Repli-Kate

The aim of this page is to provide alternatives to items of clothing, shoes and jewellery worn by the Duchess of Cambridge. Please share your finds and reviews of 'Repli-Kate's you've spotted or purchased in the comments below. We'll be updating regularly, so please do check back :)

21 August 2017

We have yet another wonderful Repli-Kate for Kate's Prada Sandals. Jenny from FB posted the £34 Chi Chi Manda Heels. The Black Open toe Sandal Heels come in a Suede Material with a Double Strap Detail in a Wave Design, and a Stiletto Heel.


20 August 2017

Rachel found a brilliant alternative to Kate's Prada sandals. The FSJ Women Hot Open Toe Strappy Heeled Sandals Suede Dress Shoes retail for just $55 at Amazon. They feature the same scalloped detail. Below we see Kate wearing her Prada pair beside the Repli-Kate's.


They come in an array of colours.


Also today, it's been quite a journey for Kate's former favourite label ISSA since she wore their dress for the engagement announcement in 2010. In March, the label was acquired by House of Fraser. At the time Vogue wrote "The acquisition reinforces the department store’s strategy to invest in “improving the quality and designs of the most popular House Brands”. The collection has been unveiled and of course includes an affordable update of Kate's engagement dress.The £99 Darcy Pleat Dress has been exclusively created for House of Fraser, with the brand`s luxury legacy in mind. Available in a choice of colours, this pleat detail dress features a feminine V-neck and banded waistline to create a flatteringly classic silhouette.


26 July 2017

There's been several requests for affordable Repli-Kate's for Diana's triple strand pearl bracelet Kate wore in Berlin.


Below we see the $150 (reduced from $450) Sterling Silver Triple White Freshwater Cultured Pearl Bracelet and the  $14 Simulated Pearl and Crystal Triple-Row Bracelet. Both are available at Amazon.

11 July 2017

We have a couple of reader Repli-Kate's to share. 'Anonymous' purchased the Glint Embellished Straw Clutch, a great alternative to Kate's L.K. Bennett Natalie. It's discounted by 33% at Nordstrom at the moment. The clutch features a woven exterior and sleek hardware.

Ainsley - DXB spotted a great Repli-Kate for the McQueen dress Kate wore in Canada last year. The Maje Embroidered Dress with Frills is currently discounted by 40% to $297. The brand is a favourite of Pippa Matthews.


4 July 2017

For the polka-dot Dolce & Gabbana dress Kate wore to Wimbledon, we have the £119 Hobbs London Astrea dress. The $90 French Connection Coy Faux-Leather Bag is a great alternative to Kate's Victoria Beckham Quincy Tote and the Call it Spring Block-Heel Sandals are very similar to the Office Nina pair Kate wore. (With thanks to Sara, What Kate Wore and Kate's Closet!).


23 November 2016

One of our readers has opened a fabulous new Etsy shop 'Oak Tree Junction' offering several stellar Repli-Kate's for well known pieces of jewellery worn by the Duchess of Cambridge. Below, the Kate Inspired Green Onyx Earrings, a spot on alternative to Kate's Monica Vinader Siren earrings, the Kate Inspired Gold Hammered Pearl Earrings, almost identical to Kate's new Oscar de la Renta and a Repli-Kate for Kate's Pippa Small earrings

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We also have a $25 Repli-Kate for The Queen's Pendant Drop Earrings Kate wore at the Place2Be Awards. The Marchesa Crystal Accented Pear Drop Earrings are available at Nordstrom Rack.


4 September 2016

The blue lapis and diamond earrings Kate wore for the stylish Bollywood Gala in India during the royal tour in April received many rave reviews. For those fond of the stone, there's a selection of chic and affordable alternatives available at Azuni. Below, we see the £42.50 Venice Long Drop Earrings in Lapis Jade and the £50 Athena Faceted Crescent Stone Earrings in blue lapis.


15 August 2016

ISSA founder Daniella Helayel has collaborated with Monsoon for a collection featuring familiar styles and silhouettes. The Gisele Dress is clearly inspired by Kate's engagement dress. The $175 design is described as "Exclusively designed by Daniella Helayel for Monsoon. A timelessly chic addition to your style repertoire, the Gisele belted dress is crafted with a flattering v-shaped neckline and cross-over ties that accentuate the narrowest part of your silhouette. Full-length sleeves create an elegant finish."


The Gisele Dress also comes in pink.


Blained shared a Repli-Kate for the Naeem Khan dress Kate wore at the Taj Mahal. The $22 Blue Print in White Short Sleeve Sheath Dress from SHEIN looks almost identical to Kate's. In terms of quality Blaine shared her review "Having purchased it, I can describe the quality as pretty similar to what you would find in your average teen clothing store or department store, ie Forever 21, Old Navy, Target (sorry I don't know any UK brands to compare!). I have another dress from this store that I've had for three years, and it's held up well. The dress fits well and feels very nice to wear, and the fabric is smooth and opaque. Unfortunately, when the skirt was sewn someone wasn't careful to line the pattern of the front and back up exactly, and it took me a long time to notice so I couldn't exchange it. That might be a quibble, but it did bother me a bit. It's also limited in sizing, but not a bad buy for the price."


12 August 2016

Marina shared the Sam Edelman Audrey Sandals as a Repli-Kate for the Gianvito Rossi Criss-Cross Ankle Strap Sandals Kate wore during the royal tour. The chic sandals feature delicate crisscross straps. They retail for $100 at ShopBop.


