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How to recreate Catherine, Princess of Wales’ iconic look

Your go-to guide for replicating the Royal’s sophisticated wardrobe

By Mae MacDonald
For over a decade, Catherine, Princess of Wales has captivated the world with her impeccable style. Whether clad in a high street label or luxury designer while attending a sports match or ceremonial affair, her elegance is unwavering.
From the classic shift dress to a casual jeans and blazer combination, the items we know and love in Kate's wardrobe are surprisingly easy to replicate at home. Read on to recreate her iconic style.

The jeans and a blazer combo

From left: Maxwell Flat, $199.57 from The Iconic, H&H Women's High Rise Skinny Jeans, $35 from The Warehouse.
The Princess often dresses down her look by pairing a classic white tee with jeans and a blazer. She's also partial to rocking this look with classic ankle boots, ballet flats, or even sleek white sneakers. Give this look a go for your everyday wear or out to a relaxed dinner with friends.

The shift dress

From left: Ruched Front Midi Dress, $385.00 from Cue, Cambria, $100 from Billini.
Kate is known for wearing form-fitting shift dresses for special events and official royal outings. Recreate her look with a beautiful shift dress, a sleek hairstyle, and some elegant pumps to tie it all together.

The power pantsuit

Pantsuits are making a comeback, and Princess Kate is here for it. She achieves a professional yet playful look with a range of colourful pantsuits. Try this look out at work for a bold, empowering vibe.

Royal-approved patterns and prints

From herringbone to houndstooth, patterns have been loved and worn by the British Royal family for decades and are a way to add a dash of elegance and personality to your outfit. Princess Kate loves a polka dot moment from time to time, whether in the form of a spotted dress or a patterned top with jeans. Find your favourite pattern and strut your stuff!