Meghan’s first year as a royal was her most expensive, despite only being a member of The Firm for seven months.

From a wedding watched by millions to her first royal tour, the Duchess of Sussex had quite the year. 

MailOnline were the first to reveal how Meghan had worn clothing worth a staggering £117,934.62 ($149,515.27) during her 16-day Pacific tour with Prince Harry.

Her two wedding outfits cost almost half a million too – meaning throughout the year she splashed out £732,724.62. 

May 19, 2018: The Royal Wedding

Meghan was welcomed to the royal family in two spectacular dresses. The first (left) is estimated to have cost £200,000 with the rest of the outfit taking the total cost of the look to £337,000. While her second look, a stunning Stella McCartney gown, had an estimated cost of £60,000 with the total look costing £120,470

Total Cost: £457,470

May 22: First Engagement at Charles 70th Birthday 

Meghan’s first engagement as a royal was Prince Charles’ birthday party where she wore a £4,274 outfit

 TOTAL COST: £4,274

June 9: Trooping of the Colour 

Meghan sported Carolina Herrera and Philip Treacy to her first trooping of the colour which cost a total of £5420

TOTAL:  £5,420

June 14: First solo engagement with the Queen 

Meghan undertakes her first joint engagement with the Queen on a day trip to Cheshire, wearing out

TOTAL: £5,520    

June 16: Wedding of Harry’s cousin Celia McCorquodale

Meghan stunned in Oscar de la Renta gown at the weddnig of Celia McCorquodale

TOTAL COST: £5,711.50

June 19, Royal Ascot 

Meghan sported an £8,490 outfit to Royal Ascot, including a Givenchy dress worth £4,200

 TOTAL COST: £8,490 

June 26, Young Leaders awards ceremony at Buckingham Palace

Meghan wore an almost all Prada outfit to the awards, costing £5295 in total

TOTAL COST: £5,295

June 30 & July 1 – Meghan watches Harry play polo at Coworth Park, Ascot

Meghan wore £1,132 worth of clothes to watch her new husband Prince Harry play polo in July 

TOTAL COST: £1,132     

July 5 – Commonwealth Youth Reception 

Meghan wore a yellow dress and heels by Manolo Blahnik at the Commonwealth Youth reception in July. Her outfit cost £1,975 in total

Total Cost: £1,975

July 9 – Prince Louis’ Christening

Meghan sported a khaki Ralph Lauren dress to her nephew Prince Louis’ christening. Her outfit cost £3,690 in total. She also wore a pair of £60,000 earrings, a gift from Prince Harry

TOTAL COST: £3,690

July 10 – Centenary of the RAF, service at Westminster Abbey

Meghan showed she was a Dior Duchess as she wore the French designer to the centenary of the RAF. Her outfit cost £4,020 in total

TOTAL COST: £4,020

July 10 – 11 – Official visit to Dublin 

Meghan wore £28,236 worth of clothes on her two day visit to Ireland, including touching down in a Givenchy gown (left) before switching to a black midi gown for the evening (right)

The Duchess of Sussex wore a dove grey dress by designer and friend Roland Mouret as she arrived at the official residence of President Michael D Higgins (left) and black tailored trouser suit complete with a cropped jacket and a simple white jersey top for her second engagement of the day (right)


July 14 – Wimbledon with the Duchess of Cambridge 

Meghan and Kate turned heads for their sartorial choices at Wimbledon. Meghan’s outfit cost £2423 and was mostly from Ralph Lauren

TOTAL COST: £2,423 

July 17 – Visit to the Nelson Mandela centenary exhibition at the Southbank Centre in London

Meghan rewore a dress she purchased while living in Canada, but her outfit still reached £2368

TOTAL COST: £2,368

July 26 – Watching Harry at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club in Windsor

Meghan’s outfit to watch her husband play polo cost £3332.50, including a dress by Carolina Herrera

