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OCT 12: For the soft blue Wisner London Blouse (£295), a couple of possibilities: on the left, the Riley & Rae Camille Top ($31.05 at Macy’s); the Bow-Tie Silk Blouse ($99 at Daisy Silk). 

SEP 6: For the red Zara blazer that is now sold out, this is the Buttons Tweed Blazer (£79.99, about $108) from Mango.  Thank you to Anne-Cécile for the tip!

MAR 22: For the Boden Hambleden Scallop Sweater ($90, sold out in pink, shown below left) we can suggest a few tops (but no sweaters, I couldn’t find any!): in the middle, the Scallop Neck Top ($15) in cotton at Kohl’s, a fab suggestion from Elizabeth; on the right, the Scallop Neck Top ($49) by Anne Klein at Nordstrom

FEB 22: For the Hugo Boss top worn in Germany in 2017, here are a few options: on the left, the Lauren Ralph Lauren Long Sleeved Top ($39.50) as shown at Macy’s, with thanks to Emma for the tip! In the center, the Round Neck Breton Stripe Jumper (£40) at Paul James; on the right, the Boatneck Stripe Pima Shaped Tee ($34.95) as sold at LL Bean.  

FEB 9: For the Ralph Lauren sweater worn in Northern Ireland, the Women’s Oval Jumper (£48.75, roughly $67 at today’s exchange rates) by Crew Clothing makes a great repliKate. Another fab tip from Natasha!

JAN 5: For the Mango knit top worn for a February 2020 SportsAid engagement, this is the Fitted Square Neck Rib Knit Top ($41) as sold at & Other Stories. Thank you to Natasha for the tip on this!

NOV 14: A few more possible stand-ins for Kate’s blue cardigan, a little varied in color: on the left, the Classic Cardigan Sweater ($19.99 with promo code GIFTBIG) as shown at J. Crew Factory; in the center, the Merino Cardigan in Responsible Wool ($55) as carried at Banana Republic (also offered in Petite sizing); on the right, the Merino Wool Cardigan ($78) as sold at Brooks Brothers.

NOV 14: For the blue cardigan worn in a Hold Still call, here are a couple of suggestions: on the left, the Eldon Cropped Cardigan ($45) as offered at Boden; in the center, the standard Eldon Cardigan ($48), also at Boden; on the right, the Three-Quarter-Sleeve Cardigan ($59) by a personal favorite, Woolovers.

OCT 13: For the Alexander McQueen Tuxedo jacket we offer a couple of suggestions. On the left, the Wren Satin-Trimmed Wool Blend Blazer ($475) as sold by Reiss; in the center, the Liv Tuxedo Blazer ($147) as sold by Universal Standard; on the right, the Alice Crepe Blazer by Elie Tahari ($179) as carried at Saks

Additional possibilities include the Limited Edition Tuxedo Jacket ($129) as sold at Zara; if interested in a double-breasted version the Cropped Tuxedo Jacket is an option ($105) from Marks and Spencer; the Fitted Satin Shawl Lapel Jacket ($199) as offered at David’s Bridal is another possibility.

OCT 6: For the Massimo Dutti aqua cashmere crewneck worn to the University of Derby here are a few possibilities: on the left, the Cotton Long Sleeve Jumper ($50) as sold at Marks & Spencer; in the middle, the Women’s Classic Cashmere Crewneck ($84.99) as stocked at LL Bean; on the right, the Margot Crewneck Seater in merino wool ($43.19 with promo code SHOPFALL) as sold at J Crew.    

OCT 6: For the Massimo Dutti cashmere sweater we offer three more possibilities: Aqua Cashmere Crewneck Sweater ($120) from J Cashmere; in the center, the Agave Essential Cashmere Crewneck ($102) as carried at Tuckernuck; on the right, the Aqua Cashmere Hi-Low Sweater ($134 with Friends and Family Discount) as sold at Bloomingdale’s

SEP 21: For Kate’s Equipment silk blouse ($268) we offer the Vintage Polka Dot Silk Blouse ($99) as offered at Lily Silk.  

SEP 7: For the double-breasted Pucci blazer we offer (from left to right): the Double-Breasted Stretch Wool Blazer ($249) as offered at Brooks Brothers; the Sleek Double-Breasted Jacket ($129.50) as carried at Boston Proper; the Double-Breasted Blazer ($45.89 on sale, no code needed) as sold at Banana Republic.  The BR blazer comes in regular, tall, and petite sizes; swap out the silver buttons for gold ones if you really want to have it look like Kate’s! 

