How to Dress Like Meghan Markle on a Budget

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We can’t help but envy Meghan Markle. A California girl turned royal family member? We were really hoping for that to be our life story. But since we’re all out of eligible princes, the next best thing is to emulate her wardrobe. Channel your inner princess with these tips on how to dress like Meghan without spending like a queen.

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Black Blazer + Leather Leggings + Nude Pumps

Even before her duchess days, Meghan was looking sleek in an all-black ensemble with a pop of red on the lips at an event for her prior role on Suits.

Get the look: Spanx leggings ($98); Lafayette 148 blazer ($209); Alice+Olivia pumps ($295)

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White Trench Coat + Green Sheath + Nude Pumps

The royal engagement photos gave us a glimpse into how Ms. Markle’s going to look in white. (Spoiler alert: She looks gorgeous.)

Get the look: Guess coat ($130); Eliza J dress ($118); Klub Nico pumps ($143)

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Metallic Minidress + Pointed Pumps + Box Clutch

A sparkly dress stands out on its own, so keep it simple with understated accessories, just like Meghan did at the CFDA awards in 2016.

Get the look: Bardot dress ($119); Kristin Cavallari pumps ($130); Inge Christopher clutch ($135)

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Black Turtleneck + Trumpet Midi + Slouchy Boots

On her first official royal engagement at Nottingham, she donned a chic yet modest look that is definitely queen-approved. 

Get the look: Everlane sweater ($100); Rejina Pyo ($231); Lennie belt ($98); Kenneth Cole boots ($225)

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White Button-down + Ripped Jeans + Feminine Flats

Give distressed jeans the royal treatment by keeping your top more conservative like Meghan at the Invictus Games in Toronto.

Get the look: Vince blouse ($225); L’Agence jeans ($265); Tory Burch flats ($258); Oliver Peoples sunglasses ($455)

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Fit-and-flare Dress + Strappy Heels + Metallic Clutch

This princess knows—a V-shaped neckline is universally flattering.

Get the look: Black Halo dress ($345); Tony Bianco heels ($117); Edie Parker clutch ($995)

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Wool Fascinator + Trench Coat + Leather Gloves + Circle Bag

First royal Christmas jitters? Not when you look this good.

Get the look: Eric Javits hat ($295); DKNY coat ($430); Saks Fifth Avenue gloves ($74); Chloé handbag ($1,550)