Here's the Major Difference Between Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's Style

The in-laws attended their first official royal event together this morning.

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Today we caught a glimpse of Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton (opens in new tab) side-by-side for the first time since they attended Christmas Day service at Sandringham (opens in new tab). What's most apparent, however (aside from how amazing it is to see both royal couples together), is the difference between Middleton and Markle's style.

While Markle, 36, opted for a sleeveless satin Jason Wu wrap dress (opens in new tab), Middleton, also 36, chose a purple three-quarter sleeve Seraphine maternity dress (opens in new tab) accompanied by large silver statement earrings. Though both have great taste in accessories, Markle often chooses dainty, gold pieces while Middleton picks timeless statements like a silver watch. (FYI: you can shop Markle's full look here (opens in new tab).)

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Markle clearly takes a much more modern approach to her dressing, while Middleton has chosen more conservative fashion choices as of late. This likely has to do with the fact that Middleton is currently pregnant with her third child (opens in new tab) and Markle has yet to officially become royalty, (opens in new tab) but it will be interesting to see whether Markle continues to don her chic style that give us, you know, regular people, inspo for days.


Rachel Epstein is a writer, editor, and content strategist based in New York City. Most recently, she was the Managing Editor at Coveteur, where she oversaw the site’s day-to-day editorial operations. Previously, she was an editor at Marie Claire, where she wrote and edited culture, politics, and lifestyle stories ranging from op-eds to profiles to ambitious packages. She also launched and managed the site’s virtual book club, #ReadWithMC. Offline, she’s likely watching a Heat game or finding a new coffee shop.