How Meghan Markle always keeps her sleeves rolled just so

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  • Meghan Markle has mastered dressing for royal functions effortlessly, no doubt thanks to her many red carpet appearances in Hollywood. But being a California girl, she also knows how to nail the casual look too.

    When off duty, you’ll often spot Meghan wearing jeans and a rolled up shirt, and there lies the secret: the rolled-up sleeves, which are actually a lot more complicated than you’d think. You want it to look polished but relaxed, so it doesn’t look like you’re heading into a board meeting.

    And according to Meghan’s Mirror, the Duchess of Sussex uses a precise method to roll up her sleeves, called the J.Crew cuff, as it’s the one used in the American store.

    It involves first rolling up the sleeve to just below your elbow, then rolling it up again leaving one cuff length showing below the actual cuff, the you want to roll it one last time to cover the cuff (see diagram above).

    This neat trick also ensures your rolled-up sleeves will remain in place all day, just like Meghan’s. Don’t you just love a life hack?

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