‘Tis the season for holiday parties, social gatherings and festive work functions and who better to take seasonal styling advice from than the Duchess of Sussex and the Duchess of Cambridge. Both women are world renowned fashion icons who know the power of dressing with a little yuletide flair. Here we revisit Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton’s Best Holiday Fashion Moments.
- Stunning in Satin
In September 2012, the duchess was feeling the romance of the holiday season in a very date-night worthy satin sheath. The silky red dress was perfect for a Christmas themed cocktail hour. Get the look.
2. Band of Brothers
The Duchess of Cambridge looked like a seasonal sensation in a red and green Vanessa Seward floral print silk jacquard dress for an engagement with Prince William and Prince Harry. Get the look.
3. Fall-ing for You
It’s easy to see why Prince Harry fell in love with Meghan as the former Suits actress always looked ultra glamorous and gorgeous on the red carpet. At a GQ event right before Thanksgiving in November 2012, the starlet was captivating in a slinky ruched rust colored dress and a glittery gold clutch. Get the look.
4. Empire State of Mind
In early December 2014, Duchess Kate arrived in New York City with husband Prince William for some urban adventures in the Big Apple in a pretty plum Seraphine coat. The maternity topper was ideal for the sparkly seasonal arrival as the jacket featured silver threads woven into the wool design. Get the look.
5. Brocade Beauty
In early January in West Hollywood in 2016, Meghan was still in the holiday spirit in a beautiful Dolce & Gabbana dress. The red silk blend floral jacquard mini dress from D&G featured a funnel neck, a concealed rear zip fastening and short sleeves. The holiday-happy style was perfect for a splashy Elle magazine awards dinner. Get the look.
6. Let it Snow
In early December 2018, the Duchess of Cambridge brought her holiday A-game for a Christmas party at Kensington Palace with husband Prince William. Kate opted for an Emilia Wickstead pleated tartan skirt and she paired the Santa style with a cropped black cardigan and Ralph Lauren suede black boots. Get the look.
7. Holiday Wrap
Before becoming a full-fledged duchess, Meghan was partial to one of Duchess Kate’s favorite designers–Alexander McQueen. The TV actress was spotted in November 2013 at the Hunger Games: Catching Fire premiere in a crepe wool McQueen dress with a little holiday razzle dazzle in the way of an embellished neckline and black lace-up ribbon sandals. Get the look.
8. Holiday Hobnobbing
While the Cambridge matriarch is a burgundy fan from way back, her stylish berry-brown Hobbs coat at Christmas 2016 was a sartorial triumph in a league of its own. Kate wore her beloved Celeste coat to church services and could not have looked more chic in the flared crepe wool coat while carrying Princess Charlotte. Get the look.