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5 style tips we’ve learnt from Meghan Markle

The Markle effect is in full force!

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5 style tips we’ve learnt from Meghan Markle

It's been a whole 365 days since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tied the knot and officially became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - and what a year it's been! 

Just days ago on May 6th, Meghan gave birth to their newborn baby boy, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

Then on May 8th, the royal pair hosted a photocall showing off their little bundle of joy to the world. 

For the momentous occasion, the Duchess chose to wear a cream-coloured sleeveless trench dress by designer Grace Wales Bonner, according to People magazine - and didn't she look amazing?

But that's not the only time Meghan has nailed the dress code.

To help celebrate Meghan and Harry's one year anniversary here are a few of our favourite style tips we've picked up from the Duchess of Sussex...

1. Sometimes, less is more 

Eighteen million people across the UK tuned in to watch Harry and Meghan wed in Windsor last year and those who saw will remember how iconic Meghan's dress was. 

Designed by Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller, the wedding dress was beautifully simple, yet elegant - proving that less is sometimes more.  

At the time, designer Clare told TIME magazine: 'The last time there was a royal wedding, there was no Instagram, really, or any of those huge social networks. So it really took me aback, actually. The idea of that purity was just really modern. I think it was right for now, and it was right for her.''

Meghan finished off the big day with another stunning but simple halterneck number, this time made by Stella McCartney. 

2. Blue and white are a match made in heaven 

The two colours have have always been a favourite colour combination of ours, but Meghan reminded us exactly the reason why. In July 2018 the Duchess stole the show when she attended Wimbledon dressed in an oversized striped blue shirt tucked into a pair of  palazzo-style trousers in white. Talk about a colour match made for each other! 

3. Don't be afraid to Colour clash

Talking of colour - it's not just muted tones that pair well together. If there's one thing we learnt from Meghan, it's that when it comes to colour the brighter the better! In January this year, Meghan attended a royal visit to Liverpool where she was seen sporting bright red and deep purple. Who knew these hues could work so well together?

4. Buy your shoes in a range of colours

We all know how the old saying goes: 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it'. And the same goes for your favourite pair of shoes. The Duchess has been photographed multiple times rocking her trusty pair of heels in beige and black.

5. Invest in a powerful two piece 

It works, whatever the occasion. From weddings to work and off-duty weekend wear to the races, a great matching set can work wonders. Don't believe us? Check out this matching beige set that Meghan wore in January this year, when the, then pregnant, former Suits actress became the patron of the National Theatre. 

Feeling inspired to shop the latest collection? Head over to George.com to shop or head into your local Asda store