AUG 7: For Kate’s nautical stripe sweater we offer the Fine-Knit Sweater ($14.99) as sold at H&M

JUN 19: For Kate’s aqua Linen Shirt by Jaeger here are some possibilities (l to r): on the left, the Premium Washable Linen Shirt Tunic ($29.99) from LL Bean; next, the Lauren Ralph Lauren Linen Button-Down Shirt ($62.65) as sold at Bloomingdale’s; the Silky Chic Modern Tunic ($23.97) at Chico’s Off the Rack; on the right, the Petite Charter Club Linen Button-Front Shirt ($29.19 with promo code FRIEND) as stocked at Macy’s.   

JUN 5: Here are a couple of suggestions for the ‘Mabel’ shirt by MiH Jeans (£255), although none have the scalloped neckline Kate’s has. They are essentially good, basic cotton broderie anglaise shirts. From left to right, the Eyelet Perfect Shirt ($41.99) as stocked at Gap; next, the J Crew Embroidered Eyelet Button-Up Shirt ($58.40) as carried at Nordstrom, also in stock at a better price at J. Crew ($29.99 with promo code SALETIME); second from the right, the Windsor Eyelet Shirt ($98) as sold at Sundance; on the far right, the Eyelet Madison Stretch Secret Snap Shirt ($19.99) as carried at New York & Company. Not pictured, the Broderie Anglaise Front Cotton Shirt in pale pink ($130) as offered at Pure Collection

APR 29: For the Goat ‘Binky’ Blouse ($535) Kate has worn we offer the Puff Sleeve Top ($29.94) as offered at Express. Many thanks to Christine for the tip! 

APR 16: For the many Breton stripe tops Kate has we offer the following, from left to right: the Striped Boatneck Tee Shirt ($23.70 with promo code APRIL) as shown at J. Crew; next, the Northside Vintage Long Sleeve Tee ($11.99 with promo code VERYRARE) as offered at Madewell; then we show the Long Sleeve Breton in ivory/navy ($38) as shown at Boden; finally, the Classic Breton Stripe Tee ($62.30) as offered at Scotch and Soda.

MAR 6: For Kate’s coral Really Wild Sweater worn in Ireland we offer: on the left, the Cable-knit Mockneck Sweater ($71.99) as shown at J Crew; in the center, the Whistles Modern Cable-Knit Sweater ($130) at Bloomingdale’s; on the right, the Nora Oversized Pullover ($82) as offered at Shopbop

FEB 12: For the Pure Collection Cashmere Roll Neck ($175) worn by Kate to N. Ireland and Scotland we offer the Cotton Cashmere Turtleneck ($39.95) still in stock in petite and plus sizes at LL Bean; on the right, we show the Aqua Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater ($69.99) at Bloomingdale’s. There is also a Merino Blend Turtleneck Sweater ($59) at Banana Republic. 

OCT 11: For the Warehouse sweater (shown far left) that is out of stock that Kate wore to the Natural History Museum we offer two options: in the center, the Lynz Women’s Mockneck ($29.99) as shown at Amazon; on the right, the High Neck Jumper (£14, about $18) as offered at Matalan.  Many thanks to Natasha for her tip on the Matalan piece!   SEP 19: For the Equipment Silk Blouse that was worn to Sunshine House we offer: on the far left, the Silky Soft Dot Shirt ($74.99) at Chico’s; second from the left, the Crinkle Chiffon Smock Top ($73.50 with promo code THATWORKS) as shown at J Crew, and second from the right, the Bev Polka Dot Blouse at Silk Fred ($48). Many thanks to Emma and Bertie Gee for posting the center two repliKates on Facebook!

JUL 24: For the double-breasted blazer by Zara we offer: on the left, the Lioness Palermo Blazer ($88) as shown at Shopbop; the Addlestone Blazer ($90) from Boden; on the far right, the Polo Ralph Lauren Blazer ($298).

MAR 13: For the Gucci pussy-bow blouse we offer: Womens Bow Tie Neck Chiffon Blouse ($25.50) in purple and lavender at Amazon; the Tie Neck Work Chiffon Blouse ($55.94) at Stylewe; a Tie Neck Sweater ($19.99) at Chadwick’s; the Jabot Blouse ($40) as shown at YOOX. 

