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Inside the Princess of Wales’ pricey and sustainable US tour wardrobe

Kate Middleton spent the last three days touring the US alongside her husband, Prince William – and the Princess of Wales looked exceptionally stylish every step of the way.

From a glamorous $2,380 Gabriela Hearst shirt and skirt combo to a chic $5,960 Alexander McQueen pea coat, she has paraded a series of fashionable (and pricey) outfits – beginning from the moment she and William stepped off the plane at Boston Logan International Airport on Wednesday.

The royal couple, both 40, jetted off to the states to attend the Earthshot Prize Awards – an event created by William back in 2020, which awards five people each year for their contributions to environmentalism.

It took place on Friday evening at MGM Music Hall in Boston, and Kate showed off her eco-credentials by donning a rented neon green Solace London gown, which she borrowed from online rental platform HURR, which charges approximately $91 per loan.

Kate and William finished the busy trip at the Earthshot Prize Awards on Friday evening, where Kate showed off her eco-credentials by donning a rented neon green Solace London gown

From a custom-made Burberry dress to a a vintage $4,698 Chanel blazer (seen), here's everything Kate wore during her visit to the States, and a breakdown of the cost of each of her outfits

From a custom-made Burberry dress to a a vintage $4,698 Chanel blazer (seen), here’s everything Kate wore during her visit to the States, and a breakdown of the cost of each of her outfits

Kate and William’s trip to America was certainly a busy one. The pair visited various sites around Boston and met with many officials to discuss climate change, during which, Kate continued to stun in her various looks.

The mother-of-three’s outfits ranged from a custom-made Burberry dress to a a vintage $4,698 Chanel blazer. She, of course, made sure to accessorize each of her ensembles with exquisite pieces of jewelry and purses – toting a Chanel handbag worth over $4,500 on one occasion, and sporting a stunning pair of gold hoops that were priced at more than $3,000 on another.

While the Princess did her best to show off her eco-credentials with a thoughtful selection of styles that included recycled items, sustainable picks, and even a rented gown for the Earthshot gala, her chosen clothing totaled upwards of $50,000 for the three days – and that doesn’t include the priceless jewels she wore, which once belonged to Princess Diana. 

Here, FEMAIL reveals everything you need to know about the royal style queen’s tour wardrobe. 

DAY ONE 

LANDING IN BOSTON WITH A BANG: KATE SPORTS $3,855 ENSEMBLE TO ARRIVE IN THE US ON COMMERCIAL FLIGHT

When Kate and William touched down in Boston on Wednesday afternoon, the Princess of Wales wore an outfit totaling $3,855, which included a midnight blue $2,190 blazer and $890 boot-cut trousers, both made by Alexander McQueen

When Kate and William touched down in Boston on Wednesday afternoon, the Princess of Wales wore an outfit totaling $3,855, which included a midnight blue $2,190 blazer and $890 boot-cut trousers, both made by Alexander McQueen

Kate (seen) also paid tribute to Princess Diana by wearing a pair of stunning sapphire and diamond earrings that once belonged to her late mother-in-law

Diana was spotted wearing the glittering, two-tiered flower-shaped earrings on several occasions before her death in 1997 - including when she attended the Met Gala in New York City in 1996 (seen) and during a visit to Canada in 1991. Now, they've been passed down to Kate

 Kate (left) also paid tribute to Princess Diana (right) by wearing a pair of stunning sapphire and diamond earrings that once belonged to her late mother-in-law

When Kate and William touched down in Boston on Wednesday afternoon, the Princess of Wales put on an incredibly elegant display in a midnight blue $2,190 blazer and $890 boot-cut trousers, both made by British fashion house Alexander McQueen.

Underneath the jacket, she wore a knitted turtleneck in a matching color. It is unfortunately unclear what brand made the top or how much it cost. As for her shoes, Kate opted for a pair of Gianvito Rossi suede pumps, which cost $775. 

She also paid tribute to Princess Diana by wearing a pair of stunning sapphire and diamond earrings that once belonged to her late mother-in-law.

Diana was spotted wearing the glittering, two-tiered flower-shaped earrings on several occasions before her death in 1997 – including when she attended the Met Gala in New York City in 1996 and during a visit to Canada in 1991. 

Now, they’ve been passed down to Kate, who previously wore them back in June when she attended Trooping the Colour as part of the Queen’s birthday celebrations. 

HITTING THE TOWN: THE PRINCESS OF WALES GOES GREEN IN BURBERRY DRESS AND MATCHING $430 HEELS 

After arriving in the States, the royal couple headed to an Earthshot launch event – where Kate looked as fashionable as ever in an outfit that totaled $1,550. She wore a plaid green mid-length Burberry dress, which appears to be custom-made

She completed the look with matching $430 heeled pumps by the brand Emmy London and a pair of $85 pearl earrings from sustainable British jewelry brand Shyla London

The jewelry brand 'prides itself on being ethically motivated' and strives to combat the pollution and climate change caused by fast fashion

 She completed the look with matching $430 heeled pumps by the brand Emmy London and a pair of $85 pearl earrings from sustainable British jewelry brand Shyla London

The mother-of-three toted a $1,035 dark green Mulberry bag, which according to the brand's website, boasts both shape and hardware borrowed from equestrian styling. She later put on an Alexander McQueen coat to brave the horrendous rain

 The mother-of-three toted a $1,035 dark green Mulberry bag, which according to the brand’s website, boasts both shape and hardware borrowed from equestrian styling. She later put on an Alexander McQueen coat to brave the horrendous rain

After arriving in the States, the royal couple headed to an Earthshot launch event – where Kate looked as fashionable as ever.

She paid tribute to the theme of the evening – green living – by wearing a plaid green mid-length Burberry dress, which had long sleeves and a pleated waistline. The dress doesn’t come up on any websites, so it appears to be custom-made for the Princess.

She completed the look with matching $430 heeled pumps by the brand Emmy London and a pair of $85 pearl earrings from sustainable British jewelry brand Shyla London, which – fittingly – ‘prides itself on being ethically motivated’ and strives to combat the pollution and climate change caused by fast fashion.

The mother-of-three toted a $1,035 dark green Mulberry bag, which according to the brand’s website, boasts both shape and hardware borrowed from equestrian styling.

She later put on an Alexander McQueen coat to brave the horrendous rain. The exact jacket is not available online, but similar styles by the clothing company sell for thousands.

SPORTING IN STYLE: ROYAL RECYCLES VINTAGE CHANEL BLAZER TO WATCH THE BOSTON CELTICS

Kate and William attended a Boston Celtics game at TD Garden on Wednesday evening, where she rocked an outfit totaling $5,723

Kate and William attended a Boston Celtics game at TD Garden on Wednesday evening, where she rocked an outfit totaling $5,723

For the basketball game, Kate donned a vintage blue Chanel jacket, slim-fitting black trousers, and matching black heels. The Chanel 1995 trimmed double-breasted garment, is no longer being sold, but a pre-owned version is being re-sold for $4,698

For the basketball game, Kate donned a vintage blue Chanel jacket, slim-fitting black trousers, and matching black heels. The Chanel 1995 trimmed double-breasted garment, is no longer being sold, but a pre-owned version is being re-sold for $4,698

She also accessorized the outfit with a different pair of Shyla London earrings - 'squiggle' gold hoops that cost $92 - an $158 Laura Lombardi 14-karot gold-plated chain necklace, and the same $775 Gianvito Rossi heels that she wore at the airport

She also accessorized the outfit with a different pair of Shyla London earrings – ‘squiggle’ gold hoops that cost $92 – an $158 Laura Lombardi 14-karot gold-plated chain necklace, and the same $775 Gianvito Rossi heels that she wore at the airport

Kate and William attended a Boston Celtics game at TD Garden on Wednesday evening, where they sat courtside and joined 20,000 other fans in cheering on the players as they went head-to-head against the Miami Heat. 

For the basketball game, she donned a vintage blue Chanel jacket, slim-fitting black trousers, and matching black heels.

The Chanel 1995 trimmed double-breasted garment, which featured CC-logo embossed buttons, is no longer being sold, but a pre-owned version is being re-sold online for $4,698.

The royal mother-of-three first wore the blazer in October this year, when visiting a former London 2012 venue at the Olympic Park to celebrate the 10th anniversary of sports charity Coach Core.  

