The moment Kate Middleton began dating Prince William, all eyes were on her. The entire world was curious about the woman who had won over the Prince's heart. Immediately, the media began to analyze her every move, including her wardrobe. This made Kate Middleton a major fashion icon all around the world.
Not only are the outfits Middleton wears for special events becoming trends but her everyday choices are often also on women's wish lists. Kate is not afraid to mix and match designer with affordable pieces of clothing, which allows women to have some type of relate-ability to a royal figure. Whether it is a tunic from a bargain shop or expensive dress from a famous designer store, women all over are eager and quick to become part of the Middleton trend. Her style and grace has created an impact on the public known as the 'Kate' Effect.
Kate Middleton's image has been compared to former First Lady Michelle Obama's. They each have been known to wear elegant clothing and pearl jewelry, ultimately setting trends worldwide. With their style and grace, these women are truly icons to women everywhere.