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Meghan Markle's style file: Every outfit the Duchess of Sussex has worn in public

Yahoo Style UK team
Yahoo Style UK

On Saturday 19 May, Prince Harry married Ms Meghan Markle in the royal wedding of the year.

Since the couple’s engagement was announced in November 2017, the world has become infatuated with the actress, humanitarian and feminist.

But it’s not just Meghan’s views that have entranced us. Her style has captivated people globally.

Just as the world is obsessed with the Duchess of Cambridge’s style, we all love to know what Meghan’s wearing.

And her sartorial prowess certainly hasn’t disappointed.

Over the past six months, while carrying out her first batch of royal duties, the royal-to-be has proved she’s an incredibly diplomatic dresser.

From carrying a Strathberry bag, a Scottish label, and a tartan Burberry coat in Edinburgh to a pair of trousers by Welsh designer Hiut Denim in Cardiff, the brunette’s worked her ‘Meghan magic’ while representing the royal family.

She’s steadfastly stuck to her style guns and worn sleeveless dresses (which female members of the royal family tend to avoid) and stayed on-trend with cross-body bags and messy bun hairdos.

And how could we leave out the two wow-factor gowns she wore on her wedding day?

Following wedding and becoming the Duchess of Sussex, we thought we were seeing a new, more royal-appropriate Meghan when she wore nude tights and a slick low bun to the Buckingham Palace Garden party.

But since, she’s she’s stuck to her rule-breaking ways by wearing a cold-shouldered Carolina Herrera skirt suit to Trooping the Colour, sleeveless dressed to the polo and even a mini dress for a charity showing of Hamilton in August.

Without further ado, we present Meghan Markle’s style file.

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September 2018

On September 20, the Duchess of Sussex was joined by her mother Doria Ragland and Prince Harry to celebrate the launch of her new cookbook. For the Kensington Palace event, the royal dressed in a cobalt blue Smyth coat, Tuxe body and a pleated skirt by Misha Nonoo. To accessorise the outfit, the Duchess added a pair of Sarah Flint heels. [Photo: Getty]

September 2018

For a charity gala concert at Central Hall Westminster, the Duchess of Sussex chose a royal blue midi stress by Jason Wu. She accessorised the look with co-ordinating Aquazurra heels and her go-to bespoke Dior clutch. In a surprising move, she ditched her now-trademark messy bun in favour of Duchess-worthy curls. [Photo: PA]

September 2018

For the WellChild Awards on September 4, the Duchess of Sussex suited up in an Altuzarra co-ord. She accessorised the slick look with a Stella McCartney clutch and a silky blouse courtesy of Swedish label, Deitas. [Photo: Getty]

August 2018

On April 29, the Duke and Duchess broke a nearly month-long hiatus from the public eye attending a gala performance of ‘Hamilton’. For the occassion, Meghan threw caution to the royal rulebook by wearing a tuxedo mini dress from Canadian label Judith & Charles. The dress diced with protocol, coming to roughly five inches above the knee. She paired the glamorous evening look with Paul Andrews heels, a £49 Becksondergaard clutch and stunning drop earrings by Shaun Leane. [Photo: Getty]

August 2018

On her birthday on August 4th, Meghan spent the day at the wedding of Prince Harry’s best friend, Charlie van Straubenzee, and Daisy Jenkins. For the occasion, Meghan wore a pleated shirt dress by Club Monaco with her favourite Aquazzure heels, a Philip Treacy facinator an clutch by Kayu.
[Photo: PA]

July 2018

For a surprise appearance at the Sentebale charity polo match on 26 July, the Duchess of Sussex wore a denim midi dress by Carolina Herrera. She teamed the heatwave-appropriate look with a pair of Aquazurra heels, a J Crew clutch and Tom Ford sunnies. [Photo: PA]

July 2018

On 17 July, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition at the Southbank Centre. For the outing, the Duchess opted for a sleeveless trench dress by House of Nonie teamed with a co-ordinating Mulberry clutch. Hands up, who else is pleased to see the return of her trademark messy bun? [Photo: PA]

July 2018

For her debut Wimbledon appearance as a royal – and first solo appearance with the Duchess of Cambridge – Meghan donned a striped shirt and wide-leg trousers from Ralph Lauren. The Duchess finished the look with a low bun and a wide-brim hat, which she didn’t wear but held. [Photo: Getty]

July 2018

For a visit to Croke Park sporting grounds, Meghan changed into her second outfit of the day, a bespoke Givenchy trouser suit which she paired with Sarah flint heels. [Photo: Getty]

July 2018

To visit Irish President Michael Higgins and his wife, Sabina, at their residence, Áras an Uachtaráin, Meghan wore a bespoke earth-toned Roland Mouret dress, not dissimilar to the navy dress Meghan wore by the same designer the night before her wedding.
[Photo: PA]

July 2018

For a summer garden party at Glencairn House on 10 July, the Duchess of Sussex changed into her third outfit of the day. In a surprising sartorial move, the royal opted for a belted dress by Emilia Wickstead and accessorised the look with a Givenchy clutch, Birks earrings and a pair of Aquazurra heels. [Photo: PA]

July 2018

For the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s first overseas engagement as newlyweds to Dublin, Meghan dressed diplomatically in a £1,105 forest green skirt by Givenchy. She accessorised the look with a £475 Strathberry midi tote. [Photo: PA]

July 2018

For the RAF’s centenary celebrations on July 10, the Duchess of Sussex opted for a bespoke navy-hued dress by Dior. She accessorised the look with a co-ordinating hat by Stephen Jones. [Photo: Getty]

July 2018

Aunt Meghan arrived at the christening of Prince Louis wearing a khaki green Ralph Lauren dress wirh a Stephen Lock hat and matching Manolo Blahnik heels. [Photo: PA]

June 2018

The Duchess of Sussex opted for a blush pink skirt suit by Prada for her debut Queen’s Young Leaders awards. For the Buckingham Palace-based event, Meghan Markle accessorised the look with Aquazurra heels and a co-ordinating Prada clutch. [Photo: Getty]

June 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex finally made their Royal Ascot debut one month after the royal wedding on 19 June 2018. For the momentous occasion, Meghan wore her third Givenchy look accessorised with a monochrome hat by Philip Treacy. [Photo: Getty]

June 2018

For the wedding of Celia McCorquodale in Lincolnshire, the Duchess wore a relaxed, floral Oscar de la Renta dress with an M&S fascinator. [Photo: Geoff Robinson Photography]

June 2018

For Meghan Markle’s debut solo engagement with Queen Elizabeth II on 14 June, she chose a Givenchy cape-dress. The former ‘Suits’ star accessorised the look with a black clutch and co-ordinating heels by American designer Sarah Flint. The Queen on the other hand dazzled in a lime green coat and spring-ready floral dress. [Photo: Getty]

June 2018

Trooping of the Colour was undoubtedly Meghan’s first big royal outing, and for the occassion she decided on a pink Carolina Herrera skirt suit. Some suggested the cold-shoulder shape of the dress was a breach of royal protocol. To accessorise, she recycled the same bespoke Philip Treacy hat and wore a Carolina Herrera clutch. [Photo: Getty]

May 2018

For her first royal enagement since getting married, the Duchess went demure in a pale pink dress by Goat which actually caused the brand’s website to crash. She paired the dress with a custom Philip Treacy hat, nude tights, the Oyster Silk Clutch by Wilbur and Gussie and matching peach-hued Aquzzara pumps. Some said Meghan’s far more polished look (and hello: tights) singalled her newfound royal status. [Photo: Getty]

May 2018

The newly-appointed Duchess of Sussex changed into a halterneck Stella McCartney gown for her evening reception. Teamed with a pair of Altuzarra heels (complete with a blue sole as her ‘something blue’) the former actress looked every inch the Hollywood icon. [Photo: Getty]

May 2018

Meghan Markle arrived at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle for her wedding to Prince Harry wearing a custom dress by Givenchy’s artistic director Clare Waight Keller. Boasting a boat neckline, cropped sleeves and a five-food veil, the dress has been lauded a masterpiece. [Photo: Getty]

May 2018

Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland, arrived at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust’s Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry. For the occasion, the Duchess-to-be paired a navy Roland Mouret dress with pale pumps. [Photo: Getty]

April 2018

On April 25 2018, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle joined Prince William at the Anzac Day service at Westminster Abbey.
For the second service of the day, Meghan Markle changed into an all-black look by Emilia Wickstead. She accessorised the outfit with a Philip Treacy hat. Could her look hint at her wedding dress designer? Stay tuned. [Photo: Getty]

