Dress like Duchess Kate for only $100

Dec. 7, 2011 at 9:36 AM ET

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives for a concert in support of The Prince's Trust and The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry at London's Royal Albert Hall, wearing a cream and black Zara dress.

Just when we thought that Duchess Kate had permanently gone designer, she steps out in a frock that we can all pick up at our local mall.

Showing a little more leg than usual, Kate turned up at a charity concert in London last night wearing a Zara dress. The 100 percent polyester cream dress with black lace overlay sells for a not-so-royal $99.90. And although the piece is sold out on the Zara website, the company says it is still available in stores.

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Kate's positioning of her little black clutch in front of her belly had some baby bump watchers wondering if she was hiding anything.

A black Ralph Lauren jacket with three-quarter length sleeves covered up the dress’s deep V in the back. Baby bump watchers wondered if there was anything else the duchess was trying to cover up, as she held her little black clutch firmly in front of her belly for much of the evening.

If high hemlines aren’t your thing, Zara makes trousers with the same lace pattern that sell for $79.90, and these are still available on their website.

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Prince Charles, left, and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, went on a double date with Kate and William to the charity concert.

In her recent appearances, Kate has stayed true to her favorite designers, often appearing in higher-end hometown favorites Jenny Packham, Alexander McQueen and Alice Temperly. But over the past year she has shown a soft spot for Zara, most notably the day after her wedding, when she left Buckingham Palace in an $89 cornflower blue, sleeveless dress.

Rachel Elbaum is a London-based writer and unashamed royal watcher.

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