Dress like royalty with these Kate Middleton-inspired styles

Oct 30, 2013

She might be the Duchess of Cambridge, but Kate Middleton is nothing short of queen when it comes to her classy, flattering fashion. Here are a few of the Duchess' best looks:

Hollywood glam
Kate turned up the glamor in a stunning light teal-green dress from Jenny Packham at the Greatest Team Rises Olympic benefit dinner. The floor-length gown featured the elegant details for which the duchess is known, including lace cap sleeves and backing, which was paired with soft-shoe buttons along her spine. Just a hint of frill accented the bodice's neckline, and Swarovski crystals lent just a touch of tasteful sparkle to the bodice and waistline. Kate wore her hair swept up into a loosely knotted bun that gathered at the nape of her neck, and illuminated her face with a pair of crystal drop earrings. Find your own regal style wearing the Free-Form Leaf Wire Drop Earrings In Yellow Gold Tone and a complementary bracelet that resembled the Diamond Cluster Earrings In 10k Gold. She completed the package with a round, brown felt hat by James Lock and Company and a pair of suede pumps in a similar shade.

Mother knows best
Just a day after the christening of infant son Prince George, Kate attended the "100 Women in Hedge Funds" gala. Returning to one of her favorite designers, the duchess wore a dark, midnight blue gown with a heart-shaped neckline and high, wrapped empire waist. To accent the very formal gown, Kate wore a simple shimmering tennis bracelet that was encrusted with jewels and similar in appearance to the engagement ring, the famous gem that formerly belonged to Princess Diana of Wales. You can wear the priceless piece at a much more affordable price by donning the