As a member of the royal family, Kate Middleton can’t take fashion risks like Katy Perry and Rihanna, but that doesn’t prevent her from making a huge style statement over and over again.
Although the Duchess isn’t above shopping at affordable clothing stores like Zara and UK’s Whistles, most of her picks tend to fall on the pricier side. Below, Us Weekly has found several affordable pieces that match up with the 30-year-old’s wardrobe staples so closely, it’s like having a royal flush in your closet!
Love Kate’s lace overly Erdem dress she wore to a wreath-laying ceremony when she visited Canada with her husband Prince William June 30? While an Erdem design will run you over $1,000, this black and nude dress from Alexia Admor features the same 3/4-length sleeves and boatneck neckline. ($158, nordstrom.com)
She may not be rocking sky-high Christian Louboutin pumps a la Kim Kardashian, but Kate’s simply chic nude, $325 L.K. Bennett pumps with a 1/2 platform have become just as iconic. Save a few hundred by opting for these Vince Camuto 3.5-inch heels. ($98, bloomingdales.com)
Kate wowed fashionistas when she stepped out for the first time with her new arm candy — and we’re not talking about Prince William! To carry all her royal essentials, the Duchess relies on her $1,050 Mulberry Polly Push Lock satchel. If you envy the structured tote’s top handle and embellished front clasp, you’ll love this Johnny Loves Rosie mock croc satchel, available at asos.com for just $118.16.
Known for her polished dresses and formal coats, Kate revealed she is just the average 30-year-old gal when she stepped out in bright tangerine jeans paired with a navy prep school-inspired blazer as she paid a visit to the women’s olympic field hockey team in London. Replicate her designer outfit (J Brand jeans and a Emilio Pucci blazer) with these coral Gap 1969 Skimmer Legging Jeans ($59.95, gap.com) and Willow & Clay Double Breasted Fishtail Blazer ($98, nordstrom.com).
Kate’s English Countryside must-have is her pair of $300 knee-high Le Chameau rain boots. For a fraction of the cost, Sorel’s well-constructed Sorellington Canvas boots will keep your feet and legs just as warm and protected. ($110, sorel.com)
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