Thanks to Kate Middleton, Reiss Nearly Doubled Its Profits in 2011
Thanks largely to the support of a certain recently-wed royal (ie, Kate Middleton), UK high street fixture Reiss says that it has nearly doubled its profits in the last year.. The closely-watched Duchess of Cambridge first publicly wore the brand for her official engagement photo last January, causing Reiss' website to crash as Middleton maniacs rushed to order the same frock for themselves.
Kate later stepped out in a white Reiss dress during Canada Day festivities in Ottawa, but not before wearing a champagne-colored bandage style by the brand to meet the Obama family at Buckingham Palace.
It's clear that Reiss is one of the Duchess' favorite labels and we can't wait to see which look from the Brit chain she'll choose next. Below, check out our own suggestions for the prim and proper fashion star.
Similar in silhouette to the navy Erdem dress she wore last summer, this beautifully embellished gold shift would be an ideal pick for the royal.
Classic, simple and elegant—just like Kate herself.
The Duchess looks absolutely incredible in blue and we think this A-line dress would be a smart choice for any holiday vacationing she might have planned this season.
When it comes to boots, both Kate and sister Pippa famously favor those of the knee-high variety. Still, we think Mrs. Prince William would look great in a pair of high-heeled booties—and shearling trim makes these ones perfect for blustery British evenings.
OK—we'll admit that this one's a bit of a stretch. Still, how un-freaking-believable would Kate look in these fire-engine-colored flares? We already know she loves wearing red....
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