From whimsical midi-dresses to sophisticated crêpe gowns, Meghan Markle is nothing less than a beacon of style. Whether she’s making an appearance at the Royal Ascot in London or shimmering down a red carpet on her way to a charity event in Morocco, the Duchess’ style is always a manifestation of her classic, modern, and ever-elegant persona. Alongside clothing choices that are often made on account of the event she is attending, or the country in which it is being hosted, Markle isn’t one to skimp on accessories. In addition to frequently sporting a complimentary clutch or handbag, the Duchess, since having joined the Royal Family, has also found new and graceful ways to style a 17th-century European favorite; the fascinator.
In honor of her 39th birthday today, we look back on some of Markle’s most iconic fashion moments, from off-the-shoulder gowns that gave maternity-wear new meaning, to denim dresses that effortlessly merged casual with formal. Traversing royal, formal and personal engagements, hosted between London, New York, Morocco and beyond, we explore the intricacies of this modern Royal’s wardrobe, stopping along the way to celebrate her effortless amalgamation of femininity, grace, and modernity.