March, 2013


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Mar 13

Kate in Topshop: Copy her Peter Pan Collar Look

As a pregnant Kate Middleton and her husband Price William stepped out together as to visit the Child Bereavement UK charity in Saunderton, Buckinghamshire on Tuesday, all eyes were on her cute Peter Pan collar dress, which showed off her tiny baby bump!

Kate Peter Pan dress

The white collared, black mid-length dress is from high street retailer Topshop, and perhaps the Duchess snapped it up when she was photographed shopping at their London flagship earlier this month. There are plenty of takes on the Peter Pan dress available upon the high street, and here are some of our favourites as to help you to steal Kate’s look.

 

Kate Style Collar Dress Black

 

(Above, from left to right)
1) Hobbs at John Lewis, Coco collared dress, £189
2) H! by Henry Holland at Debenhams, faux leather collared shirt dress, £32
3) Marc by Marc Jacobs at Farfetch.com, beaded collar dress, £194.

 

 

 

Kate Style Collar Dress Coloured 2

 

(Above, from left to right)
4) ASOS, Swing dress with Peter Pan collar, £25
5) AX Paris, Peter Pan collar playsuit, £14.99
6) Little White Lies at UO, floral collar dress, £90.


15
Mar 13

The Duchess Opts for a Hobbs Coat whilst Visiting Grimsby

On Tuesday, the Duchess of Cambridge visited Grimsby, as to visit the town’s Fishing Heritage Centre, and in order to see first-hand the work that The Prince’s Trust is doing in order to reduce Youth Unemployment in the area.

Despite the warm spring day, pregnant Kate decided to wrap up in her staple chestnut brown Celeste wool coat from Hobbs, which we’ve seen her wear a few times before, such as when she visited Liverpool last February. The Hobbs’ leather belted waist and cuff detailed number tucked away a patterned dress from Great Plains, and she completed the look with black suede court shoes, a matching clutch bag, and a pair of Annoushka gold and pearl drop earrings.

Now, despite the fact that the weather’s getting warmer and there shouldn’t be any need as to invest into a new coat, British weather is just so temperamental, so, here’s our pick of some Hobbs-esque coats for all budgets.

1) Budget Buy
Dorothy Perkins’ textured frock coat, £40

Kate budget coat look

2. Treat Yourself
Four Seasons’ original long fashion coat, Vicuna, reduced to £199 at John Lewis

Kate Treat yourself coat look

3)Make an Investment
MaxMara’s long neutral coat with detachable hood, £1,425 available at Harrods.
Kate Investment Coat look

 


12
Mar 13

St Patrick’s Day: Get Kate’s green Alexander McQueen look

This coming Sunday 17th March marks yet another St Patrick’s Day, and if you’re planning on celebrating in style, then, why not take some inspiration from the Duchess’ enviable fashion sense?

Green is always the ordre du jour for this occasion, and one of Kate’s most glamorous and memorable gowns has to be her floor length emerald Alexander McQueen number that she wore as to present Olympic cyclist, Bradley Wiggins with the title of the nation’s favourite sportsman at the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year Awards back in December.

So, for all of you looking to emulate this look minus the thousands of pounds price tag, Hello! Online has picked out five Kate inspired dresses to help you to do just that.

 

Green Dresses

 

1. ISSA at Net-A-Porter ruched silk-jersey dress £510
2. Zara gathered dress £35.99
3. Topshop seam waist shift dress £50
4. Michael Kors at Net-A-Porter Stretch-wool crepe dress £865
5. New Look 3/4 sleeve bodycon midi dress £14.99
6. Accessorize lace overlay clutch £25


1
Mar 13

Pregnant Kate goes for a Stroll: Get her Heritage Look!

Today, the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge has been spotted walking her cocker spaniel pup Lupo in Kensington Gardens once more. As she strolled through the park with a friend, she opted for a LK Bennett brown shearling Darwin jacket, black skinny jeans, and a pair of wellies. It’s that great British Heritage look that she quite typically opts for when she’s off work and relaxing.

If you’re in need of giving your off duty wardrobe a boost, then, here are three ways that you can work Kate Middleton’s look on a range of budgets.

Spare Cash
Remember it’s almost pay day, so, it’s safe to use up the last of your spare cash on a Barbour belted utility waxed jacket, £229.95, and pair of Hunter’s Balmoral classics at £85.

Kate Look Spare Cash

Treat Yourself!
Opt for one of Henry’s sheepskin peacoats in tobacco, £995 from Reiss, with a pair of Hunter’s Balmoral Westerley’s, £285. It’s one fashion choice that you can’ go wrong with, as Kate’s been pictured in near identical items to these on numerous occasions.

Kate look 2 Treat Yourself

Make an Investment
Splash out with Karl Donoghue’s belted shearling coat, £2, 010 at Net-A-Porter.com, and a pair of black Dubarry’s Clare boots, £329 from Harrods. The lavish way to go dog walking!

Kate look 3 investment

 

 


1
Mar 13

Get the Look: Kate in MaxMara Wrap Dress

As the Duchess of Cambridge attended her first public engagement of the year at Hope House Woman’s Shelter, she opted for a monochrome MaxMara wrap dress, as to give us a glimpse of her ever growing baby bump.

Kate in MaxMara wrap dress

It seems like Kate’s choice of dress had clearly been inspired by one of her known favourite fashion designers too, as its loose fit and pattern clearly resembled the number that model, Cara Delevingne (above right) opened ISSA’s AW 13 runway show at London Fashion in.

Apparently, the Duchess paid a discounted £148 down from £298 for the dress in Matches online sale, but if you however haven’t been as lucky as to find such a steal, here’s our pick of some of the highstreet’s best jersey wrap dresses. Perfect with or without a baby bump!

Kate wrap dress2

1) Vero Moda at ASOS, Geo Print Dress, £22
2) A Wear at ASOS, Floral Print Wrap Dress, £35
3) Betty Jackson Black, Feather Printed Wrap Dress, £45.50
4) Kendra Silky Long Sleeve Wrap Dress, Boohoo, £15
5) Sinequanone at Miinto, Wrap Dress, £55

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