MAR 31: For the Self-Portrait gown worn to a 2016 movie premiere, we offer the Guipure Midi Dress ($129) from Mango, via a fab tip from Anne-Cecile. We show the dress at the Mango US site, but it is also available on the Mango France site (€79.99) and most likely on sites for other countries. ,
DEC 10: For the Erdem ‘Rhona’ dress worn in 2017 to a Buckingham Palace reception, this is the Sequined Dress ($79.99) in a color called ‘powder beige’ by H&M. One caveat – the H&M frock has a v-neck on the back.
SEP 18: For the Temperley London Amoret evening gown worn several times, we offer the JS Collections Three-Quarter-Sleeve Lace Gown ($109.97) as sold at Saks Off Fifth; on the right, for the Jenny Packham gown worn to the 2013 Tusk Awards, the Adrianna Papell Beaded Column Gown ($89.99), also at Off Fifth.
SEP 17: Here are a couple of options for some of Kate’s dressier looks: for the black lace Dolce & Gabbana dress, the Scallop Hem Lace Dress ($118) as carried at Karen Kane; for Kate’s Jenny Packham green sequin evening gown worn in Pakistan, we offer the Valentina Low Back Sequin Gown ($118.99) as sold at Morning Lavender (but note the low back); also for the green Jenny Packham gown, the Tadashi Shoji Sequin Lace Gown ($598), also at Nordstorm; for the burgundy lace D&G worn during the China state visit, the Kiyoni Scalloped Lace Sheath Dress ($88.80) as offered at Nordstrom.SEP 7: For the Valerie Midi Dress by Suzannah ($1655) worn in Galway last March we offer (left to right): the Lotta Green Polka Dot Jersey Wrap Dress (£17.50 / $24.53, with shipping to the USA £15.95, about $21) from UK-based Joanie, with thanks to Natasha for another fab tip; on the right, the Closet London Midi Shirt Dress ($98) as sold at ASOS.
SEP 4: Ted Baker is offering a pretty good dupe for the Jenny Packham dress worn in Singapore in 2012. The ERLA Bouquet Floral Print Dress is available at Selfridges ($205); at John Lewis (£189, about $250); at Nordstrom ($329); at Ted Baker ($329). I would keep an eye on it to see if it goes on sale in some of the upcoming Labor Day promotions.
SEP 3: For the maroon Whistles dress worn for her portrait unveiling in 2013, here are a couple of possibilities: on the left, the Wrapped Midi Dress ($49.99) from Mango; second from left, the Pleated Midi Dress ($59.99), also from Mango; on the right, the Silk Long-Sleeve Wrap Dress ($129.99) as offered at Uniqlo.
SEP 2: For the Aross Girl/Soler London dress worn to the Aga Khan Centre last October, we offer the Flowy Long Dress ($59.99) from Mango. Thanks to Louise for her tip about a different Mango dress that brought me to this one.
AUG 7: Here are options for three different dresses, all of the repliKates are from Boden. On the left, a repliKate for the Gabriella by LK Bennett, the Fleur Jersey Midi Dress ($55) in the ‘black animal stamp’ colorway; for the HVN Tennis Print Dress worn on a Zoom call we show Boden’s Clare dress ($65); on the right, a stand-in for LK Bennett’s ‘Cayla’ dress worn to Wimbledon, this is the Irene Ponte Knit ($59.99).
AUG 6: A couple more repliKate dresses: for the Catherine Walker coatdress, this is the Olivia Linen Shirt Dress ($65) as sold at Boden; for the yellow broderie Anglais frock made by an independent dressmaker we offer the Fabulous Fit and Flare Shirt Dress ($109.99) as sold by Modcloth; on the right, a possible for the Emilia Wickstead polka dot dress, the Closet Pleated Shirt Dress ($128) as carried at Next.
