Discount clothing retailer Shein offers trendy clothing and merchandise at super low prices. According to Wikipedia, Shein is the largest fashion retailer in the world as of 2022. The company boasts 30 million Instagram followers and reportedly made 10 billion in revenue during the pandemic. In addition, the company is the most visited fashion apparel website in the world (ahead of retailers like Nike and H&M).
While the clothing brand does receive mixed reviews from shoppers and is currently not accredited by the Better Business Bureau, many people still enjoy purchasing Shein merchandise such as occasionwear, swimsuits and travel outfits (Shein ships to 150 countries worldwide and orders can take a few weeks for delivery). Online fashion gurus and YouTube Vloggers often share their Shein hauls with followers and their brand continues to gain traction on social media sites like TikTok.
Shein sells clothing inspired by celebrity and royal fashion; they offer a large clothing catalog of everything from beachwear to prom dresses. They also sell costumes, home decor and sports equipment.
The company is often successful at forecasting fashion trends but their soaring popularity is due not only to their ability to predict the newest style craze but also to the sheer volume of products they sell. According to one podcast, the company launches 9,000 new products every single day and typically has 600,000 items for sale at any given time.
Here are 8 Shein Dresses Kate Middleton Would Love:
- Mint Magic
Channel your inner princess with a dress similar to Kate’s Self-Portrait mint midi. Shein sells a like-minded style for $27 called the ‘Contrast Lace Pleated Hem Dress.’
2. Glam in Green
Dress like a royal in a green sheath similar in style to Kate’s Dolce & Gabbana midi. Shein sells the $23 Tie Neck Button Detail Split Back Bodycon Dress
3. Polka Princess
Dust off the tea kettle and prepare for high tea with your besties in this black dress with whimsical white polka dots. Inspired by Princess Kate’s Alessandra Rich dotted midi, this is the perfect ladylike replikate. Shein sells the $17 Modely Polka Dot Sleeve Dress
4. Princess Charming
5. Houndstooth Happy
The princess looks fab in bodycon designs and form-fitting sheaths. She wore this printed dress for a visit to Harvard in December 2022. A bargain buy is this pencil dress from Shein priced at $22.99 called the ‘Homeyee Houndstooth Print Bodycon Dress.’
6. Off to the Races
For the annual Royal Ascot races, Kate wore this feminine and frilly Ellie Saab dress in light blue. Reminiscent of Cinderella, the princess stunned in the lacy look featuring a sheer bodice with a pussy-bow tie and matching tulle skirt. Shein sells a similar $20 design called the Dobby Mesh Bishop Sleeve Belted Maxi Dress
7. Business Boss
The princess loves a sleek tailored blazer dress and has a growing collection of Self-Portrait dresses. Replikate Kate’s beige blazer midi look was a style from Shein for $24 called the Clasi Lapel Collar Flap Detail Pleated Hem Dress
8. Dots for Days
The Princess of Wales always looks like a vintage Hollywood starlet in her beautiful array of sophisticated polka dresses. Play CopyKate with a like-minded dress at Shein called the Polka Dot Printed Puff Sleeve Midi Dress for just $20.