She also accessorized the outfit with a different pair of Shyla London earrings – ‘squiggle’ gold hoops that cost $92 – an $158 Laura Lombardi  14-karot gold-plated chain necklace, and the same $775 Gianvito Rossi heels that she wore at the airport.

DAY TWO 

PLUMPING FOR PLUM: KATE’S DAZZLING EARRINGS AND BURGUNDY SUIT ADD TO $11,260 LOOK

On Thursday morning, the couple met with the CEO of Greentown Labs and the President of the Northeast Clean Energy Council, and Kate opted for a look that cost her $11,260 in total

On Thursday morning, the couple met with the CEO of Greentown Labs and the President of the Northeast Clean Energy Council, and Kate opted for a look that cost her $11,260 in total

She donned a pair of high-waisted maroon trousers - which cost $927 - and a matching blazer made by Roland Mouret. The exact price of the blazer is not known, but similar Roland Mouret jackets sell for $1,986

She donned a pair of high-waisted maroon trousers – which cost $927 – and a matching blazer made by Roland Mouret. The exact price of the blazer is not known, but similar Roland Mouret jackets sell for $1,986

She completed the look with a pair of $675 Gianvito Rossi suede pumps and $3,008 Daniella Draper hoop earrings

The mother-of-three also carried an extravagant Chanel handbag, which is no longer available but originally sold for $4,664 in 2015

 She completed the look with a pair of $675 Gianvito Rossi suede pumps, $3,008 Daniella Draper hoop earrings, and an extravagant Chanel handbag, which is no longer available but originally sold for $4,664 in 2015

On Thursday morning, the couple met with the CEO of Greentown Labs and the President of the Northeast Clean Energy Council to discuss how the companies are ‘contributing to global efforts,’ and Kate looked effortlessly chic for the outing.

She donned a pair of high-waisted maroon trousers – which cost $927 – and a matching blazer made by Roland Mouret. The exact price of the blazer is not known, but similar Roland Mouret jackets sell for $1,986.

She completed the look with a pair of $675 Gianvito Rossi suede pumps, $3,008 Daniella Draper hoop earrings, and an extravagant Chanel handbag, which is no longer available but originally sold for $4,664 in 2015, according to LoveThatBag.ca. 

Made form quilted calfskin leather, the bag is from Chanel’s Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection, and features an ornate gold enamel handle. 

Kate was previously seen toting the purse during a visit to Paris in 2017, and again during a church service in London in 2018, as well as a trip to the Natural History Museum in 2019. 

FIGHTING THE COLD WITH FASHION: KATE BRAVES THE BOSTON CHILL WHILE BUNDLING UP IN AN $11,348 ENSEMBLE

Later on in the day, Kate switched into another stylish look when she and William headed to Piers Park in Boston to look at the rising sea levels. This one totaled $11,348

Later on in the day, Kate switched into another stylish look when she and William headed to Piers Park in Boston to look at the rising sea levels. This one totaled $11,348

She wore a bright orange $790 Gabriela Hearst turtleneck shirt and matching $1,590 skirt, as well as a long brown Alexander McQueen pea coat

While the coat seems to be custom-made, a similar one by brand is being sold online for $5,960

She wore a bright orange $790 Gabriela Hearst turtleneck shirt and matching $1,590 skirt, as well as a long brown Alexander McQueen pea coat. While the coat seems to be custom-made, a similar one by brand is being sold online for $5,960

Later on in the day, Kate switched into another stylish look when she and William headed to Piers Park in Boston to look at the rising sea levels.

This time, she wore a bright orange $790 Gabriela Hearst turtleneck shirt and matching $1,590 skirt, as well as a long brown Alexander McQueen pea coat. While the coat seems to be custom-made, a similar one by brand is being sold online for $5,960.

She kept the designer jacket completely buttoned as temperatures began to drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit – and bundled up in a scarf and gloves.

The 40-year-old also rocked a pair of high-heeled brown boots, but it’s unclear what brand made them. As for her jewelry, she sported the $3,008 Daniella Draper hoop earrings once again.

