Dear Kate: We Found Three Gorgeous Gowns for You from Jenny Packham's New Collection!

02/12/2014 at 04:42 PM ET

Kate Middleton Jenny PackhamJemal Countess/Getty (3); Inset: Landov

While the Duchess of Cambridge was hitting the red carpet in London in this blue Jenny Packham dress for the second time, our editors were sitting front row at the designer’s fall/winter 2014 New York fashion show. And since the Duchess loves the British label so much (and has been wearing it quite a bit since giving birth to Prince George), we played style scout and selected three gowns we’d love to see her wear from the new collection.

From left, this golden design featuring a silk taffeta skirt and beaded bodice has a very regal feel, and we think it’s a look of which Queen Elizabeth would definitely approve. Next, we love when Kate wears color, so the scarlet stunner with a front slit (the perfect hint of sexy) and silk waistband would be perfect for the royal mom. (And maybe she can borrow more of the Queen’s jewels to accessorize the gown with). Our third choice is probably the most removed from Kate’s comfort zone, but she’s looked gorgeous in long-sleeved gowns in the past, and we’d love to see her add more patterns into her formal wardrobe.

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Packham’s latest collection was inspired by 1970s style icon Bianca Jagger. “I admire women who style themselves with integrity and white — Bianca was the Queen of mindful dressing,” the designer shared in a release. We hope her next runway show is inspired by Kate! See more of the designer’s looks hit the catwalk in the video below, and tell us: Which dress do you like best for Kate?

–Brittany Talarico

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Katharine Buchholtz on

The red dress would be fantastic!

brenda on

The fabulous Kate fashion website WhatKateWore.com does this kind of a feature on a regular basis. Susan vets all the collections for Kate possibles. Be sure to check it out.

sandy on

thats what I was thinking, the red one!! during the holidays, Kate would be gorgeous in this!!!! (or anything she chose! ;)

Easyup on

The sleeveless gold gown (my favorite) and the red one (Kate could knock this one out of the park), I can see for her. Not so sure about the long sleeved one, doesn’t look youthful enough.

guest on

Beautiful gowns! She’s a very talented designer…… her styles actually look wearable unlike some others out there. Kate would look stunning in all of them:)

Janet697 on

I surely do not think the Duchess of Cambridge needs tastless Americans at people picking out dresses for her to wear. She tends to dress beautifully without People magazines interference.

sal on

I think she would look great in all of them…but come on, she doesn’t read the stuff [i call it something else] written here, and never will…

sal on

..and we know Kim Kartrashy will be out looking at these dresses now that you posted that they would look great on Catherine…

Me on

@Janet697: Speaking as a “tastless” American, what’s up your ass? There is no need to take this so seriously. Generally, yes, the Duchess does pick out nice pieces and looks nice but, let’s be honest, her overall style could use some help. Some flair, as it were.

Kat on

She’d be stunning in the red one but I don’t think royal etiquette allows her to ‘show leg’. I can see Pippa in the first one (the sleeveless with tafetta skirt) but not Kate.

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