Beloved for their romantic and whimsical fashions, Self-Portrait has been popular in royal and celebrity circles since its launch in 2013. The Hilton sisters, Reese Witherspoon and even Princess Beatrice are fans of the fantasy fashions from the contemporary luxury label. With feminine fabrications including delicate lace, lush velvet and bristly bouclé — the brand has acquired commercial success and an elite fashion following.
It’s easy to see why Princess Kate is drawn to the vintage minded designs from the creative mind of founder Han Chong. Offering plenty of ladylike workwear — the brand specializes in elegant tea dresses which can be worn day and night. Unique embellishments like bows, crystals and feathers, keep commoners and Queens-in-waiting intrigued and excited by the array of Self-Portrait designs.
In addition, the label offers plenty of unique and interesting compositions to make its occasion-wear stand out in the crowd. For instance, dresses combining tweed with lace paneling or midis of metallic bouclé mixed with airy chiffon.
Whether attending a glamorous wedding or a conference in the city, the elegant offerings from Self-Portrait will bring back buyers again and again. Not to mention keeping one princess perpetually ready to purchase.
Here are 10 of Kate Middleton’s Best Self-Portrait Fashion Moments:
1. White Wonder
Kate wowed in this wintery white crochet maxi dress from the brand’s Resort 2016 collection. Flowy, feminine and fanciful, the dress created a fashion firestorm for its sultry side slit and see-through sheer bodice.
2. Mint Masterpiece
Clad in a stunning shade of spearmint, the princess looked enchanting on tour in this dress designed from recycled polyester. With subtle puff sleeves and a bodice constructed with diamanté buttons, this feminine frock was perfect for the balmy Bahamian temperatures.
3. Beautiful in Beige
Wearing a tailored heavy crepe midi dress from the London label, this monochrome look felt like perfectly paired separates. The cream midi featured a structured jacket with an intricate lace motif bodice and a detachable self-fabric belt.
4. Lovely in an LBD
Wearing the ultimate LBD, the princess looked sharp in a twofer style dress incorporating the mixed media trend. A Self-Portrait ‘signature’ this black dress features a belted jacket and an attached pleated chiffon midi skirt with a lace band.
5. Lime Looker
Designed to be worn to weddings or summer garden parties, this dress had an air of a 1950s poodle skirt but manifested in. a modern pleated midi and a tailored top. The look gave the illusion of a charming two-piece set but was in actuality a dainty dress in a pretty pale pistachio.
6. First Lady Feels
Kate played Jackie O in this ivory midi with a metallic bouclé blazer attached to a swishy chiffon pleated skirt. Enchanting and elegant, the day dress felt like a coordinating skirt suit.
7. Cobalt Chic
With delicate draping and a knotted neckline, this stretchy crepe dress felt fun and fresh. Kate donned the crystal embellished wrap effect midi with its high cut skirt and sparkly shoulders for a coronation celebration.
8. Windsor Workwear
Business on the top, party on the bottom — Kate stepped out in this tailored boucle dress featuring a cream blazer and coordinating skirt for a Platinum Jubilee party. Kate’s accordion pleated midi was trimmed with lace for a hint of ladylike allure.
9. Christmas Cardigan
Kate was seasonal style goals in this sequin black knit crop cardigan from one of her most coveted fashion labels. Designed in a metallic fabric with gold braided trim — this sweater felt like it belonged in a Hallmark RomCom–A Castle at Christmas.
10. Snow Angel
Looking angelic in a new Self-Portrait embellished long sleeve jacket, the princess was doing hardcore holiday-ing in her charming Christmas attire. The creamy pearl trim sequin jacket was an instant sell-out. Similar HERE