Whether she’s attending a gala or keeping it casual at a charity event, Kate Middleton always look flawless from head to toe. In honor of her 37th birthday today, we’ve rounded up the top style lessons we’ve learned from the impeccably dressed duchess. Discover them all below, plus shop a few of her favorite shoes (and alternatives to the ones that are no longer in stock).
Match your shoes to your dress
Following the duchess’ lead, opt for shoes in the same shade of color as your dress. It’s a great look for more formal events, as it offers an elegant and put-together effect.
Kate Middleton walking alongside Prince William in her recycled ensemble.
Rupert Sanderson Malory pumps.
To buy: Rupert Sanderson Malory Pumps, $427 (was $534).
Invest in a nude pump
Nude heels are not only versatile, but make your legs look longer. The duchess already stands at 5 feet and 9 inches, but the neutral shoe helps elongate her frame even further.
Kate Middleton wears an Emilia Wickstead dress and Gianvito Rossi pumps.
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Gianvito Rossi 105 suede pumps, the exact pair Kate Middleton wore.
To buy: Gianvito Rossi 105 Suede Pumps, $695.
Add a casual touch to summer ensembles with wedges
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