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Under $100: Best fashion and beauty buys for August

By: Alexandra Donaldson , Julia McEwen , Linda Cotrina , Samara Abells

We're back with our end of the summer under $100 fashion and beauty picks! While some of our editors are looking to savour the final days of the season, others are prepping their beauty routines and wardrobes for fall. From wardrobe staples we just can't resist to beauty miracle workers, here's what's been added to our virtual basket this month.

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Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Dolce & Gabbana for Wimbledon Men's Final

The Duchess of Cambridge attended her second day of Wimbledon 2018 with her husband, Prince William. She wore a striking yellow crepe dress by Dolce & Gabbana to watch the tennis tournament. 

Image by: instagram.com/royalty.report By: Samara Abells

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Jenny Packham for Wimbledon Women's Final

Accompanying her new sister-in-law to Wimbledon 2018 to watch the women's final, Kate sported a dress by Jenny Packham that featured ruched details. 

Image by: instagram.com/trendalert_ By: Samara Abells

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Alexander McQueen for RAF100

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force, the Duchess of Cambridge made a surprise appearance wearing a powder blue coat dress by one of her favourite designers, Alexander McQueen.

Image by: instagram.com/kensingtonfamily By: Samara Abells

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Cream for Prince Louis' Christening

Kate beamed at her son's christening in a cream dress by Alexander McQueen. She wore a headpiece by Jane Taylor to complete her look.

Image by: instagram.com/catherine_elizabeth_windsor By: Samara Abells

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

At a Polo Game

Wearing a much more casual dress than we're used to seeing on her, Catherine decided on this Zara dress to wear to Prince William's polo game. We have to say, we love the laid-back vibe with this look!

Image by: instagram.com/entertainmenttonight

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

At Tropping The Colour

Catherine wore a beautiful light blue outfit for the Queen's birthday parade, Trooping The Colour. She stood next to another fashion winner, Meghan Markle.

Image by: instagram.com/classylebanese

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

The Royal Wedding

Styled with a colour-coordinated Philip Treacy fascinator, Kate attended the Royal Wedding in a pale yellow coat dress by Alexander McQueen.

Image by: instagram.com/royals.of.europe By: Samara Abells

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

In red with baby number 3

Kate left the hospital with Prince William by her side and their newborn son Prince Louis in her arms wearing a red Jenny Packham dress. The dress had a striking resemblance to the outfit that the late Princess Diana wore when she gave birth to Prince Harry back in 1984. 

Image by: Instagram.com/kensingtonroyal By: Murissa Barrington

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

At Easter celebrations

Kate attended the traditional Easter church service in Windsor, England in her Sunday best. The royal wore a Catherine Walker dress coat with a hat from Lock & Co. Hatters. 

Image by: Instagram.com/kate_middleton_style By: Murissa Barrington

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

At the Commonwealth

The Duke and Duchess shared laughs during their Commonwealth engagements in London,England. Kate wore a cream Goat coat and a Hobbs London floral blouse.  

Image by: Instagram.com/kensingtonroyal By: Murissa Barrington

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

At a speaking engagement

The Duchess looked ready for spring in a mint coloured outfit courtesy of designer Jenny Packham. 

Image by: instagram.com/kensingtonroyal By: Murissa Barrington

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

In green for St. Patrick's Day

Wearing her most flattering colour for St. Patricks day, Kate wore a tk coat

Image by: Instagram.com/georgiecharlotte_cambridge By: Murissa Barrington

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

In royal blues

Kate showed off her bump in this regal blue ensemble alongside future in-law Meghan Markle. 

Image by: Instagram.com/kensingtonroyal By: Murissa Barrington

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing florals by Erdem

A glowing Kate Middleton visited the commonwealth Fashion Exchange reception in a dark floral Erdem dress and black Prada pumps.

Image by: instagram.com/katemiddletonfandom By: Murissa Barrington

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Rich green on the red carpet

The Duchess of Cambridge graced the red carpet at the 71st annual British Film Awards in a hunter green Jenny Packham gown and Prada shoes.

Image by: instagram.com/kensingtonroyal By: Murissa Barrington

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Alexander Wang to dinner

Kate looked stunning in this rhinestone-encrusted blush ball gown from Alexander McQueen at an official dinner in Norway’s Royal Palace in Oslo.