April 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attended the Anzac Day Dawn Service on 25 April 2018. For the occasion, the 36-year-old opted for a double-breasted coat by Canadian brand Smythe with a wide-brimmed hat. She accessorised the look with £282 Sarah Flint heels and a £625 Gucci bag. [Photo: Getty]

April 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attended a memorial service at St Martin-in-the-Fields to mark the 25th anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence. For the service, the 36-year-old donned a spring-ready dress by Hugo Boss and teamed the look with her trademark messy bun. [Photo: PA]

April 2018

To celebrate the Queen’s 92nd birthday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle colour co-ordinated for the first time. The former actress donned a navy-hued cape dress by Stella McCartney (with a £1,150 price tag) as she joined the royal family at the Royal Albert Hall. She accessorised the look with a Naeem Khan Armory Zodiac clutch. [Photo: Getty]

April 2018

For the Invictus Games Sydney reception, Meghan Markle kept cool from London’s mini heatwave in a spring-ready dress by Self Portrait. She accessorised the covetable look with a black Alexander McQueen blazer and a £695 co-ordinating bag by Roland Mouret. [Photo: Getty]

April 2018

For the Women’s Empowerment reception, Meghan Markle opted for an LBD by Los Angeles-based brand, Halo and teamed the look with a Gucci clutch (which we need, asap). The former actress finished her newfound royal aesthetic with a pair of heels by Aquazzura and her trademark messy bun. [Photo: Getty]

April 2018

For her biggest royal engagement to date, Meghan Markle wore her greatest look yet. Embracing the capital’s sunshine, the royal-to-be donned a striped dress by Altuzarra with a Camilla and Marc blazer draped across her shoulders. Love. [Photo: Getty]

April 2018

For the UK team trials ahead of the Invictus Games, Meghan Markle recycled her go-to jeans by Mother Denim. She finished the look with an official polo and a spring-ready trench by Babaton for Aritizia. [Photo: Getty]

March 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made a surprise visit to Northern Ireland on 23 March. For the occasion, the royal-to-be recycled the now-famous Victoria Beckham knit she donned in her engagement portraits. She paid sartorial tribute to the Emerald Isle in a green skirt by Canadian designer Greta Constantine with a Mackage coat. [Photo: Getty]

March 2018

For her first royal engagement alongside the Queen, Meghan wore her most regal look to date. The 36-year-old donned a cream Amanda Wakeley coat, co-ordinating hat by milliner Stephen Jones and a Mulberry clutch. [Photo: Getty]

March 2018

To mark International Women’s Day, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle travelled to Birmingham on March 8, 2018. The soon-to-be newlyweds visited a project designed to inspire girls to pursue careers in science, tech, engineering and mathematics.
For the event, Meghan opted for a navy wrap-around coat by J. Crew (FYI, it’s still available) and teamed the look with a Altuzarra bag. [Photo: Getty]

February 2018

Despite it being freezing in London, Meghan chose a sleeveless, ruffle, crossover dress from designer Jason Wu to make her first official joint working debut alongside fiance Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. For those keen to follow in her simple yet trench-coat/dress style the frock is available from Net-a-Porter for an eye watering £1415.

February 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marked their fourth joint royal engagement with a trip to Edinburgh on 13th February. For the occasion, the royal-to-be donned a tartan coat by Burberry and accessorised the look with yet another sell-out Strathberry bag. [Photo: Getty]

January 2018

To mark her first offical trip to Cardiff, Meghan Markle chose a pair of trousers by Welsh brand Hiut Denim. She finished the all-black ensemble with a satin-bow Stella McCartney coat and a forest green bag by DeMellier. [Photo: Getty]

January 2018

On 9 January 2018, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry visited a Brixton radio station to mark their second royal engagement together. For the momentous occasion, Markle recycled her go-to Smythe coat and teamed the look with Burberry trousers, a Jigsaw scarf and Marks and Spencer’s knit. [Photo: Getty]

December 2017

For her first Christmas Day church service with the royals, Meghan chose a £986 camel coat by Canadian brand Sentaler paired with a a £900 circle bag by Chloe and £630 brown suede Stuart Weitzman boots. Her stand-out hat is thought to be by royal milliner Jane Taylor. [Photo: Getty]

December 2017

Meghan began royal life with a trip to Nottingham. For her first meeting with the British public, the 36-year-old donned a navy double-breasted coat by Canadian label Mackage, a turtleneck Wolford, cream Joseph skirt and heeled suede boots. She carried a burgundy leather handbag; something the Duchess of Cambridge rarely does. [Photo: Rex]

