Meghan Markle wows in modern ensemble, Kate Middleton keeps it classic as duchesses don black on Remembrance Day
While clad in the same color, the two duchesses were able to display their distinct sense of fashion.
Both Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton kept it elegant as they showed off their different styles on Remembrance Day on Sunday, November 10.
The duchesses opted for black attires for the day as they participated in services that honored soldiers who had fallen in combat. However, while donning the same color, they were able to display their distinct sense of fashion - the Duchess of Cambridge kept it classic, while the Duchess of Sussex went for a more modern ensemble.
Kate sported a coat from Alexander McQueen, which is one of her favorite fashion labels. She paired it with a Philip Treacy hat and a Royal British Legion Codebreakers brooch, which was meant as a tribute to the intelligence workers during World War II. The mother-of-three also had her 2011 wedding dress designed by the same designer.
The 'Suits' actress, on the other hand, wore a belted-waist coat and a lace dress. She completed her look with a wide-brimmed Stephen Jones hat with bow detail and a poppy pin, which has traditionally been worn by British monarchs since the 1920s used to symbolize those who died during the war.
Both Meghan and Kate also attended the Festival of Remembrance in Kensington, London on Saturday, November 9, as part of the royal schedule. It was the first time that Prince William and Harry, along with their wives, were seen attending the same event and sitting in the same arena since news of a growing feud between the two brothers broke in the media.
For that occasion, Kate wore black velvet Jimmy Choo pumps and a navy dress, while her sister-in-law donned Aquazzura’s Deneuve pumps and a brocade dress.
“There has long been a contingent of Kate fans drawn to her classic choices and penchant for British designers. Meghan, with her minimalist yet fashion-forward pieces from an array of fashion houses, has brought in a new audience,” Elizabeth Holmes, a fashion reporter and author of the upcoming book “HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style," said, Footwear News reported.