Kate wore Retro Polka Dots, an elegant model inspired by Diana, and matched the color of the pumps
Kate Middleton had yet another opportunity to pay tribute to her tragically late mother-in-law, Princess Diana. The two Princesses of Wales have always known very well what suits them and what to wear on certain occasions. Which of the ladies liked the white dress with black polka dots better?
A few days ago, we wrote about Princess Diana’s polka-dot dress in connection with her niece, Lady Eliza Spencer. She chose a pink dress with white polka dots for the official event in London.
following the example of her aunt, who wore a similar model in 1983.
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Kate Middleton and Princess Diana in polka-dot dresses
Both Princess Diana’s fashion style and Kate’s style are praised all over the world. Ladies try to imitate her if it is within their financial means. The current Princess of Wales also often wears ready-to-wear clothes, thus giving options to those who do not have a lot of money for shopping.
As for Princess Kate’s black and white polka-dot dress, it’s not exactly a cheaper model. It’s by designer Alessandra Rich, and it’s not from the current collection. The dress, which was also worn by Lady Eliza Spencer in pink, is currently sold in other colors for £1,665 (46,000 crowns).
Kate wore the polka-dot dress to the Ascot race last year, while Princess Diana wore a similar model in 1988. As you can see in our gallery, both ladies chose white pumps with a black toe to go with the dress. The same accessory was also a white handbag for both princesses of Wales. Their outfits differed only in the hat, which they each chose in a different color.
How do I wear polka-dots? Tips for women of all sizes
If you’re looking for a pattern that suits everyone, then you’ve come to the right place with polka dots. Their character offers playfulness and elegance, and a wide range of sizes will find suitable application on every body type. In addition, it will give all its wearers a youthful and elegant look. All you have to do is choose the right variant, the size of the motif, and the density of the individual dots, and you will shine. But remember the basic lesson: the larger the ready-to-wear size you wear, the smaller the polka-dot motifs you should choose.
And both of their royal wearers prove that polka dots can score points. The fiercely elegant version in which Diana charmed the world offers a way to embrace the polka-dot pattern of larger dimensions and layouts. In addition, support them with retro style in an immortal variation of elements inspired by mid-20th-century fashion.
A few decades later, Kate also wore a similarly sophisticated outfit. Although she chose a slightly smaller pattern and the cut of the midi dress with a stand-up collar tends more toward the fashion of the 1930s, the complete symbiosis of both styles cannot be overlooked. In addition, the details and the charisma of their wearers underline this.