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M&S' collared summer knit is bound to be on Kate Middleton's wishlist

Influencers love a lightweight jumper – and Duchess Kate does too

Carla Challis

Kate Middleton knows a good summer dress when she spots one, granted, but she’s been tapping into our favourite SS21 trend for years now – a lightweight knit, and we’ve spotted a Marks & Spencer summer sweater that is pure Duchess Kate does summer. And it's under £20!

The Marks & Spencer sweater is a stylish summer update to the collared sweater Kate wore back in February, on a Zoom call with London baby bank Little Village.

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The Duchess of Cambridge’s posh top was an investment L.K. Bennett buy, with contrasting black stitch detailing with matching black buttons.

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Kate spoke to London baby bank Little Village via Zoom in February - note the cute picture of her children in the background!

We've saved you the time and found a few more afforadable versions instead - all for £17.50 each.

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Collared knitted top, £17.50, Marks & Spencer

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Available in pastel blue, grey marl, pink or green, the M&S top is a summer-friendly cotton mix that would make a great back to work buy.

The classic, elegant style is Kate-esque with a cute, feminine collar and short sleeves.

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And short sleeved sweaters have flooded Instagram, with a knitted polo top is the wardrobe essential of the moment. Pair them with denim Bermuda shorts or high-waisted jeans and sandals, or even throw on over swimsuits post-sunbathing days for sundowners come evening.

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Knitted polo top, £17.50, Marks & Spencer

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M&S has a brilliant, see you through summer one, available in cream, black, pink and blue. We could see Kate in this on days out with the children, worn with her beloved & Other Stories Favourite cut jeans.

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Frill detail crew neck top, £17.50, Marks & Spencer

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We also love this frill-detail short sleeved jumper, another Kate-friendly buy that comes in sizes 6-24; choose from cream, black, red or blue.

Trust Kate to be ahead of the fashion curve!

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