The 'Kate effect': This Reiss blazer sold out after the Duchess of Cambridge was spotted wearing it - but it's just come back in stock and selling fast!

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Similar to a little black dress or a pair of perfect fitting jeans, a tailored blazer is a wardrobe classic that can instantly pull together a look. 

Back in September, Kate Middleton selected a £285 double breasted twill blazer from British brand Reiss when visiting RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, and needless to say it was captivated by the ‘Kate effect’. 

Selling out repeatedly since, it’s been hard to get hold of, but now the beige high street blazer is back in stock in sizes 4 to 16. 

In September, Kate wore a cream Reiss 'Larsson' double-breasted twill blazer worth £285 and a white 'Binky' blouse by Jane costing £440, for a visit to RAF Brize Norton
Reiss Larsson Neautral Double Breasted Blazer, £285

The sell-out Reiss ‘Larsson’ double-breasted twill blazer worth £285 is now back in stock, just in time for Christmas

The Reiss double breasted Larsson blazer is an example of the formulaic approach to dressing the Duchess has taken in recent months. 

Pairing a colourful jumper with a tonal coat and darker trousers, it’s the perfect formula for the winter months and will easily take you from the office to festive after-work drinks.

Speaking to FEMAIL, stylists explained this ‘scientific’ use of colour creates outfits that are polished yet easy to mix and match or pull together on-the-go, making them ideal for a busy mother-of-three. 

The £285 Reiss Larsson jacket might be an investment piece but thanks to the high-quality wool-blend fabric, twill-weave and tailored fit, this is an item that will never go out of style and can be paired with any look.  

The Larsson jacket in neutral beige offers tailored simplicity with a soft finish. The double-breasted silhouette features wide peak lapels and button fastenings with front pockets for added functionality. 

The Larsson jacket features tortoiseshell buttons and pockets for additional functionality
Double-breasted and fully lined it's an investment piece that will see you through all seasons

The Reiss Larson double breasted twill blazer was worn by Kate Middleton back in September and sold out quickly after, it’s now back in stock 

It’s a classic piece that’s easy to style. Copy Kate’s look and lay it over a plain white t-shirt in the summer of white roll-neck in the winter. Opt for colourful casual tops for a high-impact look or pair with shirts for a formal aesthetic. 

The options are endless.  

Reiss has plenty of other blazer options, so whether you want to go classic with a double breasted twill blazer or find something a little more special for the party season, there’s plenty to pick from in their edit. 

If you are looking for a statement party blazer then highlights include the Opal Velvet Blazer in plum which would look amazing with tailored trousers or a slinky satin dress. 

Or perhaps the Reiss Paige Tuxedo Single Breasted Blazer in black? With dramatic peak lapels in smooth satin and carefully padded shoulders, it’s elegant, sexy and will give any outfit a purposeful evening look. 

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