Simple is Elegant and Comfort is key – the Duchess of Sussex is trending with a pair of Oatmeal Suede flats costing just USD 100 while on her royal trip to South Africa. The royals may have museum-worthy jewels, but that doesn’t mean they cannot love affordable fashion. 


Meghan and her husband Prince Harry recently kicked off another royal tour, this time they are in South Africa with a special guest: Baby Archie, reported People. 

Having had numerous tour experiences, the former ‘Suits’ actor knows the exact trick to make it through the long, event-filled days: a pair of comfortable shoes.


On September 24, Markle wore the oatmeal-colored suede shoes while touring the Auwal Mosque in Cape Town. To visit the first and oldest mosque in the country, Markle paired the affordable flats with a maxi dress from Insta-favorite brand Staud. The belted shirt dress was made from recycled-tissue nylon, and its rich olive green color went seamlessly with the beige Edelman flats. Markle also wore an off-white headscarf that echoed the suede shoes during her visit.

The flats in question are called the Sally Pointed Toe Flats, and they are currently available on Sam Edelman, Bloomingdale’s, Amazon, and Zappos. It also comes in an array of different colors and textures – black suede or leather, snakeskin print, lilac suede, leopard print, white leather and more.

Markle and Prince Harry will be in South Africa through October 2, and in just two days, the Duchess worn three affordable pieces, making her an authority on mixing high and low fashion. Fingers crossed her royal suitcase has a few more affordable brands packed inside it.