Meghan Markle is the epitome of cool, setting her apart from past royals thanks to her edgy style and willingness to experiment with new trends. What also sets her apart is her protocol-breaking love of cross-body bags, from her green Strathberry accessory in Edinburgh to this gorgeous striped bag by Australian brand Oroton, which Prince Harry's beautiful fiancée wore when she visited London on April 19 for the Commonwealth Youth Forum. She paired the pouch with a stunning nautical outfit consisting of a cream and black striped dress by Altuzarra and a black blazer by Camilla and Marc casually draped over her shoulders. The best part about the bag, a celebrity favourite that had Twitter going wild, is that it's the cheapest member of her fabulous handbag collection at just $305!
The bag is described on the website as 'perfect for girls on the go' and is made from pebble leather, with a handy plain cross-body strap, a magnetic closure and subtle gold hardware which runs throughout and features on the logo on the front. You can even buy this stylish arm candy in red and also blue and tan – which is currently on sale for $150.
Lots of celebrities have worn Oroton, from Vanessa Hudgens to Rose Bryne, and even Chrissy Teigen. The company was founded in Sydney in 1938 by Boyd Lane, first launching as an importer of luxurious European textiles for the emerging Australian fashion industry, then called Boyd Lane & Co, before rebranding as Oroton.
The website states: "Oroton has become one of Australia’s most prestigious and iconic brands, celebrated and loved for its unique heritage and ability to stay at the forefront of international trends. Today, all of our products are designed in Australia by our talented design team and crafted using the finest materials which are sourced from around the world."racing green handbag by Stathberry. The East/West Mini is priced at $755 and sold out as soon as Meghan was pictured wearing it. The timeless design features the Strathberry bar closure and a bold gold chain strap. What makes the bag so striking and instantly recognizable is the statement hardware detailing – and it is also made in a plethora of different shades including red, tan and even a new multi-hued mustard version.