11 August 2016

Laura shared a fantastic Repli-Kate for Kate's L.K. Bennett Agata Sandals. The $138 Jasmine Heeled Sandals by Banana Republic feature a 3/3, 1/4 heels and come in navy, prestine purple, biscotti and steel grey.


Natasha shared an affordable alternative to Kate's vintage-inspired Reiss Vinnie Shirt - the £28/$51 Victoriana Blouse by Next.


Kate's closet shared an excellent Repli-Kate for the Roland Mouret Nansen Gown. The Le Chateau Crépe-Like Knit Off-The Shoulder Gown retails for $189. It is described: "Make a lasting impression in a long knit gown designed with an alluring sweetheart neckline and off-the-shoulder styling."


Kate's navy military-inspired Alexander McQueen coat has long been a fan favourite. The Ted Baker Indego Double Breasted Coat is a nice alternative. It is described: "Crafted in a cashmere-wool blend, this chic double breasted design is cut with a flared skirt, complete with a high collar, fitted waist, two front pockets and a pleated back to add further movement. A truly timeless wardrobe investment, throw over everything from jeans and tees to tailored trousers and silk dresses."


12 July 2016

For Kate's very chic off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress, Kate's Closet shared the very similar Long Sleeve Lovely Dress by Rachel Pally. The $218 cream dress features a very on trend midi length and sleeves. As of writing, it's available in sizes XS-L.


12 April 2016

We're looking at Repli-Kates for Kate's most recent tour looks. First up, an alternative for Kate's ivory Emilia Wickstead dress. We have the $297 Red Valentino Poplin Stretch Dress (with thanks to Kate's Closet) and the Warehouse Lace Shirt Dress. For Kate's pumps we have the Via Spiga Carole Pumps, and the Jaeger Clutch is a nice alternative for Kate's Mulberry. This fab pair of earrings from Etsy are a beautiful Repli-Kate for the Temple of Heaven earrings.


For Kate's Temperley London Delphia crop top and maxi skirt we have the floor-sweeping French Connection Evie Sparkle Dress, the Chi Chi Lace Embroidered Maxi Dress (currently half price) and the Alice & Olivia Avani Crop Top & Skirt. For Kate's shoes we have the Via Spiga Leesa Sandal, and for Kate's earrings the $8 Black Teardrop Chandelier Earrings. The look is completed with the Jessica McClintock 'Noelle' Clutch bag.


Whilst looking at dresses, I noticed the French Connection Seychelles Maxi Dress is another fabulous Repli-Kate for the boho Temperley London maxi dress worn in Tuvalu for a night of dancing during the 2012 royal tour.


7 February 2016

We're back with a selection of lovely Repli-Kate's today! First up, we have an excellent alternative for Kate's Eaton dress by The Fold. Sue T shared the Ann Taylor Structured Peplum Top and the matching pencil skirt. They are available for $59 and £98 respectively, however, at present a 40% discount is applied at the checkout and for a limited time one can avail of free shipping with the code FREESHIP. Both pieces are available in regular and petite sizing.


Virginia shared a brilliant Repli-Kate for Kate's Lela Rose Circles Dress: the Belle Badgley Mischka Kamila Dress is available at Dillard's for $199.


Luxembourgmeister purchased a stylish Repli-Kate for Kate's L.K. Bennett Detroit dress at Nordstrom. The Notch Neck Ponte Sheath Dress featuring a "notched bateau neckline makes an elegant focal point on a three-quarter-sleeve sheath finely tailored from an Italian ponte knit".



Gabriella shared two very Kate Repli-Kate's. First, the Episode Long Sleeve Bandage Fit and Flare Dress, and second the Loose Knitted Dress from Espirit (a nice alternative to Kate's Seraphine Vanessa Dress).


16 December 2015

Janet Evelyn shared these fantastic Repli-Kate's for Kate's Luisa Spagnoli suit on our Facebook page. Below we see the Alex Marie Belted Jacket and matching skirt at Dillards. Both pieces cost roughly $220.

Dillards

14 December 2015

The lovely ladies over at WKW FB have found a fantastic Repli-Kate for Kate's Stuart Weitzman Half n Half boots. The Women's Stretch Suede Tall Boots are available in most sizes at Lands' End. The boots retail for $219 but one can avail of a 40% discount by using the current promo code THROW and pin 3014.


12 December 2015

Two readers with an eye for style, Rachel and Anna, have been in touch sharing Repli-Kate's for Kate's Reiss Rubik Coat. The Calvin Klein Houndstooth Belted Coat is discounted from $342 to $188 at Bloomingdales; next, we have the $75 Carefully Chosen Coat from Modcloth; and finally, Rachel suggested this $38 Houndstooth Cape from Nordstrom as a "fresh way to approach the look with an on trend cape".


12 November

We're sharing several Repli-Kate's for Kate's Dolce & Gabbana black lace dress. First, we have the sparkly Marina Embellished Floral Lace dress (perfect for the party season). It's on sale for $48 at Last Call, it's also available in plus sizes at Nordstrom. The Jaeger Black Lace Dress is a classic piece and the Leota Sheath Dress is another great alternative.


8 November 2015

The much loved Repli-Kate of Kate's Temperley London Odele Coat by Via Spiga is significantly reduced from $400 to $129 at 6 p.m. The coat is also on sale at Bloomingdales and Lord and Taylor.


