There’s now a course that teaches you how to dress like Meghan and Kate

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If you're obsessed with Kate Middleton's dresses or Meghan Markle's style, then you're in luck, because you can now actually study how to dress like them. For free.

The five-week royal fashion course by the University of Glasgow will take a look at how British kings and queens have influenced fashion over the past 500 years, including present day royals.

It will particularly look at royal style etiquette, and how the royals use fashion to 'control, entertain and impress'. You'll also get a sneak peek of the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection, as well as sketches of the royals' most famous outfits.

Each week will look at a different dinasty, from the Tudors to the Victorians, and the last week will look at the Windsors, including Princess Diana, the Queen, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle.

You'll learn how they 'balance royal fashion with diplomacy and expectations in an era of mass media and celebrity', and hopefully apply those principles to your everyday style.

The good news is that the course is completely free, and you don't need to travel to Glasgow to take it either, as it's all online, and you can sign up here.

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.