Kate Middleton’s spring fashion looks we love

The Princess of Wales' effortless style is the fashion inspo we need right now!

If it’s not her class, grace, or work ethic, Catherine, Princess of Wales, always manages to turn heads with her enviable fashion. After every royal event, Catherine, known affectionally as Kate Middleton, sparks a surge of internet searches from passionate royalists desperate to absorb every detail of her latest look.

While her style is dependent on the type of occasion – robes for a coronation, evening gowns for red carpets, or jeans for casual events – some of the princess’ most beloved looks are undoubtedly her dresses.

Often opting for an Alexander McQueen or Jenny Packham design, Catherine loves her midis, often with pleats and long sleeves. When the weather warms up, the royal can be seen trading thicker materials for looser, flowy fabric with short sleeves.

This year, we have seen Kate don some of her best ever dresses for warmer weather. Keep scrolling to see the Princess of Wales’ best spring and summer dresses of 2023 (and get some fashion inspiration in the process).

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Catherine, Princess of Wales visits The Rectory with Prince William, Prince of Wales during their visit to Birmingham on April 20, 2023 in Birmingham, England. The Prince and Princess of Wales are visiting the city to meet future creative leaders and celebrate the city's diverse culture. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)


Karen Millen dress

The Princess of Wales stunned in this burgundy dress and matching Gianvito pumps during a visit to The Rectory with Prince William.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 18: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Catherine, Princess of Wales visits the Anna Freud Centre, a children's mental heath charity of which she is patron, on May 18, 2023 in London, England. The Princess of Wales is marking Mental Health Awareness Week with visits to two charities this week. Anna Freud is a charity which uses scientific research to provide young people with the support they need at a time when they needed. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)


Suzannah London dress

While visiting the Anna Freud Centre, a children’s mental health charity, Princess Catherine donned this green midi dress with Alessandra Rich slingbacks.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 22: Catherine, Princess of Wales (C) arrives to take part in the first Children's Picnic at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, at the Royal Hospital Chelsea on May 22, 2023 in London, England. Ten schools from the Royal Horticultural Society's (RHS) Campaign for School Gardening were invited to bring pupils along to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, marking the first time in the event's 110-year history that a Children's Picnic has taken place. (Photo by Jordan Pettitt-WPA Pool/Getty Images)


ME + EM dress

Pink is her colour. Kate Middleton turned heads in this pink number she donned to the Children’s Picnic at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The royal accessorised the look with Castañer wedges and Catherine Zoraida earrings.

NUNEATON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15: Catherine, Princess of Wales visits field study health visitors at Riversley Park Children's Centre on June 15, 2023 in Nuneaton, England. (Photo by Phil Noble - WPA Pool/Getty Images)


Cefinn dress

Opting for another green frock, the Princess of Wales accompanied this look with a Mulberry crossbody bag and Jimmy Choo pumps while visiting Riversley Park Children’s Centre.

Britain's Catherine, Princess of Wales arrives for a visit at "Hope Street", a residential community piloting a new approach to supporting women in the Justice System, in Southampton, southern England on June 27, 2023. Designed and developed by the charity One Small Thing, Hope Street is the first of its kind in the UK and is designed to transform women and children's experience of the justice system. Inspired by One Small Thing's commitment to systemic change for women and children in the justice system, Hope Street offers a community alternative for women who would otherwise be imprisoned unnecessarily due to a lack of safe accommodation or concerns around their wellbeing. (Photo by Daniel LEAL / POOL / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL LEAL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)


Alessandra Rich dress

Kate re-wore one of her favourite blue and white polka-dot dresses for a visit to “Hope Street”. The princess paired the frock with two-tone heels and a Mulberry handbag.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 28: Catherine, Princess of Wales arrives to officially open the Young V&A at V&A Museum Of Childhood on June 28, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)


Beulah London dress

We can’t get enough of this pale pink dress with button detailing. Accompanied by Gianvito Rossi leather pumps and white-gold Mappin & Web diamond drop earrings, the royal looked simply stunning while opening the Young V&A Museum of Childhood.

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 23: Catherine, Princess of Wales attends day four of Royal Ascot 2023 at Ascot Racecourse on June 23, 2023 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)


Alexander McQueen dress

It’s always a delight to see the Princess of Wales in red. For day four of the Royal Ascot, Kate donned this breezy number with puffy bishop long sleeves and matching pumps!

WINDSOR, ENGLAND - JUNE 19: Catherine, Princess of Wales   during the Order Of The Garter Service at Windsor Castle on June 19, 2023 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage)


Alessandra Rich dress

Catherine oozed class in this bespoke dress with matching heels. She donned the look for the Order of the Garter Service at Windsor Castle, accessorising with a black Philip Treacy hat and the late Princess Diana’s pearl earrings.

EGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 06: Catherine, Princess of Wales smiles as she joined Prince William, Prince of Wales during the Out-Sourcing Inc. Royal Charity Polo Cup 2023 at Guards Polo Club on July 06, 2023 in Egham, England. Todays match is being played to raise funds and awareness for eleven charities supported by The Prince and Princess of Wales, marking the 12th year of the Royal Charity Polo Day which is set to take the total amount raised to more than £12,000,000. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)


Beulah London dress

While attending the Royal Charity Polo Cup, the Princess of Wales looked radiant in this sky-blue and white midi dress and slingback kitten heels.

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