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How Much Did Meghan Markle's Royal Wardrobe for Her First Tour Cost?

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Meghan Markle finished her 16-day royal tour with Prince Harry. Together, they've been to Australia, Fiji, Tonga, back to Australia, and New Zealand. Hard to keep up, right? What's even slightly more difficult is tracking all of Meghan's outfit changes— I mean, she's worn over 30 different looks. But as fans of the royals, this is a challenge we accept. We even tracked all of their cutest moments because...why not?

We knew she would debut some new ensembles and designers on this trip, like Karen Gee and Safiyaa, to honor the countries she was visiting. The Duchess of Sussex has also re-worn many of the pieces she's packed, like her black Outland Denim jeans and Aquazzura navy pumps. This was a smart move on her part—the key to traveling light is making one piece work for multiple outfits. But since she is a royal, her travel essentials didn't lack designer goods or royal jewels (she's worn Princess Diana's aquamarine ring and butterfly accessories more than once).

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According to The Daily Mail, Meghan's royal tour wardrobe is predicted to hit $127,991 (roughly P6.80 million*). We decided to investigate just how much Meghan spent on her travel looks, below, tracking everything from the dresses she wore to her fascinators. To date, she has spent over $60,000 (P3.19 million) and that's not even including custom outfit designs and all the jewelry she has worn on the trip. It seems the Duchess has definitely hit that $100k or more mark of spending. Thankfully, the royal family a.k.a. Prince Charles is footing the bill.

Day 1


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Meghan and Prince Harry arrived in Australia to kick off their 16-day royal tour.

Shoes: Sarah Flint Jay Heels, $395 (P20,998)

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Day 1


Meghan attended an afternoon reception at Admiralty House.

Dress: Brandon Maxwell, $1,895 (P100,738)

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Shoes: Tamara Mellon "Rebel 105" pumps, $395 (P20,998)

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Day 1


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Meghan and Prince Harry met with representatives from all eighteen countries represented in the Invictus Games.

Trench coat: Martin Grant, $1,690 (P89,840)

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Dress: Karen Gee, $1,800 (P95,688)

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Shoes: Stuart Weitzman, $375 (P19,935)

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Day 1


For a visit to the Taronga Zoo, Meghan switched into flats and slipped on a pair of sunglasses.

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Shoes: Rothy's, $145 (P7,708)

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Sunglasses: Krewe, $315 (P16,745)

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Day 2


For day two of the royal tour, Meghan and Harry visited Dubbo, a city in New South Wales.

Blazer: Serena Williams, $145 (P7,708)

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Jeans: Outland Denim, $179 (P9,515)

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Button-down shirt: Maison Kitsuné, $219 (P11,642)

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Boots: J.Crew, $178 (P9,462)

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Day 3


Meghan arrived in Melbourne, Australia for day three of the royal tour.

Dress: Dion Lee, $990 (P52,628)

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Shoes: Manolo Blahnik, $936 (P49,757)

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Day 3


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Prince Harry and Meghan visited South Melbourne Beach on Oct. 18.

Coat: Re-wore her Martin Grant trench

Shoes: Re-wore her Rothy's flats

Dress: Club Monaco, $268 (P14,246)

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Day 4


Prince Harry and Meghan were back with another beach outing at Bondi Beach. The two met Grant Trebilco and Sam Schumacher, founder and co-founder of OneWave, a local surfing community group raising awareness for mental health and well-being.

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Dress: Martin Grant, $1,420 (P75,487)

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Shoes: Castañer, $120 (P6,379)

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Day 4


Meghan and Prince Harry visited the MacArthurs Girls School where they watched performances and met the students.

Dress: Roksanda, $1,850 (sold out)

Shoes: Re-wore her Stuart Weitzman pumps

Day 5


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Prince Harry and Meghan attended the official opening of the ANZAC Memorial in Hyde Park.

Dress: Emilia Wickstead, $2,080 (P110,572)

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Shoes: Tabitha Simmons, $695 (P36,946)

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Hat: Philip Treacy, email for pricing

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Clutch: Givenchy, $1,990 (P105,788)

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Day 5


Prince Harry and Meghan attended the Invictus Games on Cockatoo Island.

