Kate took the week off from royal duties but we did get a new family photo showing the Cambridges in a casual setting on the grounds of Buckingham Palace. The image was taken in April by Norman Jean Roy and appeared in this month's British GQ magazine as part of a feature of Prince William and his involvement with mental health. Click to read more >
Below are my favourite repliKate finds of the week:
MIX & MATCH
Kate's outfits are impeccable but can sometimes need a little tweaking for us "normal folk" to adapt for daily wear. In this occasional segment, I show how you can create everyday repliKate outfits by mixing and matching key pieces with your wardrobe essentials!
Last week I came across this fabulous fit-and-flare frock from Land's End and I thought it made a lovely a-line alternative for Kate's Jaeger contrast waist dress. I've taken a smart-casual approach to styling the dress and added yellow for a pop of colour and summer-time freshness.
The Pied a Terre shoe brand was dissolved by its parent company Dune London a few years ago, but it's pleasing to see that Dune continues to manufacturer similar styles to the 'Imperia' wedge. This season, Dune released an excellent repliKate of the Imperia called 'Kanvas'.
The Goat 'Binky' blouse is still available in select sizes from Farfetch.
In last week's newsletter I posted about the reissue of Kate's Dolce & Gabbana dress in a range of new-season colours and prints. This week, the dress was released in the same forest green hue as Kate's frock, which is exclusive to Net-a-Porter.
Kate's Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini Double-Breasted Twill Blazer is now 40% off at Barney's New York!
Each week I like to devote a little time browsing the websites of Kate's favourite brands and designers. This week, many of the new season pieces from Hobbs London caught my eye. I came across these Duchess-worthy styles by the British fashion retailer: