While known for her splashy sapphires and blinding bling, the Duchess of Cambridge is not one to balk at a budget piece. Far from shying away from high street brands and retail chains, the mom of three is often drawn to wallet friendly pieces even if she does do her online shopping in a posh armchair in the palace alongside the Queen’s corgis.
Here are the Duchess of Cambridge’s 10 Most Affordable Pairs of Earrings:
- Missoma Gold Zenyu Earrings
In Pakistan, the duchess looked cheery and chipper in a pair of Zenyu Chandelier Hoops featuring bobble-trimmed charms. The dainty and delicate hoops by Missoma are crafted in a brushed-gold finish — the design is a tribute to the artistry and heritage of Columbia. The pretty pair set back this future Queen consort less than $150.
2. Accessorize Polly Petal Earrings
Featuring a cluster of rose pink petal stones set in gold tone medal–these feminine flowery accessories are one of Duchess Kate’s most inexpensive pieces of jewelry The chic statement earrings are perfect for pairing with casual and summery dress styles. And the slinky drop and pink gems only cost Cambridge matriarch $12!
3. Accessorize Simple Filigree Short Drop Earrings
Just call her the Duchess of Discount! Kate wore these understated stunners for some park play at the Back to Nature festival as well as for the final day of the tour of Pakistan with Prince William. These ultra-affordable sold out short drop earrings feature scalloped edges and intricate cut-outs. And don’t worry it won’t cost a penny of your princess funds–the pair are priced at $8!
4. Monica Vinader Siren Wire Earrings
Far from being a jewel junkie, this palace dweller is very fond of recycling clothes and accessories. One of Kate’s most believed repeat items is her green onyx earrings which she has donned since the Royal Tour of Canada in 2016. The duchess has worn the charming multi-faceted Vinader Green Onyx gemstone earrings with 18 carat gold plated vermeil on at least seven occasions as a royal. The $195 gems are also a favorite of Queen Letizia.
5. J.Crew Pearl and Crystal Earrings
In November 2018, the Duchess wore a pair of big baubles with a small price tag. For Remembrance services, she opted for a little luster in the way of pearl and crystal earrings from the American retail company J.Crew. At only $68, the shiny studs seemed like a steal.
6. Simone Rocha Red Beaded Drop Earrings
For a birthday celebration for the Queen in Berlin in July 2017, the glowing and glamorous royal opted for a pair of Simone Rocha beaded drop earrings for a fancy soiree at the Ambassador’s residence. Comprised of glistening glass beads, the sparklers only set back the tiara wearing dynamo a mere $295. The frugal fashionista wore the pretty pair again in February 2019 for her mom’s 64th birthday celebration.
7. Oscar de la Renta Pearl Sun Star Button Earrings
For under $200, the duchess got a bargain on a pair of stud earrings by Oscar de la Renta which feature striking gold-plated sun stars set with lustrous Japanese resin pearls. Kate wore the chic set on tour in Germany in July 2017 and back in London in November 2017.
8. Mirabelle Lolita Gold Plated Loop Earrings
Saving her fashion funds for a rainy day, Kate’s dangle earrings cost a very budget friendly price of just $50. The playful gold plated earrings feature 3 interconnected loops of increasing size with a total length of 4cm. The affordable pair are handmade and are part of the Mirabelle Mythology Collection. Kate donned the earrings twice in 2015 and at a roadshow in June 2017.
9. In2Design Baroque Pearl Drop Earrings
Kate didn’t hesitate to wear her pauper-priced pearls in front the Queen–the duchess sported the $152 freshwater pearl earrings on gold wire for a Pre-Christmas luncheon in December 2018. Varying by shape and size due to the nature of the freshwater pearls, these handmade and unique earrings are likely to appear on the lobes of HRH again soon.
10. Zeen Dazzling Ceramic Drop Earrings
Preparing for the royal tour, Kate wore these $8 gold-tone earrings feature a ceramic halo rhombus drop suspended from a citrine colored stone stud at a pre-Pakistan party. The elegant earrings coordinated perfectly with her ARoss Girl x Soler ‘Amanda’ silk-georgette maxi dress (sold out-similar).