3 November 2015

We begin tonight's 'Repli-Kate' with alternatives for Kate's Dolce & Gabbana Dress and Gianvito Rossi pumps. Allison shared the sparkling Marina Dress; it's available at Nordstrom Rack reduced from $99 to $50. Carly from Kate Middleton Style found the £45 True Decadence dress at John Lewis, and Athena shared the $28 Stanzino Dress. Athena also found two great alternatives for the pumps: the Ivanka Trump Carra and the Nine West Jackpot.


Melanie from California found a fantastic Repli-Kate for the L.K. Bennett 'Detroit' Dress at Dillards. The Antonio Melani Mae Crepe Sheath Dress features a square neckline and 3/4 length sleeves.


Next, the talented Kate's Closet discovered the Wayf Pleated Skirtdress at Nordstrom on sale for $40. It is very similar to the Project D shirtdress the Duchess wore in Tuvalu back in 2012. Kate teamed the dress with the very pretty Azuni Athena Earrings, and they remain available for £25.


Rebecca from Sweden discovered oodles of alternatives to some of Kate's best-loved pieces. Below, we have the black wrap Mango dress similar to Kate's ISSA piece and the Emily and Fin Dress at Modcloth similar to the Jenny Packham dress Kate wore when leaving the hospital with George. From Modcloth we also see this beautiful $20 acorn pendant and Fall Night long scarf.


25 October 2015

We're back with Repli-Kate suggestions for Kate's much-loved, bespoke Christopher Kane dogstooth belted coat and kilt. Below we have the £180 French Connection Jackson Long Sleeve Coat and the incredibly chic BCBG Asymmetrical Trench (it's a steal at the moment with 50% discounted). For the turtleneck we have the $28 Derek Heart Ribbed Turtleneck and for the skirt the £35 Marks and Spencer Dogstooth Skirt. Alternatively the DVF Gemma Pleated Skirt is available at The Outnet on sale. Finally the L.K. Bennett Sylvia boots are now reduced from £310 to £155.


15 October 2015

We're back sharing some fantastic Repli-Kates, beginning with some perfect for autumn/winter. We've received several requests enquiring about alternatives to Kate's much-loved plaid cape. Nancy shared the classic houndstooth plaid cape by J Crew. The wool, collarless piece is very versatile and retails for $350.


The Duchess Scarf in Strathearn Tartan is reduced from £95 to £49 at Clanbags while stocks last. More from the description: "The Duchess has worn the tartan in the form of a scarf with both red and yellow outfits. The tartan is referred to as being modern, but is only modern in the sense that in the 1800’s chemical dyes became available which created a fashion for these bold bright colours". You can view the scarf here.


Next, a Repli-Kate for Kate's Reiss Emile Coat: the Ted Baker Lorili Long Wrap Coat. The £299 garment comes in an array of colours and features a high funnel neck and waist belt. It's available at John LewisNordstrom and Selfridges.


The L.K. Bennett Sylvia Suede Knee High Boots are a fantastic alternative for Kate's Aquatalia Rhumba Boots. The black suede boots are currently on sale reduced from £310 to £225.

We also have excellent suggestions from readers to share. Anonymous posted two affordable Breton shirts from GAP. Below we see the Modern Long-Sleeve Stripe Tee and the Boatneck Tee, both retailing for $24.95.


Julie from NC found the glamorous Adrianna Papell Shirred Caplet Gown with Pleated Ball Skirt. The dress is reminiscent of Kate's ink blue Jenny Packham gown and is available in black for $250 and green for $99 at 6 p.m.


Also today, Kate's engagement dress the ISSA Phylis is now available in light grey and lavender print at The Outnet with 55% off.


Whilst browsing through The Outnet I noticed both Kate's GOAT Redgrave Coat in black and the Scarlett Dress in red are significantly reduced by 50% too.


15 September 2015

We received a request for plus size Repli-Kate's and found several pieces which would be a welcome addition to any wardrobe. Firstly, the ever-popular popular Adrianna Papell 3/4 Sleeve Gown is available in limited sizing at Dillards in black and blue (the dress is on sale at present too). Nordstrom stocks the garment in 'gunmeal' and as of writing it's available in sizes 14-24. The dress, almost identical to Kate's DVF Zarita Gown would carry one through endless social functions and occasions (with thanks to our friends at WWKD for the tip!).


The Print Crepe de Chine Faux Wrap Dress by Adrianna Papell is one of the best alternatives to Kate's Jonathan Saunders Evelyn Dress I've seen. The dress is available in sizes 2-16 and in plus sizes 14 - 24 at Nordstrom.


This £40 Plus Size Tan Suedette Biker Jacket from New Look is very similar to one Kate has and this Knitted Skater Dress from ASOS Curve is a solid alternative to Kate's Topshop dress.


13 September 2015

We have a wonderful Repli-Kate for Kate's favoured Temperley London Odele Coat. The Via Spiga Faux Leather and Faux Fur Collar Coat features an asymmetric front zip, detachable self-tie belt and faux-leather quilted panels at the shoulders. It's available in sizes 2-14 for $354 at Bloomingdales,


Kate's Closet suggested this stellar alternative for Kate's bespoke green Emilia Wickstead coat. The Ted Baker Laureol Flared Skirt Wool Coat is a gorgeous wool coat with wide lapels and a waist-defining belt. It retails for £329 at John Lewis and House of Fraser.



Two more coat alternatives: the Linea Blossom Lady Coat is a nice alternative for Kate's pink Packham piece, and it's reduced from £180 to £72 at House of Fraser. We also have the Hobbs Irah Jacket, reminiscent of Kate's L.K. Bennett Darwin.