DAY THREE 

GOING IT ALONE! PRINCESS SPORTS A CUSTOMIZED $1,200 AS SHE STEPS OUT FOR HER FIRST SOLO ENGAGEMENT OF THE TOUR 

Kate began the third day of their trip by visiting the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University in a look that came out to $3,076

Kate began the third day of their trip by visiting the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University in a look that came out to $3,076

She rocked a customized Emilia Wickstead long-sleeve blue collared dress. The original gown costs $1,201 but doesn't come with sleeves, so it appears that she had it altered

She rocked a customized Emilia Wickstead long-sleeve blue collared dress. The original gown costs $1,201 but doesn’t come with sleeves, so it appears that she had it altered

She completed the look with her go-to $775 Gianvito Rossi pumps and embellished gold hoop earrings. In addition, the mother-of-three toted a Mulberry blue leather handbag, which is currently being resold online for $1,100

 She completed the look with her go-to $775 Gianvito Rossi pumps and embellished gold hoop earrings. In addition, the mother-of-three toted a Mulberry blue leather handbag, which is currently being resold online for $1,100

Kate began the third day of their trip by visiting the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University in a customized Emilia Wickstead long-sleeve blue collared dress.

The Princess – who arrived solo, while her husband headed to John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum – looked stunning in the blue and black-patterned, mid-length gown. The original dress costs $1,201 but doesn’t come with sleeves, so it appears that she had it altered. 

Described as a ‘versatile dress that transitions effortlessly from the office wear to event dressing with minimal effort’ on its website, the pencil dress features a ‘houndstooth print that accents the tailored fit of the piece.’ 

She completed the look with her go-to $775 Gianvito Rossi pumps and embellished gold hoop earrings. The 40-year-old kept her long, brown hair in beach-like waves around her face. 

In addition, the mother-of-three toted a Mulberry blue leather handbag, which is not longer available by the brand but is currently being resold online for $1,100. 

THE MAIN EVENT! ROYAL SHOWS OFF HER ECO-CREDIENTIALS IN A RENTED GOWN AT EARTHSHOT GALA – BUT PAIRS IT WITH PRICELESS NECKLACE ONCE OWNED BY PRINCESS DIANA 

The Princess of Wales showed off her sustainable credentials on Friday night as she stepped out at the Earthshot Prize Awards ceremony in Boston wearing a rented green dress from Solace London, which costs $91 to loan from HURR

The Princess of Wales showed off her sustainable credentials on Friday night as she stepped out at the Earthshot Prize Awards ceremony in Boston wearing a rented green dress from Solace London, which costs $91 to loan from HURR

The royal paired the rental gown, which retails for around $525, with a choker which was previously owned by her late mother-in-law Princess Diana, which is believed to be worth around $15 million

The royal paired the rental gown, which retails for around $525, with a choker which was previously owned by her late mother-in-law Princess Diana, which is believed to be worth around $15 million 

The Princess of Wales showed off her sustainable credentials on Friday night as she stepped out at the Earthshot Prize Awards ceremony in Boston.

Kate, 40, donned a green floor length stretch crepe knit gown hired from rental platform HURR as attended the event with her husband Prince William, 40.

The Sabrina frock, by Solace London, costs $91 a night to rent and is described by HURR as a ‘floor length modern gown featuring an exaggerated neckline’.

It boasts a ‘body conscious fit’, and a concealed closure belt to define the waist, as well as the brand’s signature high kick split.

The royal paired the rental gown, which retails for around $525, with a choker which was previously owned by her late mother-in-law Princess Diana. The necklace, which was gifted to Queen Mary in 1911 by the Ladies of India and is thought to be worth more than $15 million, was given to Diana by Queen Elizabeth, on lifetime loan.

Kate added some more sparkle to the look with a pair of matching $11,375 Asprey diamond-emerald earrings, which she is understood to have recycled from her own collection, in keeping with the theme of the sustainable event.

Similarly, the Princess turned to her own closet when it came to her shoes – a pair of dazzling Gianvito Rossi heels.

Having encouraged guests at the Earthshot gala to wear vintage, re-used, or second-hand clothing in order to fit the event’s sustainable theme, Kate set a shining example by sporting the $2,495 designer shoes, which she has worn on a few occasions in the past – including at a reception in the Bahamas during the Waleses’ Caribbean tour in March of this year. 

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