Over the years, many fashion houses and designer brands are propelled onto the fashion radar by the influence of the Royal family, Alexander Macqueen and Jenny Peckham amongst the rest. With a relatively down to earth sense of style of the younger Royals – Kate Middleton and the soon-to-be duchess Meghan Markle – the almost sister in-laws are absolutely nifty at blending designer pieces with frugal finds. Scroll to see some of the Royal’s favourite brands at civilian prices.
Most famously known as a constant favourite of the duchess of Cambridge, Reiss is a UK fashion brand that carries a variety of effortless clothing – all within a comfortable price range of $100 to $500. The timeless and elegant style are the perfect pieces to go for a well-dressed season, kate-style.
We are certain that more than one L.K. Bennett clothing makes up Kate Middleton’s ever-enviable wardrobe and we have pictures to prove it. The Royal style icon was seen adorning this modern-refined brand on many formal occasions. For a stylish, well-tailored wear, you’ll easily be able to find something for yourself for below $300. Who says money can’t buy class?
Following the appearance of Meghan Markle in J.Crew’s topcoat, the item was sold out on the site in an instant. The good news is, there are still many other affordable gems to shop for. The essence of J.Crew is in its fun and playful character and with its inexpensive price tag, we can see why Meghan Markle loves it.
Here’s another British brand (of course) that Queen Elizabeth II favours. Just like their grandmother, This Brand is often seen on Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle as well. Barbour is known for the iconic wax cotton jacket that cost between $300 to $500 – which is a small price to pay for a jacket that will last you through the worst of weathers.
The late princess Diana, a huge style icon of her time single-handedly made wellington boots cool. Hunter’s Wellies has been a family favourite for a long time and simply perfect to match with a Barbour Jacket too – talk about styling for practicality!
It’s the perfect size and shape, adjustable length, made out of soft leather and looking fashun to the boot. Whether it’s a casual day out or attending a formal event, Meghan Markle has got herself covered with the perfect accessory that is timeless and also a great transitional piece.
Wilfred by Artizia carries a line of trendy yet feminine clothing, made for the modern romantic. If you’re a lover of vintage inspired items, look no further and channel your inner princess with one of these covetable pieces – some might even cost you no more than $100.
As a true blue Californian girl, Ms Markle is often seen rocking her street style in jeans. From trendy ripped jeans to classic skinnies, Mother Denim serves up an array of choices where you can choose from. Even when dressing up in jeans, we have to learn how the royals do it.
If you haven’t already heard, the iconic Kate Middleton’s engagement dress is back on the racks. Lucky for us, Issa London is back to carry on with her original philosophy of the brand – To make women feel gorgeous.