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The Duchess of Cambridge has more of an influence on shoppers than Meghan Markle

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The Royals are serious style inspirations and theres no one more fashionable than our Kate Middleton.

Whether going to fancy royal events or, you know, gracefully popping out of the hospital after giving birth, the Duchess of Cambridges style has never faltered.

Recent data from eBays annual UK Retail Report showed that Kate even beat her equally gorgeous sister-in-law Meghan Markle when it comes to fashion influence.

Looking at consumer habits, the research revealed that shoppers were more swayed by Kates sartorial choices than Meghans bold ones.

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When Kate was expecting Prince Louis, her outfits garnered more online clothing searches on eBay than any other royal over the past year.

Tailored maternity coats saw huge spikes in searches, once the Duchess was spotted in a series of elegant knee-length coats.

Kate and Wills first appearance outside the Lido Wing of St Marys Hospital, where she wore a red Jenny Packham smock, more than doubled the searches for the designer.

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And shoppers searching habits of Kates style on eBay stayed consisted, eBay reported.

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After Meghan Markle and Prince Harrys wedding started royal fever this summer, the Duchess of Sussex was also lauded for her style.

She was a close second to the Duchess of Cambridge, whose her Givenchy wedding dress leading to a more than 60% increase in searches for the designer on eBay, hitting 55 per hour.

People waited with bated breath to see what Meghan would wear to the wedding reception and she delivered again, opting for a Stella McCartney halter neck evening gown.

Naturally, this evoked double the searches for the brand.

The same happened for the ice-pink off the shoulder Carolina Herrera dress she wore at Trooping the Colour in June.

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Clearly, fashion savviness is genetic as Kates daughter Princess Charlotte was third on the list.

As one of Meghans bridesmaids, Charlotte wore a flower crown that prompted a 60% spike in related products.

The floral print dress she wore also saw similar results.

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Older brother Prince George made the cut too, with his Peter Pan collar shirts a hit with shoppers.

Its only a matter of time before we Prince Louis starts clothing trends then.

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