FEB 14: For the tweed D&G suit Kate wore, here are a couple of possibilities: the Rebecca Taylor Bouclé Jacket ($149.99) and Bouclé Skirt ($89.99), both at Gilt; the   Tahari Plaid Velvet Trim Skirt Suit ($123 with promo code LOVE) as shown at Macy’s; the Tahari is also available in Petite Sizing ($163); the Gracia Tweed Jacket ($129.99) and the Gracia Tweed Skirt ($29.99), both at Gilt.  On the far right, this is only a jacket, the Checked Bouclé Tweed style ($299) at Brooks Brothers.

FEB 14: For the D&G Tweed Bouclé Suit, we offer the Tahari Women’s Bouclé Jacket ($101) and matching Bouclé Skirt ($48); the Jaclyn Smith Bouclé Jacket ($28), all at Sears

SEP 5: For the white Vinnie High Neck Blouse by Reiss worn at Kensington Palace in 2016, we offer the Twist of Victorian Long Sleeve Top in 100% cotton ($55) as shown at Modcloth. The style is available in extended sizes, XXS – 4X. Our thanks to BethEmily from the WKW Facebook page for her tip! 

AUG 8: For the grey vee-neck sweater Kate wore to polo we offer the Cashmere Relaxed V-Neck Sweater ($171) as shown at Boden

MAR 9: A new option to repliKate the“Tippi Striped Sweater with Buttons“ worn for the April 2016 Heads Together launch, this is the Mint & Berry Jumper (£30.99) as shown at Zalando.   

FEB 12: For Kate’s white linen Jaeger shirt first seen in Bhutan, we offer another by Jaeger, the Roll Sleeve Linen Shirt (£99, about $140 at today’s exchange rates) at Jaeger; it is also available on the John Lewis US site for $141. This style is almost identical to Kates; it has roll sleeves with button tabs, split at the side seams, the collar is similar, as are the buttons. The only distinctions I see are the pocket & hem: Kate’s pocket has a vertical pleat, while this one does not; the new shirt has more of a shirttail hem, Kate’s is straighter. On the far right, we show another Jaeger Roll Sleeve Linen Shirt that is on sale at House of Fraser (£39, roughly $54), it is also quite similar.

DEC 13: For the black honeycomb tunic sweater by Temperley we offer a few possibilities, although I don’t consider any of them to be stellar. On the left, we show the UGG Cowlneck Tunic Sweater ($138) as shown at Nordstrom; next to it, the Sofia Cashmere Tunic ($129.99) as seen at RueLaLa; then the Ribbed Sleeve Turtleneck Tunic (roughly $28 with promo code GIFTNOW) as shown at The Gap; on the far right, the Matamata Sweater in dark grey, not black ($9.88) as shown at Cabela’s.

NOV 8: For the Boutique Moschino cardigan Kate wore November 1st we offer the Embellished Pearl Button Cardigan ($25) as shown at Target.  it has a feel of the Moschino. It is part of the retailer’s A New Day line that just launched. It turns out the collection has had a bumper crop of repliKates, perhaps one to keep an eye on. A big thank you to Lucy for suggesting the Target repliKate! To the right, the Bow Coverup Sweater ($34 – $44); it from the Karl Lagerfeld collection at Lord and Taylor.

 

OCT 29: We have a new option for the Goat Binky blouse, the Long Sleeve Tunic ($29.99) at Lands’ End; if you tuck it in it’s not a good stand-in for the original. On the right, a possible for the Philosophy Blazer, this is the Miller Double Breasted Blazer ($190) as shown at Reiss.

OCT 27: Here’s a fab repliKate for the Temperley Cypre top worn to a BBC Radio1 engagement in September 2017: it’s the Women’s Ruffle Any Day Pullover ($24.99) from the A New Day collection at Target.  Our thanks to Julie on Twitter for the great tip!

OCT 16: Another option for the grey sweater worn to a 2009 polo match, we offer the Cotton Long Sleeve V-Neck50) as shown at Everlane.

SEPT 2: For the grey sweater worn to the polo in 2009 we offer: the Heather Grey Merino Vee Neck ($40.80 on sale) seen below left; on the right, Gap’s V-Neck Raglan Sleeve Sweater ($42 on sale).

JULY 24: For the striped top by Hugo Boss worn in Germany, we offer (l to r): this short sleeve version from Long Tall Sally ($25); the Gant Breton Stripe Boatneck Jumper (roughly $46, price changes by size) as as shown at Country House Outdoor; and Boden’s Breton Mariner in a men’s style ($55).

German Embassy/dpa/Long Tall Sally/Gant/

German Embassy/dpa/Long Tall Sally/Gant/Boden

MAY 30: We have some options for Kate’s Breton stripe tops. Left to right: the J. Crew Factory Striped Boatneck ($16.95 & available in different colors); J. Crew’s Striped Boatneck T-Shirt ($29.50); and one at Net-a-Porter that looks very much like the one in the middle, J Crew’s Striped Boatneck Tee ($28).

RepliKate Breton Striped J Crew Tees May 30 2017

J. CREW

MAY 22: For the Delaney jacket by Reiss, this is the Calvin Klein Stand Collar Jacket ($119); we show it at Macy’s. Thank you again to Janet E for the great tip via the Facebook page!

Macy's/

Macy’s/

MAY 8: For the blue gingham shirt by the Gap that Kate first wore in New Zealand, and then again last week, we offer these options in standard sizing: on the left, the Gingham Cotton Poplin Blouse ($58) at Brooks Brothers; in the center, the J Crew Boy Shirt in Crinkle Gingham ($59, but always check for promo codes at Crew); on the right, the Casual Studio Gingham Blouse ($26.97), we show it at Nordstrom Rack, with thanks to Janet E on the Facebook page for the tip!

Brooks Brothers/J. Crew/Nordstrom Rack

Brooks Brothers/J. Crew/Nordstrom Rack

Also for the blue gingham shirt, we offer two plus size styles: the Foxcroft Gingham shirt ($86), we show it at Nordstrom; the Karen Scott Gingham Shirt ($22.32 with promo code MOM).

Macy' / James Whatling

Nordstrom / Macy’s / James Whatling

APR 30: Two more RepliKate’s for the Temperley Cypre: on the left, the William Rast Christine Ruffle Peplum Top ($44.75), we show it at Dillard’s; our thanks to Janet E on the B page for this fab find. On the right, it is the Long Sleeve Lace Ruffle top ($90) as shown at Topshop.

Dillard's / BBC Radio 1 / Topshop

Dillard’s / BBC Radio 1 / Topshop

APR 25: With a big ‘thank you’ to Natasha S for both of these great tips, we offer two repliKates for the Temperley Cypre Frilled Top worn to BBC Radio 1: below left, the Lacy Victoriana Frill Blouse ($105) by Monsoon; on the right, the R Studio Ruffled Openwork Jumper (£19.60) from La Redoute.

Monsoon/BBC Radio 1/La Redoute

Monsoon/BBC Radio 1/La Redoute

FEB 28: For the ‘Sparkle Tweed” jacket from Rebecca Taylor we offer: the Theory Ualana Tweed Jacket ($395) as shown at Neiman Marcus; the ‘Helene’ for Denim Wardrobe ($224), we show it at John Lewis (I don’t think this item can be shipped to the US); and the Sfizi Blazer ($224) at YOOXRepliKate for Rebecca Taylor New Blue Sparkle Tweed jacket 3 Three Options Feb 28 2017

FEB 28: Also for the ‘Sparkle Tweed” jacket from Rebecca Taylor: the Joie Milligan Metallic Tweed Jacket ($378) as seen at Saks; in the middle we show the Lark & Ro Women’s Tweed Jacket ($80) at Amazon; on the far right, Stella McCartney’s Tweed Jacket ($488), as shown at The Outnet.

RepliKates Blue Tweed jacket Feb 28 2017

JAN 27: For the Grace Cashmere Jumper (aka sweater) Kate wore to a Scouts meeting that is by the Outnet’s house brand, Iris and Inkwe show the JD Williams Rollneck Jumper in gray marl ($26.49). It even has the slit at the cuffs the Iris & Ink sweater has! Thank you to Natasha for another stellar repliKate tip!

JD Williams /

JD Williams /

JAN 26: For the Burberry olive green camp shirt worn at Blachford Lake (and several other places) we offer the Tencel Pullover ($29.97) as shown at WinterSilks.

©Canadian Heritage/WinterSilks/Canadian Heritage

©Canadian Heritage/WinterSilks/Canadian Heritage

JAN 24: For the Gerard Darel ‘Josephine,’ this is the ‘Cara’ by Portmans (AUD$59.95, roughly $45 USD). Portmans will ship internationally. Our thanks to Michelle of Perths Fashion for the tip on this one!

Portmans/Gerard Darel

Portmans/Gerard Darel

DEC 14: For the Grace cashmere sweater by The Outnet house brand Iris and Ink, we offer the ASOS Soft Yarn Tunic with Turtleneck in gray ($28) below left, with thanks to Laura R on the Facebook page. (The better deal is the ASOS 2-pack: you get the gray, plus a navy stripe turtleneck, at the same price.) Below right we show the H&M Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater in ‘light gray melange’ ($119), with thanks to Family Cambridge on Twitter and on the FB page for the tip!

ASOS / / H&M

ASOS / Splash News / H&M

DEC 14: For the Hobbs ‘Emilia’ top worn to the Place2Be Awards in November 2014, this is the Modcloth ‘Lost in a Melody’ top ($49.99). Thank you Patty M for sharing this on the WKW Facebook page!

Modcloth/Splash News

Modcloth/Splash News

OCT 28: For the Burberry Utility Shirt first worn during the N. American tour, this is the Utility Button-Up, $13.98 on clearance at Target.

Target/Target/Canadian Heritage

Target/Target/Canadian Heritage

OCT 20: For the Really Wild sweater worn when fishing in Haida Gwaii, this is the Chap’s Cable-Knit Mockneck in cotton/acrylic, $44.25 at Kohl’s. Our thanks to Janet Evelyn on the FB for the tip!

©Polaris/Kohl's

©Polaris/Kohl’s

SEP 5: Even though this is not an inexpensive option, I thought I should share the re-issued LK Bennett version of the Jude jacket, now called the Judi jacket (£225, roughly $300). One FYI: at this point the pieces are only offered on the LK Bennett UK/International site, not on the US/CAN site.  In case you haven’t seen the other pieces in the group, including a new version of Kate’s Davina dress, visit our Retail Roundup page here.

LK Bennett Reissues Jude Jacket as Judi with Kate ICAP CHarity Day Dec 9 2015 Polaris MOntage Sept 4 2016

AUG 17: For the black cable knit sweater seen in Portsmouth in May, this is the Cotton Cashmere Cable Sweater ($29.90) as shown at Uniqlo. Thank you to Paige L on the Facebook page for this suggestion!

Coffee Jingle Records Twitter/Uniqlo

Coffee Jingle Records Twitter/Uniqlo

AUG 5: For the Reiss Vinnie blouse worn in February for the Young Minds Matter launch, this is the Next ‘Victorian’ blouse in the ‘raw’ colorway ($51). Our thanks to Gemma at Food, Fash & Fit for an outstanding repliKate!

Polaris/Reiss/Next

Polaris/Next/Next

JULY 5: For the J Crew ‘Tippi’ Breton stripe sweater seen in the Heads Together video, this is La Redoute’s Long-Sleeved Sailor Jumper, on sale for £21 (about $27 at today’s exchange rates).  Thanks to Natasha for the tip on this one!

Heads Together/La Redoute

Heads Together/La Redoute

MAR 25: For the UFO top worn to the Commonwealth Games in July 2014, this is Jaeger’s Linen PinTuck Blouse (£89). Many thanks to Sandra for the tip!

i-Images/Jaeger/Jaeger

i-Images/Jaeger/Jaeger

UPDATED DEC 29: The Armor Lux Classic Breton at Country Attire is now on sale, £49.90, discounted to £37.46. The Maison Breton at Scotch and Soda remains $59; LL Bean’s French Sailor’s Shirt remains $29.95 with free shipping; the Classic Striped Tee in white with black stripes at Humble Chic is restocked and still priced at $38 & free shipping. 4 Breton Nautical Stripe repliKate Tops October 19 2015 DEC 29: Other options include (from left to right) Humble Chic’s Classic Striped Tee in royal/white, also $38; Boden’s Mariner’s Breton on sale for $40.60, we show it below left in the women’s Ivory with Black Stripe, $38; and the ‘Francois’ Nautical Long Sleeve Top by Amour Vert, still priced at $88, shown at Nordstrom. Humble Chic Boden Mariner Armour Lux Nordstrom

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