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How to recreate the Duchess of Sussex’s $118,000 royal tour wardrobe for as little as $24

With 76 engagements to complete in 16 days, the bill for a royal tour wardrobe is always going to be high.

To date, Meghan Markle’s royal tour wardrobe is valued at more than $118,000 (GBP £61,500), and there are still six days to go, including black tie receptions and galas. 

Now, FEMAIL can reveal it’s possible to get the Duchess of Sussex’s look for a fraction of the price, with some of the replicas of her royal tour wardrobe costing as little as $24.

FEMAIL can reveal it’s possible to get the Duchess of Sussex’s look for a fraction of the price, with some of the replicas of her royal tour wardrobe costing as little as $24

Meghan's $1,595 Martin Grant dress was a hit on Friday (pictured)

You can get your own version from Sheike for just $89 (pictured)

Meghan’s $1,595 Martin Grant dress was a hit on Friday (left); you can get your own version from Sheike for just $89 (right)

The Duchess of Sussex also turned to Martin Grant and another $1,600 dress last week in Bondi (pictured)

Petal and Pup have their own version of her striped dress for $129.95 (pictured)

The Duchess of Sussex also turned to Martin Grant and another $1,600 dress last week in Bondi (left); Petal and Pup have their own version of her striped dress for $129.95 (right)

Elsewhere, The Iconic's Drift style, for $119.95,  is similar to the Reformation dress Meghan wore when departing Fraser Island earlier this week

Elsewhere, The Iconic's Drift style, for $119.95,  is similar to the Reformation dress Meghan wore when departing Fraser Island earlier this week

Elsewhere, The Iconic’s Drift style, for $119.95 (right), is similar to the Reformation dress Meghan wore when departing Fraser Island earlier this week (left)

Although some items such as shoes and accessories like her Birks sapphire and diamond earrings aren’t new purchases, almost everything else the Duchess has worn is new for the tour. 

One of the looks she has worn time and again is some form of stripes.

But while Meghan’s Martin Grant dresses will set you back $1,595 (GBP £881) and $1,615 (GBP £880), there are plenty of affordable labels selling similar styles.

Petal & Pup have one style, the Saphir, for $129.95, which bears a striking resemblance to the full-length design Meghan wore while on Bondi Beach.

Elsewhere, The Iconic’s Drift style, for $119.95, is similar to the Reformation dress Meghan wore when departing Fraser Island earlier this week. 

Sheike are also selling a Boardwalk Maxi dress for $169.95, which will give you an air of the Duchess of Sussex for less. 

Alternatively, their Penelope shirt dress is currently on sale for $89, while Witchery also have a linen stripe dress for $179.95.

ASOS's cape pleated maxi dress in blue costs $96 and is very similar to Meghan's Fijian look (pictured)

ASOS's cape pleated maxi dress in blue costs $96 and is very similar to Meghan's Fijian look (pictured)

ASOS’s cape pleated maxi dress in blue costs $96 and is very similar to Meghan’s Fijian look (pictured)

The Duchess of Sussex's stylish Castaner canvas wedge espadrilles retail for $147 and have been eyed up by countless savvy fashion experts (pictured)

The Duchess of Sussex’s stylish Castaner canvas wedge espadrilles retail for $147 and have been eyed up by countless savvy fashion experts (pictured)

There is a pair of almost identical wedges on sale at Amazon Australia for just $49 (pictured)

There is a pair of almost identical wedges on sale at Amazon Australia for just $49 (pictured)

When Meghan Markle visited Bondi Beach last Friday morning, fashionistas were quick to size up the Duchess of Sussex’s shoes.

But while Meghan’s Castaner canvas wedge espadrilles retail for $147 (GBP £80), you needn’t spend three figures on the sold-out style to get her look for less.

In fact, there is a pair of almost identical wedges on sale at Amazon Australia for just $49.

