Kate Middleton’s Iconic Engagement Dress Now Comes in a Rainbow of Colours

We'll have one of each please

Prince William, Kate Middleton

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When the Duchess of Cambridge announced her engagement to Prince William back in 2010, the outfit she chose to wear – a dark blue Issa wrap dress – signalled, for the first time, the power of the ‘Kate effect’ and quickly sold out everywhere. Now, the brand has recreated the dress at a very affordable price in a rainbow of colours. Consider your spring wardrobe sorted.

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Issa – which actually went into administration after struggling to cope with the unprecedented demand after Kate wore the label – relaunched in 2015 with House of Fraser and is now selling the wrap dress in a rainbow of hues including emerald green, yellow, orange and lime.

Prince William, Kate Middleton

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Although the original dress retailed for £430, these recreations – which are aptly called ‘The Kate Tie Wrap dress’ – sit at the much more affordable price point of £99. The green dress is already available online and the other colours come out at the end of March.

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The Kate Tie Wrap dress

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This is not the first time that Issa designer Daniella Helayel has recreated the famous dress at a more affordable price. In 2016, she made a 14-piece collection for Monsoon, which also considered a similar Kate-inspired wrap dress.

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This post originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR UK.

 

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