Kate Middleton just stepped out wearing £1.50 earrings from Accessorize

The phrases ‘royal style’ and ‘bargain’ may not be a natural pairing, but Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge just proved that even the most expensive of outfits can be accessorised with a high-street find.

The mum-of-three opened her travelling ‘Back to Nature’ garden at the Royal Horticultural Society Garden in Surrey yesterday, wearing a stunning floral dress from designer Emilia Wickstead.

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But while the garment itself carries a slightly eye-watering price tag of £1,635, the earrings she chose to complement it are an amazingly low-budget buy, priced at just £1.50.

Kate’s delicate gold filigree drop earrings are from jewellery chain Accessorize, and were originally £5 when they came into stores. But they’ve since gone into the summer sale and been cut to their current – amazing – cost.

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As is that wasn’t enough, Monsoon reports that Kate’s shoes were also its own Fleur Espadrille Wedges, which are reduced from £45.00 to £13.50 in the sale.

Fleur Espadrille Wedge Heels, £45 (was £13.50), Monsoon

But before you get too excited at the prospect of being able to dress like a duchess of a dime, you should know that rather predictably the Kate effect has already struck, and both styles are completely sold out online.

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It’s not the first time Kate has turned to Accessorize to complete her outfit. Earlier this year she debuted the same garden at Chelsea Flower Show, and chose the store’s £8 Polly Petal Drop Earrings to mark the occasion.

Simple Filigree Short Drop Earrings, £1.50 (was £5), Accessorize

Yesterday in Surrey, keen gardener Kate met with former Bake Off star Mary Berry to tour the garden, which will now been expanded to become a permanent fixture at RHS Wisley, and the pair even took a tractor ride with a group of local school children at the event.

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A Kensington Palace spokesman said of the installation: ‘As part of her longstanding work on Early Years, The Duchess of Cambridge believes that spending time outdoors plays a pivotal role in children’s future health and happiness, building foundations that last through childhood and over a lifetime.’