Kate Middleton

October 27, 2013

I want to talk about Kate Middleton, because she is my fashion roll model. I look up to her and love her style. My obsession with Kate Middleton started the year I got married.  I remember seeing a picture of her on the cover of a People magazine. I just thought that she was so pretty and natural looking. She didn't look like she was trying too hard to look perfect, but she still did. I followed all of the royal wedding coverage. At the same time I was planning my own wedding. After their wedding, I watched as her style matured when she became the Dutchess of Cambridge. 

I just love how she repeats outfits and wears affordable off the rack clothes. It just shows that even though she is a royal, she is still practical. 

Lets talk about how she rewears her clothes. They call her the "Royal Recycler". I love that! I've always thought that it was so wasteful how celebrities never want to be caught in the same outfit twice. I mean, they spend thousands of dollars on their clothes and they wear it once and never again. If the Duchess of Cambridge can rewear a dress and be photographed in it more then once, then anyone should be able to wear the same outfit twice.

Here are some examples of some of my favorite looks. I love what she wears when she's dressed up and when she's casual.

Now, I don't live in England and I'm not a royal, so of course I'm not going to copy her outfits exactly. I have to wear things that fit into my lifestyle that I can afford. So, I modify a lot when I'm putting a look together.
Here is me recreating the look she wore home from the hospital after they announced she was pregnant with Prince George. It's so simple, yet so polished. I wore a black trench coat over a grey sweater dress. black flat boots, black tights and a silver scarf.

Here are a few more inspired looks with clothes from my own closet. 
Grey sweater dress, black tights and black patten leather pumps. I put my beige trench coat over it to give it that Kate look. 

This jacket is a hand me down from my mom. It's a Banana Republic wool jacket. I haven't worn it yet, but I thought it looked like something Kate might wear. I tried it out with my skinny jeans, a brown belt and a stripe white and navy shirt. I tried the look with brown boots and wedges.

Same jacket as above. This time, I wore black jeggings, brown belt, a green polka-dot blouse and black sling back pumps. 

Black tank top, black blazer, white pants, brown belt, pink and grey scarf, with black sling back pumps. 

I feel like as I go through life, Kate Middleton and I will always be at similar stages. I will always be able to look to her, to guild me in my style. Kate Middleton inspires me to look my best and stay natural.

You Might Also Like


Follow me on Instagram