Do you see any similarities between Kate’s approach to fashion and Meghan’s?
Both women understand the political power of fashion.
Meghan often chooses smaller or lesser-known Canadian brands to support her current home of Toronto, just as Kate chooses brands or designs that honor the country she is representing or visiting.
They both also balance high street and high end very well, investing in coats and shoes, but enjoying a fast-fashion trendy item from time to time.
[When she saw] Meghan’s character on-screen, she turned to the Internet to find out about Meghan’s style and fell in love with her laid-back California-girl aesthetic.
While Markle does not yet have the same power as Middleton to sweep items off shelves, brands like Kamik and Sarah Flint confirmed to spoke to the bloggers behind Meghan’s Mirror via e-mail to discuss the public’s newfound interest in Markle, and whether or not we should brace for the Meghan Markle effect—that laser focus on Harry’s girlfriend and her style that could have the power to move large volumes of whatever she wears..
Aside from that, their off-duty style could not be more different.
Kate opts for English country chic, while Meghan is often seen in athleisure outfits reminiscent of the California girl she is at heart. and we can see her having a very popular economic effect similar to Kate’s.
A new book by Professor Karen Pine from the University of Hertfordshire suggests that what you wear can boost or lower your self-esteem.
She asked students in groups to wear Superman clothing and found they were more confident both mentally and physically (stock image shown) In addition to scientific research, Professor Pine said she also has ‘tips on how to feel happier and more confident with the right clothes, explaining not only that we are what we wear, but that we become what we wear.’ Professor Pine's research suggests people should be more careful when picking out what clothes they plan to wear.