Next, we have two striking choices from our reader Blair. First, the ISSA Antnoia Long Dress is a great alternative for Kate's Jenny Packham gown (what a beautiful shade of red). The Orwell + Austen Cashmere Hearts Sweater is very similar to Kate's Beulah London piece.


JABWALKER noted Australian company Shoes of Prey allows readers to customise their own shoes, ensuring you can achieve the perfect Repli-Kate. For example, I customized a pair similar to Kate's Corkswoon Wedges, you can view it and customise your own shoes here (they are currently offering 20% off your second pair).



5 August 2015

We have a selection of fabulous Repli-Kate pieces to share with you tonight beginning with stylish finds from our readers. Jess shared the gorgeous Banana Republic Crystal Collar Necklace - which is incredibly similar to Kate's Zara necklace. The $79.50 piece will add a touch of glamour to any look. I can see it working as the perfect addition to a little black or red dress.

Banana Republic

We've been talking quite a bit about Kate's breton stripe shirts - a staple in her wardrobe. An anonymous reader found the Jaeger Breton Stripe Top reduced from £60 to £40. The brand is a favourite of Kate's with excellent quality guaranteed. Speaking of Breton stripe shirts, there's a fabulous selection of Petite Bateau pieces significantly reduced at The Outnet including the Striped Cotton Top discounted from £60 to £36.

Jaeger / The Outnet

With thanks to the readers who shared the following Repli-Kate's for Kate's L.K. Bennett Cayla Dress: the Eliza J Seam Detail Crepe Dress retailing for $148 at Nordstrom, and the Ivanka Ponte Dress with 3/4 sleeves at Amazon.


We also received excellent suggestions for alternatives to Kate's favoured outdoors looks. The Treasure & Bond Twill Boyfriend Utility Jacket is very similar to a number of Barbour jackets in Kate's closet and this Red Check Casual Shirt from River Island is a great Repli-Kate for Kate's Zara shirt.

Nordstrom / River Island

Finally, whilst looking through latest additions at The Outnet we spotted the Tory Burch Renny Guipure Lace Dress reduced from £430 to £193. The midnight blue dress features semi-sheer sleeves, an open back and a woven wool waistband. It very much reminded me of Kate's DVF Zarita Dress and her Beulah London Amara.


8 July 2015

Did you love Kate's look at Wimbledon today?


We have a selection of Repli-Kate's to help you emulate Kate's court-side style. The L.K. Bennett Cayla Dress quickly sold out following Kate's appearance, but below we see three alternatives for the red dress. First, the Tahari Seamed A-Line Dress; it comes in regular and petite sizing and is available in an array of colours at Nordstrom. Next we see the Hobbs London Butterfly Dress and the ASOS Wiggle Dress.


A great alternative for Kate's Jimmy Choo Gilbert Pumps are these Nine West pumps, reduced from $79 to $48 at 6 p.m. The talented Kate's Closet found an excellent Repli-Kate for Kate's DVF Clutch - the Menbur Leopard Print Clutch - which retails for $58 at Nordstrom.


Also today, whilst searching for Repli-Kate's we found Kate's GOAT Scarlett Dress reduced from $760 to $327 on The Outnet in black, red and blush.

Splash News / The Outnet

27 June 2015

Anon from New York shared a fabulous find in the comments section. The hugely popular Adrianna Papell Repli-Kate for Kate's DVF Zarita Gown is available in a beautiful blue colour at 6 p.m. It's currently reduced from $220 to $147.

6 p.m.

23 June 2015

One of Kate's favourite brands Really Wild Clothing has a number of stunning items on sale including the classic Gatsby Coat. The sea mist fleck colourway is a great Repli-Kate for Kate's green Mulbery coat. It's reduced from £395 to £295 at present.

Really Wild Clothing

18 June 2015

Carly from Kate Middleton Style is stellar at finding fabulous affordable Repli-Kate's. One of her best recent finds is the MIA Low Tide Boat shoes - incredibly similar to Kate's Sebago Bala Boat Shoes. They're available in several colours reduced from $59.95 to $17.99 at 6 p.m. with FREE SHIPPING.

6 p.m.

Our wonderful reader Denise got in touch to share the ASOS Mac with Pleat Back and Vintage Detail. It's composed of cotton-rich fabric, full lined and features a belt under the bust. We've seen Kate choose chic macs for everything from one of her first engagements, to the royal tour in Canada and casual outings during her first pregnancy.

ASOS

Kate's Catherine Walker coatdress at Trooping The Colour received mixed responses. For those who did like it Julie suggests the Hobbs Blue Honeysuckle Trench as a Repli-Kate. The £229 piece is described as "Crafted of a structured cotton blend and adorned with our honeysuckle print, this piece was inspired by the art of botanical illustration".


The Eliza J Embroidered Lace Sheath Dress is one of the best Repli-Kate for Kate's Erdem dress I've seen. It's on sale at present reduced from $178 to $106 at Nordstrom. It's available in regular and petite sizing too. The eggplant colourway is also on sale for the same price.

Nordstrom

We also have suggestions from two of our lovely readers Julie and Sue T. The Kurt Geiger Adam mid court heels are an excellent alternative to Kate's Episode 'Angel' shoes. Kate's have been sold out for some time, so the $130 shoes are a great way to emulate her favoured shoes. It's also worth noting there's a significant sale underway at Kurt Geiger with up to 50% reduced on a number of shoes.

