Kate Middleton is beloved by millions around the world. The future Queen of the United Kingdom has impeccable style, and her outfits have inspired thousands of young women. The Duchess is known for her grace, style and kindness, and there is much from her outfits that young women can learn.

1) Don’t be afraid to accessorize with a bright color.

Kate’s red clutch brings her outfit together, and soften the tone. A pop of color can change the entire look of an outfit for any occasion.

2) Monochrome is one of the newest trends

And Kate rocks it. Olive green compliments her skin tone extremely well, and the different shades of olive green work together seamlessly. Make sure if you have a monochrome outfit, the colors are not too different or it will likely not flow.

3) A nude shoe and clutch can soften an outfit

My go to color is black for anything and everything. I often choose black accessories over more natural colors. However, a nude shoe and clutch can soften an outfit, and give you an entirely different look.

4) Not every outfit has to be solid colors

Go outside the box with some pattern! Kate always wears patterns well, and does so in a delicate and feminie manner. Mix it up and spice up your day with some fun patterns and tailoring.

5) If you decide to wear a pattern, make sure your accessories are simple and neat.

You do not want to overpower your fabulous outfit with a clutch or pair of shoes. In this case, simple is truly better.

6) You can still look extremely feminine in a longer style dress.

However, you need to make sure that your dress is properly tailored and you wear heels. If you wear flats, you run the risk of making yourself look shorter than you really are.

7) Don’t be scared of yellow

Yellow is often a color that people avoid because it is so bright. However, in the spring and summer, yellow is the perfect color to wear. Make sure you wear a nude color shoe, and accessorize properly.

8) Don’t dread winter

When the weather cools down, it does not automatically mean that your outfits become instantly frumpy. Pair a longer wool coat with knee high boots, and you will look as feminine as ever. It can also never hurt to add some texture to your outfit with a scarf or coat details

9) Patterns are okay

If you have a solid dress, don’t be afraid to spice up your outfit with a patterned overcoat. Kate completely and easily changed the entire look of her outfit. Make sure you have delicate accessories so you do not overpower your outfit.

10) Diversify your handbags

Never miss an opportunity to carry a different and fun handbag. Kate could have carried a simple handbag as she typically does, but this time, she went for something different. The corked handbag is a great addition to this outfit, and soften her overall tone.

11) Never forget your smile

It is very rare that we see Kate without her gleaming smile. A smile is one, if not, the best accessory for any outfit.

Now go off on your way, and dress in such a way that would make the Duchess proud!

Kallie B
When Kallie is not working full time trying to raise money, she is often studying how people process political messages. Powered with 2 undergraduate degrees, 1 graduate degree and now working towards a Ph.D., she has dived into the world of political communication and psychophysiological research. She is a 5th generation Texan, and has been in politics since she was 8 years old.