She’s officially a royal now!
Meghan Markle made her debut at Royal Ascot in her most British (and dramatic!) hat to date. The Duchess of Sussex opted for a wide-brimmed black-and-white hat with a side swoop detail from Philip Treacy, who has quickly become Meghan’s go-to milliner.
Meghan wore two custom Philip Treacy hats for both her appearance at Prince Charles’ Buckingham Palace garden party and her Trooping the Colour debut.
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No one does fascinators quite like legendary milliner Philip Treacy, who is also one of Kate Middleton’s favorite hat designers.
And when Meghan stepped out for a wedding last weekend, she did so in a budget-friendly fascinator by British high-street brand Marks & Spencer. Wearing their Pillbox Bow Fascinator in cream, retailing for just under $40, Meghan swept her hair loosely up in a style not dissimilar to her own wedding day look.
The Queen, 92, almost always wears hats on her royal outings. (Her go-to milliner is Rachel Trevor Morgan.)
Meghan noticeably went without a hat for her first solo outing alongside Queen Elizabeth last week. Like Kate, Meghan, 36, and their husbands Prince William and Prince Harry, try to project a more youthful image, and, while Meghan has started wearing pantyhose to royal events, the women don’t put on gloves — or generally wear hats.