AUG 6: Here are some possibilities for the green Boden maxi worn for the baby bank project launch: on the left, the Green Ditsy Floral Midi (€32.99) as sold at New Look; second from left, the Ditsy Floral Print Ruffle Hem Dress ($20) as sold at Shein; on the right, the Midi Wrap Dress ($49) as sold by & Other Stories;
AUG 5: Kate’s Suzannah dress is a tough replicate, but I did find a couple of pieces that are somewhat similar. From left to right: the Olivia Linen Shirt Dress ($65) as sold at Boden; the Short Sleeve Button Front Dress ($199) as shown at DKNY; the River Island Short Sleeve Midi Shirt Dress ($96) as stocked at ASOS; in the center, the River Island Broderie Midi ($84) also at ASOS; the Stradivarius Button-Front Puff Sleeve Dress ($50), another ASOS offering; the Calvin Klein V-Neck with Button-Front ($90 – $139, depending on size) as sold at Amazon.
JUL 28: That great repliKate for the Rochas dress is back in stock at Lulu’s ($62) in almost all sizes, XS – 3X.
JUL 27: For the Marie-Louise dress by Faithfull here are a couple of options: on the left, the Cassia Midi Dress ($90) as offered at Boden; in the middle, the Reclaimed Vintage-Inspired Tea Dress ($51) as offered at ASOS; on the right, an adoption for Petites, the Miss Selfridge Angel Sleeve Ditsy Maxi ($69), also at ASOS.
JUL 27: For the Aurora Wrap Dress (no longer available) by Boden, we offer the Stradivarius Midi in Blue Floral ($30) as offered at ASOS; on the right, the ‘Puff Sleeve Midi Dress’ ($47.39 with promo code SHOPNOW) as offered at J. Crew.
JUL 23: Here are a couple of possibilities for the UFO white shirtdress worn for a meeting at Sandringham. On the left, the Lisa Marie Fernandez Fil Coupé Cotton-voile Midi Shirt Dress ($297) as offered at The Outnet, with thanks to Tami on the Facebook page for the tip; second from the left, the ‘Turner’ Printed Silk Shirt Dress by Joseph ($340) as offered at The Outnet; next, the Broderie Anglaise Cotton Shirt Dress (£43) as carried at La Redoute; on the right, the Short Sleeve Midi Shirt Dress ($96) as stocked at ASOS.
JUL 14: A few more options for the Emilia Wickstead Dress: on the left, the Spot Midi Pleated Dress (AUD $79.95, about $56 at today’s exchange rates), a fab suggestion from Claire via her comment on yesterday’s post; second from left, another French Connection design, the Maudie Polka Dot Midi Shirtdress (£30, about $38, plus £10 for US delivery); in the center, the Petite Midi Shirtdress with Pleated Skirt ($44.80) from ASOS; if you like the look but prefer navy, second from right we show the Isodora Shirt Dress in navy ($65) at Boden, and on the far right, the Maxi Shirt Dress in navy ($79) at Banana Republic.
JUL 13: A couple of possibilities to repliKate the Emilia Wickstead Polka Dot dress ($898); on the left, the & Other Stories Polka Dot Waist-Tie Midi Dress ($88 at ASOS and $129 at & Other Stories); in the center, the Blue Vanilla Black Spot Midi Shirt Dress (£28 ); and on the right, the Wallis Spot Print Midi Dress (£35).
JUL 1: A couple more possibilities for repliKating the McQueen tweed dress: on the left, the Résumé Dress ($66.49 with promo code GOFOURTH) as carried at J. Crew; in the center, the Tweed Sheath Dress ($107 on sale) as sold at Brooks Brothers; on the right, the Tweed Ruffle Hem dress ($80.25 with promo code 25STYLE )at Karl Lagerfeld Paris.
JUL 1: Here are some options for the Alexander McQueen dress seen in the recent Canada Day call: on the left, the Klara Tweed Dress ($73.50 with promo code CELEBRATE) as offered at Belk; second from left, the Textured Tweed Dress ($167 with promo code EXTRA40) as carried at Kate Spade (also available for $239 at Bloomingdale’s); in the center, the Karl Lagerfeld Paris Tweed Shift Dress ($99) as sold at Amazon Fashion; second from the right, the Ayla Tweed Dress ($58.99, limited sizes) as sold at Boden; on the far right, the Going Places in Tweed Dress ($126.99) as offered J. Crew. (Several of these actually lean more pink than red.)
