Meghan Markle has made Vogue‘s list of the “Top 10 Best Dressed Women of 2018.”
The Duchess of Sussex, 37, made the prestigious list alongside singer Lady Gaga, 32, and actresses Tracee Ellis Ross, 46, and Zoë Kravitz, 30. The annual list was released by British Vogue this week, with the fashion powerhouse focusing on celebrities who have chosen to showcase designers with a “political” message in the wake of the “MeToo” movement.
Vogue praised Markle for her “democratic” eye for high street brands such as Other Stories. They also commended the former Suits actress for her taste for cult handbags, including Gabriela Hearst. The mom-to-be was also praised for wearing sustainable brands like Veja.
Meanwhile, Meghan and Prince Harry have already traveled from London to Queen Elizabeth II’s Sandringham estate for Christmas. The expectant parents will be at Sandringham House for the first time together this year, a royal source told Elle.
Last year, Meghan and Harry stayed with Kate Middleton and Prince William at their nearby Anmer Hall home, which is three miles from the queen’s home on the Sandringham grounds. At this point, Prince Harry and Meghan were engaged. Typically, only spouses of royal members are invited for Christmas, but an exception was made.
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“I recently read that the culture of fashion has changed from where it was once ‘cool to be cruel’ to now where it is ‘cool to be kind’. I feel especially proud to announce tonight’s winner, who is a British designer leading on the global stage with vision and creativity, but also with incredible kindness.” – The Duchess of Sussex presents @clarewaightkeller with her award for British Designer of the Year – Womenswear at the @britishfashioncouncil Fashion Awards. The award recognised Clare Waight Keller’s formidable contribution as a British fashion designer to the industry this year and was decided by a panel of over 2,000 international industry experts. Clare is the Creative Director of International fashion house @givenchyofficial.
Now, after her May wedding to Prince Harry, Meghan has been given the full royal family member treatment. She now has the privilege of staying at the queen’s home — with her husband — for their first married Christmas.
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More than 23,000 children in New Zealand are affected by having a parent in prison, with these children nine times more likely than their peers to end up in prison as adults — Pillars are working to break the cycle of crime by fostering connections between the children of prisoners and positive role models. Today The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were joined by Prime Minister @JacindaArdern as they presented Pillars Awards to young people involved in their programmes, to help assist them in achieving their goals. #RoyalVisitNZ #NewZealand #Auckland
On Wednesday, the royal family attended the Queen’s pre-Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace. All members of England’s first family were photographed driving to the palace. For that occasion, Meghan wore diamond earrings by Cartier, a black cape coat, and an Erdem dress she first wore on the Today show in January 2016, according to People.
Meghan and Harry will next be seen on Christmas morning, when they attend church service in Norfolk with the full royal family.
One person who Meghan will not be seeing is her estranged father, Thomas Markle. On Monday, he told breakfast television show Good Morning Britain that his royal daughter was ignoring his daily texts and letters. He also expressed his fear that he’ll never get to see her baby. Mr. Markle, 74, told Good Morning Britain hosts Piers Morgan and Susannah Reid that Meghan was a “controlling” figure who enjoyed being in charge. He also confessed that he hoped the queen would intervene in his ongoing feud with his daughter.