OCT 11: For the Karen Millen pleated dress worn in early October, the Review Serena Dress is a possibility. It is available at Myer ($215 Australian about $130 US) and at Review. Thank you to Clare for the tip on this one!
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.
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.