Image by: instagram.com/kmiddletonprincesss By: Murissa Barrington

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Bundled up in furry accessories

Staying warm but stylish, Kate visited the Princess Ingrid Aexandra Sculpture Park on day three of her Sweden and Norway tour in a wool coat with black furry hat and scarf.

Image by: instagram.com/buckinghamroyal By: Murissa Barrington

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Kate wears hound's-tooth

The Duchess wore a red and white hound’s-tooth Catherine Walker coat during her visit to Sweden.

Image by: instagram.com/buckinghamroyal By: Murissa Barrington

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Attending a reception dinner

Kate looked gorgeous in this yellow floral-printed Erdem gown she wore to a reception dinner in Stockholm, Sweden.

Image by: instagram.com/kmiddletonprincesss By: Murissa Barrington

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Catherine Walker

The Duchess of Cambridge walked through the streets of Stockholm in a pretty hunter green Catherine Walker coat and black fur hat.

Image by: instagram.com/kate.william.royals By: Murissa Barrington

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing plaid for Christmas

Kate looks festive in plaid for the Christmas Day Service at Sandringham.

Image by: Getty Images

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Blue for a family photo

We were treated to this family photo during the holiday season that shows the family in coordinating blue.

Image by: instagram.com/kensingtonroyal

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Off the shoulder in Alexander McQueen

On the third day of her tour in Germany and Poland, Kate attended another Garden party in celebration of the Queen's birthday. She wore a flowing red dress by Alexander McQueen.

Image by: instagram.com/katemiddletonphoto By: Kaysey Davis

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Kate attends the Queen's Birthday Garden Party

At the Queen's Birthday Garden Party in Warsaw, Poland, Kate wore a custom dress by Polish fashion designer, Gosia Baczynska.

Image by: instagram.com/katemiddletonphoto By: Kaysey Davis

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Kate visits the Victoria and Albert Museum

Kate wore a beautiful 
black and white tweed mini dress, completed with red and navy trim, by luxury brand, Gucci, when she visited to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Image by: instagram.com/sayidatynet By: Kaysey Davis

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Trooping the Colour in pink

The royal family attended the 2017 Trooping the Colour parade in honour of Queen Elizabeth II. Kate wore a beautiful pink skater dress by Alexander McQueen and a matching hat by Jane Taylor.

Image by: instagram.com/katemiddleton_duchess By: Kaysey Davis

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Pink for Pippa's wedding

In a subtle but beautiful blush pink, Kate wore a custom Alexander Wang dress by Sarah Burton to her sister's wedding. 

Image by: https://www.instagram.com/hrhtheduchessofcambridge/ By: Kaysey Davis

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Easter Festivities

The Duchess wore a custom-made Catherine Walker coat and matching cream accessories to attend the family's annual Easter Sunday church service.

Image by: instagram.com/glamurama

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Attending Service of Hope in Missoni

In a Missoni jacket and fascinator, Kate made her way to London's Westminister Abbey alongside William and Harry for a Service of Hope following the London terrorist attack. 

By: Noelle Gauthier

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Temperley London in London

Stepping out for the 2017 Portrait Gala at the National Portrait Gallery in London, Kate stunned in a green lace Temperley London gown. 

Image by: instagram.com.katemiddleton_kurdistan By: Noelle Gauthier

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Honouring the French in Chanel

Kate looked classicly chic as she wore head-to-toe Chanel while meeting with survivors from the Bataclan and Nice terrorist attacks in Paris. 
 

By: Noelle Gauthier Source: Getty Images

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Sparkling in the City of Lights

At a dinner reception hosted at the British embassy in Paris, Kate wore her hair half-up to show the stunning details of her beaded ice-blue Jenny Packham gown. 

By: Noelle Gauthier Source: instagram.com/katemiddleton_kurdistan

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

The Royal Family on Christmas Day

The family that colour coordinates together stays together? William, Kate, George and Charlotte attended church on Christmas day looking very put together. We especially love how William matched his tie to Kate's outfit and Charlotte wore tights the same hue as Kate's clutch. Very chic.

Image by: Getty Images By: Alexandra Donaldson

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Kate in lace on London red carpet event.

The Duchess of Cambridge looks like a masterpiece in this floor-length dress by Self-Portrait. The lace and high-neck remind of us her wedding gown that started it all.

