Survey: Kate Middleton’s Shoe Wardrobe Is Better Than Meghan Markle’s

Kate Middleton has the most envied shoe wardrobe in the United Kingdom, according to a recent survey.

Ahead of the royal wedding, Wynsors World of Shoes found that Meghan Markle’s shoe wardrobe was the fourth most-envied among 1,500 Brits surveyed. Victoria Beckham and Cheryl edged out Markle for the second and third spots, respectively.

It’s no surprise that Middleton’s shoe wardrobe is well-loved among the British public. Following her marriage in 2011 to Prince William, Middleton has been the U.K.’s biggest style influencer, driving product sales more than any A-list celebrity.

Although the Duchess of Cambridge’s shoe wardrobe features a wide variety of brand, she is unafraid to return to her favorites.

Her top brand choices for royal engagements include Gianvito Rossi, Tod’s and Jimmy Choo — and she almost always steps out in heels.

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Kate Middleton steps out in an Emilia Wickstead dress and Gianvito Rossi pumps.
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But Middleton also loves casual footwear. Penelope Chilvers’ weatherproof boots have been a staple of her wardrobe for years, and she also loves her relatively inexpensive Superga sneakers.

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Kate Middleton wearing her favorite sneakers, Superga’s Cotu Classic style in white.
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Meanwhile, Markle’s favorite shoe appears to be Manolo Blahnik’s BB pump, which she frequently pairs with her chic dresses and coats for public appearances.

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Meghan Markle in Manolo Blahnik’s BB pumps alongside Prince Harry
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Her wardrobe also includes heels from brands such as Sarah Flint, Aquazzura and Stuart Weitzman.

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Meghan Markle wears Aquazzura’s Milano pumps.
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Although Markle’s wardrobe hasn’t yet garnered the popularity of Middleton’s, fans will be watching to see what footwear the stylish “Suits” star sports at the royal wedding Saturday.

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