If last year’s Royal Wedding didn’t sate your appetite for all things Royal, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations surely must have. The festivities, held in London last week, were the main events of a year-long celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s sixtieth year on the throne.
Although the jubilee weekend was meant to celebrate the Queen, she wasn’t the only person we were watching. Kate Middleton – now titled Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge – cemented her status as a worldwide fashion icon this week, wearing classic and elegant outfits at her appearances during the week’s festivities.
If you have a sudden affinity for monochromatic outfits and trendy little fascinators, you have probably been inspired by Kate’s royal ensembles. Whether attending a garden party hosted by the Queen herself or attending a church service in honor of Her Majesty, Kate never ceases to look absolutely stunning in her timeless attire.
Because of this, Kate Middleton’s Diamond Jubilee looks are a perfect source of fashion inspiration! Below, I have created several outfits inspired by her Diamond Jubilee outfits (seen above) that you can use as ideas for your own wardrobe. Scroll down to view them all!
1. Pretty in Peplum
The Duchess of Cambridge looked exceptionally polished to kick off the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Tour. Her teal L.K. Bennett number kept her classic and chic, but won her extra fashion points with its peplum silhouette.
Steal Kate’s pretty look in a blue peplum strapless dress with a belt and a pair of black pumps. Add a black envelope clutch and a cute (optional) fascinator to complete your royal look!
2. Pink Pleats, Please
Kate went for a girly look while attending the Queen’s garden party at Buckingham Palace. This time, she opted for a pink pleated dress by Emilia Wickstead, paired with blush-colored accessories and a white hat.
For a soft and pretty look, wear a pleated shift dress in pink with a pair of neutral pumps. Next, add a lace box clutch similar to Kate’s. If you’re a little more adventurous, try a veiled, cream-colored fascinator, which is sure to make a statement!
3. State of Lace
On the final day of celebrations, for a service at St. Paul’s cathedral and subsequent carriage ride and reception, Kate wore a blush pink lace dress by Alexander McQueen, one of her all-time favorite design houses. She accessorized with simple nude pumps and, of course, a matching fascinator.
To get Kate’s look, start with a cream-colored lace dress and a pair of gold metallic ballet flats. To accessorize, wear dainty pearl earrings, a bow-accented bag, and a lovely little fascinator in a matching shade.
4. Royal in Red
Again in Alexander McQueen, Kate stepped out and made a statement in a gorgeous red pleated dress for the River Thames Jubilee Pageant. The outfit maintained her classic look, while the bold color made it pop.
Stand out from the crowd in this outfit inspired by Kate’s pageant attire! Wear a bold red pleated dress with a pair of patent neutral-tone pumps. Grab a box clutch and a fun fascinator to add a bit of flair to your look. Finally, Kate wore a special pin to commemorate the Jubilee, so pin a pretty brooch to the dress to finish the look!
What do you think?
Do you keep up with the Royals? Are you a fan of Kate’s style? Would you wear any of the looks above? Which look is your favorite? Would you like to see more posts like these in the future? Let me know in the comments!