JUN 23: Here are a couple of possibilities for repliKating the ‘Maja’ dress by Diane von Furstenberg. On the left, the Tie Front Short Sleeve Shift Dress ($44.97) in plus sizes at Nordstrom Rack; the Maryellen Keyhole Sheath Dress ($24.96) as carried at Steinmart; in the middle, the V-Neck Tie Waist Dress ($29.98) also at Nordstrom Rack; next, the Adrienna Papell Textured Crepe Dress ($67), as offered at Zappos; on the far right, the Lauren Ralph Lauren Carlonda Day Dress ($53.19) also carried at Zappos.
JUN 22: Here’s one with a bodice much like that on the McQueen Kate wore to Princess Eugenie’s wedding, it is the Long Sleeve Pencil Midi Dress ($29.90) as offered by Marycrafts on Amazon. Many thanks to Holiday for the tip! I looked up the vendor and they have a 3.9 rating out of 5. You can read more about them on their website here.
JUN 11: For the ‘Ridley’ dress by Stella McCartney, we offer (left to right): the Vince Camuto Scuba Crepe Sheath Dress ($41.23) as offered at Nordstrom Rack; the Calvin Klein Tulip Sleeve Sheath Dress ($55.99 with promo code FRIEND) as stocked at Macy’s; the Boss Dituck Sheath Dress ($207.90 on sale) as sold at Bloomingdale’s; and the Calvin Klein Puff Short Sleeve Sheath ($60.30) as offered at Zappos.
JUN 3: For the lavender gown by Alexander McQueen worn to the 2011 BAFTA gala in Los Angeles, here are a couple of options, from left to right: the Australis Gown ($268) as offered at Revolve; the Long Strapless Chiffon Dress ($49.99) as offered at David’s Bridal; the Ever Pretty Women’s Lace Evening Gown ($59.99) as shown at Walmart; the Princess Moment Lilac Strapless Dress ($76) as carried at Lulus.
MAY 19: For the red Alexander McQueen dress worn in Berlin, here are a couple of options: on the left, the Off The Shoulder Tassel Trim Maxi Dress ($20) as offered at Boohoo; in the center, the Pippa Poplin Dress in organic cotton (£55, about $70) as carried at Monsoon’s UK site. A big thank you to Carly of Kate Middleton Style for the fab Monsoon find! On the right, the Off the Shoulder Maxi Dress in Crinkle ($30.50) as sold by ASOS Design Maternity.
MAY 18: A couple of quick options to share today, beginning with one for the blue print Altuzarra dress, the Popsugar Wrap Maxi Dress ($31.99 on sale) as shown at Kohl’s. On the right, just a so-so possibility for the Raey dress, the Tiered Floral Crepe Dress ($37.43) as shown at Steinmart.
MAY 14: If interested in short-sleeve options for the Oral Kiely dress worn to the National Portrait Gallery in 2018, here are two choices from Dorothy Perkins. On the left, the DP Black Floral Midi Dress ($57)in petite sizing; on the right, the Black Floral Empire Seam Midi Dress (£21 on the UK site.) Many thanks to Natasha for the petite suggestion!
MAY 4: It looks like French Connection has reissued Kate’s ‘Tellin’ dress ( photo here and photo here). It is available at Amazon in very limited sizes ($64.51). Many thanks to Jana for the tip on this!
MAR 6: For the white Suzannah dress worn to Wimbledon in July 2019 we suggest the Maggy London Tracy Double-Breasted Shirtdress ($148) as offered at Nordstrom; it is also in stock in limited sizes at Maggy London. Thank you to Kelly for her fab tip on this one!
FEB 20: For the ‘Aurora’ Cherry Red Tulle dress by Needle and Thread (available here as a gown and here as a mini-dress) worn to a January Buckingham Palace Reception we offer the following suggestions (from left to right): the Jessica Howard Lace/Sequin Dress available in petite sizing ($49.99) and standard sizing ($65.40) as shown at Macy’s; the Adrianna Papell Petite Sequinned Gown ($319), also at Macy’s; the Lazia Red Sequin Dress (now $269, originally $895) as offered at LK Bennett. Thanks for the LK Bennett suggestion go to a WKWer who would like to remain anonymous!
JAN 30: For the much-debated gold floral Erdem worn in Sweden, a reader suggests the H&M Long Dress with Scarf Collar ($69.99) from the Johanna Ortiz X H&M Collection. Many thanks to Carmela for the tip!
DEC 17: For the Alessandra Rich dress seen in “A Berry Royal Christmas” TV special we offer the Poet-Sleeve Shirtdress ($89.99) as offered at Banana Republic Factory. Many thanks to Christine for the tip on this one!
