The Unique Differences Between Kate Middleton And Meghan Markle’s Personal Styles

Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle are both Duchesses who married Princes of the British royal family, William and Harry. But that’s where their similarities end. Although some people tend to shove these Duchesses together, they are quite different–especially their styles.

Whereas Meghan Markle dresses in dark, modern clothes, Kate Middleton wears bright patterned dresses. Everything from their hats to their necklaces is drastically different. Keep reading to see the differences between their iconic styles.

Meghan Wears Dark, Neutral Colors

Meghan Markle gets out of her car, wearing a black dress for the Royal Academy of Arts.
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Meghan Markle often wears dark, neutral colors. You can often see her wearing a grey dress, navy blue coat, or a black skirt. These are reflective of her favorite brands, including J. Crew, Birdies, Staud, and Wilfred.

One of Meghan’s designers, Karen Walker, told Glamour: “Her Royal Highness’s style feels very authentic to me. It isn’t forced at all—it’s real and captures her personality.” Anyone can imitate her neutral outfits and not look like they’re trying too hard.