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Fashion Meghan Markle’s 5 New Age Wardrobe Essentials & Where You Can Find Them

Meghan Markle’s 5 New Age Wardrobe Essentials & Where You Can Find Them

Meghan Markle’s 5 New Age Wardrobe Essentials & Where You Can Find Them
By Jessica Liew
By Jessica Liew
January 15, 2018
Since her engagement to Prince Harry, Meghan Markle has thrilled fans and the British public with a clutch of cheerful, and always-trendy appearances. Her refined taste has won over the fashion observers too, who admire her interpretation of modern flair on perennial classics. Channel the princess-in-waiting with a handful of her well-known outfit staples and find out how to get them.
Photo: Courtesy of Strathberry
Photo: Courtesy of Strathberry

Essential 1: A Boxy tote

So popular was this Strathberry Midi Tote, that it has been nicknamed the ‘Meghan Bag’. It predictably sold out not long after Meghan stepped out with it at her first royal engagement. 

Photo: Courtesy of Strathberry
Photo: Courtesy of Strathberry

What it is: The Strathberry Midi 

Meghan coordinated the tri-colour-blocked bag of burgundy, navy and vanilla with a navy military-style coat, which stood out for its silver bar closure.

Photo: Courtesy of Smythe
Photo: Courtesy of Smythe

Essential 2: Long camel coat

Meghan’s solution to Britain’s frigid temperatures goes hand-in-hand with her penchant for thick coats. This getup contained the warmth to her body, and added length to her slender frame. 

 

Photo: Courtesy of Smythe
Photo: Courtesy of Smythe

What it is: The Smythe Brando coat

She’s also a fan of mono-colour coordination – a good example is this camel ensemble of Smythe Brando coat. When worn as Meghan did, with a Jigsaw scarf of the same colour group, it further piles on the illusion of added height. 

Photo: Courtesy of @kensingtonroyal on Instagram
Photo: Courtesy of @kensingtonroyal on Instagram

Essential 3: Frayed jeans

Pre-engagement, Meghan proved to be a fervent smart-casual dresser, opting for button-down shirts and jeans, as seen at the Invictus Games in September 2017. 

Photo: Courtesy of Mother
Photo: Courtesy of Mother

What it is: Hand-distressed jeans by Mother

Meghan chose a pair of distressed jeans by Mother, paired her outfit with chic, pointy ballet flats, dressing sensibly for a day on her feet. Now this look, we can pull off.

Photo: Courtesy of @kensingtonroyal on Instagram
Photo: Courtesy of @kensingtonroyal on Instagram

Essential 4: Sheer (engagement worthy) dress

Where Princess Diana and Kate Middleton stuck to conservative dresses at their engagement photocall, Meghan broke ranks with her choice of a sheer Ralph & Russo couture gown.  

Photo: Courtesy of @kensingtonroyal on Instagram
Photo: Courtesy of @kensingtonroyal on Instagram

What it is: Ralph & Russo couture

The floor-length dress was embellished with a gold leaf embroidery on top, and a tulle, full skirt. It was a romantic choice and an emboldening depiction of Meghan’s independence from royal formalities. 

Photo: Courtesy of @kensingtonroyal on Instagram
Photo: Courtesy of @kensingtonroyal on Instagram

Essential 5: Strappy pumps

Meghan’s love for elegance – and a prudent one, at that – goes unnoticed with the pair of heels she stepped out in to announce her engagement to Prince Harry. 

Photo: Courtesy of Jimmy Choo
Photo: Courtesy of Jimmy Choo

What it is: Aquazzura pointed toe lace-ups

The lace-up Matilde pumps by Aquazzura is loved by Meghan for its pointed toe, slinky strap versatility, which you can get in a similar Jimmy Choo version. So fond she is of the heels she’s recycled twice, that she even owns a pair in black too. 

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