We’ve not seen the Princess wear the dress again to date, do you think it’ll make a comeback at an royal engagement in the future?
About Kate’s polka dot dress:
This mid-length dress exudes a chic monochrome palette. It boasts a bold polka dot pattern throughout, offering a playful yet sophisticated vibe.
The ready-to-wear version of the dress features a modest scoop neckline and three-quarter sleeves. Kate had her dress made with a square neckline instead.
The fitted waist gracefully transitions into a flared skirt, adding a touch of femininity and movement.
The ready-to-wear dress is made in Italy from a lightweight silk-blend charmeuse fabric. It retailed on sale for $1,162 (full price $1,937).
The polka dot dress came from Dolce and Gabbana’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection.
Here’s how Matches Fashion described the garment:
Cut to an ultra-feminine silhouette, Dolce and Gabbana’s black and white polka-dot print dress was made for elegant evening events. It’s cut from silk-blend charmeuse with a scoop neck and cropped sleeves, and flares gently into a knee-length skirt that will sway with every stride. Complete the ladylike picture with a dainty box bag and sky-high stilettos.
Can I still buy the Dolce and Gabbana Polka Dot dress?
Sadly not. The garment is no longer available to buy.
However, as of now, there are two listings for the dress in size UK8 / US4 on eBay (updated October 2023).
Not your size? Check out my ‘repliKate’ below:
Get the look:
I’ve stumbled upon this handcrafted gem on Etsy that echoes the polkadot design from Dolce & Gabbana, but with its own unique allure. It also features a square neckline, as worn by Kate.
Crafted with precision, this polyester dress boasts the same monochrome elegance at a fraction of the price. It’s finished with a flattering cinched waist and flared skirt silhouette. Shop on ETSY.
Does Kate regularly wear D&G?
Kate has shown a clear fondness for Dolce & Gabbana over the years. Her collection from the Italian designer is both varied and notable. Among the standout pieces we’ve seen her sport are the Sicily Bag in medium rose pink, elegant lace dresses in black, purple and white, plus a graceful green midi dress.
Above: Kate Middleton wearing a white D&G lace dress at Royal Ascot in 2016.
Further expanding her D&G repertoire, Kate has been seen in a herringbone wool skirt, a stylish grey skirt suit, and three distinct coats in black, purple, and teal, from the designer, each epitomising the brand’s sophistication. Plus a few other items too!
About Dolce & Gabbana:
Dolce & Gabbana, often abbreviated as D&G, is an iconic Italian luxury fashion house founded in 1985 by designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. Originating in Milan, the brand quickly made its mark with its unapologetic and bold Mediterranean style.
Aimed at the modern cosmopolitan woman, D&G masterfully blends strong tailored silhouettes with opulent details and the very best of Italian craftsmanship. Over the years, the brand has become synonymous with a certain kind of glamour, offering collections that are both timeless and contemporary. With its deep-rooted love for its Italian heritage, Dolce & Gabbana continually presents the world with a unique blend of luxe, culture, and daring fashion.