Kate Middleton continuously shows us that she is the epitome of fashion in the UK, and we like her style across the pond, too! The Duchess of Cambridge has done it again with this red, white and blue ensemble she wore to launch the King’s Cup regatta in Greenwich. She wore a navy and white striped sweater with a pair of high-waisted navy sailor pants. This sweater is perfect for Spring 2019 because classic stripes are totally on-trend this season. It is such a simple and classic sweater but it’s styled beautifully with the pants and is the ideal top for those chilly spring evenings. Her nautical sailor look was finished with a pair of L.K. Bennett high-waisted navy sailor pants with prominent white buttons along the front. Kate completed her look with a red clutch which adds a needed pop of color. Her outfit is foolproof for spring when it is too chilly to have your arms and legs uncovered, but too warm to wear a jacket. Here’s how to get this Kate Middleton style nautical look for less.
Kate Middleton Style Nautical Look for Less Stripe Top
This Loft white lightweight sweater with navy-blue stripes is almost identical to the one worn by Kate Middleton. It includes a round neckline, similar to the one worn by Kate, and has long raglan sleeves. It is the perfect classic top that can be worn with jeans, shorts, or sailor pants like Kate’s look. This top is slightly oversized so you may want to size down so you can tuck it in.
You may also like this striped tee from Banana Republic. It is a little lighter than the striped sweater worn by Kate, but it’s still a classic that everyone should own (it’s very French). This tee is perfect for layering or wearing under jackets in the spring, or even for tucking into a nice pair of sailor pants, like Kate Middleton’s look. Even though this long sleeve is a little different than the one worn by Kate, it has a versatile boat neck and comfortable fit so you can keep it in your closet for any occasion!
Kate Middleton Style Navy Sailor Pants
These L.K. Bennett Parker Navy Trousers are identical to the ones worn by Kate Middleton. They are detailed with four buttons across the high waist and are a modern take on 70s tailoring. The wide leg and above ankle fit are ideal for women over 40 because they are not too tight and they elongate your legs when finished with a simple block heel, such as the navy blue pumps worn by Kate.
Try these Tory Burch cropped sailor trousers as another option because Kate’s L.K. Bennett pants are selling out quickly. These classic sailor pants have loose flare legs and similar cropped styling as Kate Middleton’s only with gold buttons.
These navy blue sailor pants incorporate the 6 button style that is similar to Kate’s look. These pants are not as loose and do not have as much flare as the ones worn by Kate, however they are perfect for those women over 40 who want to show off their legs! They hit right above the ankle like Kate’s and have the same cropped look which is very in style for spring 2019.
Kate Middleton Style Red Clutch Bag
Boden’s suede red Bury Clutch is the perfect accessory to add a pop of color to complete your look like Kate did with her red clutch. This clutch is the ideal size because it is not too small nor too big. It delivers style and substance as it is a happy medium between a bag and a clutch. The red adds a sense of elegance to the look and ties the whole ensemble together.
Kate Middleton Style Navy Pumps
These navy-blue Franco Sarto pumps are a dead ringer to the ones worn by Kate Middleton. With a block heel and pointed toe, they add sophistication to your look. The mid-heel provides comfort so you can wear them all day and not experience extra pain. These shoes are ideal for women over 40 when they are on their feet all day! The dressy suede silhouette pair perfectly with a nice pair of sailor pants like Kate’s ensemble.
Styling Tips: Nautical Kate Middleton Look for Less
1. Get the right size clutch bag.
Be careful when buying a small clutch. Of course small clutches are the perfect accessory for nights out and for making your outfit more elegant and chic. But if it is too small, you can only fit so many things in it and then you end up taking a bigger bag! The red clutch that Kate Middleton used to accessorize her ensemble is the perfect size because it is big enough for all your handbag essentials like your lipstick, phone, wallet, etc. So make sure you are accessorizing with a clutch that not only makes your look put together, but that also allows you to carry everything you need.
2. Don’t be afraid of the color navy!
A lot of people fear buying clothes that are navy blue because they think it is a hard color to match. However, navy is a very popular color for both spring and summer. The navy blue pants worn by Kate give off a very nautical vibe, which is ideal for summer. However, the bright red clutch and flared sailor pants are in season for spring 2019, so step out of your comfort zone and purchase the navy blue looks you like.
3. Don’t underestimate the power of a closet staple!
The classic striped tee like the one worn by Kate Middleton is a very versatile top that can be worn for any occasion. A night out with pants, an event with a skirt, or even a day around the house with jeans. It can be worn many times for a variety of different events.
Are you going to get this Kate Middleton Nautical look for less?
– Sophia Senese
You may also like to read more of Sophia’s celebrity looks for less like this Julianne Moore Bold Monochromatic Look For Less and this Sandra Bullock Fun Flirty Spring Floral Look For Less.
Photo: Evening Standard, standard.co.uk
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