Duchess Kate: “Peony” off the shoulder black dress by Somerset by Alice Temperley

Bohemian style “Peony” black all-over red, blue and coral floral pattern viscose dress featuring an off-the-shoulder design, a nipped-in waist and a flowing midi skirt. By Somerset by Alice Temperley.

 

I am not at all a fan of this dress it looks too messy and unflattering in my opinion.

1- Kate wore it on 30th March 2017 for an intimate family dinner at the West London home Pippa shares with her fiance in London.

Duchess Kate: Embellished deep red tulle midi dress by Marchesa Notte

Embellished deep red tulle midi dress featuring tactile lattice and rosette motifs and partially lined  to create a sweetheart neckline. The fit-and-flare design has flexible boning and a defined bead and crystal-embellished waist. The full, layered skirt is reinforced along the hem to hold its voluminous shape. By Marchesa Notte.

 

This is a beautiful design very reminiscent of the 50s. The shape is lovely and the colour is very attractive.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this dress on 4th April 2017 at the opening night of the musical 42nd Street at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London.

Duchess Kate: black sleeveless tea-length dress by Alexander McQueen

Bespoke black sleeveless tweed boucle dress featuring a deep V neck, a light fraying at the edges carried over into the diamond-like motif on the dress, and a bow detail leather belt. By Alexander McQueen.

This is a nice cocktail dress.

1- Kate wore the dress on 17th March 2017 at the British Embassy  in Paris to launch Les Voisins – The Neighbours – a year-long celebration of UK-French links.

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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