Princess Beatrice surprises in a bespoke dress from the Duchess of Cambridge’s wardrobe

Georgia Brown

Princess BeatriceThe recent style evolution of has become a hot topic among royal fans. From ultra-feminine fits to vintage-inspired silhouettes, the wife of Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi has designed some enviable looks lately.

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The 33-year-old royal looked stunning in an elegant selfie midi dress as she attended the 2022 Annual Summit dinner at Mansion House on Friday. The poignant event brought together 8.40pm members and senior leaders, of which Princess Beatrice was a speaker.

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Photos shared by guests on Instagram show Princess Beatrice donning the tailored piece, which features a fitted bouclé jacket with a tie at the waist and a pleated chiffon skirt with lace trimmings.

Beatrice’s auburn hair fell over her shoulders in a sleek, sleek style, adorned with an oversized black bow clasp.

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Princess Beatrice was a vision in white at the poignant event

The royals’ effortlessly elegant fit sparked a fashion frenzy online, which quickly paired Princess Beatrice’s dress with a Duchess of Cambridge‘s archive.

Kate memorably wore the iconic self-portrait ensemble to the Hold Still reception and again to the Queen’s Platinum party at the Palace last month – a timeless piece in her wardrobe.

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One fan was quick to react to the aesthetic of Princess Beatrice’s formal wear, writing: “I wonder if Catherine allowed Beatrice to borrow this outfit! I love the recycling options.”

“I’ve loved it since I first saw it on Kate,” shared a second fan, while another wrote, “I don’t know what happened to the Princess and Duchess but they are GLOWING lately literally! I love them both.”

The Duchess of Cambridge owns the same self-portrait gown

Given their close relationship and similar royal style, it wouldn’t be unlikely that the Duchess of Cambridge would lend her dress to Princess Beatrice.

Both royals are also ardent supporters of fashion recycling, having re-worn many outfits and statement accessories over the years.

The self-portrait statement midi dress retails at £420. The stand out fit is the ultimate understated style statement with peak lapels, structured shoulders, metallic tweed texture throughout and satin trim.

Bespoke self portrait midi dress, £420, Selfridges


Having been worn by two of the most fashionable ladies in the royal family, most sizes are understandably sold out. But you can buy a select number of sizes from Selfridges.

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