Kate Middleton’s Best Alexander McQueen Looks


Having worn Alexander McQueen on her wedding day, Kate Middleton has always been blown away by the outfits of the fashion house.

And for at least a week, the Duchess of Cambridge wore Alexander McQueen twice in four days as Britain paused to remember his war dead.

Her love affair with the designer dates back at least a decade, having worn a dress by Sarah Burton, the creative director of the designer label, for her 2011 royal wedding to Prince William.

Kate Middleton Remembrance Sunday Alexander McQueen Coat

The Duchess of Cambridge wore a military-inspired Alexander McQueen coat for Remembrance Sunday, November 14.

Queen Elizabeth II had just retired that morning, leaving Kate to watch the service alongside Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall.

Kate previously wore the same coat with a different hat on Remembrance Day in 2018.

Kate Middleton attends the annual Remembrance Sunday service at Cenotaph in London on November 14, 2021 wearing a recycled Alexander McQueen coat.
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Kate Middleton at the Imperial War Museum

Kate Middleton wore an Alexander McQueen blouse with a military and naval theme under a navy Catherine Walker coat during a visit to the Imperial War Museum on Wednesday, November 10.

During her stay, the Duchess of Cambridge officially opened the WWII Galleries and the Holocaust Galleries.

Two of his own photos are on display in a separate exhibition, Generations: Portraits of Holocaust survivors.

She also met Holocaust survivors Steve Frank and Yvonne Bernstein.

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Kate Middleton, pictured at the Imperial War Museum, London on November 10, 2021, wears a military-style Alexander McQueen blouse in keeping with the purpose of her visit.
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Kate Middleton’s Alexander McQueen BAFTA dress

Kate Middleton wore a white and gold Alexander McQueen dress on the BAFTA red carpet in February 2020, weeks before the start of the COVID-19 lockdown.

The Duchess wore a Van Cleef & Arpels necklace and earrings and had her hair in a bun as she accompanied her husband, Prince William, to the awards ceremony, Britain’s response to the Oscars.

Kate Middleton's Alexander McQueen BAFTA dress
Kate Middleton in an Alexander McQueen dress at the 2020 BAFTAs at Royal Albert Hall on February 2, 2020 in London, England.
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Kate Middleton wears Alexander McQueen to show off color

The Duchess wore a light yellow coat dress by Alexander McQueen and a hat by Philip Treacy at Trooping the Color in 2019.

The event is Queen Elizabeth II’s annual birthday parade and each year the family steps out to the balcony of Buckingham Palace to watch a flypast.

Kate was pictured with her husband Prince William and their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis watching the procession.

Kate Middleton wears Alexander McQueen on parade
Kate Middleton wears a pale yellow coat dress alongside her family Prince William, Prince Louis, Prince George and Princess Charlotte on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Trooping The Color, the Queen’s annual parade, the June 8, 2019 in London, England.
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Kate Middleton’s visit to Belgium

Kate wore an Alexander McQueen coat during a visit to the Saint-Symphorien military cemetery in Mons, Belgium, August 4, 2014.

The Duchess and Prince William walked with then Prime Minister David Cameron among war graves 100 years after the start of World War I.

Kate Middleton wears Alexander McQueen in Belgium
Kate Middleton carries Alexander McQueen to St Symphorien Military Cemetery on August 4, 2014 in Mons, Belgium.
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Kate Middleton’s wedding dress

Kate wore a stunning gown by Alexander McQueen Artistic Director Sarah Burton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011.

The satin gown had a lace bodice and a 106 inch train as she walked down the aisle to meet her prince in front of a worldwide audience of millions of viewers.

At the time, a palace statement read: “Miss Middleton chose the British brand Alexander McQueen for the beauty of its craftsmanship and its respect for traditional work and technical construction of clothing.

Kate Middleton's Alexander McQueen wedding dress
Kate Middleton smiled after marrying Prince William at Westminster Abbey, London on April 29, 2011. Her dress was Alexander McQueen.
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“Miss Middleton wanted her dress to combine tradition and modernity with the artistic vision that characterizes the work of Alexander McQueen.”

Burton already said Harper’s Bazaar: “Making this dress was not a burden at all and it never will be. I loved making the dress, I loved tailoring my ideas to suit the person and the occasion, and we put it into it with all our hearts. I respect the intimate nature of this beautiful project and I respect the friendships that have been forged during it. “


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