Happy Birthday Meghan Markle, Here Are Five Ways How To Dress Like the Royal Duchess

Celebrate Meghan Markle’s birthday by taking a few style cues from the actress-turned-Royal Duchess herself.

Known for mixing high and low items together, Markle continues to draw fans with her simple yet sophisticated style. Although several of her favorites are sold out due to popular demand, there are still a number of shoes and clothing items available for shoppers to snag online.

When it comes to styling, sources say that Meghan Markle picks out her own clothes. Some believe that the Royal Duchess’ longtime friend Jessica Mulroney helps her dress, but Markle has yet to confirm herself.

Regardless, fans of Markle can agree her style is impeccable. Plus what’s even more so impressive is that she can dress well without breaking the bank. Below, take a look at our five styling tips on how to dress like MM, including some of the brands she loves.

Elevate A Wrap Dress With Espadrilles

Even abroad, Meghan Markle continues to be a style icon. The Royal Duchess wore a number of show-stopping outfits while on tour in South Africa last year with her husband, Prince Harry. During her visit to a village in Cape Town last year, Markle was spotted in a chic patterned wrap dress and her favorite espadrille wedges from Castañer. The wallet-friendly shoes can be worn to elevate several styles, including a breezy wrap dress.

Meghan Markle during her visit to Cape Town South Africa in Sept. 2019.
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Opt For A Linen Dress

Last month, Markle was spotted in a $76 dress from Magic Linen in Los Angeles. Light, comfortable and breezy a linen dress is a chic way to stay cool while temperatures rise. Take a style cue from the Royal Duchess herself and pair the linen dress with a ballet flat for an on-the-go look. While Meghan’s flats from Sam Edelman are not available, we suggest opting for a pair of Rothy’s, one of Markle’s favorite shoe brands.


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Go Casual With A Classic Sneaker

Meghan Markle can even make a casual look chic. The secret? Keeping it simple and sticking to the classics. In April, the Royal Duchess was spotted in a high-to-low outfit wearing a black long sleeve shirt from Everlane, luxury sweatpants and Adidas Stan Smith sneakers while volunteering with Prince Harry in L.A.

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Meghan Markle in Los Angeles, April 2020.
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Match in Monochrome

Another simple yet stylish look we love from Meghan Markle is her ability to dress in singular colors. Monochrome has been in style for quite a while now, and we can see why it continues to trend. While Meghan Marke’s silk shirt from & Other Stories is currently sold out, fans of this look can swap the heavy material for a breezy solid colored dress. Shoppers who love this look can also snag a pair of Stuart Weitzman nude pumps, just like MM’s which are now are on sale for $135.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
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Combine a Collared Shirt With Jeans

The Royal Duchess’ simple style can be broken down into foolproof formulas. One most evident is her combo of a white collared shirt, jeans and nude shoes. The classic style is sophisticated yet easy to replicate. Plus, shoppers can complete this look with some of the exact brands and styles Meghan wore, including a white collared shirt from J. Crew and pointed-toe ballet flats from Sarah Flint.

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