Kurt Geiger

We also look at the Lord & Taylor CHETTA B floral ombre dress. Sue notes the piece is similar to several pieces in Kate's closet. It's on sale at the moment, and again there's an excellent sale taking place at Lord & Taylor.

Lord & Taylor

7 June 2015

Blair shared a great Repli-Kate for Kate's paisley print Tory Burch Chrissy dress in the comments section! The Oasis Paisley Peasant Dress is a pretty piece made of viscose. It retails for $77. Don't forget to sign up to the newsletter for a discount on your first order :)

Oasis

4 June 2015

Two of our readers kindly commented today sharing two eye-catching Repli-Kate's. Melanie suggests the Adrianna Papell Short Sleeve Sequin Mesh Gown as an alternative to the pink Jenny Packham gown Kate wore to the ARK Gala back in 2011.


The beautiful gown is available in regular and petite sizing for $278 at Nordstrom; take a look at the other colours it comes in.

Nordstrom

Another reader kindly shared the very pretty Butterfly Print Scarf by Ann Taylor noting similarities to Kate's Beulah London piece. It is described as: "A mesmerizing accent piece. Our latest go-to sets heart aflutter with an artfully rendered butterfly print". Our reader purchased the piece and "found it had a lovely soft sheen".

Ann Taylor

3 June 2015

We have a beautiful piece to share with you today from L.K. Bennett. Sarah suggested the Devra Canvas Floral Printed Dress as an alternative to the Jenny Packham frock Kate wore when leaving St. Mary's with Princess Charlotte. It's a fabulous piece for summer and features a beautiful flower print in orange and blue tones. It retails for £250.

L.K. Bennett


29 May 2015

Before we share today's Repli-Kates, a massive thank you to everyone who has taken the time to visit the page thus far, commented and got in touch to share their choices!

We have a fantastic dress for you today, as discovered by the savvy Kate Middleton Style. The True Decadence Skater Dress is the best alternative to the Alice Temperley dress Kate wore to the Diamond Jubilee Tea Party in 2012. The boat-necked dress is knee-length (I know many of you mentioned the abundance of very short dresses available at present in place of longer hemlines) and it's currently on sale for £68 at John Lewis.


28 May 2015

We have several super pieces to share with you courtesy of our popular reader Rebecca from Sweden. First up, the Humble Chic New York Mongolian Turquoise Earrings are a lovely alternative to a pair worn by the Duchess in Calgary in 2011. Best of all - they're reduced from $24 to $14.90.


The £15 Brave Heart Soul Sweater is very similar to Kate's Beulah London piece and the Hobbs London Priya Dress features the same colour and pattern as the Jenny Packham cornflower blue dress Kate wore when leaving the hospital with Prince George. We also see the Modcloth Soda Fountain dress, in keeping with the style of Kate's Jaeger dress.


25 May 2015

I was delighted to see one of the best Repli-Kate's back in stock today. The Adrianna Papell Scalloped Lace Gown is a fantastic alternative to Kate's DVF Zarita Gown. It features the same v back, neckline and long sleeves. It's available at Nordstrom for $218 with FREE SHIPPING.


Oo Na shared another great Repli-Kate on our Facebook Page. The Kurt Geiger Carvela Wedges are very similar to Kate's much-loved Stuart Weitzman Corkswoons. They're available for £89 in black and nude.


Kurt Geiger

Amanda shared the Adrianna Pappell Garden Party Floral Print Dress as an alternative to Kate's L.K. Bennett 'Lasa' dress. It's a stunning sheath dress with a striking floral print and retails for $140.

Adrianna Pappell

24 May 2015

The Monsoon 'Elvie' Dress is a stellar Repli-Kate for the Zimmermann Roamer Day Dress Kate wore in Australia last year. The form-fitting lace dress features a defined waist, a high rounded neckline and three-quarter length sleeves.


Oo Na shared two great finds on our Facebook Page last week. Two stylish alternatives for Kate's Stuart Weitzman 'Minx' wedges and her L.K. Bennett Great Wedges. Below we see the Kurt Geiger KAY Sandals; the tan sandals feature a cork wedge heel and retail for £95. The KUT wedges are also by Kurt Geiger and retail for £120.

Kurt Geiger

23 May 2015

Kate & Pippa Style shared a stellar Repli-Kate for Kate's much loved Me + Em Breton Top. The Amour Vert Francoise Nautical Long Sleeve Top retails at Nordstrom for $88. Available in sizes XS to L and two colourways, the chic top has received excellent reviews.

70 comments:

  1. This page is so helpful, thank you!

    Kate's style is stunning and it's great to find cheaper replikates :)

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    1. Thank you for visiting :)

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    2. I got the Via Spiga faux leather coat it's gorgeous can't wait to wear it!!!

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  2. Hi Charlotte,
    Thank you! This page is a wonderful new resource and I am very much looking forward to posts here! How does one submit a piece for consideration here?

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    1. Hello,

      Thank you so much for your interest. Simply leave a comment with a link to your 'Repli-Kate' here :)

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  3. Charlotte thank you for adding this tab to your blog! I will be checking in regularly.

    Karen in California

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  4. I bought that beautiful AP Scalloped Lace Gown (DVF repli-Kate) when you first posted it--at 6pm.com for $99! So flattering!

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    1. It's beautiful Anon from New York!

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  5. I enjoy reading this post. thank you. Dillards have many replikate dresses like "Antonio Melani: Anita Sheath dress and Belinda Eyelet"

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  6. Tammy from California27 May 2015 at 01:16

    Oooooh, I am L O V I N G this new page!!!!

