12 Affordable Shoes Meghan Markle Loves

Ever since Meghan Markle married Prince Harry, it’s no secret the world has been inspired by her seemingly effortless fashion choices — right down to her shoes. While the Duchess of Sussex has been known to rock plenty of pairs from Manolo Blahnik and Aquazzura, she also has some affordable footwear favorites that make it easy for many to copy her style without breaking the bank. From staple flats to warm winter boots, shop some of her most wallet-friendly looks under $250, below.

Rothy’s Black Solid Point Flats

Meghan swapped her heels for these Rothy’s flats twice during her 2018 tour of Australia with Prince Harry, and we can’t blame her. Not only is the knit style comfy, but it’s also eco-friendly (made of recycled plastics) and machine washable for instant freshness.

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Meghan Markle wears Rothy’s shoes on South Melbourne Beach in Australia.
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Rothy's Point Flat
Rothy’s Point flat
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Adidas Stan Smith

Another comfy pick on Meghan’s list is the Adidas Stan Smith. This iconic tennis sneaker has become beloved by many other A-listers and social media mavens, thanks to its easy to style silhouette and classic cushioning.

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Meghan Markle in Los Angeles, April 2020.
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Birdies Starling Slipper

An updated take on the classic smoking slipper, this pair offers seven layers of responsive cushioning and a plush quilted lining. The exact black velvet version Markle selected is available for $95 on Birdies.com. You can also purchase it in a range of other finishes on the site, including cheetah print calf hair and a cognac-colored leather.

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Meghan Markle wears Prince Harry’s Norrona Oslo jacket and Birdies slippers.
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Veja V-10 Sneaker

These white sneakers made with sustainable leather are another eco-conscious pick from the Duchess. For casual outings, pair them with skinny jeans, a simple blouse and oversized sunnies like Meghan did while sightseeing with Prince Harry in the Sydney harbor. Or, you could dress them up a little with a breezy summer frock.


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Meghan Markle wears Veja sneakers in Sydney harbor on an October 2018 boat outing with Prince Harry.
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Veja V-10 leather sneakers
Veja V-10 leather sneakers.
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Adidas Ultraboost Sneaker

Markle may usually be dressed to the nines, but for a flight out of JFK airport in February 2019, she kept things more casual in Adidas Ultraboost sneakers. The comfy kicks are designed for maximum comfort, with a breathable knit upper and a sock-knit fit that’s made to move with the foot.

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Meghan Markle steps out in a camel coat and Adidas Ultraboost sneakers in New York on Feb. 20.
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Adidas Ultraboost sneaker.
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Sam Edelman Sally Flat

A classic ballet flat never goes out of style, and Sam Edelman’s Sally is a budget-friendly choice. The Duchess sported the shoe, complete with a sharp pointed toe silhouette, on a royal tour of Africa last October. Shop the shoes on Amazon.com now, with prices starting well under $100.

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Meghan Markle wears Sam Edelman flats out with Prince Harry on Sept. 24 in Cape Town.
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Sam Edelman Sally ballet flat
Sam Edelman Sally ballet flat.
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Everlane Editor Slingbacks

Markle is a big supporter of conscious fashion, and Everlane’s use of ethical materials was likely a selling point for her. The Everlane Editor flat has a classic look with pointed toe and low vamp. It pairs perfectly with a button-down and slacks for the office or a breezy dress like the Aritzia one the duchess chose.

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Meghan Markle visits Sneakers 4 Change in Johannesburg, South Africa on Sept. 30.
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Castaner Carina Wedge Espadrilles

A high jute wedge and elegant ankle ties make these wedges a go-to summer look. Wear them with practically any off-duty outfit, like a colorful maxi dress, as Markle did on Bondi Beach.

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Meghan Markle wears a Figue dress and Castañer espadrilles.
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Castaner Carina Canvas Wedge Espadrilles
Castañer Carina canvas wedge espadrilles.
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Reebok Classic Leather Sneakers

Before she was royalty, Markle’s style was also defined by a few comfy pieces — like these classic Reebok kicks. The Duchess was spotted wearing them to and from yoga on multiple occasions.

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Meghan Markle wearing Reebok Classic leather sneakers.
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Reebok Classic
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Muck Boot Reign Tall Rubber Riding Boot

Markle stepped out in these sturdy rubber Muck Boots, complete with a waterproof upper and shock-absorbing footbed during an outing in New Zealand last October.

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Meghan Markle wears sturdy Muck Boot Company boots.
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Sarah Flint Grear Sandals

Sarah Flint, by far one of Markle’s favorite shoe brands, offers these chic strappy sandals featuring ankle ties and two leather straps. The shoe is stocked in a number of colorways, including the brown favored by the Duchess as well as this stunning gold and silver variation. Although the the brand’s styles top out at $495, these sandals cost just under $250.

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Meghan Markle wears a Reformation dress and Sarah Flint sandals.
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Sarah Flint Grear Sandals
Sarah Flint Grear sandals
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Kamik Sienna 2 Boots

Perfect for braving cold temperatures, these all-weather boots are waterproof, lightweight and insulated. The original version Markle has worn since 2016 is nearly sold out on most sites, but you can still shop a similar version of the style at Zappos.com.

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Kamik Sienna 2 boots
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