Kate Middleton wore her Alexander McQueen poppy print to two different receptions on the same day in October 2016. The first was at Buckingham Palace. It honoured athletes from Team GB and ParalympicsGB who’d competed in Rio 2016.
The second reception took place at Kensington Palace. William and Kate met with BBC Radio 1’s Teen Heroes.
We’ve not seen the poppy print dress again since—do you think it’s likely we’ll see a comeback?
About the Alexander McQueen Poppy Print Dress:
Kate’s dress is a bespoke design.
The ivory-coloured dress featured an ankle length skirt, a waistband, full length sleeves with buttoned cuffs and a crossover front. It was decorated with poppy motif.
The same motif featured in McQueen’s pre-spring/summer 2017 collection on many items, including this shirt –
Where to buy the dress:
The dress was bespoke, so not available to buy.
Saks Fifth Avenue listed a similar Alexander McQueen dress listed on their website. The dress described as a ‘silk open-back midi dress’. It features the same poppy print and a similar flared skirt.
Kate Middleton wearing Alexander McQueen:
Alexander McQueen is one of Kate’s go-to labels. The Princess has worn dozens of dresses, coats and suits by the designer since joining the Royal Family in 2011. Below, the Princess wearing an Alexander McQueen suit at a recent engagement: