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Stop traffic in a red dress like the Alexander McQueen number. The boatneck detail and pleated A-line skirt are universally flattering, while the bold color means you can step out sans accessories and still look polished.
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GET THE SHIFT
Stylish, sophisticated and just a little sexy. We’re talking, of course, about her bright Stella McCartney sheath, to which she adds a silvery necklace and basic black pumps. Copy her ensemble and you’ll feel like a princess (only without all those time-consuming royal duties).
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PRETTY IN PLEATS
Kate thinks pink with a $2,000 Emilia Wickstead dress that showcases her trim waist and features a demure neckline and pleated skirt. She polishes off the feminine frock with satiny pumps and her best accessory, husband .
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We’re loving this fashion-forward take on plaid, traditionally a pattern saved for more casual looks. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that her short-sleeve, belted dress fits her body perfectly. (And of course, you won’t be wearing yours to a judo match, so feel free to add shoes).
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I DREAM OF JEAN-IE
Taking a gold in the Preppy Olympics, the stylish royal hits a summer event in an easy-to-replicate ensemble: a navy Smythe blazer over a striped top, J Brand skinnies and cool Stuart Weitzman wedges.
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PRINTS AND PRINCESS
Kate’s retro-inspired Jonathan Saunders teal-and-green print sheath, which she accessorizes with nude pumps and a clutch, translates easily to fall with the addition of a black blazer and ankle booties. Pillbox hat optional.
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If and mom Carole are lucky, Kate will lend them this pretty Orla Kiely frock featuring a floral appliqué design!
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The Duchess dons a double-breasted A-line coat with a shawl collar and proves that her collection might just rival her sister’s!
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THE ROYAL JEWELS
Jumping on the peplum bandwagon, Kate wears a chic pale blue Matthew Williamson sheath with a jeweled collar and cuffs to the London premiere of African Cats.
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Fittingly dressed in emerald to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day along with the troops in Aldershot, England, she accessorized her wrap coat with a shamrock brooch and jaunty brown pillbox hat.
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IT SUITS HER
She’s appropriately autumnal in a cranberry Paule Ka look, worn with black tights and pumps to a Middle Temple Scholars meeting in London.
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Kicking off her royal tour in high style, Duchess Catherine attends a dinner in Singapore wearing a violet digital-print dress by local-born designer Prabal Gurung.
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POP THE CHAMPAGNE
Olympic spirit (and style) carries on for Kate, who fêtes the start of London’s Paralympic Games in a trench-inspired coat dress, nude pumps and a glittery clutch.
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The Duchess of Cambridge makes a royal entrance at the Imperial War Museum in London, where she attended a fundraising campaign to create new exhibits on the First World War.