The important (and pretty!) winter color trend Lady Gaga to Kate Middleton are obsessed with

Lady Gaga and Kate Middleton are spearheading the cornflower blue trend for 2019. (Photos: Getty Images; photo illustration: Yahoo Lifestyle)

Lady Gaga and Kate Middleton now have at least one thing in common. They are big fans of wearing cornflower blue.

On Sunday night, Lady Gaga wore a glamorous cornflower blue Valentino haute couture dress on the red carpet at the Golden Globes. It was a look that many compared to Judy Garland’s own powder blue look from the 1954 version of A Star Is Born.

The duchess, however, has been wearing the lilac-infused blue shade for years now. In one of her most notable photo ops, in 2013, Middleton chose a cornflower blue polka dot dress by Jenny Packham to debut her first newborn, Prince George. In September 2018, at the wedding of her friend Sophie Carter, Middleton recycled one of her go-to cornflower blue coats designed by Catherine Walker. She originally wore the coat in 2017 during a visit to Berlin.

The cornflower is actually Germany’s national flower. The color is sometimes referred to as Prussian blue. As the Telegraph reports, Queen Louise of Prussia fled Berlin after Napoleon attacked and hid her children in a field of cornflowers. The color has become a favorite among royals, including Princess Diana. Now with Lady Gaga standing behind this color trend, we predict you’ll continue to see stars making fashion statements in this color throughout the year. Get a head start now and shop eight cornflower blue items —  from dresses to nail polish — that you can use to put together your best looks for 2019. 

Faithfull Capella Dress

Faithfull Capella Dress. (Photo: Anthropologie)

This floral frock is one we can easily see Kate Middleton wearing herself without the hefty price tag. The cornflower blue shade, delicate floral print and elegant silhouette is ladylike and classy, befitting a duchess.

Shop it: $189, anthropologie.com

1901 Snap Front Coat

1901 Snap Front Coat. (Photo: Nordstrom)

This under $200 coat is a budget-friendly version of Kate’s Catherine Walker version. You can style it up or down with your favorite dress or blue jeans. Either way, you’ll look and feel like a royal.

Shop it: $149, nordstrom.com

Michael Michael Kors Whitney Medium Leather Satchel

Michael Michael Kors Whitney Medium Leather Satchel. (Photo: Nordstrom Rack)

We love the the bold trim on this cornflower blue leather satchel. It’s a great midsize bag to carry to work and on the weekend. It’ll pair nicely with an A-line dress or simple black suit.

Shop it: $150 (was $298), nordstromrack.com

Nails Inc. Nailpure Nail Polish in Regents Place

Nails Inc. Nailpure Nail Polish in Regents Place. (Photo: Need Supply)

If you’re looking to update your usual nail color in 2019, consider cornflower blue. It’s equal parts vibrant and tasteful.

Shop it: $11 (was $15), needsupply.com

Halogen Bateau Neck Sweater

Halogen Bateau Neck Sweater. (Photo: Nordstrom)

This cozy cornflower blue sweater is a great everyday top to add to any closet. Wear it with a midi skirt, trousers or jeans — it’s a sweater you’ll never want to take off.

Shop it: $49, nordstrom.com

Zara Knit Mock Neck Dress

Zara Knit Mock Neck Dress. (Photo: Zara)

Layer a turtleneck and tights underneath this mock neck dress, and it’s an easy way to stay warm this winter while adding a pop of color to your wardrobe.

Shop it: $30 (was $70), zara.com

Old Navy Soft-Brushed Button-Front Coat for Women

Old Navy Soft-Brushed Button-Front Coat for Women. (Photo: Old Navy)

A lovely everyday coat you can wear throughout the week to run errands or go out to dinner with friends. At only $50, it’s a fabulous price without sacrificing style.

Shop it: $50, oldnavy.com

Iris & Ink Andi Cashmere Sweater

Iris & Ink Andi Cashmere Sweater. (Photo: The Outnet)

Although a bit pricier, this is a steal for a cashmere sweater. If you’ve been looking to invest a little more in a quality sweater this season, look no further.

Shop it: $180, theoutnet.com.

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