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Meghan Markle has been stealing fashion headlines for years. Here's how to get her effortless sweater style.The Duchess of Sussex is the queen of style with her artfully tousled long locks and her love for minimalist yet structured pieces. On July 18, Town & Country crowned Meghan's monochrome black Givenchy pencil skirt and blouse that she wore while supporting husband Prince Harry's speech on Nelson Mandela International Day as one of her top looks. Understated but powerful was clearly the theme.
As a non-working member of the British royal family, the style rules that govern other royal ladies need not apply to Meghan Markle. That’s likely why the Duchess of Sussex stepped out during her recent New York trip in a daring strapless jumpsuit. Other royal ladies have also bared their shoulders in the name of fashion, but there’s one key difference that keeps them royal style protocol compliant. © Suggest Meghan Markle wears a blue coat while greeting supporters outdoors
Meghan Markle Rocks Daring Strapless Jumpsuit
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited New York City last week so the Duke of Sussex could give a speech to the UN on Mandela Day. After the emotional speech, which drew praise from some and critiques from one of Harry’s frequent and vocal critics, the Sussexes went out to eat at one of New York City’s finest restaurants, Locanda Verde. The Tribeca hotspot is owned by Chef Andrew Carmellini.
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Likely as a nod to the trendy locale, Markle wore a gorgeous black and white strapless jumpsuit. The outfit, a Gabriela Hearst design, was accessorized with a pair of black stilettos and a red clutch that added a needed pop of color to the largely monochromatic ensemble. By royal standards, this isn’t an outfit that would fit within the strict confines of the style rules royal women are governed by.
Queen Elizabeth, unofficially, has several style rules that royal women are expected to follow when making public appearances. The guiding factor behind these rules is an adherence to a conservative, modest appearance. Therefore, royal ladies are encouraged to avoid bare shoulders or other revealing outfits.
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Author Tom Bower has claimed that Meghan and DeGeneres, Montecito neighbors, were "desperate to stay relevant for the American public" in 2021.Meghan appeared on DeGeneres' talk show in November 2021 for a special guest appearance which saw the royal take part in a number of comedic challenges, such as drinking from a baby's bottle on the streets of L.A., as well as showing an unreleased photograph of her son, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, during an interview segment.
That being said, all rules are made to be broken, even the rule against baring your shoulders in public. As working royals, these ladies came close to skirting the rules but made a small concession to stay just on the other side of that line.
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Princess Diana: The Blueprint © Provided by Suggest (Photo by Jayne Fincher/Getty Images)
Princess Diana, the rebel that she was, was the first and likely most prominent person to break this particular rule. Her iconic “revenge dress” proved that the LBD was the undefeated way to make a statement and look great doing it.
In order to avoid breaking the no strapless dress rule, Diana’s gown came with sleeves that left her shoulders bare, but wrapped around her upper arm. Technically, she was still adhering to the rules and this was the model that other ladies would turn to again and again decades later.
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Princess Beatrice: Breaker Of Norms © Provided by Suggest (Photo by Raul Sifuentes/Getty Images)
In 2018, sisters and Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie traveled to Lima, Peru to attend a wedding. While both lovely ladies chose dresses with floral patterns, older sister Beatrice drew a few raised eyebrows with her daring outfit. Like her late aunt, Beatrice stayed within the rules, just barely, with her off-the-shoulder sleeves.
With arms like her’s, it’s no wonder that Kate Middleton often chooses to rock an off-the-shoulder gown, particularly when she’s attending red carpet events. Nothing says glitz and glams like a little trip to the gun show, eh Duchess?
Kate Middleton: Queen Of Off-The-Shoulder Gowns © Provided by Suggest (Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas- WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Middleton’s style has been closely observed ever since she was first romantically linked to Prince William while the two were still attending college together. When it comes to the red carpet, it’s hard to find another royal woman who compares, though her sister-in-law Meghan Markle put up some fierce competition in her pre-royal days.
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MEGHAN MARKLE was in New York City earlier this week alongside Prince Harry.In his latest YouTube video, Jesús said: "We have this photograph that was taken after the event.
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One of our favorite under-the-radar photos of Middleton came during a 2017 visit to Germany. During one stop, Middleton put on this gorgeous little red number that’s a little daring, a little playful, and utterly beautiful on the duchess. © Provided by Suggest (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Another dress we’d deeply love to snatch right out of Middleton’s closet is this slinky white ribbed number. With the zipper sitting cheekily on the front and the way it hugs Middleton’s every curve, this isn’t the sort of gown we expected from the royal, but she made it work and we’ll always envy her for it.
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A Close Resemblance Between Outfits © Provided by Suggest (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Most recently, Middleton caused a few dropped jaws when she attended the premiere of Top Gun: Maverick in London alongside her husband and movie star Tom Cruise. The dress she wore bears a remarkable resemblance to Markle’s jumpsuit, with one key difference: the sleeves. Middleton had them added on custom to the gown as a nod to the queen’s style guide.
Both ensembles are effortlessly chic and worn with an impressive confidence that’s the ultimate accessory. With a little bit of daring, both Markle and Middleton proved that modern fashion isn’t off-limits, even if you’re a duchess.
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A new book includes eyebrow-raising revelations about the time Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex spend training before joining the royal family.Typically when people get married, they're welcomed into the family and then, well, that's it. When you marry into the royal family, you actually receive a job. According to Oprah Daily, the royal family does get paid for their work. Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex and Meghan were paid £2.4 pounds (about $2.89 million) to renovate a property before stepping back from the royal family. They promised to pay it back and moved to their mansion in Montecito.