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Meghan Markle Wore a Stunning Red Dress This Weekend & You Can Rock the Same Look for a Lot Less

Meghan Markle leads the type of life pretty much all of us dream about. She was a successful actress, fell in love with literal royalty, and found a partner who was willing to give it all up in the name of love and family for a peaceful life in Canada. And we haven’t even *gotten* to her wardrobe yet! Markle’s style is already legendary, but if we’re being honest with ourselves, our fashion budget is more H&M than Hermes. This past weekend, Markle stepped out in a dramatic crimson cape dress at the Mountbatten Festival of Music that made our jaws drop. And while the original frock, a red Safiyaa cape dress, retails for a whopping $1,696, we’ve found a few affordable alternatives for when you want to dress like Meghan Markle for less.

1. TJ Maxx Marchesa Notte Cape Gown With Sequins And Embroidery

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This crimson cape gown at TJ Maxx features a full-length cape overlay, and beautiful embroidery and sequin accents that almost make it seem more regal than the dress Markle wore!

Marchesa Notte Cape Gown $299.99 Buy now

2. ASOS True Violet Cape Detail Mini Dress

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ASOS carries a sexier version of Markle’s red cape dress. It’s a mini dress with long, dramatic cape-like sleeves, and a fully open back for fashionistas who aren’t afraid to bare it all.

ASOS Cape Detail Mini Dress $103.00 Buy now

3. Macy’s Betsy & Adam Caped Sheath Dress

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If you’re looking for an office-friendly version of the dress, this red sheath with a slouched cape attached to the sleeves could be the one for you.

Caped Sheath Dress $199.99 Buy now

4. Nordstrom Plus Size Eloquii Red Cape Dress

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Pairing a red sheath dress with a cape that matches the knee-length hemline creates a look versatile enough for cocktail parties, the theater, work events, and more.

Eloquii Cape Dress $129.95 Buy now

These looks all prove that you don’t need to have the budget of a Duchess to look like pure royalty!

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