NOV 7: We have several options for repliKating the blue Emilia Wickstead worn in early November. From left to right we offer the Empire Seam Fit & Flare Dress (£35) as shown at Marks & Spencer; the J by Jasper Conran Belted Midi Shift Dress (£39.20) as seen at Debenhams (it would need shortening to work, I think); and the Gina Bacconi Kristelle Midi Dress (£90) as carried at John Lewis. Many thanks to Sophia (aka Regal RepliKate) for her fab Twitter tip about the Marks & Spencer Fit & Flare dress!
SEP 25: For Kate’s Self Portrait gown we suggest the Lace Bodice Pleated Long Sleeve Evening Dress by Eloquii. It is available at Nordstrom ($159.95) in sizes 14W-24W. It is also in stock at Eloquii ($159.95) in sizes 14 – 28. Many thanks to Catherine for sending in this tip!
JULY 18: With thanks to Clare for the tip, there is a pretty good repliKate for the iconic Reiss engagement dress at Australia’s Sheike. It is called the Heaven Sent Dress (AUD $159.95, roughly $115 in USDS at today’s exchange rates) and it has a similar ruffle down the front of the piece. The biggest distinction between this and the original is the length; otherwise, it’s a pretty good repliKate! The retailer ships worldwide if you’re interested in the piece, although the fees are kind of pricey. MAY 27: For the blue polka dot Alessandra Rich dress worn to Bletchley Park we offer four options: on the far left, the Tara Jersey Shirt Dress ($98); next to it, the Lottie Midi Dress ($95); third from the left we show the Rosa Jersey Midi Dress ($65); all three of these are from Boden. On the right, the Meadow Polka Dot Dress ($54) from an Australian retailer called ShowPo that ships internationally (shipping is free on purchases totaling more than $50). None are ideal as they all have design elements that diverge from Kate’s dress, but they are possibilities for a similar look.
APR 9: This is an option for the blue Jenny Packham worn at the Lindo Wing when Prince George was born. It is the Midi Wrap Dress in Soft Rayon Polka Dots (about $77 with promo code REFRESH), also at J. Crew.
MAR 20: For the Roland Mouret Nansen gown we offer: on the left, the Calvin Klein Off the Shoulder V-Notch Gown ($139 at Macy’s with promo code VIP); it is also available at Amazon (varying prices), and in limited sizes at Calvin Klein ($119). In the center, the Xscape Off the Shoulder Slit Gown; it is $229 at Macy’s in sizes 2-10; it’s also offered in sizes 14-22 at Lord & Taylor ($192 with promo code FRIENDS). On the right, the Eliza J Hi-Low Off the Shoulder Mermaid gown; it is $131 at Lord & Taylor with promo code FRIENDS; it is also at Bloomingdale’s ($113).
MAR 17: For the Rochas print dress Kate wore to the Chelsea Flower Show in 2017, this is the Dressed Up Floral Midi Dress ($62) as shown at Lulu’s. Many thanks to J Bird for the great tip. UPDATE APRIL 1: This one is now sold out, but you can sign up at Lulu’s to be put on the waitlist for when it is back in stock in August. (If you are willing to wait that long!)
FEB 13: For the Roland Mouret worn to last year’s Festival of Remembrance, this is the Hobbs Suki Dress (£99) as shown on the UK site. (I wasn’t able to find it on the US site.) Many thanks to Brynna for the tip via the WKW Facebook page!
FEB 5: We offer two options for the Eponine London dress worn to school visits Feb 5th; both are by Boden. On the left, the Estella Jacquard dress ($120); on the right, the Daisy Ottoman dress ($140). Our thanks to Tami B and Micki Maynard for sharing their tips on the Facebook page!
JAN 22: For the Jenny Packham dress worn at a Santa Barbara polo match in 2011, Natasha Sheppard suggested this as an option, the Floral Print Tie-Waist Dress by Anne Weyburn ($58.49) as shown at La Redoute.
SEP 28: For the champagne lace Alexander McQueen dress, this is Max Mara’s Rebrode Lace Dress ($1179) as shown at Farfetch. It isn’t inexpensive but certainly looks like a beautiful dress. Our thanks to Célie for the tip!
