How to Dress Like Kate Middleton On a Dime

By ABC News

Apr 27, 2012 6:36am


Kate Middleton has made fashion headlines ever since she walked down the aisle in a designer wedding gown to say “I do” to her prince, Prince William.  This Sunday will mark the couple’s one-year wedding anniversary and the frenzy over Middleton’s glamorous look and stylish fashion choices is as strong as ever.

PHOTOS: The Royal Wedding

Luckily for commoners who admire the Duchess’s style, there are ways to achieve her royal look on an everyday budget.  Middleton, 30, is known for combining high-end fashion, like the Matthew Williamson-designed dress she wore on the red carpet this week, with finds picked up from her own shopping trips to retail stores like Topshop.

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Kate Dimmock, style director for People Style Watch magazine, appeared on “Good Morning America” today with Middleton’s five most popular looks from the past year, and the items you can buy to recreate each look for yourself.

Look #1:  Issa dress worn by Middleton at National Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa, Canada, July 1, 2011.

Get the look for less:

Tinely Road dress, $24.99;

Nine West “Love Fury” pump, $89;

Charming Charlie clutch, $24.97;

Unique Vintage broche, $15;

Fantasy Jewelry Box earrings, $28.95;

Fantasy Jewelry Box ring, $39.95;

Look #2:  Joseph dress worn by Middleton at a private viewing of her wedding dress at Buckingham Palace, July 22, 2011.

Get the look for less:

Crumpet cashmere dress, $186;

Pour La Victoire “Loelle” patent leather pumps, $112.50;

Monica Vinader 18-karat gold-vermeil labradorite necklace, $60;

Fantasy Jewelry Box ring, $39.95;

Look #3:  Jenny Packham dress worn by Middleton for  in Calgary, Canada, July 7, 2011.

Get the look for less:

H&M yellow dress, $29.95; at H&M retail stores.

Top Shop nude shoe, $100;

BCBGeneration  “Thea” croc embossed clutch, $148;

Fantasy Jewelry Box ring, $39.95;

Look #4:  J Brand Skinny jeans, Smythe blazer and Nine West espadrilles worn by Middleton in Alberta, Canada, July 6, 2011.

Get the look for less:

Forever 21 blazer, $27.80;

T.J. Maxx white blouse, $24.99; at T.J. Maxx retail stores.

Levi’s curve ID ankle skinny jean, $68; at

DV by Dolce Vita wedges, $79;

Fantasy Jewelry Box ring, $39.95;

Look #5:  Issa dress worn by Middleton for the couple’s engagement announcement at St. James Palace, Nov. 16, 2010.

Get the look for less:

BCBG Max Azria ruz pleated jersey dress, $134.10;

Calvin Klein Collection kit pointed suede pumps, $153;

Fantasy Jewelry Box, earrings and necklace, $49.95 (each), ring, $39.95;

DKNY Hosiery, prices vary;


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