TOTAL COST: £3,332.50 

August 4: Meghan spends her 37th birthday at the wedding of Harry’s friend Charlie van Straubenzee

Meghan’s outfit at the wedding of Harry’s friend Charlie can Straubenzee was just shy of £2,000

TOTAL COST: £1,942

August 29: Harry and Meghan watch a gala performance of the musical Hamilton, in support of Sentebale

Meghan met the highly-accoladed Lin-Manuel Miranda to watch the Tony-winning Hamilton in August. Her outfit cost £1537

 TOTAL COST: £1,537

September 4: The couple attend the annual WellChild Awards 

Meghan wore a black suit by Altuzarra to the WellChild awards in September 2018

 TOTAL COST: £1,760

SEPTEMBER 6 – The 100 Days to Peace gala

Meghan’s outfit for the 100 Days to Peace gala cost £10,990 including earrings worth more than £9,000

TOTAL COST: £10,990

OCTOBER 12: Princess Eugenie’s wedding to Jack Brooksbank 

Meghan sparked speculation she was pregnant by wearing this loose Givenchy coat to the wedding of Princess Eugenie. Her outfit cost £13,123

 TOTAL COST: £13,123


Day one: Monday 15th October

Sydney: Arriving at Sydney Airport 

The couple were in good spirits as they touched down in Sydney on Monday 15th October, hand-in-hand and surrounded by their entourage. Onlookers noticed Meghan appeared to be covering her black and maroon Givenchy coat with a plastic folder – and with good reason, as the couple announced their pregnancy news later that day

OUTFIT TOTAL: £2,810.62

Sydney: Walking in the gardens of Admiralty House

Just hours after announcing their baby news on Monday 15th October, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were spotted walking in the gardens of Sydney’s Admiralty House


Day two: Tuesday 16th October 

Sydney, Taronga Zoo and Sydney Opera House

The couple kicked off their long list of engagements with a visit to Taronga Zoo before visiting Sydney Opera House. Tuesday also saw Meghan pay tribute to her late mother-in-law by wearing a pair of her butterfly earrings as well as one of her gold bangles

OUTFIT TOTAL: £3,003.86

Sydney: Afternoon reception at Admiralty House

Meghan flawlessly pulled off a costume change as she returned to Admiralty House for a reception hosted by the Governor-General, swapping her white shift dress for a khaki green pleated button-up shirt dress, her most expensive piece of the tour so far


Day three: Wednesday 17th October 

New South Wales: Dubbo community BBQ, Victoria Park

The Duchess of Sussex paid homage to Australian fashion in a pair high rise jeans by local brand Outland as she arrived in Dubbo on Wednesday. Meghan, 37, covered the first hints of her baby bump in an oversized white shirt by Maison Kitsune, teamed with an oversized grey check blazer from her friend Serena William’s fashion range

OUTFIT TOTAL: £1,034.95

Day four: Thursday 18th October

Melbourne: Reception at Government House

After an early start, Meghan started off the day at Melbourne’s Government House wearing an elegant ‘folded sail’ dress from Australian label Dion Lee. She teamed the navy number with a Martin Grant trench coat, which she later removed (pictured)

OUTFIT TOTAL: £3,764.23

Melbourne: South Melbourne Beach 

After starting the day in a bussinesslike navy ensemble, Meghan later changed into flats to take a stroll along South Melbourne Beach. The shoes, from eco-friendly label Rothy’s, are made from recycled bottles once destined for landfill and cost £110


Day five: Friday 19th October

Sydney: Bondi Beach

Despite the damp and dreary conditions, Meghan looked radiant in a khaki maxi-dress from Melbourne-born designer Martin Grant’s 2019 Resort collection – teamed with Castaner espadrilles – as she touched down at Bondi Beach with Prince Harry


Sydney: Macarthur Girls High School 

The royal couple visited Macarthur Girls High School on the fourth day of their whistle-stop tour of Australia. She wore a blue colour block midi dress from British label Roksanda’s pre-AW18 collection, teamed with her trusty Stuart Weitzman pumps and a white gold bracelet from her favourite jewellery designer, Maison Birks


