Kate Middleton’s Most Expensive Looks
Being a member of the royal family, Duchess Kate Middleton is fortunate enough to have a stunning and very expensive wardrobe. Even her Wimbledon attire is upwards of $5,000! And that’s pocket change compared to come of her other outfits.
From her $323,732 wedding dress to her $2,678 garden party dress, here are some of the most expensive outfits worn by the beautiful Kate Middleton.
A Pink Jenny Packham Dress: $4,500
Kate Middleton has worn this particular Jenny Packham dress to a few different outings, and it’s not hard to see why. The garment is beyond flattering, with the blush pink color accentuating the Duchess’ complexion while the silver accents give her face a bit of shine.
The Duchess has been seen wearing this particular dress at both the 2011 ARK Tenth Anniversary Gala Dinner and the 2016 Children’s Hospices charity gala. It’s worth around $4,500.
Walker & Co Dress Worn To Wimbledon in 2017: $2,500
When they should have been watching the 2017 Wimbledon matches, many onlookers were busy gawking at Kate Middleton’s beautifully feminine Catherine Walker & Co dress. The springtime look was white with a colorful floral pattern around the skirt.
According to Quartz, the estimated cost of the dress is around $2,500. There was more to the look, though. The Duchess added quite a costly accessory to the sundress, a pair of Cassandra Goad gold earrings worth around $2,200.
This Stunning Alexander McQueen Dress: $10,605
While Kate Middleton undoubtedly has her pick of the proverbial fashion litter, she’s actually worn this Alexander McQueen gown to a few events. First, she wore the black, green, and white floral number to the 2017 BAFTA Awards ceremony.
The voluminous tiered dress then reappeared in 2019 during the Portrait Gala. And she looked beautiful both times! For the non-royals of the world, re-wearing the dress would be a no-brainer, as it reportedly costs $10,600.
Her Wedding Dress: $323,732
When Kate Middleton married Prince William in 2011, the public couldn’t stop talking about her gorgeous gown. Made by designer Sarah Burton, the iconic dress featured lace sleeves, a skirt with just the right amount of volume, and a nine-foot-long train attached to a stunning tiara.
It was very much a Victorian design meshed with a modern flair. But the Duchess’s dress wasn’t exactly cheap. In fact, it cost a whopping $323,732, according to The Sun.
Her 2017 Paris Outfit: $22,992
When it came to her complete outfit during her trip to Paris in 2017, Kate Middleton held nothing back. Coco Chanel designed her dress and belt.
To start, her tweed coat dress with its statement leather belt was a solid $10,891, while her burgundy handbag cost around $3,875. And let’s not forget the $6,263 Ballon Bleu de Cartier 18-carat gold watch and1,963 Cartier necklace! In total, the Duchess’s outfit was $22,992.
2017 Remembrance Day Outfit: $5,500
Kate Middleton was dressed to her nines during the 2017 Remembrance Day ceremony. Looking chic and sleek in an all-black ensemble with red embellishments, the Duchess opted to wear a Dolce and Gabbana coat paired with a Philip Treacy hat, a pair of Cornelia James Beatrice gloves, and gold Oscar de la Renta earrings.
With all of those famous designers, the outfit was anything but cheap. In fact, the entire look costs around $5,500!
The (Backward) Purple Gucci Top: $1,300
In one of Kate Middleton’s more publicized fashion faux pas, she bravely wore a Gucci top backward while visiting the Henry Fawcett Children’s Centre in London. The purple top featured a statement bow and buttons, both of which should have been on the back of her neck.
But it’s the Duchess of Cambridge, and she can really pull off anything, even if that means wearing a $1,300 blouse the incorrect way.
The Gown At Her Sister, Pippa’s, Wedding: $14,014
Traditionally, rule number one at a wedding is to not turn heads away from the bride. Well, Kate Middleton obviously didn’t get the memo, as she showed up to her sister, Pippa’s, wedding wearing a stunning Alexander McQueen dress and hat.
The silk pink gown featured a deep V-cut, puffy shoulders, and a matching hat. To complete the look, the Duchess went with a pair of Kiki McDonough earrings. In total, the outfit cost around $14,014.
A 2016 Trip To Canada Warrants A $21,915 Outfit
For normal people, traveling overseas means a pair of sweatpants, a sweatshirt, and most likely an eye mask to keep unwanted light out. For Kate Middleton, it means wearing an outfit that costs around $21,915.
During a trip to Canada in 2016, the Duchess wore a beautiful dark blue Jenny Packham dress worth $5,000. To accessorize, she opted for a G. Collins & Sons pair of earrings and a maple leaf brooch. A solid $12,000 on top of her $4,000 hat and $675 Gianvito Rossi pumps.
The 2018 Royal Ascot Outfit: $3,121
When it comes to fancy affairs, nothing really beats the Royal Ascot. And Kate Middleton held nothing back when it came to getting ready for the ceremony. During the 2018 outing, the Duchess wore a lacy white dress by Dolce & Gabbana.
