In a recent episode of the Vogue US video series, Go Ask Anna, famed Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour was asked which celebrity was best to turn to for holiday style inspiration. Wintour answered immediately that it should be Kate Middleton.
TheVogue editor explained, “The Duchess of Cambridge always looks impeccable,” and noted that much of the appeal of Middleton’s aesthetic is that she always opts for styles that are “a little more classic and have a heritage feeling.”
Wintour could not be more accurate in this description, as we’ve also noticed that Duchess Kate adheres to a very specific style when it comes to the festive season. Whether attending a church service or reception at Buckingham Palace, throughout December it seems that Middleton often sticks to the very Christmassy colour palette of red and green.
Last night was just one such example, as Middleton arrived at the Queen’s NATO Leaders Reception in a bright green dress by British designer Emilia Wickstead.
Of course, this is not the first time Middleton has dressed to the festive theme for a December event. Last year the Duchess wore a red tartan skirt whilst hosting a Christmas party for military personnel, and the year before that she opted for a red and green coat for a Christmas day church service in Sandringham.
The Duchess of Cambridge is nothing if not a traditionalist. Keep scrolling for more examples of Middleton wearing the Christmassy colour palette, as well as a few options to emulate her look.
Kate Middleton's December Outfits
The Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary Magdalene Church in December 2017.
The Duchess Of Cambridge at The Mix Christmas Party in December 2016.
The Duchess of Cambridge visiting the Evelina London Children's Hospital in December 2018.
The Duchess Of Cambridge attends church on Christmas day in 2018.
Shop Kate's Christmas Look
A.W.A.K.E Mode Sahmain Tartan Twill Maxi Skirt (£510)
Cefin Wrap-Bodice Voile Midi Dress (£350)
Oasis London Tailored Coat (£85)
Whistles Abstract Spot Selma Tie Dress (£99)
Mother Of Pearl Tartan Pleat Midi Skirt (£290)
Next up, see more of our favourite looks by the Duchess of Cambridge.
This article originally appeared on Who What Wear
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