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  7. Thank you for adding this page....a great idea!!

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  8. Gabrielle from Belgium29 May 2015 at 18:29

    This page is awesome! Thank you!

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  9. This is a great page. Really like the suggestions for repli-kate's. Great idea to add this to the blog!

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  10. I bought the Adrianna Pappell Garden Party Floral Print Dress on sale at Nordstrom as an alternative to Kate's L.K. Bennett 'Lasa' dress. It's a stunning dress!

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  11. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hobbs-Size-12-Dress-/251981098040?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item3aab3e6c38

    on ebay,not mine

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  12. Melanie from California4 June 2015 at 04:53

    Here is a fantastic blush-colored RepliKate for that pretty Jenny Packham dress worn to the ARK gala, 2011.

    http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/adrianna-papell-short-sleeve-sequin-mesh-gown-regular-petite/3913278?origin=keywordsearch

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  13. Dear Charlotte:

    I loved the Beulah Blue Lip Print Shawl Kate wore on the drive to Anmer Hall in your 6 May 2015 post. A few days after that post debuted, Ann Taylor added this new scarf on their web site. I immediately thought, "Wow, that looks a lot like the scarf Kate was wearing -- and for a fraction of the price." A side-by-side comparison shows that the AT scarf is not a close copy, but the color scheme and the dimensions are similar. I purchased this AT scarf and found the fabric has a lovely soft sheen.
    Here is a link to the Ann Taylor scarf: http://www.anntaylor.com/butterfly-print-scarf/377071?skuId=18754513&defaultColor=&colorExplode=false&catid=cata000022&priceSort=DESC

    A few scarves in the new AT collection are also similar in coloring and motif:
    http://www.anntaylor.com/scarves/cata000022/?SortByFacetSelectedValue=remove&DocSortOrder=remove&catid=cata000022&question=&fRequest=true&goToPage=1&trail=&categoryType=regular&priceSort=DESC&Submit=Submit

    Sincerely,
    A Huge Fan of the Duchess Kate Blog

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  14. Thank you Melanie and Anonymous for your beautiful suggestions! I'm adding them now :)

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  15. Hey Charlotte how about this as a repliKate for the Tory Burch paisley dress she wore to the private meeting.
    http://oasis.andotherbrands.com/paisley-peasant-dress-en-US?ctry=US

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    1. Thank you so much Blair, adding it now :)

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  16. Hi Charlotte, found a great replicate for her black suede heels and her blue McQueen heels.

    http://www.kurtgeiger.us/adam-black-suede-36-carvela-kurt-geiger-shoe.html

    The shoe comes in both colors

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    1. Her blank Angel Episode black suede heels if I am remembering the name correctly. :-)

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  17. Sue T. from NJ15 June 2015 at 14:50

    Dear Charlotte:

    i noticed this dress while shopping online yesterday afternoon and thought it combined elements of Kate's LK Bennett Lasa dress and the bespoke Jenny Packham dress she wore while leaving the hospital after Princess Charlotte's birth (around the hemline :-)

    The ombré and blue color schemes add a new twist:

    http://www.lordandtaylor.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/en/lord-and-taylor/brands/wa-dresses/ombre-floral-sheath-dress

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  18. Charlotte --

    Another great alternative to the DVF Zarita Gown -- Adrianna Papell 3/4 Sleeve Lace Gown w/ Godet Skirt for $147.04 with free shipping! I purchased the original AP repli-Kate you included in the original post, which is essentially the same as this dress, and it's very comfortable and extremely flattering! I highly recommend!

    http://www.6pm.com/p/asin/B00IQ0HW2K

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  19. Hi, I thought this jacket and layered sweater is a good alternative to her playdate with George. http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/treasurebond-twill-boyfriend-utility-jacket/3946029?origin=category&cm_ven=Linkshare&cm_cat=partner&cm_pla=15&cm_ite=1&siteId=QFGLnEolOWg-XnJI19i7VvH5gUAZEoM6lw

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  20. Hello Charlotte,
    I found a very nice breton stripe shirt, an absolut classic of Catherine and this one is also from a brand she turns to regularly: Jaeger. I bought it myself and it falls very nice and soft. I must say, as I own several pieces from the brand myself, the quality is always excellent!
    This shirt is available with navy blue and red stripes (currently in all sizes) and reduced from £60 to £40.
    Maybe you like it.

    http://www.jaegeroutlet.com/Jersey-Breton-Stripe-Top/685807Z,en_GB,pd.html?dwvar_685807Z_color=75000&dwvar_685807Z_size=XS&start=54&cgid=womens-outlet

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  21. Hi Charlotte, I noticed Banana Republic has a necklace similar to Kate's Zara necklace: http://bananarepublic.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=1036505&vid=1&pid=128868002

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  22. I found this RepliKate for her LK Bennett Cayla Dress:

    http://www.amazon.com/IVANKA-TRUMP-Womens-Sleeves-Crismson/dp/B00SN13SZW/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top?ie=UTF8

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  23. Thank you for those stellar suggestions. I'm adding them now :)

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  24. Hey Charlotte,
    Here's a great replikate for the Beulah London Kate wore!
    http://store.orwellausten.com/product/cashmere-heart-sweater

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  25. Looking for a less expensive version of Kate's beloved Stuart Weitzman's Corkswoon suede wedges? An Aussie company Shoes of Prey allows you to design your own shoes - including blue suede platform wedges with the cork heels for 1/2 the price of Weitzman's version. Free shipping to the US.

