From 'Suits' star to possible princess, we trace the style evolution of Meghan Markle. Prepare yourself for quite the journey...
Meghan Markle has certainly had an unusual journey to becoming a ‘possible Princess.’ Having played a number of small roles in the likes of CSI: NY and teen drama 90210 – in a scene where she was caught conducting a sex act on one of the key male characters – in 2015 the 36 year-old Canadian actress landed a role in the popular courtroom drama, Suits, playing Rachel Zane.
Markle has medaled in a number of projects alongside her acting work, too. Before recently closing her lifestyle website, The Tig Meghan maintained an editor-in-chief role at the title as well as acting as a global ambassador for World Vision Canada. If she didn’t already appear as a Princess Diana in the marking, Markle is also an advocate for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment.
The comparisons to Princess Diana do not stop at the active charity work, however, with the pair sharing a certain flair for fashion. Since Prince Harry confirmed his relationship with the Suits actress in a statement issued by Kensington Palace last year, Meghan became one of the most Googled actresses of 2016.
The actress’ style has certainly attracted much of this attention. ‘Matchy Meghan’ is certainly one phrase you could use to categorize her clothing. The actress favours matchy-matchy head to toe hues for red carpet events and for television chat show appearances. Having frequented New York Fashion Week Meghan certainly isn’t afraid to make a designer move as well.
When it comes to beauty the future Mrs. Prince Harry has a penchant for a brilliant blow dry to top off her bass-ass business looks, which are always grounded by a killer pointed stiletto heel. Meghan isn’t afraid to leave her Suits character’s overall style in her trailer, it would seem.
From jobbing actress to Suits star and possible Princess we trace Meghan Markle’s style evolution, below…
Talk about keeping it casual...
Working that laid-back LA look at an event in 2009.
Future Princesses should never underestimate the power of the LBD.
At the Golden Globes after party in 2012 Meghan made a move in vibrant hues.
Wearing a very Blake Lively circa Gossip Girl ensemble...
The 'Suits' actresses wearing off-the-shoulder sequins in 2012.
Remember that colour blocking body con trend?
At the GQ Men Of The Year Awards in New York the actress went for luxe autumnal tones.
Keeping the entire look pure and simple, Meghan shunned her usual love for a jolly good blow dry for sleek and straight locks.
The optical illusion dress was everywhere in 2013 and Meghan couldn't resist jumping on the trend, too.
Markle slipped into head-to-toe nude hues for a night at the ballet.
Shunning her love for a cracking dress, Meghan went for a twist on a classic tailored look for a Shopstyle event in September 2014.
Shoulder robe? TICK! Leather jacket? TICK! The ideal way to 'edgify' a floor length frock...
Attending Toronto Fashion Week in a total white out look.
Silky and floor sweeping in 2015.
Wearing a structured blue dress for a dinner in her home town of Toronto in November, 2015.
At the CDFA Fashion Fund Award in 2015, Meghan slipped into a silver mini dress and court shoes.
Markle matched her dress to her lips in early 2016.
This actress means business if this look is anything to go by.
For one of her slickest looks to date, Meghan slicked back her hair and teamed a structured blazer with leather trousers.
Shots and the city in March 2016.
Shorts and The City 2: The 'Suits' Sequel.
Day time glamour for filming 'The Today Show' to promote the sixth season of 'Suits'.
Making her first public appearance with Prince Harry at the Invictus Games in Toronto. CUTE. MUCH?