Princess Kate has been wearing bespoke Catherine Walker dresses since 2011. Structured, stately and sophisticated, the London based design studio has been Kate’s go-to couture fashion house for years.

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Having supplied over 1000 garments to Princess Diana during her lifetime, Kate has carried on the tradition of wearing Walker’s imaginative creations. Today, Catherine Walker & Co maintains a design workshop on Sydney Street in Chelsea with seven studios featuring separate spaces for tailoring, dressmaking and embroidery.

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Often infusing businesswear with military garb, Catherine Walker’s creations have been seen on the Princess Kate on over 40 occasions. Kate is frequently clad in the British brand for overseas tours, official events, holidays and somber occasions. By wearing the label so frequently for state occasions and travel, she has sartorially carried on in the fashionable footsteps of Princess Diana.

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With a beautiful butterfly logo and timeless tailored designs, it’s easy to see why this feminine dressmaker appeals to Princess Kate’s classic style sensibilities.

Here are 15 of Kate Middleton’s Best Catherine Walker Fashion Moments:

1. Catherine Walker Red Russian Greatcoat

With a military minded silhouette, this striking red coat has appeared on the princess on two notable occasions — for a trip to New Zealand in April 2014 and again alongside the Duchess of Sussex at Commonwealth services in March 2019. The scarlet statement coat boasts a high collar, 18 gleaming gold buttons and a full flare skirt.

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2. Catherine Walker Vanna Dress

Reinterpreted for the princess during a trip abroad to Ottawa, Canada in July 2011, Kate’s slim sheath was a winning look for the then newlywed. A bespoke dress based on the designer’s retro minded grey flannel pencil dress with a white pique collar, Kate looked flawless in the fitted knee-length dress.

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3. Catherine Walker Julia Coatdress

An elegant wool coatdress in powder blue with hand applied lace, this was Kate’s celebratory style for the late Queen’s 90th birthday in June 2016.

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4. Catherine Walker Fleurs Sauvages Print Dress

Romantic and wistful, this cap sleeve dress was a fun choice for Wimbledon in July 2017. Kate paired the dreamy day dress with a Victoria Beckham ‘Quincy‘ tote handbag.

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5. Catherine Walker Evelyn Coatdress

A grassy green coatdress with a zipper front, tonal oversized belt and full A-line skirt, this Venetian wool outfit has appeared on the princess on two occasions; Kate first stepped out in the shamrock topper in Australia at the Canberra National Portrait Gallery and again at the Chelsea Flower Show in May 2016.

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6. Catherine Walker Judy Skirt Suit

A sculpted peplum jacket gave this office appropriate style plenty of personality. Kate wore the soft blue jacket and matching pencil skirt for a visit to the Netherlands in October 2016.

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7. Catherine Walker Caressa Dress

For the Festival of Remembrance in 2017, the princes stepped out in this bespoke structured jet black evening dress. Accented with Swarovski buttons made of glass and silver, the luxurious velvet dress looked dignified and demure.

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8. Catherine Walker Bea Dress 

A luxurious double wool crepe coatdress made in dark forest green, the POW sported this chic funnel neck dress with a swirling skirt in Sweden in January 2018. The princess paired the tailored dress with a coordinating fur trimmed coat also by the London label.

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9. Catherine Walker Melrose Coatdress

Appearing regal and refined in Belgium for a trip to the Tyne Cot cemetery, Kate looked majestic in this delicate dusty pink coatdress with fine needlework featuring hand embroidered corded lace unfurling up from the hem and cuff.

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10. Catherine Walker Stella Coat

At an army training center in September 2022, the princess was clad in a Catherine Walker black midi military coat. The black topper has a starshaped neckline and military epaulette details.

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11. Catherine Walker Marine Coat

A gunmetal grey coat constructed of cashmere and wool, this elegant dress coat was inspired by 18th century naval frockcoats. In addition, a contrasting black lapel and cuffs gave this distinguished coat more polish. The princess wore the classic coat in Denmark in February 2022 to meet with Queen Mary.

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12. Catherine Walker Ivana 

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13. Catherine Walker Milla Coat

The princess has appeared in this sleek overcoat on three occasions including a trip to Aberfan, the Hayes Muslim centre as well as for viewing tributes to Queen Elizabeth at Sandringham — the elegant and versatile jacket works well as a topper for daytime dresses. The long duster jacket is designed with ribbed wool, a wide lapel collar and detailed buttoned cuffs.

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14. Catherine Walker Bespoke Teal Coat

Repeatedly voted one of Kate’s best looks of 2023, this tantalizing teal coat worked as the perfect ‘uniform’ for St. Patrick’s Day in Aldershot, England in March 2023. The military inspired topper has a standup collar, diagonal pleats at the upper bodice, flared cuffs and covered buttons.

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15. Catherine Walker Bespoke Blue Mayfair Coat

A classic cobalt coat is the perfect addition to Kate’s contemporary Crown closet. Worn for Commonwealth Day in March 2022 as well as for Easter in April 2023 and again for the coronation ceremony in Scotland in 2023, this sapphire statement topper is stately and sophisticated.