Skip to main contentSkip to footer

When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission. Read our full commerce guidelines here.

Love Kate Middleton's £1600 Vampire's Wife dress? This lookalike is mind-blowing

A royal dupe fit for a Duchess…

kate middleton and prince william
Laura Sutcliffe
Fashion and Beauty News Editor
Updated: 16 August 2022
Share this:

The Duchess of Cambridge is a bonafide trend-setter and often puts brands on the map. One of those labels has to be The Vampire's Wife. The UK-based brand has long been adored by celebrities, but the wife of Prince William has taken their status to another level since wearing their threads.

READ: Love Kate Middleton's bow dress? It now comes in an amazing new colour

Kate has memorably worn the brand's 'Falconetti' dress a few times since it first landed in her wardrobe. Featuring mid-length sleeves with a subtle ruffle trim, a rounded neckline, a ruffled skirt, as well as an all-over metallic sheen, the dress has been previously worn by the stylish royal during a trip to Ireland in 2020.

WATCH: Prince William and Kate Middleton's rare PDA tour moment caught on camera

Well, if you don't have a spare £1600 and some, why not try this incredible dupe from Warehouse? The 'Sparkle Stripe Velvet Puff Sleeve Tier Midi' costs just £77, comes in black or red and has so many features the designer number has, from puff sleeves, to ruffles and of course, that sparkly fabric. Currently, all sizes are available, so If you want that glam Kate look, why not treat yourself?

kate middleton and prince william

Kate wore a The Vampire's Wife dress in 2020

She liked the dress so much, that she even wore it in a stunning portrait that went on display at the University of Cambridge's Fitzwilliam Museum earlier this year.

MORE: Duchess Kate's favourite shoes are back in stock – grab them before they're gone

In the painting, the mother-of-three wore a stunning pair of emerald appliqué satin pumps called 'Hangisi 105 Green Satin Pumps' by Manolo Blahnik that perfectly matched the frock.

Get the look:

the vampires wife dress dupe

Sparkle Stripe Velvet Puff Sleeve Tier Midi, £77, Warehouse


In March, on the third day of the Caribbean Tour, the wife of Prince William went to a reception at the Maya ruins of Cahal Pech and wore one of her most dazzling getups ever, also by The Vampire's Wife.

MORE: 10 new Ghost looks we reckon Kate Middleton will be obsessed with

kate middleton red vampires wife dress

Duchess Kate wore a red The Vampire's Wife dress earlier this year

Kate chose what can only be described as a show-stopping gown; a floor-length, maxi dress was made in a majorly sparkly, iridescent silk-chiffon. We love the eye-catching ruffle trim and metallic finish; it totally stood out from the crowd. 

HELLO!'s selection is editorial and independently chosen – we only feature items our editors love and approve of. HELLO! may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. To find out more visit our FAQ page.

Sign up to HELLO Daily! for the best royal, celebrity and lifestyle coverage

By entering your details, you are agreeing to HELLO! Magazine User Data Protection Policy. You can unsubscribe at any time. For more information, please click here.

More Royal Style

See more