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Kate Middleton would love this River Island dress - it’s perfect for a royal wardrobe

This purple dress with statement ruffles is just like some of the Duchess' favourite looks

Karen Silas

When we spotted this pretty new season dress from River Island, we thought of two words: Kate Middleton!

The chiffon dress doesn’t just have the ladylike details, like statement ruffles at the collar and cuffs, that the Duchess of Cambridge seems to love. It’s also in a lovely shade of purple, a colour that the royal often chooses for some of her most high-profile events.

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And if the dress reminds you of Kate, too, it’s probably because it’s similar to the gorgeous Stella McCartney look that the Duchess wore to Prince Harry and Meghan’s son Archie’s christening and has chic vibes like Kate's trend-inspiring purple Gucci pussy-bow blouse.

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Purple ruffled mini dress, £55 / $102, River Island

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The lavender River Island look also features a tie waist and tiers on the skirt, as well as a pearl-look button front. And if you love it, you may want to shop quick! It's a top-selling trending look on the retailer's site.

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We think Duchess Kate would accessorise with her go-to Aspinal 'Mayfair' bag, £595 ($850)

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You might not have any royal engagements to attend yourself, but don’t worry - this versatile dress will still get plenty of outings from your wardrobe.

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The dress can be dressed up with strappy heels and a clutch for special events or dressed down with a blazer for smart but less formal occasions.

 

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