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Loved the Duchess of Cambridge’s polka dot dress? M&S has a lookalike for under £50

Maisie Bovingdon
·Shopping writer
·2-min read
The Duchess of Cambridge wore an Emilia Wickstead polka dot dress in July  to discuss her latest venture Tiny Happy People.  (Getty Images)
The Duchess of Cambridge wore an Emilia Wickstead polka dot dress in July 2020 while discussing her latest venture Tiny Happy People. (Getty Images)

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The Duchess of Cambridge never fails to impress with her sartorial choices, but sometimes they are slightly too expensive for us to replicate.

Cast your mind back to July 2020, when the 39-year-old royal was promoting her venture Tiny Happy People, which provides parents with free digital resources to help support them through pregnancy up until their child is five years old.

Images of the duchess wearing a black and white polka dot shirt dress from Emilia Wickstead were shared on the Kensington Royal Instagram account and she was flooded with praise.

One social media user commented: “Love this polka dot ensemble.” A separate fan added: “Kate is literally perfection.”

The Anatola Pleated Polka-Dot Crepe Shirtdress, which featured classic button front fastening, as well as a pleated skirt and flattering belt detail originally retailed for £1,565, before it was reduced to £469. But it has now completely sold out.

However, we have found a very similar looking design, which is available and for a fraction of the price.

Marks and Spencer is selling a Polka Dot Midi Shirt Dress, which boasts a smaller polka dot print to the designer version.

It also features a collar, spring-ready short sleeves and button front detail. This number is slightly tapered around the waist for a flattering look.

It boasts a regular fit and features a flattering, and feminine, flowy midi-length skirt that falls just below the knees.

The dress is available in a regular and long length, both of which are available to buy in dress sizes 6 to 24.

Did we mention it only costs £39.50?

Plus, we already know the duchess is a fan of M&S’s Midaxi (in-between a midi and maxi) dresses. She wore the Printed Yoke Midaxi Waisted Dress in a blue cabbage print from M&S when she lead a virtual assembly for kids through the online classroom Oak National Academy earlier this year.

Buy it: Polka Dot Midi Shirt Dress | £39.50 from Marks & Spencer

Polka Dot Midi Shirt Dress
Polka Dot Midi Shirt Dress

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