AUG 15: A few new #repliKates to consider, starting with one for the Lace Collar Mini-Dress ($37) as shown at Dorothy Perkins. Our thanks to Lauren, a fab #replikater, for her tip on the dress! We also have another option for the Gucci dress: the Multi-Color Bouclé Dress ($57 / £32); it is also from Dorothy Perkins. Many thanks to a stellar #repliKater, Natasha S, for her tip on the WKW Facebook page.
AUG 6: For the ALICE by Temperley ‘Esmeralda’ worn to the 2012 Team GB reception at Buckingham Palace, this is the Ditsy Embroidered Dress ($250) as shown at Phase Eight. Many thanks to Sophia of Regal RepliKate for such a great find!
AUG 1: For the ‘Roamer Day Dress’ by Zimmermann, this is the Eyelet Fit and Flare Dress ($158), as shown at Banana Republic. This was suggested by a wonderful reader whose name I have misplaced, argh! JUNE 17: For the McQueen gown worn to the BAFTA’s, this is the Cotton Floral Maxi Dress (£15.50, about $21) as shown at retailer Very. Thank you to Natasha for sharing the tip on Twitter! UPDATE: Jacqueline on the FB page notes reviews about the dress aren’t stellar.
JUNE 7: A big ‘thank you’ to Lydia Marie Elizabeth for her comment pointing out a dress that looks identical to the Zara dress Kate wore to the Houghton Horse Trials. The ‘Hannah’ Off the Shoulder Embroidered dress is offered in S, M, L sizes ($65) at retailer Goodnight Macaroon.
JUNE 6: Here’s a good stand-in if you’re looking for a short version of the very pale pink evening gown worn by Kate for the black-tie dinner in Norway. The dress is available at Dillard’s in sizes 4-16 ($199), as well as at Macy’s in sizes 14W – 22W ($199). Many thanks to BrittGirl1 for her comment letting us know about the dress!
MAY 9: For the red Jenny Packham dress worn at the Lindo Wing we offer the New Look Knit Jersey Dress (£13.19, about $18) at Zalando UK. Many thanks to Célie for the tip on this dress!
APR 9: Here are some ideas for repliKating this year’s BAFTA gown: on the far left, the After Six Bridesmaids Style #6697 ($242) offered by the Dessy Group; the Long Off-Shoulder Bridesmaid Dress ($169) as shown at Tulle & Chantilly, a fab suggestion from Laura on Twitter; and on the far right, Dessy Collection #2970 ($242).
APR 4: H&M has launched its new bridal collection and one of the dresses is similar to Kate’s gown. The bodice and sleeves are the elements most like Kate’s; the skirt has some of the same fullness but there is no lace overlay. However, with a $299 price tag, some may be willing to forego those details.
MAR 30: For the Naeem Khan worn in India we offer the Soiebleu Contrast Embroidery Dress ($54.97) as shown at Nordstrom Rack; thank you to the ever-fabulous Janet E on the Facebook page for the tip on this one! On the right, a stand-in for the Gosia Baczyńska dress worn in Poland, this is the Sleeveless Seamed Fit and Flare Dress ($170 – it may be 25% off, or about $137; I had a pop-up window offering a one time only promo with 25% off using code 71666) at White House Black Market.
MAR 30: For Kate’s Dolce & Gabbana lace dresses we offer: the Betsey Johnson Illusion Mockneck ($148 at Bloomingdale’s and also $148 at Macy’s); the Laundry by Shelli Segal Lace Sheath Dress ($84) as shown at Lord & Taylor. We also show the Betsey Johnson dress in navy ($148), as well as in wine ($148) at Macy’s, should you want to repliKate the other lace dresses worn by the Duchess. NOTE: Items at Lord & Taylor are 20% through April 4th with promo code ANNIVERSARY.
MAR 26: Here’s a terrific repliKate for the Jenny Packham blue/white polka dot dress worn at the Lindo Wing. It is the Dot Crew Love Circles dress ($125) from Draper James. Thank you to Bobbi Jo on the Facebook page for such a stellar find!
