We’ve got something to admit.
When Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry announced they would be stepping back from their roles as senior royal family members, there was one big red flag that crossed our minds.
Of course, we were upset about the idea of seeing far less of the royal couple, and even more so, less of their adorable baby Archie.
But the main thing we couldn’t help but despair over, the one thing we going to miss possibly more than anything else? Meghan’s flawless fashion.
Oh yes, you cannot deny that ever since Meghan entered into the royal fold, her fashion choices have made an impact far greater than anyone expected.
Famed for sparking a phenomenon known as the ‘Meghan Effect’, the Duchess has single-handedly thrust little-known brands into the spotlight, catapulting them onto the world stage and sent sales surging with the simple act of wearing their clothes.
She’s put it to seriously good use too. Ever the socially conscious and environmental warrior, Meghan has made a point of wearing brands with sustainable and ethical practices.
Now, as she fulfils her final month of duties before officially stepping back alongside Prince Harry on March 31, we reckon she’s saved her best outfits for last.
In her first official appearance since the bombshell announcement was made, Meghan attended the Endeavour Fund Awards on March 5 wearing a blue Victoria Beckham dress that was the epitome of what royal fashion is: Aspirational, relateable and oh-so-chic.
But it didn’t end there. If you keep scrolling, you’ll find the Duchess has put on her best regal fashion display yet as she wraps up her final engagements as a senior royal.
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For her final engagement as a working senior royal, Meghan wore a beautiful navy midi dress by Australain label Scanlan Theodore. The Melbourne-based brand’s chic short sleeve silhouette and regal hue was the best way to end with a bang – in our not-so-biased opinion!
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The event saw the Duchess host 11 Scholars at Buckingham Palace who each represented different Commonwealth nations. At the royal residence, they discussed sustainability and economical opportunities for developing countries.
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Meghan and Harry attended another meeting at Buckingham Palace a few days before in conjunction with the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust. Wearing a gorgeous, autumnal toffee coloured pleat dress by Preen, the Duchess proved she was on a fashion roll.
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The pair talked to students about mental health, equal opportunities for all, and the importance of supporting youth leadership to help address global challenges and drive positive change around the world,” a Palace statement explained.
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Stepping out for their final public royal appearance before officially retiring from their senior roles, Meghan was a green goddess in this gorgeous caped Emilia Wickstead number. If you look closely, you’ll also notice Prince Harry subtly matched with his wife – check out the sneak peek of the emerald green lining underneath his suit jacket!
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The Duchess added some glamorous accessories to her heavenly look, including a classy green fascinator designed by William Chambers, a Gabriela Hearst handbag and her favourite Aquazzura nude pumps.
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Opting for a demure, smokey eye makeup look, Meghan was every bit the picture-perfect royal.
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Not all superheroes wear capes, but Meghan definitely does!
Meghan Markle waves to Kate & Wills as they arrive at the annual Commonwealth Day service for 2020
Details around Duchess Meghan’s intentions to mark International Women’s Day on March 8 were kept very hush hush, so it came as the best surprise when it was revealed the royal had made a secret visit to an East London School. Meghan whacked together an apt all-female designed outfit, including a cream ME+EM tweet blazer, Jennifer Chamandi Lorenzo pumps and a chic purse by Rejina Pyo.
We’ll just be over here shopping for our own version of this heavenly cream blazer.
School student calls Duchess Meghan beautiful during her International Women’s Day visit
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Meghan made a fiery red statement as she attended the Mountbatten Music Festival on March 7. The Duchess opted for this glorious Safiyaa dress. The style is clearly a favourite for the Duchess – she previously wore a blue version of the frock back in 2018 while touring Fiji.
Yep – you’re not losing the plot! We can’t blame the Duchess for getting one of each colour – she looks incredible!
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Let’s just take a small moment longer to revel in this cape…
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Meghan and Harry made a dazzling debut back into the spotlight on March 5. After a short hiatus following their announcement that they would be stepping back from their royal duties, the Duke and Duchess were utterly glowing as they arrived at the Endeavour Fund Awards.
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The Duchess oped for a bright blue Victoria Beckham midi dress for the occasion.
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Suffice to say Meghan was positively radiant at the event. We’d be applauding at this heavenly fashion display, too!
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In a delightful surprise, Harry and Meghan’s Instagram account, Sussex Royal, revealed the Duchess had made a secret visit to the National Theatre, where she had visited the Immersive Storytelling Studio based in London. While it was exciting to see the Duchess back in action, we were downright ecstatic to ogle over her stunning outfit. Yep, a gorgeous puff-sleeve top by none other than High Street retailer TopShop, paired with a pencil skirt by Roland Mouret was nothing short of divine.
Excuse us, we’ll just be recreating this look immediately.