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Create a Simplicity Classic: Inspired by the Duchess of Cambridge

If you’re a fan of fashion and one to follow the royal family, then this week has been a double treat!

Embarking on their first royal tour as a family of four, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been hopping across Canada, with their trip taking them to Vancouver, Bella Bella, Kelowna, Haida Gwaii, Whitehorse and Carcross.

With the Duchess looking stylish every step along the way, we’ve created our top picks of Simplicity patterns that’ll help you create a Kate inspired classic.


The ultimate shift dress

Looking incredibly smart as she touched down from the plane, we love Kate’s figure hugging outfit, with statement collar. Take a look at New Look pattern 6000 and Simplicity’s 1168 – to create this classic dress, which will stand the test of time.

Kate collage dress


Create a stand out look

Wowing the crowd with a bold red colour, this dress includes a flattering neckline along with the glamour of a longer length design. Recreate the look with Simplicity’s Amazing Fit 1011 dress, or Burda’s 6894 pattern – which can be dressed up or down for day and night.

Kate collage 2