Meghan Markle frequently wears things that immediately sell out: coats, dresses, and, of course, denim. That last category of apparel has landed the Duchess of Sussex in the headlines—because of protocol, because of its larger impact, because it’s actually affordable.
Royals wearing denim shouldn’t come as too much of a shock. Princess Diana was known for wearing jeans with everything from sweatshirts to baseball hats. The appeal of seeing a Duchess in a pair of distressed skinnies no doubt has to do with how relatable it feels, to see someone who regularly wears custom couture in something you might also have in your closet.
In the short time Markle has been a part of the royal family, she’s made a handful of style statements with denim. What makes her approach to this wardrobe staple so refreshing is how she keeps it simple, sticking to the essentials and styling them in ways that are easy to recreate with pieces already in your closet. Which makes her the perfect shopping guide.
If you’re looking to add some Markle-inspired denim pieces to your collection, see four of our favorite of her jean looks below—and the best styles to recreate them with.
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