Day six: Saturday 20th October

Sydney: Opening the ANZAC War Memorial, Hyde Park

Harry and Meghan were greeted by adoring fans as they opened a new extension of the war memorial at Sydney’s Hyde Park in a surprise appearance. The couple arrived at Hyde Park with NSW Governor David Hurley, a former chief of the defence force

OUTFIT TOTAL: £2,941.09

Sydney: Invictus Games Driving Challenge

Harry and Meghan traded their formal attire for casual looks as they took a boat across Sydney Harbour to Cockatoo Island for a special Invictus Games car challenge. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex took the private vessel from Admiralty House in Kirribilli where they were staying a guest of Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove

OUTFIT TOTAL: £1,542.98

Sydney: Invictus Games Opening Ceremony 

In a rare move, Meghan recycled a previously worn item when she joined Harry for the Invictus Games opening ceremony on Saturday night. She dug out a navy Stella McCartney cape dress first wore during the Queen’s birthday celebrations

OUTFIT TOTAL: £15,355.62

Day seven: Sunday 21st October 

Sydney: Lunch reception, The Pavilion Restaurant

Meghan opted for head-to-toe monochrome when she joined Prince Harry for an Invictus Games lunch with the Australian Prime Minister in Sydney. After skipping an earlier engagement due to exhaustion, she arrived by car to join her husband for a lunch hosted by the Australian Prime Minister at the city’s trendy Pavilion Restaurant


Sydney: Invictus sailing race, Sydney Harbour

Following lunch on Sunday, the couple, who are expecting their first child together in Spring 2019, wrapped up in Invictus Games branded waterproof jackets as they headed out into Sydney Harbour to take in the action at a sailing event

OUTFIT TOTAL: £202.45 

Day eight: Monday 22nd October

Queensland: Arriving at Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island 

The Duchess channelled Pretty Woman in a casual polka dot dress from & Other Stories when she touched down on Fraser Island. The Duchess remained at the luxury resort where she and Harry were staying on the island for a much-needed rest


Queensland: Exploring Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island 

The Duchess of Sussex stepped out in one of her most daring ensembles yet when she sported a thigh-flashing dress on Fraser Island on Monday. Meghan, 37, wore the Reformation ‘Pineapple’ dress to explore the Australian tourist spot – where temperatures hit a balmy 24°C on Monday – with Prince Harry


Sydney: Garden party at Government House

Meghan wore a £1,536 Jason Wu ruched-trim sleeveless crepe sheath day dress to a private reception for Invictus Athletes at Government House in Sydney 


Day nine: Tuesday 23rd October

Queensland: Leaving Hervey Bay Airport

The duchess, who is pregnant with her first child, boarded a Qantas jet on 23 October in an old linen shirt from J.Crew teamed with skinny jeans (pictured), before emerging on the other side in an elegant white dress from Australian label Zimmermann

OUTFIT TOTAL:  £567.47 

Fiji: Arriving at at Nausori Airport 

While on board the plane to Fiji, Meghan changed into an unusually demure white dress by Australian label Zimmermann (pictured), a label generally known for its statement prints and fabrics. She emerged at Nausori Airport looking glowing and refreshed

OUTFIT TOTAL: £2,773.52

Fiji: Black tie reception at the Grand Pacific Hotel

The Duchess of Sussex showed off her growing baby bump as she attended a lavish black tie reception with Prince Harry on the first day of their royal visit to Fiji on Tuesday 23 October. She wore a Ginkgo cape dress from SAFiYAA in ‘Fijian blue’ (pictured)


Day 10: Wednesday 24 October

Fiji: University of the South Pacific; local market in Suva

Meghan beamed in a vibrant red gown on Wednesday morning as she walked hand-in-hand with Prince Harry to the University of the South Pacific in Suva (pictured), before visiting a local market. She paired the red number with Castaner espadrilles


