This is the fashion advice that Kate Middleton has given Meghan Markle

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Kate makes surprise outing in London for special cause Photo (C) GETTY
Kate makes surprise outing in London for special cause Photo (C) GETTY

This is the fashion advice that Kate Middleton has given Meghan Markle

We have no doubt that Kate Middleton – a seasoned royal – has been showing Meghan Markle the ropes over the past few months, with the actress explaining in her engagement interview that the Duchess of Cambridge had been ‘wonderful’.

The Duchess of Cambridge visited Reach Academy in West London on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo Getty Images)
The Duchess of Cambridge visited Reach Academy in West London on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo Getty Images)

But it seems like Kate’s advice isn’t limited to tips on etiquette and secrets for how to get on with the family, it also extends to royal fashion advice.

And on closer inspection, we can definitely tell.

While the 36-year-old Suits actress has brought a sense of millennial style to the royal family (even wearing high fashion sheer couture in her official engagement photos), if we look closely we can tell that Meghan has actually been changing her look since joining the royal fold – and it’s all down to Kate.

Following in Kate Middleton’s footsteps, Meghan has started using her wardrobe to spread an important message.

Britain's Prince Harry (R) and fiancée US actress Meghan Markle meet well-wishers as they leave after a visit to Reprezent 107.3FM community radio station in Brixton, south west London on January 9, 2018. During their visit to the station, they met some of the presenters, content producers and staff, heard more about their training programmes, and met some of the current and former volunteers who have benefitted from the training. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain’s Prince Harry (R) and fiancée US actress Meghan Markle meet well-wishers as they leave after a visit to Reprezent 107.3FM community radio station in Brixton, south west London on January 9, 2018.
During their visit to the station, they met some of the presenters, content producers and staff, heard more about their training programmes, and met some of the current and former volunteers who have benefitted from the training. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Kate predominantly wears British designers, a tribute to her home country, but when meeting international leaders or traveling overseas on royal tours, she mixes British and international designers to give a nod to both her home country and the country that she is visiting.

This advice applies to Meghan Markle more than anyone, with the actress seeming to consciously mix British and Canadian brands and designers in her outfits over the past few months to show respect to both countries.

While she’s American, Canada holds a special place in her heart due to the fact that she spent years filming Suits there.

Starting the trend at her official engagement appearance when she teamed a Parosh dress with a coat by Canadian brand, Line The Label, Meghan has been mixing designers ever since.

Kate Middleton arrived at Sandringham Church with Prince William and Prince Philip. Photo (C) Getty Images
Kate Middleton arrived at Sandringham Church with Prince William and Prince Philip. Photo (C) Getty Images

While visiting Nottingham with Prince Harry in December, the actress teamed her skirt and boots by British brands Joseph and Kurt Geiger with a coat by Canadian brand Package. And in Brixton earlier this week, she donned a stunning salt and pepper coat by Canadian brand, Smythe, teaming it with an M&S jumper and a pair of Burberry trousers.

 

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES

Does this mean we could see a Canadian-British designer mix for the big wedding day? We’ll have to wait and see!

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Photo (C) GETTY IMAGES

Source: marieclaire co uk

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