It was feminine, classy, and romantic-looking paired with a matching white hat and tear-drop earrings. And it was anything but cheap. In fact, according to Hello!, the dress costs around $3,121.
2019 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Outfit: Over $4,500
For the St. Patrick’s Day celebration in 2019, Kate Middleton decided to pay homage to the Irish in an all-green outfit. For the occasion, the Duchess went with one of her go-to designers for a military-inspired coat, Alexander McQueen.
According to Insider, the dark green coat cost around $3,976. To bring the look together, she opted for a pair of $659 black Gianvito Rossi pumps. This brings the entire outfit to a whopping total of over $4,500.
Cream Catherine Walker Coat: $4,000
Traveling to Canada in 2016, Duchess Kate Middleton sported a beautiful cream-colored Catherine Walker Coat. It was fitted and had an accented collar and skirted waist that made it very unique. That uniqueness came at a price of $4,000!
Ironically, the coat wasn’t the most expensive part of the Duchess’s outfit. To accessorize, the Duchess of Cambridge donned a pair of stunning drop pearl earrings. According to Insider, they’re worth around $5,164.
Baby Blue Elie Saab Dress: $3,100
For the Royal Ascot races, Kate Middleton always dresses to impress. And the races in 2019 were no different. That year, the Duchess wore a stunning baby blue dress by Elie Saab. Complete with delicate lace, sheer fabric with polka dot detailing, and an accent necktie, the dress complimented the Duchess.
And the large hat and matching oversized blue flower were just the right accessories. In total, the outfit comes out to a whopping $3,100.
Missoni Gown And Accessorizes: $3,515
While attending a party at the Empire Music Hall in Belfast, Kate Middleton found herself behind the bar of a local Irish pub. There, she was seen pouring pints and wearing a stunning Missoni dress made a sparkly, sheer, teal fabric. The dress cost $2,115.
On top of the gown, the Duchess wore a pair of nude Gianvito Rossi pumps worth $670 and sported a Mulberry clutch, priced at $730. Her outfit’s total cost was around $3,515.
Plaid Skirt By Emilia Wickstead: $1,100
Duchess Kate Middleton pulled out all of the stops when it came to her 2018 Christmas party outfit. Paired with a buttoned-up cardigan by Bora, the Duchess whose to don a bold, ankle-length plaid skirt by Emilia Wickstead.
With the dominant red color and a dark green and white plaid pattern, it was the perfect choice for the holiday. Of course, it was also a pricey choice. The skirt alone cost $1,100!
Queen’s 90th Birthday Party Outfit: $2,678
When picking out an outfit for the Queen’s 90th birthday, nothing less than fabulous is going to do. And Kate Middleton didn’t disappoint. For the garden party celebration, the Duchess of Cambridge wore a striking red maxi dress by one of her go-to designers, Alexander McQueen.
The gown was a hit and even “topped our list of best Bardot dresses this summer,” according to Elle. In total, the McQueen dress costs a whopping $2,678.
LBD By Alexander McQueen: $6,000
A staple in most women’s closest is the infamous LBD (little black dress). And, as it so happens, even Duchess Kate Middleton isn’t immune to the charms a black dress can hold over a person. In 2017, she wore a stunning black Alexander McQueen to a reception in Paris.
Of course, her LBD was a little more pricey than the typical person’s, coming in at a whopping $6,000. And that’s not even including her Gianvito Rossi shoes.
Yellow Jenny Packham Dress: $1,424
When visiting the German Cancer Research Institute and Heidelberg market in 2017, Kate Middleton wore a custom yellow Jenny Packham dress. It was the perfect piece for the summertime visit, beautiful and vibrant.
Even though the garment looks like a more “casual” piece for the Duchess, the dress still cost a pretty penny. A solid $1,424, to be exact. Hopefully, this wasn’t a “wear it once and stick it in the back of the closet” dress.
Red Military Jacket: $1,020
Kate Middleton wore a bold red military-inspired jacket while visiting the Royal Air Force Air Cadets in Stamford in 2017. The Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini coat was stunning and fit in with the Duchess’s military surroundings.
But the coat definitely came at a price and an expensive one at that. Paired with a black turtleneck, pants, gloves, and knee-high black boots, the Duchess of Cambridge’s coat cost a whopping $1,020.
Powder Blue Coat Dress By Emilia Wickstead: Over $6,000
On May 11, 2017, Kate Middleton visited Luxembourg and wowed crowds with her gorgeous outfit, per usual! While there, she sported a stunning powder blue coat dress by the designer Emilia Wickstead.
The dual coat and dress combination wasn’t cheap, though. The garment plus the price of her blue gemstone Kiki McDonough earrings comes out to a total cost that’s over $6,000. Here’s to hoping she re-wears the entire outfit at some point in time!