The Novo Women’s Brielle style feature almost the same corkscrew nude heel, the black round-toed top section and the ties all seen on the Duchess’s feet.

Meghan's forest green dress by Jason Wu, for $2,400, was also a hit (pictured)

You can get a version for $98 from Warehouse (pictured)

Meghan’s forest green dress by Jason Wu, for $2,400, was also a hit (left). You can get a version for $98 from Warehouse (right)

While the Duchess of Sussex has notoriously eschewed colour in favour of neutral tones, Meghan has shown she can wear colour, by way of a red $628 (GBP £380) Self Portrait dress

While the Duchess of Sussex has notoriously eschewed colour in favour of neutral tones, Meghan has shown she can wear colour, by way of a red $628 (GBP £380) Self Portrait dress

Those wanting to emulate Meghan's jewel-coloured look could try ASOS's midi dress in ruby red for $100

Alternatively, you can try their Chi Chi London style for $140 (pictured)

Those wanting to emulate Meghan’s jewel-coloured look could try ASOS’s midi dress in ruby red for $100 (left), or their Chi Chi London style for $140 (right)

While the Duchess of Sussex has notoriously eschewed colour in favour of neutral tones, Meghan has shown she can wear colour, by way of a red $628 (GBP £380) Self Portrait dress and a jewel blue full length cape blue dress by designer SAFiYAA.

Those wanting to emulate Meghan’s jewel-coloured look could try ASOS’s midi dress in ruby red for $100, or their Chi Chi London style for $140.

ASOS also have another midi red style, which retails for as little as $24. 

Their cape pleated maxi dress in blue costs $96 and is very similar to Meghan’s Fijian look. 

On the final day of their time in Tonga, Meghan also turned to colour, when she wore a blue shirt dress style by US label, Veronica Beard, which retails for $840 (GBP £463).

You can get a similar style from ASOS for just $84.  

Meghan’s forest green dress by Jason Wu, for $2,400, was also a hit. You can get a version for $98 from Warehouse. 

On the final day of their time in Tonga, Meghan also turned to colour, when she wore a blue shirt dress style by US label, Veronica Beard, which retails for $840 (GBP £463)

There is a similar style at ASOS for $84 (pictured)

On the final day of their time in Tonga, Meghan also turned to colour, when she wore a blue shirt dress style by US label, Veronica Beard, which retails for $840 (GBP £463; left) – there is a similar style at ASOS for $84 (right)

Witchery have a $279.95 pinstripe blazer that is the spitting image of Meghan's $935 (GBP £510) pinstriped linen and cotton-blend blazer by Californian brand, L'Agence

Witchery have a $279.95 pinstripe blazer that is the spitting image of Meghan's $935 (GBP £510) pinstriped linen and cotton-blend blazer by Californian brand, L'Agence

Witchery have a $279.95 pinstripe blazer that is the spitting image of Meghan’s $935 (GBP £510) pinstriped linen and cotton-blend blazer by Californian brand, L’Agence 

Witchery is also selling $99.95 skinny jeans and a white cotton shirt for $89.95, to help to give you the full Meghan Markle look (pictured)

Witchery is also selling $99.95 skinny jeans and a white cotton shirt for $89.95, to help to give you the full Meghan Markle look (pictured)

It’s not just the Duchess’s red carpet looks that have attracted attention. 

Her casual looks have also drawn plaudits from fashion experts the world over, including when she wore trainers to the Invictus Games and skinny jeans and a pinstripe jacket while in Australia.

Witchery have a $279.95 pinstripe blazer that is the spitting image of Meghan’s $935 (GBP £510) pinstriped linen and cotton-blend blazer by Californian brand, L’Agence. 

They are also selling $99.95 skinny jeans and a white cotton shirt for $89.95, to help to give you the full Meghan Markle look. 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex returned to Sydney on Friday, for the next leg of their marathon 16-day tour.

The couple have still to visit New Zealand before they fly back to London next week. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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