Duchess of Cambridge's favourite New York brand Rebecca Taylor to open in UK after styles worn by Kate sell out in just thirty minutes
14:36 GMT, 24 August 2012
Whatever the Duchess of Cambridge wears turns to gold with many of her outfits selling out online within minutes as women rush to emulate her impeccable style.
And the navy tweed Rebecca Taylor suit that she wore earlier this year was no different, selling out in just thirty minutes.
And now, the New York based tailor, which Kate counts as one of her favourite labels is set to open its first UK store.
The Rebecca Taylor tweed suit that Kate wore in May sold out in a record thirty minutes online
A date or location is yet to be confirmed but thanks to the celebrity support of fashion icons like the Duchess, as well as Katherine Heigl, Cameron Diaz and Reese Witherspoon, the label looks set to prove popular as it hops across the pond.
Speaking to Vogue, Rebecca Taylor said: 'There is lots of great momentum in London at the moment.
'We love London and always want an excuse to come over. The UK market is really important for us – I think that UK girls have a real Rebecca Taylor sensibility. The brand is really in line with British style, which is feminine but cool.'
Taylor named Carey Mulligan, Alexa Chung and Emma Watson as stylish and quintessentially British girls.
Her fans include Whitney Port, Ashley Tisdale and Sophia Bush who sat on the front row of a recent show
Famous for her feminine frocks, the New Zealand-born designer says she was thrilled to learn that the Duchess had chosen
to wear one of her creations.
The $450 tweed jacket and skirt from the
resort 2011/12 collection had been on sale at Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf
Goodman in the U.S., but promptly sold out in just half an hour.
With her feminine lines and
sophisticated simplicity, Rebbeca Taylor has a captive audience at her
flagship store in New York’s trendy Nolita district.
from a collection of quirky blouses, daytime dresses and pencil skirts,
her collection has added jewelry, handbag and shoe lines to her
commercially successful brand.
she operates a multi-million dollar brand that can be found in select
department stores in over 40 countries and 250 cities worldwide.
Taylor's vibrant blue blouse $250.00
Python tunic, $250
Teal Sofia dress, $275
Anne Hathaway donned a Rebecca Taylor black Mongolian lamb swing coat in her role as Andy in fashionista film The Devil Wears Prada