Black and white polka-dot print silk-blend charmeuse dress featuring a scoop neck, cropped sleeves, a pleated skirt, a flared hem, a centre-back concealed zip fastening, a white silk-blend lining and lace-trimmed hem. 94% silk, 6% elastane. Lining: 87% polyester, 10% polyamide, 3% elastane. By Dolce & Gabbana.
This is a pretty dress made of a very beautiful fabric.
1- Kate wore this dress on 3rd July 2017 to attend a tennis game at Wimbledon.
Vintage-inspired double wool crepe belted, royal blue coat dress featuring three quarter length sleeves, a collar with notch cut outs, and wide pleats at the front and back. By the British fashion label Eponine.
This coat dress is elegant and is beautifully tailored but I don’t find the three-quarter sleeves comfortable especially for a winter garment.
1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this coat on 11th January 2017 to visit the Anna Freud National Centre in London and later the Child Bereavement UK Centre in East London.
On 11th May 1986 in Tokyo, Japan, the Princess of Wales wore an elegant cream and black wool suit by Catherine Walker. The double-breasted white jacket has black covered buttons to match the collar and cuffs and is completed with a long pleated black skirt. More than 100 000 people lined the streets of Tokyo in scenes of near hysteria to catch a glimpse of the Prince and Princess of Wales as they passed by in their open car. The couple visited St Alban’s Anglican church and the Princess watched demonstrations of doll-making and ikebana in the annexe of the Akasaka Palace.
Cream pleated crochet maxi dress featuring a high neckline, a crochet floral bodice, sheer long sleeves, a full length crepe skirt with shutter pleats and a high side slit, a grosgrain waistband, a hidden back zip and a tan mesh lining at the bodice. By the London-based label, founded by Han Chong, Self Portrait.
This dress has nice features but I don’t think that is suits perfectly Kate’s body shape.
1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore it on 3rd November 2016 to attend “A Streetcat Named Bob” movie premiere in London’s Mayfair.
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.
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.
Cream coat dress featuring long sculptural sleeves, a Peter Pan collar, overlay detail, and pleats on the skirting. By Alexander McQueen.
This is a beautiful piece with a gorgeous fabric and colour and lovely details. I would however not have included the Peter Pan collar in the design as there are already a lot of detailings in the design.
1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this coat dress on 4th August 2014 during the 100th anniversary of World War I at Saint-Laurent Abbey in Liege and St Symphorien Cemetery near Mons, Belgium.