Style file: Duchess Kate’s elegant fashion statement

Style file: Duchess Kate’s elegant fashion statement

Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, is known for her simple-yet-classy look. Recently she set the fashion world abuzz with her gorgeous red dress and tiara. Here's a look-back at her most talked-of outfits since the birth of princess Charlotte.

Politics, society and economics aside, the British monarchy has always been a point of interest and fascination when it comes to style and fashion. The current Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, is known for her simple-yet-classy look. Recently she set the fashion world abuzz with her gorgeous red dress and tiara. Here's a look-back at her most talked-of outfits since the birth of princess Charlotte.

On November 17, William and Kate visited the French Embassy in Knightsbridge, London, to sign the book of condolence and pay tribute to the Paris attack victims. For the solemn occasion, Kate wore black with a small white polka dot pattern suit, from an unidentified designer. This is apparently the third time she's worn this suit. (Source: Youtube)

The Duchess of Cambridge joined prominent figures of the British Royal Family at the National Service of Remembrance in Whitehall, London on November 8. Wearing black as a mark of respect, the Duchess is said to have worn a bespoke piece by Alexander McQueen. She teamed the coat with a pair of Baroque Pearl Drops by Annoushka on Kiki McDonough hoops. (Source: BBC)

The Duchess of Cambridge attended the 100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF) gala in London on Cotober 27, wearing a floral printed gown by one of her favoured designers, Erdem. It’s the Alouette Tired Silk Gown, made from silk-gazar fabric and printed with Erdem’s “Ohana Tulip” design, said to be inspired from early 20th century Japanese graphics. She teamed it with a Anya Hindmarch “Maud” clutch bag, Jimmy Choo “Cosmic” heels. (Source: Twitter)

The Duchess of Cambridge recently attended The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund's Royal Film Performance 2015 of the new James Bond 007 film "Spectre" at Royal Albert Hall on October 26 in London. (Source: Reuters)

Wearing a stunning gray-blue sheer dress by Jenny Packham, one of her favourite designers, Kate was a vision. The 33-year-old accessorised the evening gown with Packham's crystal-embellished belt and bedazzled "Casa" clutch, aquamarine Robinson Pelham chandelier earrings and Jimmy Choo platform sandals. (Source: Reuters)

Sporting the oft-worn colour of blue, William and Kate visited the city of Dundee in Scotland on October 23 — the couple's first official visit to Dundee. (Source: AP Photo)

The couple met a few children from Dunblane School who were waiting at the centre. Cutting a fine figure in a blue wool coat and matching kilt by Scottish fashion designer Christopher Kane. (Source: AP Photo)

Monique Jessen from People magazine tweeted about the coat, saying it was a “slim fitted dogtooth wool tailored coat with belt”, and the kilt was a “mini dogtooth wool kilt with belt”. Both pieces were reportedly made bespoke for Kate. The outfit was teamed with Aquatalia’s Rhumba boots in black suede and a Stuart Weitzman Muse bag in black suede. (Source: AP Photo)

On October 21, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a “Creative Collaborations” event at Lancaster House, London, joining the Chinese President and his wife. (Source: AP Photo)

The duchess looked beautiful in a purple lace dress, paired with coordinating shoes and clutch bag. The dress is from Dolce & Gabbana, called the Lace Guipure Dress. It is a knee-length fitted outfit, featuring a high neckline. Style-spotters have made an educated guess about her shoes, saying it may be a Gianvito Rossi. Her clutch was the familiar Bayswater clutch in conker suede. (Source: AP Photo)

Possibly the most famous look after the birth of princess Charlotte, duchess Kate mesmerised the world with her gorgeous red ensemble while welcoming China’s President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan at Buckingham Palace for a State Banquet. Fans were not surprised to see Kate looking stunning in red, given that it is the colour of China's flag, and symbolises good fortune and joy. (Source: AP Photo)

For the banquet, the duchess wore a resplendent red sequinned dress, teamed with a bespoke piece created by Jenny Packham. The gown featured cap sleeves, a beaded or sequin and lace bodice, a satin belt/waistband and a full, flowing skirt. In tune with official protocol, the Duchess of Cambridge donned the Lotus Flower tiara, also known as the Papyrus tiara. (Source: AP Photo)

Reportedly wearing a new dress for a surprise prison visit to Send Prison in Surrey, Kate's demure yet classy white tweed outfit was from a London-based brand called The Fold. The dress has a fitted silhouette, v-neckline, pencil skirt and peplum detail at the waist. Her Jimmy Choo shoes in a coordinated grey lent the grace that the duchess in known for. (Source:

On September 18, Kate attended the opening ceremony of the Rugby World Cup in Twickenham, London. Wearing a cobalt blue coat by the premium high-street brand Reiss, the duchess paired it with a Shibani scarf with printed blue hearts. (Source:

In September, Kate officially resumed her royal duties after giving birth to princess Charlotte by visiting the Anna Freud Centre, a children’s mental health charity, in London. The duchess look chic as always in this Ralph Lauren silk Austin shirt-dress from the company’s Black Label collection, pairing it with Stuart Weitzman ‘Power’ pumps. (Source:

In an official release in July 2015, the Kensington Palace released photographs taken by Mario Testino to celebrate the christening of Princess Charlotte. Katherine, Duchess of Cambridge looked radiant in a white ensemble, surrounded by the rest of the royal family. (Source:

As part of the official photo set, there was one with princes William and George sharing a giggle in the gardens at Sandringham House. (Source: