Princess Charlotte’s fashion advice she stole from her mother, Duchess Kate

Tania Leslau

Nothing says timeless more than a Breton stripe. The navy and white print is about as classic as it gets in the fashion world because it’s unlikely to go out of style. The nautical theme is also royally approved, with the likes of The Duchess of Cambridge, The Duchess of Sussex and Duchess Camille all sporting the chic pattern.

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Same Princess Charlotte pulled a leaf from her mother’s book and donned a Breton stripe. The 7-year-old looked adorable on Tuesday wearing a striped dress as she headed into day six of the Commonwealth Games, held in Birmingham, with his family.

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The young princess looked so sweet in the dress designed by Rachel Riley, which is made from a soft jersey with a classic navy and ivory Breton stripe. It comes with a signature Peter Pan collar with a lace trimmed edge.

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Duchess Kate is tasked with finding eye-catching new looks to wear for the royal engagement, so it’s no surprise that on casual outings she also relies on a solid Breton stripe to see it all day.

Princess Charlotte shares love of stripes with her mother

The last time the mother-of-three wore the print was last weekend – when she traveled to Plymouth with the 1851 Trust, where she joined Sir Ben Ainslie and the British crew during the SailGP event.

Duchess Kate knows how to rock a Breton stripe

The Duchess looked sophisticated for the event, wearing gold-buttoned shorts from Holland Cooper paired with a blue and white Breton striped jumper. The royal completed her outfit with her trusty pair of Superga trainers – one of her favorites for sporting events.

Duchess Kate Nautical Stripe Fan owns no less than three ME+EM marinières, and likes to wear the pieces for her more casual royal engagements when she needs a smart yet casual look.

Emulate the sailor-inspired look of Duchess Kate and Princess Charlotte with a classic Breton piece. For a head-to-toe ensemble that Kate would definitely approve of, pair the item with mid-wash blue jeans and white trainers.

Boxy Breton jersey, £85, ME+EM


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