Meghan's secret style inspiration? How royal bride-to-be has been channelling JFK Jr's wife Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy - after calling her wedding dress her 'everything goals'
- Meghan, 36, wore a full-length camel skirt on Friday, teamed with black polo top
- Carolyn, 30 at the time, previously wore a strikingly similar ensemble in 1996
- It is not first time the Suits actress has appeared to take inspiration from Carolyn?
She's previously revealed her all-time favourite celebrity wedding dress is Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy's minimalistic white gown.
And now, it appears Meghan Markle has been taking more style tips from John F Kennedy Jr's wife, after it emerged that the outfit she wore for her first royal walkabout on Friday was strikingly similar to one previously worn by the style icon.
The actress, 36, opted for a full-length camel skirt by British brand Joseph for her first official engagement with Prince Harry, which she teamed with a classic black polo top.
Meanwhile, Carolyn, who was 30 at the time, previously wore a black jumper with camel skirt when leaving her Tribeca apartment with her then new husband in 1996.
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Meghan Markle, 36, wore a full-length camel skirt by Joseph and a simple black polo top for her first official engagement with Prince Harry on Friday?
Make like Meghan in a midi skirt by Joseph
Meghan Markle was a natural star as she met the crowds in Nottingham, England on her first official royal engagement. And she certainly looked the part! This ensemble ticked the royal boxes keeping things sophisticated, but we were loving her wintry look in a midi skirt and a cosy looking coat.
The skirt is by Joseph and we love the utilitarian vibe it exudes and how its volume and heavy cotton finish is the perfect fit for winter weather.
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Alternatively, choose a similar midi skirt for less below. Pair with boots to keep you warm and stylish this season.
It has since emerged that the ensemble is strikingly similar to one worn by John F Kennedy Jr's wife Carolyn Bessette?
She opted for brown leather boots to finish her chic ensemble, while Meghan similar donned a pair of knee-high boots in Nottingham on Friday.
It's not the first time that newly-engaged Meghan has seemingly taken inspiration from the American socialite's wardrobe.
The Suits star echoed one of her previous outfits with her oversized white shirt and jeans combination for another high-profile appearance with Harry at the Invictus Games, as well as wearing a black dress to Wimbledon featuring a very similar neckline to one donned by Carolyn.
It comes after Meghan previously?cited the minimalist white gown worn by JFK Jr's wife on her wedding day in 1996 as her all-time favourite celebrity wedding dress.
In fact, Meghan seems to be channelling Carolyn with a number of her ensembles, including the oversized white shirt and jeans combination she wore at the Invictus Games (left). Carolyn wore a similar outfit in 1995 (right)
The Suits actress also donned a black dress to Wimbledon last year, which featured a similar neckline to one worn by the American socialite?
Meghan also donned a black power blazer in March last year that resembled one worn by Carolyn in 1999?
Meghan has also been spotted wearing a long camel coat that resembles one donned by Carolyn in 1997
Carolyn Bessette: John F. Kennedy Jr's stunning bride ?
Carolyn Bessette was a publicist working for Calvin Klein when she met John F. Kennedy Jr in 1992.
The pair began dating in 1994, before moving into an apartment in Tribeca together the following year.
Despite their high-profile status, they somehow managed to keep their wedding a complete secret from the press.
On September 21, 1996, the couple tied the knot in a candlelit ceremony in a chapel on Georgia Island.
Carolyn, then 30, wore a minimalist white gown by Narciso Rodriguez, who was at the time a little known designer.
Less than three years after their wedding day, she and?John F. Kennedy Jr, along with her sister Lauren, were tragically killed in a?plane crash off the coast of Martha's Vineyard.?
The classic dress worn by John F. Kennedy Jr's bride was designed by American designer Narciso Rodriguez, who was little known at the time, suggesting he could potentially be in the running to design Meghan's own gown.
Speaking to Glamour?before she emerged as Prince Harry's girlfriend, she called Carolyn's wedding dress as her 'everything goals'.
Describing her dream dress, Meghan added: 'Classic and simple is the name of the game, perhaps with a modern twist.?
The actress also listed some of her favourite wedding dress labels, including French designer Delphine Manivet and Greek-based designer Christos Costarellos.
Meghan has previously described?Carolyn's gown her all-time favourite celebrity wedding dress, calling it her 'everything goals'. The wife of?John F. Kennedy Jr is pictured here on her wedding day in 1996
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