MAR 14: House of Fraser has the blue Darcy Dress by Issa (£99, roughly $140 at today’s exchange rates) back in stock in all sizes. The Kate Tie Wrap Dress (£99)is also available in most sizes; this is the piece with the straight skirt. A reminder House of Fraser bought the Issa brand, this is not the original Issa London dress, but a less expensive copy from the retailer’s Issa London collection. (There are currently two Issa Kate dress styles on the website, one with a full skirt like Kate’s, and one without.)
MAR 13: For the navy ‘Manon’ dress from Roland Mouret we offer H&M’s Short Jersey Dress ($34.99). Definitely shorter, but a good stand-in for the Manon if you’re able to go with the shorter length. Our thanks to Giulia for the tip on this one.
MAR 11: For Kate’s blue lace Seraphine ‘Marlene’ we offer the Midi Skater Dress in blue ($127) by ChiChi London (we show the dress at Dorothy Perkins). Thank you to Natasha S on the Facebook page for such a fab tip!
FEB 26: For the Kate Spade dress we offer the Reddish Rose Ruffle Chiffon Dress ($52.43) as shown at Chicwish. The biggest distinction between the two pieces is the length; otherwise, it’s a pretty good match! Many thanks to Laura (SolidMoonlight on Twitter) for the fab tip!
FEB 12: For Kate’s Alexander McQueen dress worn to Pippa’s wedding, this is the YAS Bridesmaid Dress in rose smoke (£64.99) as shown at Zalando UK. It comes in short sleeves, as well as blue, and is also available at Zalando France. Our thanks to Célie G. for her email with the fab tip! One note: Zalando usually doesn’t ship internationally, so if interested in the dress, you would need to be it at the Zalando site for your country.
JAN 12: For the Alexander McQueen dress Kate wore to her sister Pippa’s wedding, this is the TFNC Wedding Long Sleeve Midi Dress ($87) as shown at ASOS. The dress comes in grey and also in a color called mink. It is available in tall sizes as well as plus sizes. Many thanks to Carmela for her tip on these!
DEC 7: For the black lace Dolce and Gabbana dress we offer: the Corded Lace Dress (£125, about $168) as shown at Jaeger; the H&M Lace Dress ($24.99); and the Betsy Johnson Illusion Lace Sheath ($104 w/ promo code FRIEND) as shown at Macy’s.
DEC 6: Possibilities for the Dolce & Gabbana aubergine (bordeaux?) dress include the maternity sized Mama Lace dress ($49.99) as shown at H&M; the Curve Ariana Lace Dress ($75), we show it at Dorothy Perkins; on the right, Jaeger’s Corded Lace Dress (£125, about $168), although not as close a color match as I initially thought.
NOV 24: For the blue Jenny Packham at the 2018 Royal Variety Performance, we offer: on the far left, the Adrianna Papell Sequin Beaded Gown ($246.75) in the blue heather colorway as shown at Dillard’s; next to it, Adrianna Papell’s Sequin Gown ($206) as shown at discounter Bluefly; 2nd from the right, the Brianna Embroidered Gown ($133.50 at Dillard’s); on the far right, the Adrianna Papell Ombré Beaded Gown ($195.99 in Black Friday sale) as seen at Macy’s.
NOV 10: We have a quick couple of evening gown repliKates to share. On the left, for the red Jenny Packham gown, we offer the Lace Selena Evening Dress ($252) from the Debenhams No. 1 Jenny Packham collection. On the right, for the gown worn to the Tusk Trust Awards in 2013, the Theresa Body-Con Gown ($297) as shown at Nordstrom. A thank you to Lucy for her tip on the Theresa dress!
NOV 8: We have a maternity option for the Dolce & Gabbana dress; this is the MAMA Lace Dress in burgundy ($49.99) as shown at H&M. (Use promo code 1391 by midnight April 8th for 25% off any one item.) Also at H&M, a so-so repliKate for the black Lace Dolce & Gabbana frock; the Lace Dress in black is also $49.99.
NOV 7: We have some possibles for Kate’s Zarita gown by DVF: on the left, the Adrianna Papell Scalloped Lace Gown ($230); we show it at Dillard’s. On the right, the Marina Long Sleeve Lace Gown ($79.97) as shown at Nordstrom Rack. On the far right, another Adrianna Papell style, the Lace Floor Length Gown ($139.99) at Off 5th.
