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Get Prince George's look on a commoner's budget

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Royal fashion for your little one

Prince George is being touted as the world's tiniest fashion icon, but you don't have to spend your dowry just to dress your little prince or princess in frocks fit for royalty thanks to these tips from zulily. From prep school-inspired clothes for kids to nautical attire worthy of royal fashion runways, find out how to get Prince George's look on a commoner's budget.

Following in his mommy's footsteps, Prince George is inspiring tiny fashion trends everywhere. "The Royal family is one that people hold in high regard and respect and I think that is a big reason why people are drawn to Prince George's style," enlightens zulily lifestyle editor Amy E. Goodman. "Every mother dreams of dressing [her] children like the royal baby as well and everything he has worn has of course flown off shelves." And, you can dress your little prince like Prince George at a price you can afford when you follow the royal family's style, but not necessary the label. Goodman offers these tips on stealing Prince George's look for less than $100 each.

Stick with safe simple color schemes

Before you browse for clothes for kids, keep your royal fashion choices to a princely palette. "Play it safe," suggests Goodman. "The royals are not going to take risks. They know what works and will stick with the tried [and] true... think overall color schemes in white, cream, navy and light blue."

Safe simple color schemes | Sheknows.com

Under the Nile Navy Rugby Organic Bodysuit (zulily, $12)

So Rad Navy and White Sleeping Sack (zulily, $35)

Bluebird and White Stripe Bike Shorts (zulily, $10)

Loralin Design White and Navy Wrap Sweater (zulily, $18)

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Think like a king

Long before little Prince George came along, royal fashion had a standard that still screams princely. "Peter Pan collars and puffy sleeves will give an instant royal look," Goodman says. Now, adults may not still be able to pull off this royal look, but your kiddo can work it without question.

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Navy Peter Pan Collar Top (zulily, $29)

Gray Tie Layered Bodysuit and Socks (zulily, $10)

Red Monogram Bubble Bodysuit (zulily, $28)

Born to Love Sky Blue Bow Tie (zulily, $11)

Tap into school-inspired styles

Long before your little learner steps foot on campus, he can sport a prep school guise. "This is taking inspiration from Princess Kate's background and how they met at prep school," hints Goodman. "Think polo shirts, chinos, shirt dresses for girls and nautical motifs like little boats and anchors."

School-inspired deigns | Sheknows.com

Sophie and Sam Navy and Yellow Sailboat Sweater Vest (zulily, $13)

Sami Baby Tan Snappy Pants (zulily, $13)

Rare Editions Navy and White Nautical Sailor Dress (zulily, $19)

Beebay Navy and White Stripe Polo (zulily, $11)

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Play up polos

When it comes to everyday looks, Goodman advises that no royal look would be complete without "pint size polos. And, no preppy look is complete without the sweater around your neck and shorts that show off those adorable chubby legs."

Play up polos | Sheknows.com

Blue Shorts (zulily, $20)

Loralin Design Navy Knit Bow Organic Cardigan (zulily, $23)

Nautica Orange and Navy Stripe Polo and Khaki Shorts (zulily, $19)

Navy and White V-Neck Sweater Vest (zulily, $10)

Tribute to England's trademarks

While a little higher in price, there's nothing that says upper crust like, "Burberry chic," recommends Goodman. "With a tribute to the trench coat and England's iconic brand, trench coats are a great layered look [for cool evenings]. Don't forget the striped bucket hat too!"

Tribute to England's trademarks | Sheknows.com

Red Double-Breasted Peacoat (zulily, $17)

Princess Linens Layette Navy and Red Crab Personalized Bucket Hat (zulily, $20)

Navy Double-Breasted Peacoat (zulily, $17)

So Rad Tan and Red Reversible Sunhat (zulily, $15)

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