Image by: Getty Images By: Alexandra Donaldson

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Alexander McQueen at an Olympics event

Kate Middleton looking very feminine in her long white red floral printed McQueen dress, paired with red pumps at an Olympics event. 

By: Canadian Living Source: instagram.com/katemiddletontheduchess

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

In See By Chloe for a children's party

Kate wore this knit See By Chloe dress at a children's party for military families in Victoria during the Royal Tour of Canada.
 

Image by: instagram.com/thecambridgespace By: Alexandra Donaldson

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Carolina Herrera in Whitehorse

This scarlet Carolina Herrera coat was a knockout on Kate as she visited the MacBridge Museum in Whitehorse as part of the Royal Tour.
 

Image by: Getty Images By: Canadian Living

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Sentaler in the Yukon

Kate embraces Canada with a Sentaler coat (a Canadian company) as she continued through the Yukon as part of the Canada Royal Tour.
 

Image by: Getty Images By: Canadian Living

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Dolce & Gabbana in B.C.

Kate wore a green Dolce & Gabbana dress to visit the Kelowna University during their Royal Tour of Canada on September 27, 2016.
 

Image by: Getty Images By: Alexandra Donaldson

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Preen by Thornton Bregazzi in Canada

HRH wore this beautiful red dress by Preen by Thornton Bregazzi while attending a reception at Government House, on the Royal tour of Canada.
 

Image by: instagram.com/lisatant By: Alexandra Donaldson

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Alexander McQueen

The Duchess wore Alexander McQueen for her second outfit of the Royal Tour of Canada.
 

Image by: instagram.com/thecatwalkitalia By: Alexandra Donaldson

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Jenny Packham in Vancouver

Kate wore a blue Jenny Packham dress to kick off The Royal Tour of Canada.
 

Image by: Getty Images By: Alexandra Donaldson

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

In L. K. Bennett while visiting Youthscape

The Duchess of Cambridge wore a favourite, L. K. Bennett, from head to toe. We've even seen this dress on Kate before!
 

Image by: instagram.com/lkbennettlondon By: Alexandra Donaldson

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

In Alexander McQueen for Wimbledon

Kate wore this stunning dress by Alexander McQueen to take in Andy Murray's win at Wimbledon in 2016.

By: Canadian Living Source: instagram.com/sobritishly

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Roksanda Ilincic

At the 2016 Wimbledon tournament, Kate chose a bright yellow dress—a piece she wore to an event in Australia in 2014.

By: Canadian Living Source: instagram.com/katemiddletonitalia

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Barbara Casasola

Kate joined in on the shoulder-baring trend, wearing this gorgeous white dress at the Natural History Museum in London.

By: Canadian Living Source: instagram.com/thecambridgespage

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Dolce and Gabbana

At the Royal Ascot horse racing event in England, Kate chose a crisp, white, lace Dolce and Gabbana number.

By: Canadian Living Source: instagram.com/katemiddletonphotos

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

On the cover of the Centennial issue of British Vogue

We love the outdoorsy feeling of Kate's appearance in British Vogue's 100 year anniversary issue.

By: Canadian Living Source: instagram.com/britishvogue

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

In the Centennial issue of British Vogue

Here she is in a simple striped top in British Vogue's Centennial issue.

By: Canadian Living Source: instagram.com/britishvogue

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Temperley London in India

Kate wore this stunning green Temperley London dress as she continued the royal tour in India.

By: Canadian Living Source: instagram.com/royally_catherinemiddleton

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Alexander McQueen for Charlotte's christening

Kate wore an Alexander McQueen coat dress for the christening of Charlotte. The fit and flare style stayed true to Kate's preferred silhouette and the Jane Taylor hat completed the look.

By: Canadian Living Source: instagram.com/kensingtonroyal

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Jenny Packham at the Spectre premiere

Kate looked glamorous in Jenny Packham as she attended the London premiere of James Bond's Spectre.

By: Canadian Living Source: instagram.com/anelysserrano

Kate Middleton's most stylish looks

Wearing Alexander McQueen for her wedding

The dress that launched a thousand lace-sleeved copy cats. Catherine married Prince William in a Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen gown fit for a princess.
 

By: Canadain Living Source: Getty Images

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