Is Meghan Markle taking a page from the Queen’s style book?

By Meaghan Wray

It’s no secret that Meghan Markleand her new grandmother-in-law have been hitting it off lately! What with their day out in Cheshire and later at Royal Ascot, the new Duchess of Sussex is getting along swimmingly with the monarch. While the Queen is likely to be offering Meghan some helpful advice on how to perfectly embody her new role, it seems that the former actress also getting Her Majesty’s best style tips.

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In one of the Suits alum’s most colourful outfit since making her romance with Prince Harry official at the Invictus Games in Toronto last year, Meghan stepped out in a simple bright yellow dress for a surprise engagement with her husband on Wednesday (July 5). The darling duo made a dazzling appearance at the Your Commonwealth Youth Challenge reception at Marlborough House, where the newlywed stunned in the Brandon Maxwell design, paired with her classic beige pumps, a low chignon and little jewellery (save her engagement ring, of course, and Adina Reyter earrings.)

The Queen is known for her colourful wardrobe! Photo: © Getty Images

The sunny outfit certainly called to mind the Queen’s colourful wardrobe, known for housing the brightest colours of them all, from lime green to magenta to royal blue. After cancelling an appearance due to a summer cold last week, Her Majesty was out in festive form wearing a sunshine-yellow outfit with a coordinated topper. And while kicking off her beloved Royal Ascot, Queen Elizabeth II appeared in another golden ensemble, wearing her signature strands of pearls, white gloves and a hat to match.

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Perhaps Meghan’s already shifted sense of style is seeing another evolution; one that adds a bit more colour. Her day-to-day wardrobe has seen a dramatic change compared to before she became a member of the Royal Family. She’s traded in her messy buns for loose, bouncy curls and her ripped jeans and boyfriend button-ups for sleek blush pink and cream dresses. We’re certainly excited to see the next Queen-approved colour she decides to wear!

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