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Blazer: Altuzarra, $1,595 (P84,790)

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Shirt: Invictus Sydney shirt

Jeans: Mother, $196 (P10,419)

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Shoes: Re-wore her Tabitha Simmons heels

Sunglasses: Illesteva, $240 (P12,758)

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Day 5


The couple attended an evening reception to welcome the Invictus Games to Sydney.

Coat: Gillian Anderson, $450 (P23,922)

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Dress: Stella McCartney, $1,995 (P106,054)

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Clutch: Dior, $1,822 (sold out)

Shoes: Re-wore her Stuart Weitzman pumps

Day 6


Prince Harry and Meghan joined the prime minister for a lunchtime reception with Invictus Games competitors, their families, and friends in Sydney.

Blazer: L’Agence, $550 (P29,238, sold out)

Jeans: Re-wore her Mother or Outland Denim jeans

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Shoes: Aquzzura, $750 (P39,870)

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Bag: Oroton, $221 (P11,748)

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Day 6


The couple watched the sailing finals from a boat.

Jacket: Invictus Games merch, $160 (P8,505)

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Shoes: Veja, $150 (P7,974)

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Sunglasses: Re-wore her Krewe sunglasses

Day 6


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Meghan and Prince Harry attended a private garden party for the Invictus Foundation. Though photos were limited, you can see a snap of her actual dress here.

Dress: Jason Wu, $1,995 (P106,054)

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Shoes: Re-wore her Aquazzura pumps

Clutch: Jimmy Choo, $1,295 (P68,842)

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Day 7

Meghan boarded a plane for Fraser Island in a polka dot dress.

Dress: & Other Stories, $129 (P6,857, sold out)

Shoes: Sarah Flint, $245 (P13,024)

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Sunglasses: Karen Walker, $187 (P9,940)

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Day 7


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Meghan joined Prince Harry on a walk around Fraser Island.

Dress: Reformation, $218 (P11,588)

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Shoes: Re-wore her Sarah Flint sandals

Sunglasses: Re-wore her Karen Walker sunglasses

Day 8


The Duchess of Sussex switched outfits when she landed at Nausori Airport on October 23 in Suva, Fiji.

Dress: Zimmermann (price unknown)

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Hat: Stephen Jones (price unknown)

Shoes: Re-wore her Tabitha Simmons pumps

Clutch: Kayu, $235 (P12,492)

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Day 8


The royal couple attended a reception dinner hosted by the President of Fiji.

Dress: Safiyaa, $1,405 (P74,689)

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Shoes: Possibly re-wore her Manolo Blahnik heels

Day 9


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Meghan and Prince Harry visited the University of the South Pacific in Suva. They watched a cultural performance on the effects of climate change and met students from the campus.

Dress: Figue, $1,495 (P79,474, sold out)

Shoes: Re-wore her Castañerespadrilles

Clutch: Suva tapa cloth bag (price unknown)

Day 9


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Before leaving Fiji, the two made a pit stop to unveil the Labalaba statue at the Nadi Airport.

Dress: Jason Wu, $1,695 (P90,106)

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Heels: Re-wore her Manolo Blahnik pumps

Clutch: Re-wore her Dior clutch

Day 9


Meghan switched outfits on the plane and arrived in a new look in Tonga.

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Dress: Self-Portrait, $486 (P25,835)

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Shoes: Re-wore her Manolo Blahnik pumps

Clutch: Carried the same Dior clutch

Day 9


Meghan and Harry met the King of Tonga at a special reception at night.

Dress: Theia, $995 (P52,894)

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Shoes: Re-wore her Aquazzura pumps

Clutch: Carried the same Givenchy clutch

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Day 10


Meghan wore a striped dress while meeting with the prime minister of Tonga.

Dress: Martin Grant, $1,385 (P73,626)

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Clutch: Prada, $1,820 (P96,751)

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Day 10


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Prince Harry and Meghan said their goodbyes in Tonga as they prepared to return to Sydney.

Dress: Veronica Beard, $595 (P31,630)

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Shoes: Banana Republic, $65 (P3,455)

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Day 11


The couple arrived at the Australian Geographic Society Awards to present awards at the Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney.

