Serena Williams purely designs clothes for Meghan Markle now

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Safe to say Serena Williams and Meghan Markle have a close friendship. They hang out together all the time, Serena went to Meghan's wedding, and Meghan texted Serena following her US Open loss. Basically, like any BFFs, they support each other, and that includes their respective works.

Which is why the Duchess of Sussex recently wore a blazer from Serena's fashion collection, during her Royal your of Australia. And it turns out she wasn't expecting it.

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She told Marie Claire US, 'We were all just coming out of a photoshoot for the brand when we heard that Meghan wore our line. We had sent stuff to her awhile ago, so we were excited to see it. I've known her for years and it's cool to see your friend help you out without even trying. She just wanted to look good and wear a blazer. The next thing you know it's our blazer. I was like "Meghan, thanks!" And she was like "why are you thanking me? We’re friends!"'

Although her collection didn't start off just for the Duchess, the blazer was such a hit that she now sends her items designed just for her.

'Since that blazer sold out, now we just have special pieces that are specifically made for Meghan and we send those to her. It's been fun creating them.'

We all need a friend like that in our lives.

Penny Goldstone

Penny Goldstone is the Digital Fashion Editor at Marie Claire, covering everything from catwalk trends to royal fashion and the latest high street and Instagram must-haves.

Penny grew up in France and studied languages and law at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University in Paris before moving to the UK for her MA in multimedia journalism at Bournemouth University. She moved to the UK permanently and has never looked back (though she does go back regularly to stock up on cheese and wine).

Although she's always loved fashion - she used to create scrapbooks of her favourite trends and looks, including Sienna Miller and Kate Moss' boho phase - her first job was at, sourcing the best deals for everything from restaurants to designer sales.

However she quit after two years to follow her true passion, fashion journalism, and after many years of internships and freelance stints at magazines including Red, Cosmopolitan, Stylist and Good Housekeeping, landed her dream job as the Digital Fashion Editor at Marie Claire UK.

Her favourite part of the job is discovering new brands and meeting designers, and travelling the world to attend events and fashion shows. Seeing her first Chanel runway IRL at Paris Fashion Week was a true pinch-me moment.