Kate Middleton’s School Drop-Off Outfit Features Her All-Time Favorite Print

She loves polka dots.

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On Sept. 7, Prince William and Kate Middleton accompanied their children to Lambrook School for a “settling in afternoon” event. For the occasion, Middleton wore a brown polka dot dress from RIXO. Here’s how to copy her look ASAP.

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Middleton’s Izzy pleated shirtdress featured a button-up top, a shirt collar, three-quarter-length sleeves, and a cinched waist.JONATHAN BRADY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images
She accessorized her look with a pair of brown suede pumps from Gianvito Rossi, a pair of Cha Cha earrings from MARIA BLACK, and her sapphire engagement ring.Jonathan Brady - Pool/Getty Images
The reception was the Duchess of Cambridge’s first public outing since Aug. 2, when she attended the 2022 Commonwealth Games with her husband Prince William and daughter Charlotte.Jonathan Brady - Pool/Getty Images
Now, here’s a fashion plot twist: Middleton wore the very same dress, albeit in a pink Zebra print, during her and Prince William’s Caribbean tour back in March 2022. Needless to say, the royal is a big fan of this RIXO style!Samir Hussein/Getty Images
Sadly, Middleton’s polka dot midi dress is sold out for the time being. However, you can still recreate her look with a similar piece from Polo Ralph Lauren, plus shop her exact earrings and heels ahead.Jonathan Brady - Pool/Getty Images

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Start building your Middleton-inspired outfit with this short-sleeve midi dress in a polka dot print.
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Gianvito Rossi
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Then, slip on these classic brown suede pumps from Gianvito Rossi. (The royal loves a neutral high-heeled shoe.)
Cha Cha Earring
Lastly, complete your look with these Duchess-approved gold-plated pearl drop earrings that won’t break the bank.

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