Can a normal person pull off a Meghan Markle wedding dress?

There's only one way to find out

So who is going to be designing Meghan Markle’s wedding dress? In all honesty, we don’t know, and we probably won’t until the wedding day. There are plenty of rumours for sure, including these dress clues, but all we can do at this stage is imagine which dress style she’ll go for.

With that in mind, I decided to head down to Browns Bride to pick out five designer dresses that I could totally see Meghan wearing. You know, in case she needs any inspo. Scroll down to see the results.

Wedding dress number 1

meghan markle wedding dress

Peter Langner Faith dress (£6,200)

Meghan and Harry are getting hitched at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, so for my first port of call, I went for a classic design that is church appropriate. This Peter Langner dress is a little on the conservative side with its high neckline, but then a lot of Royal wedding dresses are, so it wouldn’t be an unexpected choice for Meghan.

Wedding dress number 2

meghan markle wedding dress

Ines Di Santo Sultry dress (£6,750)

There are rumours Meghan doesn’t want a traditional wedding dress, so I went out of left field with dress number 2, by Brazilian designer Ines Di Santo. I picked this because Meghan isn’t afraid to go down the sexy (yet tasteful) route, having picked a sheer number by Ralph & Russo for her engagement portrait.

She would look great in this slinky number, though I imagine she would alter the top to make it less plunging. And it looks even better from the back – I guarantee no one would expect that.

Wedding dress number 3

meghan markle wedding dress

Monique Lhuillier Rhapsody (£13,250)

Dress number 3 was my personal favourite, and I think the closest I could get to what Meghan will actually wear. It’s classic in shape, but is a little different thanks to its subtle pink hue and gold embroidery. A true princess dress, courtesy of Monique Lhuillier.

Wedding dress number 4

meghan markle wedding dress

Romona Keveza RK8407 dress (£10,400)

Next up, I decided to try on a dress by Romona Keveza, because the New York-based designer is a red carpet pro, having dressed the likes of Angelina Jolie, Oprah, Kate Hudson, Kendall Jenner and Meghan Markle is an actress after all. If she picked Romona to design her wedding dress, it would nicely echo Grace Kelly asking her movie costume designer to create her wedding dress.

The dress itself is a dream from the back, thanks to a sheer embellished train, and the high neck makes it church-appropriate. But it’s still quirky enough to steer clear of the trad look.

Wedding dress number 5

meghan markle wedding dress

Peter Langner Reem dress (£11,600)

Dress number 5 is also by popular wedding dress designer Peter Langner, but although the tulle skirt is quite classic, the layers and beadwork at the top make it a little more daring. Add a cathedral-length veil and you’ve got yourself a pretty regal look I think.

So which one do you think would suit Meghan Markle more? Let me know on Marie Claire’s social channels.

All pictures are shot using the new iPhone X, available on Vodafone from £68 per month (with £150 upfront cost).

With special thanks to Browns Bride for accommodating me. You can book yourself in for an appointment by calling +44 (0)20 7034 1400. You can find Browns Bride at 12 Hinde Street, London, W1U 3BE.

 

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