Sunday Style: Kate's Look-for-Less
Posted by Katie Ostoich on April 29, 2012 at 3:57 PM
In honor of the royal anniversary today, let's talk about Kate, specifically Kate's style. Girlfriend knows what's up. She always looks put together and classy, very befitting of a princess. And lucky for us, Kate makes it easy for us to adopt her signature style, even on a budget. I've rounded up three of her classic looks, one for any occasion you'd find yourself in: A date, a relaxed weekend outing, and a day at the office. Check out these copycat looks that you can add to your wardrobe without breaking your bank!
While Kate has designers to make gorgeous dresses specifically for her, most of us aren’t that lucky. Her gorgeous gray peplum dress with beaded detailing is super easy to recreate though! Start with this neutral peplum dress (Zara, $100). It’s simple shape is super flattering and the short length keeps you sexy but still covered up) Then, add a beaded collar necklace (AK Anne Klein, $50) for the pop of color that makes a serious statement. Finish the look with black patent pumps (Target, $25) and a simple clutch (Steve Madden, $48) for a fancy date night look. It’s simple, classic, and elegant.
I love Kate’s casual look here! She looks relaxed but polished and put together. Copy her look with on-trend coral-colored jeans (Target, $20) and a white sleeveless blouse (LOFT, $40). The detailing on the blouse is so cute for summer! Add a navy blazer (Mango, $100) and colorful scarf (Topshop, $36) to tie the whole look together. Kate loves military detailing in her tailoring, so keep an eye out for those structured pieces. Top the look off with some preppy flats (BCBG, $40). I especially like the stripe in these!
At the Office
One of the best parts about Kate’s wardrobe is that she regularly shops at places like Zara, which is super affordable. Take her day-after-wedding look. Or this look here. Both are Zara dresses that you can buy too! She is a huge fan of the day-dress and I think it’s a great option for work during the warmer months of the year. Try this bright belted dress (Zara, $80) and a cropped blazer in a feminine cut (ASOS, $65). The ponte fabric is softer than a traditional blazer fabric and will be more comfortable for long office days! Kate loves black espadrilles (Michael Kors, $110), and we agree. They’re perfect for summer!