Fiji: Departing Nadi Airport 

The Duchess of Sussex started the day in a forest green Jason Wu design as she waved of her hosts at Nadi Airport in Fiji (pictured), before going on to change her outfit twice after touching down in Tonga. She teamed the dress with her Manolo Blahnik heels


Tonga: Arriving at Fua’amotu Airport, Nuku’alofa 

Meghan, 37, battled the elements as she and Harry disembarked the private jet at Fua’amotu Airport on Thursday in a £380 Self Portrait dress, teamed with Manolo Blahnik pumps. There was further embarrassment for the duchess as eagle-eyed royal watchers noticed the price tag was still hanging off her designer frock


Tonga: Evening reception at the Royal Palace, Nuku’alofa 

Meghan and Harry met the King of Tonga on Thursday evening for a glittering reception and dinner, formally kicking off the Fiji leg of the royal tour. The duchess stunned in a dress by Theia Couture, described as a ‘cap sleeve beaded silk satin column gown’

OUTFIT TOTAL: £9,527.36

Day 12: Friday 26th October

Tonga: Meeting with the Prime Minister, Nuku’alofa

The Duchess met with the Prime Minister of Tonga, S. Akilisi Pohiva, with Harry in Nuku’alofa on Friday morning. Meghan wore a striped dress by Australian designer Martin Grant and the Manolo Blahnik BB heels she wore at Prince Louis’ christening


Tonga: Tupou College, Tongatapu

Meghan changed into an all-blue ensemble as she and Harry attended the unveiling of The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy at Tupou College on Friday. The pregnant Duchess looked stylish in a Veronica Beard shirt dress and pale blue heels

OUTFIT TOTAL: £2,347.54 

Sydney: Australian Geographic Society Awards 

Just hours after touching down in Australia on Friday, Meghan had changed into a stunning Oscar de la Renta designer gown – teamed with her BB pumps – to attend the Australian Geographic Society Gala Awards at the Shanghai-La hotel

OUTFIT TOTAL:  £10,000

Day 13: Saturday 27th October  

Sydney: Invictus Games wheelchair basketball final

The Duchess of Sussex wore a £429 Theodore Scanlan crepe knit jacket for the Invictus Games wheelchair basketball final at the Quay centre on Saturday 27th October, teamed with her trusty Outland skinny jeans and favourite Sarah Flint pumps


Sydney: Invictus Games closing ceremony

For the Invictus Games closing ceremony, Meghan wore an Antonio Berardi tuxedo dress which is believed to cost around £1,500, paired with Aquazzura ‘Casablanca’ pumps and jewellery from new favourite Pippa Small 

OUTFIT TOTAL: £2,300.42

Day 14: Sunday 28th October

Sydney: Boarding a Royal New Zealand Air Force aircraft

The Duchess of Sussex bid farewell to Australia in a showstopping burgundy dress by Hugo Boss on Sunday. She teamed a cotton jersey dress by Hugo Boss with a Cuyana mini chain saddle bag and her trusty Aquazzura ‘Casablanca’ pumps again


Wellington: Touching down in New Zealand

The Duchess of Sussex matched her trademark taste for high fashion with a budget black dress as she and Prince Harry touched down in Wellington for the next leg of their tour on Monday. Meghan paired a Karen Walker trench coat with a maternity dress before enjoying a traditional welcome ceremony on the lawns of Government House

 OUTFIT TOTAL: £2,196.54

Wellington: Speech at Government House

For her speech at Government House, Meghan wore a navy cocktail dress by New York-based Gabriela Hearst, modified to include delicate cap sleeves

OUTFIT TOTAL: £15,994.20

Day 15: Monday 29th October

The Duchess of Sussex wore a Club Monaco trench coat over a Jac and Jack jumper and Outland Denim jeans to visit the cafe in Wellington, New Zealand on Monday

OUTFIT TOTAL: £1,301.25

Wellington: Walking in Abel Tasman National Park

The royal couple strolled hand in hand in the drizzle at Abel Tasman National Park on Monday October 29th in Wellington, New Zealand. Meghan, 37, wore a raincoat from Falmouth-based brand Seasalt Cornwall teamed with her Outland jeans and trainers


Wellington: Visit to Courtenay Creative 

Harry and Meghan chatted to actors in costume at Courtenay Creative in Wellington on Monday marking the next leg of their New Zealand visit. The Duchess wore a white tuxedo dress by Maggie Marilyn, a Kiwi designer, teamed with her Manolo Blahniks


Day 16: Tuesday 30th October

Auckland: Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy dedication 

The Duchess of Sussex donned a $575 (GBP £317) blazer by New Zealand designer, Karen Walker, which she paired with J. Crew Toothpick jeans and $219 (GBP £120) wellington boots by Muck as she arrived arrived to dedicate a 20-hectare area of native bush to The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy in Auckland


Auckland: Pillars charity launch 

The Duchess of Sussex ditched her Muck wellington boots for trusty Stuart Weitzman Legend stilettos, pairing them with a Brandon Maxwell customised version of the Flutter Sheath dress to launch Pillars children’s charity in Auckland

OUTFIT TOTAL: £3,608.77

Auckland: Auckland War Museum 

The Duchess recycled a gown which she previously wore back in May 2017 for her first polo event with Harry early in their relationship, teamed with her Aquazzura Deneuve Bow Pumps, as she touched down at the Auckland War Memorial Museum


Day 17: Wednesday 31st October

Rotorua: Welcome ceremony

For the final official day of the royal tour, the Duchess of Sussex wore a customised navy blue midi dress by Stella McCartney. Meghan also wore her Boh Runga Discologo Gold Earrings, which were given to her as a gift from the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, and a traditional necklace


Rotorua: Government Gardens 

The Duchess wore a bespoke knitted top and pleated skirt by her wedding dress designer Givenchy, estimated to have cost £2,210, on her final day in New Zealand


Rotorua: Redwoods Tree Walk

Meghan rocked casual chic in Mother jeans and a £399 Norrøna oslo lightweight down850 jacket for a forest walk in Rotorua


Tour total: £117,934.62 

November 10: Their First Festival of Remembrance

Meghan wore a stylish black Stella McCartney coat with a bow on the front, pictured, at the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall in November

TOTAL: £2,426

November 14: Commemorative Dinner at Buckingham Palace

Meghan was driven into the grounds of Buckingham Palace by her husband Prince Harry, who was on hand to celebrate the birthday of his father. She wore stunning statement earrings for the event

November 19: Royal variety performance

Meghan and Harry attended The Royal Variety Performance at London Palladium,  with the royal wearing Bicolour Strapless Bustier Top (£891) and Gayeta Fishtail Skirt (£791)


 November 21: Surprise Visit to Hubb Community Kitchen

The royal surprised the Hubb Community Kitchen with a visit in November, and wore a burgundy ensemble for the trip 

TOTAL COST: £2,886

December 5: ACU Education Event at King’s College London 

Meghan wore a Hugo Boss Filonka Short-Sleeve Sweater to meet university leaders, academics and students at King’s College 


 December 10: British Fashion Awards

Fashionistas were stunned to see Meghan onstage at The Fashion Awards in the Royal Albert Hall 


 December 18: Visit to Brinsworth House

The Duchess of Sussex wore an outfit worth £1,894 to visit residential care home Brinsworth House in Twickenham 


 December 19: Queen’s lunch 

Meghan wore a long sleeved floral Erdem dress, pictured, for lunch with the Queen


December 25, 2018: Christmas Day service at Sandringham

Meghan wore an £8,513 outfit for Christmas Day at Sandringham with the Queen in 2018

TOTAL: £8,513

TOTAL FOR 2018: £732,724.62