Duchess Kate: “Rhona” natural pleated metallic lace dress by Erdem

Metallic silver and nude ‘Rhona’ floral pleated midi dress featuring a round neck, a pleated design, a belted waist, button cuffs, long sleeves and a concealed zipper closure along side. 75% polyamide,  25% metallized polyester; lining: 100% silk. By Erdem.

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Lovely glamorous dress suiting a very slim woman due to the pleats at the waist.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this dress on 27th February 2017 to attend The best of British and Indian culture  reception celebrated by the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

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Duchess Kate: black and floral print long-sleeves “Evita” dress by Erdem

Black and multi-coloured “Evita” floral print mattelasse dress. It features a crew neck, long sleeves, a fitted waist and multi-coloured floral print throughout. This knee-length dress was inspired by the portraiture of American artist John Sargent who frequently documented Edwardian era luxury. This dress is finished with a smooth silk lining and mattelasse detailing and a central back zip fastening. By Erdem.

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Beautiful dress with a nice floral print.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this Erdem dress on 17th January 2017 to promote the Heads Together campaign at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in Carlton House Terrace in London.

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Duchess Kate: Cai floral-print silk-jacquard dress by Vanessa Seward

Knee-length “Cai” red, green and black floral-print silk-jaquard dress featuring a full skirt, a button-fastening neckline, side slit pockets, a tie-fastening sash and a concealed zip fastening along the back. By Vanessa Seward.

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I am not a fan of this dress, it isn’t modern, edgy or young-looking. I don’t like the print either. It isn’t a great pick for the Duchess.

1- Kate wore it on 19th December 2016 at North Kensington for a Christmas Party hosed by youth support service The Mix.

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Duchess Kate: black “Finella” pleated stretch-crepe midi dress by Preen by Thornton Bregazzi

Black “Finella” pleated stretch-crepe midi dress crafted from sculpting stretch-crepe. It has a draped bodice, nipped-in waist, a voluminous box-pleated skirt and a zip fastening along the back. Fabric composition: 65% acetate, 29% polyamide, 6% elastane; lining: 97% polyester, 3% elastane. By Preen by Thornton Bregazzi.

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This is a beautiful dress, the draped bodice and the length are particularly elegant and this dress really suits the Duchess.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this dress on 22nd November 2016 during the Place2Be Awards at Mansion House in London. The dress was associated with the gorgeous Crystal Bow belt by Temperley London.

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Duchess Kate: “Cersei” evergreen silk dress by L. K. Bennett

Chiffon with textured velvet print “Cersei” evergreen silk dress featuring a high neck, long sheer sleeves and ankle-length full skirt. Fabric Composition: main: 55% Silk, 45% Viscose, lining: 100% Polyester. By L. K. Bennett.

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I am not a big fan of this dress, it is too dark, the fabric pattern is too fussy and the cut not very modern in my opinion. The only thing I like about it is the quality of the fabric.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this dress on 22nd November 2016 at the Natural History Museum in Kensington, London.

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Duchess Kate: Poppy print midi dress by Alexander McQueen

Ivory silk midi dress with red and grey poppy motif featuring a wrap bodice, nipped-waist with gathers at the centre, a flared skirt and long, cuffed sleeves. By Alexander McQueen.

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I don’t like many things about this dress apart from the quality of the fabric which is silk. The overall look is dated and not very flattering.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore the dress on 18th October 2016 to attend the reception for Olympic and Paralympic heroes at Buckingham Palace.

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Duchess Kate: ‘Encore rose’ tie neck pleat chiffon dress by Kate Spade New York

The “Encore rose” tie neck pleat chiffon dress is made of a rose print on pale pink silk and features a slender removable tie at the point collar, buttons to waist, long sheer sleeves with two-button cuffs, chest patch pocket and pleats on the A-line skirt. By Kate Spade New York.

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I like the material and the pleats of this dress but this is about it. I find it really old-fashioned.

1- Kate wore this dress on 10th October 2016 during World Mental Health Day engagements in London.

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