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  26. Would you happen to know of any plus size options for Repli-Kate fashions?

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      Thank you for commenting. I will do some research and add a few to the post :)

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  27. GAP has some very affordable repliKates for the Breton shirts
    http://www.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=17083&vid=1&pid=534439012
    http://www.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=17083&vid=1&pid=529026012

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  28. When searching for dream looks for the state banquet I found this dress by Adrianna Papell that would be a great alternative for Kate's ink blue Jenny Packham.

    http://www.adriannapapell.com/dresses/shirred-caplet-gown-with-chiffon-pleated-ball-skirt-08190288.html#start=21

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  29. I found this alternative for Kate's Dolce & Gabbana Floral Lace Dress:

    http://www.amazon.com/Stanzino%C2%AE-Mock-Turtleneck-Lace-Dress/dp/B0118DT9RC

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  30. I also came across this boot from Aquatalia that seems just about identical to the Rhumba:

    http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/aquatalia-damara-weatherproof-almond-toe-boot-women/4090724?origin=category

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  31. Two alternatives for Kate's Gianvito Rossi 'Gianvito' pumps:

    The Ivanka Trump "Carra" Pump in dark wine suede:
    http://www.zappos.com/ivanka-trump-carra-dark-wine-suede

    The Nine West "Jackpot" in dark red suede:
    http://www.zappos.com/nine-west-jackpot-dark-red-suede

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  32. Don't bother with Clanbags, the website hasn't worked in over a week and they do not respond to queries.

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  33. This is the RepliKate that I am thinking of purchasing. It is a very similar look to Kate's D&G lace dress but it is more flattering than the sheath style for those of us that are pear shaped!

    http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/left-in-a-spin-dress-in-purple?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=pdp_share

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  34. http://m.shop.nordstrom.com/s/adrianna-papell-illusion-yoke-guipure-lace-sheath-dress/4224315?origin=category&BaseUrl=Dresses

    Slightly shorter arm length, but it's on sale!

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  35. Dear Charlotte,
    A belated Happy New Year and a heartfelt "Thank You!" for this wonderful blog. You write and illustrate it beautifully and it brings so much pleasure to you readers.

    I saw this 2-piece dress on the Ann Taylor site and thought it looked quite a bit like Kate's Eaton dress from The Fold, except that this dress has short sleeves. http://www.anntaylor.com/structured-peplum-short-sleeve-top/398572?skuId=20356354&defaultColor=1048&colorExplode=false&catid=cat70008

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  36. Dear Charlotte,
    A belated Happy New Year and a heartfelt "Thank You!" for this wonderful blog. You write and illustrate it beautifully and it brings so much pleasure to you readers.

    I saw this 2-piece dress on the Ann Taylor site and thought it looked quite a bit like Kate's Eaton dress from The Fold, except that this dress has short sleeves. http://www.anntaylor.com/structured-peplum-short-sleeve-top/398572?skuId=20356354&defaultColor=1048&colorExplode=false&catid=cat70008
    Sue T.

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  37. Hi Charlotte - Nordstrom has this Classiques Entier dress that looks like a great Repli-Kate for her LK Bennett Detroit dress! I just ordered it and can't wait to receive it! http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/classiques-entier-notch-neck-ponte-sheath-dress/3803472?origin=keywordsearch-personalizedsort&contextualcategoryid=0&fashionColor=Blue+Sodalite&resultback=0

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  38. Hi! Whilst surfing on the net, I came across these dresses which reminded me of Kate:)
    1. It reminded me of the Alice Temperley dress she wore whilst pregnant with Charlotte: http://www.houseoffraser.co.uk/Episode+Long+sleeve+bandage+fit+and+flare+dress/225895032,default,pd.html

    2. Esprit dress similar to the one she wore in NYC: http://www.esprit.eu/womenswear/dresses/loose-knitted-dress-with-cashmere-105EE1E028_001

    3. Various lace dress from Esprit: http://www.esprit.eu/search/?query=lace%20dress&site=1&navigation=Women/Dresses
    http://www.esprit.eu/search/?query=lace%20dress&site=1&navigation=Women/For_Mums

    Gabriella, Malta

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  39. Dear Charlotte,

    These would do as good repli-Kates of Kate's Mint Velvet plimsolls, the Jimmy Choo Gilbert court shoes and the navy heels:
    http://www.esprit.eu/women-misc/shoes/trainers-flats-016EK1W028_260
    http://www.esprit.eu/women-misc/shoes/material-mix-trainers-016EK1W002_030
    http://www.esprit.eu/women-misc/shoes/shoes-026EK1W082_285
    http://www.esprit.eu/women-misc/shoes/charming-suede-court-shoes-105EK1W041_403

    Gabriella, Malta

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  40. Hi! Found these as good repli-Kate's to Kate's Corkswoon wedges: http://www.next.co.uk/x572340s7#389692
    And these wedges : http://www.next.co.uk/x572340s3#370552 are similar to these: https://www.facebook.com/132426196846254/photos/a.378915535530651.94166.132426196846254/344748452280693/?type=3&theater

    This dress reminded me of the 'Amoret' gown by Alice Temperley: http://www.houseoffraser.co.uk/Linea+Lace+fishtail+maxi+dress/223669964,default,pd.html

    Gabriella, Malta

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  41. http://www.oasis-stores.com/pave-oval-cascade-earring/jewellery/oasis/fcp-product/5722355 - these earrings would make a good repli-Kate to Kate's Cassandra goad earrings!

