Meghan Markle

“From Hollywood to the royalty: Meghan Markle reflects on her fashion journey”


Meghan Markle became a worldwide style icon when she announced her royal engagement to Prince Harry in 2018.

And whether you’ve been a fashion fan of the former actress since her Suits days or not, Meghan Markle’s modern royal wardrobe has certainly wowed us all – from her relaxed off-duty outfits to her chic take on formal dressing.

Luckily, our American Duchess has given more than a few insights into her fashion ethos over the years – let’s look back at her inspiring words…

Meghan Markle on the British brands she loves: Meghan explained why she decided to partner with companies like Marks & Spencer and John Lewis when she unveiled her Smart Works collection, “The Smart Set,” in September 2019.

“If this is going to be classics and essentials, what are traditional and quintessential British brands that I’ve become introduced to since I moved here that for me resonated and I knew resonated with the Smart Works customer?” she said. And since I’ve been here for a year or two, I’ve worn M&S and John Lewis quite a bit, so it seemed obvious.

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“I’d seen a commercial they’d done a year before,” she continued of Jigsaw, “which really highlighted the diversity of the UK and the immigrant culture and how it was part of the fabric of the nation.” “And when I saw that I was so touched by it and I said anyone who’s seeing the world that way and seeing the community that way is someone I think would be a great partner to have on this project.”

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Meghan Markle on fashion and feminism: Meghan strongly asserted during her speech at the 2016 Create & Cultivate conference: “You can advocate for women’s equality while also being a woman who wants to look attractive. You are a feminist just as you are; there is no set standard for feminism.”

Meghan Markle on giving fashion tips to men: Meghan offered Mr Porter the following advice on men’s fashion: “I think men should want to look well for her because women have a fantastic understanding of what looks good on men, especially if it’s their own man,” she said.

Meghan Markle on power dressing: InStyle magazine once asked Meghan for her best advice on how to improve her mood. Keep a strong piece in your closet, she advised. “Whatever it is so that when you wake up on those days when you’re not really feeling going to work, you put that item on and it’s almost like your own anthem. If it’s the one dress that makes you feel so badass or the one pristine button-down. Your entire day’s vibe may be changed by it.”

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Meghan Markle on what she wears to travel: Speaking to Good Housekeeping, Meghan confirmed that she prefers a relaxed look for travelling – which we’ve seen her continue since joining the royal family.

Meghan stated, “I love to travel, and I go so frequently. “I’ve discovered that there are several things that give you a somewhat more polished appearance. You may still look very comfortable; I prefer to wear only one colour when I dress. For example, I might wear a pair of incredibly comfortable pants, a comfortable shirt, and another black blazer. just to make you appear elegant.”

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