Duchess Kate: sapphire blue embroidered gown and shawl by Jenny Packham

Sapphire blue floor-length gown hand embroidered with ornate silver beading, featuring a full gathered chiffon skirt  trailing along the floor, a boat neckline and long sleeves. The gown is completed with a sheer shawl in matching blue with sparkling beading. The beading was done by artisans in India. It is a bespoke piece by Jenny Packham.


I like the effect of the skirt of this gown as well as the long beaded sleeves and corsage. I however prefer it without the shawl, as it makes the whole look a bit tacky.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore the gown on 10th April 2016 to attend a gala in Mumbai, India.

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2- The gown was publicy seen again on 9th March 2020 to host a reception to mark the 25th anniversary of children’s charity Place2Be.

Duchess Kate: Long snake stitch coat by Missoni

Long snake stich coat with silver metallic threads shimmering within the monochromatic hues defining a textured A-line coat that’s visually shaped with an angled zigzag pattern. It features a front button fastening, patch pockets, a back vent, and an optional belt. Made of rayon/cupro/polyester. By the Italian designer Missoni.

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I find this coat elegant but a bit sad looking and I am not a fan of the zigzag pattern.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore it on 30th June 2016 at the Thiepval Memorial in France.

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2- The coat was worn again on 5th April 2017 when members of the Royal family attended a Service of Hope at Westminster Abbey following the terror attacks which took place in Westminster on 22 March.

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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Duchesse Or Ange: Thick cotton dress brown roses – 2 years old

Chic, soft and comfortable: Thick cotton dress brown roses – 2 years old

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Thick brown cotton with roses pattern, long sleeves, silver piping at the collar and at the waist, ornated at the front left hand side with an coffee and silver organza bow, flat pleats at the front and back. The dress is fastened at the back by three flower buttons in diamanté. Size: 2 years old. 100% cotton. Handmade in France.

Available at the Duchesse Or Ange online store.

Duchesse Or Ange: Off white velvet Snow Queen dress decorated with silver beads – 6 years old

Beautiful and luxurious Snow Queen dress for a child.

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Long off white velvet Snow Queen dress with tulle underskirt, decorated with silver beads  hand embroidered on the skirt and snow crystal at the front, long sleeves with cuffs in fake fur with vynil facets, laced at the back with a satin ribbon.
Size: 6 years old
100% cotton
Underskirt tulle: 100% Polyester
Handmade in France
Ref: DOA 214

Duchesse Or Ange online store.

Duchess Kate: “Eaton” Silver tweed dress by The Fold

Fitted silhouette rich cotton mix silver tweed long sleeved dress featuring a pencil skirt, peplum detail at the waist, a V neckline and a signature gold zip at the back. It is by The Fold.


I really like this dress, it features a lot of things that I find appealing, like the fitted silhouette, the simplicity and the details which give its originality. The colour is nice but would need contrasting accessories to prevent it looking too bland though.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this dress on 25th September 2015 at the Rehabilitation of Addicted Prisoners Trust near Woking, Surrey.

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Duchesse Or Ange: Flat pleats sleeveless dress in silver grey silk – 6 years old

Duchesse Or Ange now available in size 6 years old!

Luxurious Flat pleats sleeveless dress in silver grey silk – 6 years old

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Flat pleats sleeveless dress in heavy silver grey silk trimmed at the neck and sleeves with white cotton edging, fastened at the back with a zip. Top lined with grey cotton.
Size: 6 years old

Height: 63 cm (24,8 in)
Breast width: 30 cm (11,8 in)

100% silk
Handmade in France

Available at the Duchesse Or Ange online store.

Duchess Kate: silver-grey embroidered dress by Erdem

Long-sleeved silver-grey silk dress with delicate silver flower embroidery and a wide neckline. By the Canadian designer Erdem.


Very elegant dress with lovely details. It looks maybe slightly old-fashioned on the Duchess but it is however a nice look.

1- The Duchess of Cambridge wore this dress on 16th June 2012 to attend the Trooping the Colours ceremony in London.

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2- The dress was worn again by the Duchess on 29th September 2012 to attend a friend’s wedding in Oxfordshire.

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Duchesse Or Ange: Purple and silver short-sleeved knit dress – 6 months old

One of the latest creations at Duchesse Or Ange: purple short-sleeved knit dress with a yoke in moss stich interlaced with a silver thread and decorated with a grey ribbon at the front, fastened at the back with a flower-shaped diamanté button.Size: 6 months old. 80% acrylic, 20% wool.

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Handmade in France and available at the online Duchesse Or Ange store.

Duchess Kate: aqua-coloured and silver evening gown by Amanda Wakeley

This is a floor-length light aqua-coloured evening gown, with flowing grecian-style pleated material with silver embellishment underneath the bust area and double straps that crossed over at the collarbone.The dress was by Amanda Wakeley and formed part of her 2006 Autumn/Winter collection.



Beautiful classic gown with an interesting silver design.

1- The Duchess wore this gown on 26th October 2011, dinner at Clarence House in London for the Prince of Wales’ charity “In Kind Direct”.

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