The Denim Brands Royals Love, and Where to Buy Them

Zara is a favorite of Kate Middleton.

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"Royals, they're just like us!" You've seen that headline enough to sometimes doubt it's authenticity. But never has this rang truer than when it comes to jeans. Like the rest of us, royal women wear, maybe even hoard, denim. Kate Middleton loves her skinny jeans while the Queen of Spain prefers a little flare. The Duchess of Cambridge has worn them on numerous occasions to public events and outings, as has her newly minted sister-in-law. So where do royals buy their go-to demin? We did a little research to find the exact brands and styles, and where we couldn't, we found similar options. Happy shopping!

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Meghan Markle

Meghan paid tribute to her adopted home, Canada (that's where her show Suits was filmed) with a pair of black jeans from Outland Denim. She wore them several times throughout the royal tour with Prince Harry this month. Evidently, they're super comfortable.

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Outland Denim harriet in black jeans, $180

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Kate Middleton

For an eight-day visit to Canada, Kate broke out her black skinny jeans from Zara. If this fast fashion retailer is good enough for the royal, it's good enough for me. Luckily, Zara has plenty of black jeans in stock.

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Zara premium skinny stay black jeans, $50

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Princess Maria-Olympiaof Greece and Denmark

Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark, 22, chose a pair of jeans that spoke to her youthful style for a recent walk with a pup. The distressed denim with frayed hems were on-trend, especially when paired with black Chanel ankle boots.

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Mother the tomcat jeans, $245

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Kate Middleton

To watch an ultra marathon in Holyhead, Wales, in 2013, Kate—who had just given birth one month earlier to Prince George—wore a green blazer, printed shirt, and black skinny jeans by Paige.

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Paige transcend skyline skinny jeans, $179

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Meghan Markle

Megan loves her Mother jeans. She was first spotted in the denim label at the 2017 Invictus Games. She wore the brand for the event this year, choosing a black pair for the 2018 Invictus Games on Cockatoo Island, Australia.

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Mother looker skinny jeans, $196

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Princess Charlene of Monaco

Princess Charlene of Monaco does casual-elegant so well. The royal attended an event in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in 2011 wearing a bright red shirt paired with dark-rinse skinny jeans that showed off her brown sandals.

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Everlane mid-rise skinny jean, $68

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Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway

Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway is another royal who loves jeans. For a shopping trip in London, the princess wore a gray blazer, white turtleneck top, and dark blue bootcut jeans, a favorite amongst her fellow royals.

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7 For All Mankind (b)air tailorless iconic bootcut jeans, $111

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Kate Middleton

For one of the first events following her maternity leave for the birth of Prince Louis, Kate visited the Sayers Croft Forest School and Wildlife Garden in London. She wore a comfortable outfit, which included two pieces she loves: her olive Zara jeans and Penelope Chilvers boots.

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Zara zippered jeans, $40

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Kate Middleton

Howdy, Kate. The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William attended The Calgary Stampede Parade in 2011 and Kate's cowboy-inspired look was on theme. Though her Goldsign bootcut jeans have long sold out, we found a similar style you can add to your denim repertoire.

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Goldsign slim boot cut jeans, $229

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Queen Rania of Jordan

Queen Rania doesn't wear jeans often, but when she does, she'll often chooses a classic bootcut style. A suede double-breasted beige jacket completed this casual yet chic ensemble.

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Joe's hi rise honey curvy bootcut jeans, $125

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Kate Middleton

Kate wore a pair of J.Brand jeans while playing with Prince George at the Gigaset Charity Polo Match in 2015. The dressed-down look was perfect for a day outdoors, where she sat on the grass and chased after her toddler.

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J.Brand 811 skinny jeans, $248

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Princess Madeleine of Sweden

Princess Madeleine of Sweden looked super polished in white jeans when she attended the 2012 Innovation Forum seminar in Marstrand, Sweden. She kept it casual with a navy puffer jacket and black flats.

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Citizens of Humanity white jeans, $178

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Meghan Markle

For her first royal tour, Meghan packed plenty of jeans. For a visit to Auckland, New Zealand, she pulled out these black skinnies from J.Crew.

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J.Crew pull-on toothpick jeans, $75

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Kate Middleton

Meghan so far has stuck to blue and black denim, but Kate's tried it all. She's not afraid to wear color, as pictured here in 2012. The Duchess of Cambridge wore coral jeans from J.Brand while meeting Great Britain's Hockey Team at the Riverside Arena in London.

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J.Brand Alana crop skinny jeans, $228

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Queen Letizia of Spain

Like Queen Rania, Queen Letizia of Spain enjoys a classic bootcut jean. She wore a pair it with a graphic tee, a cognac-colored leather jacket, and matching boots.

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AG the new angle bootcut jeans, $178

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