth Observance service at Westminster Abbey

On March 9th 2015, the Duchess of Cambridge joined The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and husband the Duke of Cambridge for a special Commonwealth Observance service at Westminster Abbey. The service marked Commonwealth Day.  Commonwealth Day is the annual celebration of the Commonwealth of Nations held on the second Monday in March, and marked by a multi-faith service in Westminster Abbey.  The Queen, who is head of the Commonwealth, always … [Read more...]

Kate returns to the Goring Hotel wearing purple Erdem dress

Seven-month pregnant Kate attended the 105th Birthday Celebrations at London’s Goring Hotel today. She was photographed leaving the five-star hotel at lunchtime.  During her visit, the Duchess helped with the redecoration of the newly refurbished front hall - she added her own flourish to the artwork: Photo: courtesy The Goring Hotel Facebook These photos show Kate leaving the hotel.  They are snaps from Lucy Bonner and Harriet Simmonds on Twitter: The Goring has undergone a … [Read more...]

Kate in baby blue Seraphine coat for Kensington engagements today

On January 19th 2015, The Duchess of Cambridge conducted a number of engagements in the Kensington area, nearby to her London home at Kensington Palace. Kate began her day with a visit to the volunteers at Family Friends, a charity that supports disadvantaged families though its network of trained volunteers. At the event, The Duchess attended a coffee morning and met some of the trained volunteers who provide befriending and mentoring services, together with some of the families … [Read more...]

Duchess wears Hobbs London & Jenny Packham to Place2Be’s first ever Wellbeing in Schools Awards ceremony

On November 19th 2014, The Duchess of Cambridge attended Place2Be’s first ever “Wellbeing in Schools Awards” ceremony, held within Kensington Palace. As you may recall, Kate has been Royal Patron of Place2Be since 2013. The charity works with more than 90,000 children in primary schools, often in the most deprived areas of the UK. The charity helps with issues including bullying, bereavement and family breakdown. The 2014 awards ceremony celebrates the unsung heroes who have helped … [Read more...]

Kate wears McQueen coat to 2014 National Service of Remembrance

On 9th November 2014, Kate joined other prominent figures of the British Royal Family at the National Service of Remembrance in Whitehall, London.   The ceremony is held to honour and remember those who have died since the First World War serving our country.  This year, attendants marked the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One. As is tradition, the Queen led the ceremony by laying a wrath at the Cenotaph. Other key members of the Royal Family, politicians, military chiefs and … [Read more...]

Kate retraces her grandmother’s steps at Bletchley Park

This afternoon Kate toured and officially reopened the famous Bletchley Park code breaking centre in Buckinghamshire. The buildings have undergone significant restoration over the last 12 months, returning them to their WWII appearance after an injection of £8 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund. A little about the centre and the restoration project from the Bletchley Park website: "The work carried out over the last year allows visitors to experience what it was like for the … [Read more...]

Kate attends her fourth Trooping the Colour ceremony 

Kate attended her fourth Trooping the Colour ceremony this year. The annual event is also known as the Queen’s Birthday Parade.  It is held in June each year to officially commemorate the Queen’s birthday, which is actually two months earlier on April 21st.  However, it has long been traditional to celebrate the Sovereign’s birthday publicly in the summer. This is because good weather is more likely.  This year's ceremony was slightly overcast, but the weather held up: The HQ … [Read more...]

Kate looks peachy at Buckingham Palace Garden Party

On 11th June 2014, Duchess Kate attended a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace.  This was a last minute schedule change for Kate, who was originally meant to attend Thursday’s Garden Party, held to mark the 150th anniversary of the British Red Cross.  Today’s Garden Party also fell on Prince Phillip’s 93rd birthday. #450384296 / gettyimages.com Kate’s outfit: Kate wore a custom piece designed by Alexander McQueen.  She first wore the dress in June 2014 for the National Service … [Read more...]

Day fourteen part one, William and Kate visit St Andrew’s cathedral for Easter Sunday church service

On day fourteen of the 2014 Royal Tour, William and Kate attended an Easter Sunday church service at St Andrew’s Cathedral. Inside the building, over 800 people attended the ceremony, including Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Outside the building, crowds were strong as many locals waited to catch a glimpse of the royal couple. Inside, William and Kate signed Sydney Cathedral’s First Fleet Bible and Book of Common Prayer, used in the first Christian services held in Australia in … [Read more...]

Day thirteen, Kate and William visit Queensland

On Saturday 19th April 2014, William and Kate travelled over to Brisbane, in the Australian state of Queensland, as part of their three week tour. First on the itinerary for Saturday was the RAAF Base Amberley, where the royal couple met Australian Defence Force veterans. In the following photograph, Kate is speaking with Captain William Morrison and other personnel from 9th Field Support Battalion and members of the families at the Officers’ Mess: In addition, the Duke and … [Read more...]

Day ten, final day of the royal tour in New Zealand

Please note: day nine was a rest day for the royal trio, no public engagements were undertaken.   Day ten saw the Cambridges bid farewell to New Zealand and head on to Sydney, Australia for the next leg of the 2014 royal tour.   Before the trio departed, William and Kate spent an hour touring facilities at the Royal New Zealand Police College.  Here they met puppies being trained as police dogs, during which Kate was grinning “ear to ear” according to The Daily Mail’s Rebecca … [Read more...]

Day four: Kate in cornflower blue McQueen ensemble for Blenheim activities [UPDATED]

Already read all about today's event in the newspaper and just want to skip straight to Kate's outfit ID? Click here. At around 11:30am local time in New Zealand, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge both attended a public wreath laying ceremony at the Blenheim War Memorial and the Clock Tower in Seymour Square. ITV Royal News Editor Tim Ewart posted a photo of the couple's wreath, and their personal message: http://twitter.com/EwartRoyale/status/454046985260384257 Below is a picture … [Read more...]

Kate in Alexander McQueen for Prince George’s christening

This afternoon (well, in the UK at least) Prince William and Catherine took baby George for his christening ceremony at the Chapel Royal in St. James’ Palace. I wrote an extensive post earlier detailing all the ins and outs of the ceremony, so check that out now if you’re not up to date with the all details about little George’s godparents, what was scheduled to happen after the ceremony and more. This post is purely about Kate’s … [Read more...]

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