OCT 26: Here’s a terrific maternity repliKate for the Temperley London dress worn in Kuala Lumpur during the 2012 tour. It is the House of Napius Contrasting Lace Maternity Dress, available at Amazon India for ₹4911, that’s about $75. Thank you to Ethel for this outstanding tip!
OCT 27: Here are two possibles for Kate’s black lace evening gowns: shown below left/center, the 1.8 Decode Lace Gown; it is available on the US Amazon site for $148 – $198 depending on size. It is also offered on Amazon’s India site for ₹10,116 – ₹13,500 (about $155 – $210). On the right, the PURYS Lace Maxi Dress, available at Amazon India where it is ₹1099, about $18. Our thanks to Ethel for sharing these.OCT 18: For the peach Orla Kiely worn October 17 we offer: Three-Quarter Sleeve Crepe Dress ($139) as shown at Talbots; on the right, the Embellished Lara A-Line Dress ($298) as shown at Couture Candy.
OCT 14: A fab repliKate for the Self Portrait gown worn in November 2016: the Lace Evening Dress with Pleated Skirt ($101.94 with promo code GIMME). Another option for the Temperley Eclipse dress worn last week is the Layered Ruffle Lace Dress ($39.97). A big ‘thank you’ to Traveling Blush for her comment on the Mental Health Day post; she suggested the blue lace frock from Eloquii and that prompted me to look for other frocks at the retailer.
OCT 13: More repliKates for dresses Kate has worn recently. On the left, a suggestion from Tara for the Prada floral dress: the Floral Ruffle Sleeve Midi ($26) at Old Navy. On the right we show a possibility for the Temperley Eclipse frock that comes via Cheryl J., this is the Lace Overlay Dress by Tadashi Shoji ($238); we show it at Nordstrom.
OCT 10: For the Temperley London Eclipse Dress we offer two possibilities: on the left, the ASOS Lace Flutter Sleeve Dress ($83). On the right, the Vi Corded Lace Panelled Skater Dress ($66), as shown at Boohoo.
OCT 5: For the two white lace dresses by Dolce and Gabbana we offer: the Couer de Vague Lace Midi Dress ($32.99) shown at Zulily; the Lace Insert Midi Dress ($62) and the Little Misses Petite High Neck Lace Dress ($103); these last two frocks are as shown at ASOS. OCT 2: For the Alexander McQueen dress worn in Germany we offer (on the left) the NA-KD Off Shoulder Maxi Dress ($84); in the center, the Alice & Olivia Pansy Off the Shoulder Dress ($465); we show it at Net-a-Porter. On the far right, something that may interest Australia WKWers, a Blouson Top ($59.95 AUD, about $47 USD) and Maxi Skirt ($119.95 AUD, roughly $94), both from Seed Heritage. Our thanks to Clare on the FB page for the tip on the separates!
SEP 26: For the Dolce & Gabbana lace dress we offer the Hobbs Vanessa in dark magenta. It is $395, but using the promo code FALL25 brings the price to about $299. I also included the navy version of the dress on the right.
SEP 24: For the Contrast Collar Dress by Topshop we offer: the Boohoo Paige Contrast Collar Dress ($25) seen on the left; in the center, the Contrast Collar Dress ($45) from the ASOS Maternity Collection.
SEP 24: For the varying lace dresses Kate wears we offer: the Eliza J Sheath in light taupe ($49.97), in a Sequin Taupe style ($69.97), and in black ($49.97); all are shown at Nordstrom Rack. On the far right, the Three-quarter Sleeve Lace Dress ($158) at Garnet Hill.
SEP 12: For the Issa engagement dress we offer the Raoul Stretch Twill dress ($230) as shown at The Outnet. (Kate has worn Raoul before in 2012; I don’t know if he is still designing or not, his website no longer appears functional.)
AUG 7: For the Catherine Walker dress worn to Wimbledon in July this is the Yumi Tropical Border Print Dress; it is available from ASOS ($45) and at Yumi ($59). Our thanks to Sally for her comment suggesting this as a repliKate!
JUL 23: For the Alexander McQueen dress, we offer the following options (left to right): the STATE Off the Shoulder Maxi Dress ($129), we show it at Dillard’s; the Ellie Ruffle Off Shoulder dress ($40), we show it at Boohoo; the V by Very Split Front Maxi Dress (16, that’s about $21) shown at Next.