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  42. http://www.phase-eight.com/fcp/product/phase-eight/dresses/eden-embroidered-dress/203398081#dvt_pha178#dvt_pha178_2

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  43. http://www.rmwilliams.com.au/nicole-shirt/SH800EE370108.html#start=1

    This might be a good replica for The Burberry shirt in the vogue shoot - and also a brand worn by the Duchess in India

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  44. This dress isn't a dupe, since it's cocktail length, but it does capture the silhouette and shoulder detail of the Nansen gown by Nansen gown by Roland Mouret.

    http://www.jjshouse.com/Sheath-Column-V-Neck-Knee-Length-Lace-Mother-Of-The-Bride-Dress-With-Beading-008080177-g80177

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  45. This might not be to everyone's taste quality-wise, but for those of us whose clothing budget is basically their change jar, Shein has a very accurate RepliKate of the dress Kate wore for the Taj Mahal picture. It's about $20 depending on the sale currently running (think I got it for $17). I won't link it, but it's called "Blue Print in White Short Sleeve Sheath Dress." Having purchased it, I can describe the quality as pretty similar to what you would find in your average teen clothing store or department store, ie Forever 21, Old Navy, Target (sorry I don't know any UK brands to compare!). I have another dress from this store that I've had for three years, and it's held up well. The dress fits well and feels very nice to wear, and the fabric is smooth and opaque. Unfortunately, when the skirt was sewn someone wasn't careful to line the pattern of the front and back up exactly, and it took me a long time to notice so I couldn't exchange it. That might be a quibble, but it did bother me a bit. It's also limited in sizing, but not a bad buy for the price.

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  46. The Sam Edelman Audrey sandals are on sale on Amazon for $60. Mine should arrive by Tuesday :) Also, Rent the Runway has 2 dresses similar to the Roland Mouret Nansen Gown: Nicole Miller Vive Gown and Slate & Willow Catlyn Gown.

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    1. Do let us know what you think of the Audrey Jess :)

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  47. The Queen always wears gloves; Kate never does. Is there a protocol about that?

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  48. I bought the monsoon dress that is similar to Kate's engagement dress. I'm 5 3" and the upper body was way to tall/big I bought a size 12 so returned it. Also the fabric is a bit strange it is not jersey . It's a pity as the shape is great

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  49. Sonja from Bavaria1 September 2016 at 17:37

    I found a cheap Replikate for Kate's gianvito rossi crisscross sandals: https://www.heels.com/womens-shoes/duchess-2-black-texture.html
    they are even called duchess lol

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  50. Replikate faux fur scarf - Ann Taylor http://www.anntaylor.com/faux-fur-stole/417056?skuId=21801372&defaultColor=6056&colorExplode=false&catid=cata000025

    Color is Chianti

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  51. Sonja from Bavaria20 January 2017 at 14:08

    This could be a cheap repli-kate for Kate's great plains cezanne dress (in red) she wore in Grimsby when pregnant with George:
    http://www.orsay.com/de-de/kleid-mit-blumen-muster-47114598.html
    I know it is not identical, but similar and also very affordable :)

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  52. Sonja from Bavaria15 February 2017 at 13:42

    A repli kate for Kate's blue seraphine maternity dress (this dress has shorter sleeves and is no maternity dress, but very similar and affordable): http://www.orsay.com/de-de/kleid-mit-volant-und-muster-47114198.html

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  53. Mindy Robinson, Virginia USA15 February 2017 at 17:27

    I found a look that I think could be an option for replikate. Thanks!
    http://www.express.com/clothing/women/floral-surplice-maxi-dress/pro/07820058/cat1910047

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  54. Thanks for sharing, you look so beautiful,and all of your dress are perfect! but you know i love blue dress perfectly .because it does not require any other clothing when i have blue dress on me. any ways you are looking too good in blue,Blue also represent self confidence. do you think so ?
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  55. I found a replikate for Kate's blouse that she wore to Radio 1. It is a much simpler version of Kate's blouse, it does not have the tier at the bottom or the frilled sleeves!It's from ASOS but it's in the sale at the moment so I don't know how much longer it will be available for! http://www.asos.com/miss-selfridge-petite/miss-selfridge-petite-long-sleeved-ruffle-top/prd/7570529?iid=7570529&clr=Cream&SearchQuery=&cid=4167&pgesize=204&pge=1&totalstyles=656&gridsize=3&gridrow=19&gridcolumn=2

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  56. Thanks for all the great info! I managed to snag the Banana Republic Jasmine heels on a great sale, just $32! I didn't realize they were 50 percent off. Luckily they only had the navy and my size so, no decisions! I have several outfits I can wear them with so I'm super excited.

    I also purchased the Nordstrom Glint straw clutch which is a great repli-Kate for the LK Bennett. It's on sale now, just $46.

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  57. Spotted a repli-Kate for the McQueen dress she wore on arrival in Canada at Maje (on sale now too!) http://us.maje.com/en/categories/dresses/rember/E17REMBER.html?dwvar_E17REMBER_color=0515#start=59

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  58. PLEASE, can someone identify HRH Duchess of Cambridge's dress July 16, 2017 at the Wimbledon finals. It was white with cap sleeves and floral bottom half with poppies. NO ONE seems to know whose it is. Thanks!

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  59. I found some repli-kates for the purple Prada sandals Kate wore to the July 13 visit to the Natural History Museum. There are several other colors to. Here is the link:

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01HEXS4YO/ref=twister_B072HN9Q3D

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