Kate Middleton has a real eye for a classic fashion look. As the Duchess of Cambridge and future Queen Consort, she tends to wear lots of solid colors and clean lines with her hair left down, timeless dresses and coats and low heels to make her royal duties a bit easier on her feet. And she is really passing her stylish eye on to her one and only daughter, 6-year-old Princess Charlotte, whose dresses over the years are a master class in timeless comfort. Also she tends to accessorize with little bows in her hair, cute shoes, tights, and cardigans. What is cuter than that?
Princess Charlotte’s arrival in May 2015, she has been charming royal watchers all over the world. The only daughter of Prince William and Kate Middleton, the younger sister of future King of England, 8-year-old Prince George and older sister of 3-year-old Prince Louis, she has managed to hold her own as a real personality. And a teeny tiny fashion icon, particularly when it comes to her dresses. Pastels in summer, rich jewel tones in winter, plaids and gingham and bows abound. She knows how to wear a dress for every occasion. All Hail The Tiny Princess Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty Images
Princess Charlotte was born in 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in London, she matched her mom perfectly in a white eyelet gown with matching cap and blanket. Tasteful right out of the gate. Christened Charlotte Bauer-Griffin/GC Images/Getty Images
When Princess Charlotte was christened in 2015, she wore an antique lace christening dress that has been worn by members of the royal family since
Queen Victoria’s baptism in 1841. And she kept it nice and clean, which is especially impressive. Smashing Debut On The Balcony James Devaney/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Princess Charlotte made her royal debut during the 2016 Trooping The Colour and was the star of the show, waving to the crowds in her ruffled pale pink dress.
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Princess Charlotte wasn’t even two years old when she first visited Canada, but she took the country by storm with her red accents. Red cardigan, red flowers, red shoes, and of course a red bow.
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At a party in Victoria, Canada in 2016, Princess Charlotte was a girl who knew what she wanted. And what she wanted was to show off her adorable blue dress by taking off her cardigan.
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Celebrating Christmas with her Middleton relatives in Bucklebury, Princess Charlotte went for a burgundy dress under a navy pea coat and it’s wonderful.
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Princess Charlotte was a vision in a blue floral dress during a royal visit to Germany, sweetly smelling her bouquet of flowers with her trademark bow in her hair.
Even A Cute Dress Isn’t Always Enough Chris Jackson/Chris Jackson Collection/Getty Images
Princess Charlotte’s red floral dress and shoes were adorable when she visited Germany with her parents in 2017, but not cute enough to keep her from
having a little meltdown. Travel can be tough. A Chic Look For Chic Charlotte
Princess Charlotte looked chic on her first day of school.
The Duchess of Cambridge took
photos of Princess Charlotte on her first day of nursery school in 2018, and that red dress coat with a scarf was a strong look. Big Sister In Blue Karwai Tang/WireImage/Getty Images
Princess Charlotte’s cornflower blue dress was a perfect match for both her brother Prince George and her dad Prince William’s shirts in April 2018. The three were off to
meet Prince Louis hours after his birth at St. Mary’s Hospital. A Beautiful Bridesmaid WPA Pool/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images Here Comes The Sass WPA Pool/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images Princess Charlotte came paparazzi-ready to her brother’s christening in 2018, telling the press “you’re not coming” as she sailed by in a sweet knee length blue dress with matching ankle socks and shoes. Making That Uniform Her Own AARON CHOWN/AFP/Getty Images Keeping It Casual Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
When she’s not on royal duty, Princess Charlotte seems to favor a decidedly casual look. Bare feet and bare legs with a simple shift dress and her mom’s sunglasses.
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Princess Charlotte and Kate Middleton wore matching green dress coats to Christmas services at St. Mary Magdalene Church in 2019. And she even curtsied.
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In May 2020,
Princess Charlotte was the picture of a sweet young lady in her birthday portrait, taken by the Duchess of Cambridge. Her gingham dress was especially sweet. A Night On The Town WPA Pool/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
After six months in lockdown, Princess Charlotte was ready to get dressed up and enjoy a night at the pantomime with her
family in December 2020. She looked festive in a long-sleeved plaid dress and tights. Always adorable, mostly appropriate. That’s Princess Charlotte for you.