November 2017

Harry and Meghan took part in their first joint interview with Meghan choosing a forest green bow-adorned dress by P.A.R.O.S.H. Of course, it’s now sold out.
[Photo: AP]

November 2017

For her official engagement appearance, Meghan chose a white belted wrap coat by Canadian label Line along with a black dress and suede nude heels.
[Photo: Getty]

September 2017

Meghan Markle made her first public appearance with Prince Harry at a tennis match during the Invictus Games. The actress proved she wasn’t quite ready for royal life as she donned a white shirt (strangely called ‘The Husband’), ripped jeans and tan leather flats.
[Photo: Getty]

September 2017

Meghan’s burgundy look from the Invictus Games opening ceremony proved her love for her adopted nation of Canada. Wearing pieces by two Canadian labels, the potential royal-to-be also proved that she is following the Duchess of Cambridge in the ‘Kate effect’. Both her Mackage biker jacket and pleated Aritizia midi dress have already sold out.
[Photo: Getty]

May 2017

Meghan chose a simple black dress to cheer on Prince Harry at a recent polo match.
[Photo: Rex]

March 2017

Meghan donned a long floral gown by Erdem for a date with Prince Harry at a Caribbean wedding.
[Photo: FameFlynet]

July 2016

Meghan made an appearance on the Today Show in an unmissable red dress.
[Photo: Getty]

July 2016

The actress wore a cute striped short suit while out and about in New York.
[Photo: Getty]

June 2016

A strapless black gown was Meghan’s look for a party in Toronto.
[Photo: Getty]

May 2016

Meghan chose a petrol blue silky number for an Instagram dinner.
[Photo: Getty]

May 2016

The American actress donned a smart tailored short suit for a Hollywood party.
[Photo: Getty]

April 2016

Meghan opted for a summery look at a Glamour event, wearing a crocheted mint dress and white stilettos.
[Photo: Getty]

January 2016

For the premiere of Suits, Meghan went down the all-black route in a chic jumper and skirt.
[Photo: Getty]

January 2016

Meghan stunned at a dinner hosted by ELLE in a sophisticated red dress complete with vampy lips.
[Photo: Getty]

November 2015

Meghan attended the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards in a shimmering silver dress with an extremely low-cut neckline.
[Photo: Getty]

June 2015

White was Meghan’s colour of choice for a red carpet event in New York. Wearing palazzo pants and a sheer tee, she looked the epitome of style.
[Photo: Getty]

June 2015

A fitted black dress was seen on Meghan at a New York gala. She paired the look with satin courts and simple make-up.
[Photo: Getty]

May 2015

Meghan wore an eye-catching bandeau jumpsuit for an NBC event last year.
[Photo: Getty]

March 2015

Meghan looked super elegant in a simple black dress and sandal combination.
[Photo: Getty]

February 2015

The actress donned a suitably OTT look for Wes Gordon’s AW15 fashion show featuring a mega fluffy coat and slitted skirt.
[Photo: Getty]

October 2014

Meghan worked a teal mermaid gown at a charity benefit in New York.
[Photo: Getty]

September 2014

Sitting front row at another fashion show, Meghan dressed in a cropped stripy jumper and full skirt.
[Photo: Getty]

September 2014

Meghan showed how to do menswear right in a shirt and trouser duo at an NYC fashion event.
[Photo: Getty]

February 2014

Meghan arrived at New York Fashion Week in a short white dress and studded leather jacket.
[Photo: Getty]

November 2013

Meghan hit Prince Harry’s home city in a risqué black dress and sparkling gold clutch.
[Photo: Getty]

September 2013

Meghan managed to pull off a psychedelic yellow dress for a charity event in New York.
[Photo: Getty]

July 2013

The actress opted for a lacy white dress and gold sandal ensemble for a red carpet event.
[Photo: Getty]

January 2013

Wearing a satin strapless dress with glamorous hair, Meghan stunned onlookers at an ELLE event.
[Photo: Getty]

January 2013

It was all sparkles for Meghan at a Golden Globes after party in 2013.
[Photo: Getty]

June 2012

One of Meghan’s earliest red carpet appearances saw the actress working an all-black sequinned dress and gold accessories.
[Photo: Getty]

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