JUN 23: Some great tips from Ethel, she shares two repliKates for pieces worn during the India tour: on the left, the Sangria Keyhole Printed Dress (₨1250, about $19) and the Sangria Floral Printed Skater Dress (₨ 650, that is roughly $10 at today’s exchange rates). Both are available at Jabong, the links here are to the retailer’s US site.
JUN 13: Multiple Temperley repliKates here: the first is for the ‘Templeton’ worn to the SportsAid SportsBall in 2013 we offer: below left, the Elize dress (£69), on sale at Hobbs; in the middle, we show the Emily from By Malina ($320). Next, a repliKate for the Temperley Emblem Flare dress, this is the Bardot Knit Dress by Karen Millen (£105), shown at Selfridge’s.
JUN 9: For Kate’s Roamer Day Dress, this is the Roza Embroidered Dress ($490), also by Zimmermann, as shown at Matches Fashion. A more reasonably priced option is the Lace Shift Dress ($59.99) seen on the right, it is at Adrianna Papell.
JUN 9: Carly from Kate Middleton Style has discovered fab repliKate for the Roland Mouret cold shoulder dress. This is the Jersey Mermaid Dress ($179); there is also a short version that’s $140 at Adrianna Papell; a better deal is $62.99 at 6pm.com. The long version is also available at Dillards ($179); at Zappos ($179); and at John Lewis in the UK (£140, about $175).
JUN : For the icy blue gown by Jenny packham Kate wore in Paris, this is the Adrianna Papell Embellished A-line Gown in ‘blue heather’ ($349);
MAY 2: For the Roamer Day Dress by Zimmermann we offer the Badgley Mischka A-Line Lace Dress (in the center); we show it at Lord & Taylor, where it is $550. It is available in all sizes at Neiman Marcus for $550; use promo code NMFRIEND for 25% off ($137.50) I think you can get it for 25% off with promo code . It is also offered on sale in limited sizing at Spring for $330; at Saks the dress is $330, but also in limited sizes. Many thanks to Kate, Kate, Kate on the FB for the tip on this! On the right, the Cordially Delighted Dress ($44.99), as shown at Modcloth.
MAY 2: For the ASOS maternity dress this is the Polka Dot Wrap Dress in plus sizes ($59) by Evans, we show it at Nordstrom. The dress is also available on the Amazon UK site (prices vary from £20 and up) *but* the frock cannot be shipped to the US. Thank you once again to Janet E on the Facebook page for the tip!
MAR 30: For the black lace Dolce & Gabbana, we offer the Adrianna Papell Scalloped Lace Sheath ($120) below left; we show it at Dillard’s. Second from the right, the Magaschoni Lace Panel Dress ($189), we show it at The Outnet. On the far right, the Lace Overlay Sheath Dress ($188) in plus sizes. It is also by Adrianna Papell; we show it at Nordstrom.
MAR 6: For the gold sequin Jenny Packham gown worn to the Tusk Conservation Awards in September of 2012, the Gold Sequin Glitter Maxi Dress ($280 / £199), from the No. 1 Jenny Packham collection for Debenhams. An alternative from that same collection, the Carrie Sequin Evening Dress ($280), is shown on the far right.
FEB 27: For Kate’s Self Portrait gown, this is the White Slit Dress by Military Hippie ($79). Many thanks to Michelle for the great tip!
FEB 17: For the Eugenia and Cayla Eugenia dresses from LK Bennett we offer (from l to r) the Sandra Darren Stretch Fit and Flare Dress ($62.99 at Amazon); the Vince Camuto Seam Detail Dress ($119 at Nordstrom); the Short Sleeve Fit and Flare Dress ($44.99 at Chadwicks); the Jacquard Fit & Flare Dress ($118 at Nordstrom).
FEB 16: Here’s a terrific combination from Janet E. on the FB page to repliKate the Self Portrait gown: the H&M Lace Blouse ($29.99) paired with the Lands’ End Canvas skirt at Nordstrom Rack ($39.97). A thank you to Natasha S as well, she also found the H&M top.
JAN 24: For the bespoke Emilia Wickstead maternity dress we offer: on the left, the Ted Baker London Lyxa dress ($189.97); on the right, the Manon Baptiste Fit & Flare dress (£81.99) in sizes 14-28 at Navabi.