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Dress: Oscar de la Renta, $6,790 (P360,956)

Shoes: Re-wore her Aquazzura pumps

Day 12


Meghan and Prince Harry attended the Invictus Games wheelchair basketball finals at the Quay Centre.

Shirt: Theodore, $550 (P29,238)

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Jeans: Re-wore her Outland Denim jeans

Shoes: Re-wore her Sarah Flint heels

Day 12


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The Duchess of Sussex gave a speech during the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney.

Dress: Antonio Berardi (price unknown)

Shoes: Aquazzura, $750 (P39,870)

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Day 13


The royal couple departed Sydney Airport for New Zealand on Oct. 28.

Dress: Boss, $319 (P16,958)

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Shoes: Re-wore her Aquazzura pumps

Bag: Cuyana, $225 (P11,961)

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Day 13


Meghan and Harry arrived in New Zealand this weekend for the final leg of their royal tour.

Coat: Karen Walker, $750 (P39,870)

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Dress: Asos, $60 (P3,189)

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Shoes: Re-wore her Sarah Flint pumps

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Day 13


While meeting with young people in the mental health sector at the Wellington Cafe in New Zealand, Meghan wore an all-black outfit.

Coat: Club Monaco, $298 (P15,841, sold out)

Sweater: David Jones, $499 (P26,526)

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Jeans: Re-wore her Outland Denim jeans

Shoes: Stuart Weitzman lace-up boots, $698 (P37,105)

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Day 13


While in New Zealand, Prince Harry and Meghan stopped by the Government House in Wellington for a reception.

Dress: Gabriela Hearst, $2,495 (P132,634, sold out)

Clutch: Carried her Dior clutch again

Day 14


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Meghan and Harry held hands as they walked through Abel Tasman National Park.

Jacket: Seasalt Cornwall (price unknown)

Jeans: Re-wore her Outland Denim jeans

Shoes: Stella McCartney x Adidas, $325 (P17,277)

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Scarf: Loro Piana, $249 (P13,236, sold out)

Day 14


On Oct. 29, Prince Harry and Meghan met models wearing the work of industry leading artists in film, sculpture and costume design during a visit to Courtney Creative in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Dress: Maggie Marilyn, $1,020 (P54,223)

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Shoes: Re-wore her Manolo Blahnik pumps

Day 15


Meghan and Harry arrived in Auckland to unveil a plaque that dedicates a 20 hectare area of bush to the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy.

Jacket: Karen Walker, $437 (P23,230)

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Shirt: Lavender Hill Clothing Co., $43 (P2,285)

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Jeans: J.Crew, $75 (P3,987)

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Boots: The Muck Boot Company, $159 (P8,452)

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Day 15


The royal couple attended a reception at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, where they watched cultural performances by members of the Pasifika community who live in Auckland.

Dress: Antonio Berardi, $2,695 (P143,266, sold out)

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Shoes: Aquazzura, $651 (P34,607)

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Day 15


Meghan and Prince Harry greeted fans in Auckland while on their way to a Pillars charity event.

Dress: Brandon Maxwell (price unknown)

Coat: Burberry, $2,395 (P127,318, sold out)

Shoes: Re-wore her Stuart Weitzman pumps

Day 16


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Prince Harry and Meghan started the last day of their royal tour in Rotorua, New Zealand.

Dress: Stella McCartney, $3,973 (P211,204)

Shoes: Re-wore her Manolo Blahnik pumps

Day 16


The duo did a walkabout in Rotorua, New Zealand.

Sweater: Givenchy (price unknown)

Skirt:
 Givenchy (price unknown)

Shoes:
 Re-wore her Manolo Blahnik pumps

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Day 16


For their last event on the royal tour, the two dressed down for a walk through the Redwoods.

Sweater: Re-wore her Givenchy sweater

Jeans: Re-wore her Mother jeans

Jacket: Norrøna ‘Oslo’ Puffer Jacket, $639 (P33,969)

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Shoes: Birdie, $120 (P6,379)

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From: Marie Claire US

*$1 = P53.16 as of November 4, 2018

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This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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