The Duchess of Sussex opts for timeless wardrobe classics in New York

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The Duchess of Sussex looked typically elegant for an outing in New York this afternoon.

Meghan arrived at the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan alongside her husband Prince Harry, sporting an event-appropriate, demure look.

Embracing the timeless appeal of wardrobe basics, she opted for head-to-toe black and paired it with a sleek pencil skirt and top by Givenchy with matching heels and a black Mulberry bag—a polished and professional look that doesn’t her former would have been out of place suits Wardrobe. Her beauty look also meant business; She wore her hair in a sleek, slicked-back low ponytail and kept her makeup neutral.

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Meghan and Harry in New York


The Duchess wore the same green pencil skirt and top combo during a visit to Dublin in 2018.

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Harry and Megan in Dublin, July 2018


Meghan’s fashion choices are being emulated by many, with the pieces she wears often selling out in minutes. In her everyday wardrobe, she favors clean lines and simple separates rather than anything overly fussy—pieces that don’t age, can be worn multiple times, and are easy to pull up or down. It’s a good example for anyone wanting to shop more eco-consciously; Choose styles that steer clear of seasonal trends and instead focus on longevity.

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Mulberry ‘Bayswater’ tote bag

She and Prince Harry were present at the United Nations today – the international day of Nelson Mandela – to attend a special event honoring the late activist and former President of South Africa, at which Prince Harry was the keynote speaker. The couple attended various meetings with UN ambassadors throughout the day.

The Duke and Duchess have made human rights activism a priority since working as senior royals, and they continue to do so after stepping down from duties.

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Their last public appearance was in London to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee last month, where they attended a special service at St Paul’s Cathedral. Meghan dressed for the occasion in an elegant coat dress by Dior, while Prince Harry dressed in a traditional morning suit.

Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee 2022 National Thanksgiving Service

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