Meghan Markle, has undoubtedly been the biggest style influencer of the era. In 2019, the fashion search engine Lyst reported that there was a 216 percent increase in people searching for her style online in the last two years. Her style generated more online searches than Kate Middleton’s as per Lyst. With her classic, minimal and chic sartorial choices, Meghan gave royal fashion a modern makeover. Dresses, culottes, jumpsuits, gowns, pencils skirts and trench coats, all this and more found a place in her envious wardrobe. She endorsed small and big brands, promoted sustainability, re-wore some of her outfits and also set some trends in the process. As she turned 39, on August 4, we take a look at some of her most iconic fashion.
Meghan wore a striking green Emilia Wickstead dress to Commonwealth Day service earlier this year. This was the final event of her proverbial farewell tour.
Meghan chose a turquoise, body-hugging Victoria Beckham dress for the Endeavour Fund Awards. It was in this dress that she was caught in that magical under-my-umbrella moment with Harry, en route to the awards.
The red gown by Safiyaa that Meghan wore for one of her final royal engagements was a deviation from the general neutral colours that she embraced. She paired the gown with red pumps, statement earrings, and a clutch by Manolo Blahnik.
Meghan knows how to rock casual chic. She wore black culottes with matching jacket and completed the look with a beret for a service at Westminster Abbey.
The stunning Stella McCartney caped dress that she wore to one of Queen's birthday parties made it to the pages of many fashion magazines.
For a roundtable discussion on gender equality at Windsor Castle in October 2019, Meghan wore a V-neck ruby red sweater, with a matching leather BOSS midi pencil skirt and pumps.
On a visit to to UK's National Theatre, she wore a Brandon Maxwell mini dress with a matching blazer. She added a sleek updo to seal the look.
And who can forget the one-shouldered black Givenchy gown that she wore to the 2018 British Fashion Awards?
She turned up in a Judith Charles Tuxedo dress, showing off some legs, for a Hamilton performance.
Meghan made her first appearance at Wimbledon as a royal in 2018. For the occasion, she wore a blue striped shirt and white wide leg trousers by Ralph Lauren.
Her bright yellow shift dress by American designer Brandon Maxwell for a commonwealth youth challenge reception is etched in our memories.
She made for a vision in white as she headed for her evening wedding reception dressed in a slinky halterneck gown by British designer Stella McCartney.
Her iconic beautiful yet simple Givenchy wedding dress set a a few trends.
This body hugging halo dress that Meghan for one of her royal engagements London, showed how she brought LA cool glamour to royal fashion.
Meghan's white pinstripe dress by Australian designer Altuzarra set many style goals.