Meghan Markle has already mastered maternity style. She's worn everything from this elegant Oscar de la Renta gown to a more casual, body-hugging knitted dress. She's even made heels look somewhat bearable. Since the Duchess of Sussex is clearly a style maven, her future child, no doubt, will inherit her keen eye for fashion. I'm betting she's already prepped a list of brands she'll want to outfit her baby in—boy or girl (Meghan says she wants the sex of her baby to be a total surprise).
Since I'm not privy to such information, I've made educated guesses, like retailers Meghan already knows and is familiar with (think: J.Crew and Burberry). Not only has she worn clothes from these outlets before, but...they also make super cute baby clothes. (Like, my-ovaries are bursting over the tiny Burberry rain boot, below.)
There's no telling whether Meghan will actually purchase children's clothes from these brands, but I'm hoping she finds this post and decides to use it for her next shopping trip. Check out the children's clothes available from the brands Meghan loves, then stay tuned for the mommy-and-me style moments. (Meghan is expected to give birth between the end of April and beginning of May.)
Meghan Markle's closet is full of designer goods, but the Duchess of Sussex is known for mixing in affordable pieces too. She loves Aritzia, ASOS, and—everyone's favorite—J.Crew. She has been spotted in a few pieces from the retailer, including jeans and a woven clutch (as pictured above at the Sentebale Polo match). Since this store is already on Meghan's radar, she'll likely know about it's crewcuts section, which offers boys and girls clothing. The polished selections (I'm dying over that tiny navy blazer and gingham print dress!!) will ensure the royal baby looks put together and stylish. Here's hoping Prince Harry has a navy blazer like that so he can match a future son.
Stuart Weitzman is one of Meghan's favorite designer shoe brands. She particularly loves the beige pumps, which I understand—their versatility justifies the high price. Though her future baby might not be borrowing moms heels anytime soon, I can see the child rocking a pint-size block heel flat from the brand. Stuart Weitzman luckily offers toddler to youth sizes in footwear for girls, ranging from ankle boots to sandals. The shoes are way less expensive than the adult counterparts. (Dammit. Is it weird to be jealous of a child?)
Another place Meghan might look for affordable baby/kids clothes is H&M. In January, the Duchess of Sussex wore a knitted maternity dress from the fast-fashion retailer (there is only one more size left) while visiting The Mayhew, a charity that promotes animal welfare. Since the retailer covers pretty much all categories, including kids, Meghan will have no problem finding something adorable for her baby boy or girl. My personal picks for him or her? The floral dress and the sun hat that ties underneath the chin (because babies need sun protection, too).
Meghan loves her Aquazzura heels. She wore the brand on her wedding day, on her first royal tour, and to her first Young Leaders Awards Ceremony. So good news: Aquazzura also makes kids shoes, should Meghan like the matchy-matchy look. From black lace-up flats (you can buy adult sizes here) to slip-on sneakers with pom poms, the kiddo versions of her beloved designer footwear are much more playful and cheeky. The only downside? The brand appears to only make shoes for girls, so if the Duchess of Sussex has a boy, he's, unfortunately, out of luck. Though might I suggest Hunters, like the pair Prince George has?
Meghan first wore Dior while attending a service to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force in July 2018. It was a navy boatneck fit-and-flare dress with long sleeves, which she matched with a blue Stephen Jones hat and Cartier earrings. That same year, she also invested in a classic clutch from the fashion house and styled it four different ways while on her royal tour with Prince Harry. Thus, if Meghan wanted to add a little Dior sparkle to her child's wardrobe, we wouldn't be surprised. And, she can. The iconic brand first launched its Dior Baby store in 1967 and since then, has been dressing fashionable tots around the world. How cute would Meghan's baby look in either the blue onesie or pink dress, below?
If Meghan doesn't get her child a Burberry trench, I will ship one as a gift to Frogmore Cottage. They're too adorable to handle! Plus, the brand's known for their coats—Meghan already has two different styles—so if the Duchess wanted to invest in classic designer outerwear, Burberry's the way to go. But she doesn't have to stop there because Burberry also makes the cutest little rain boots, trench dresses (she can match mom), and quilted jackets, which perfectly suits England's rainy, chilly days. Yup, I want everything (for my non-existent child).
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