Meghan Markle Rocks a Top Knot: See More of Her Hairstyles Over the Years

The Duchess of Sussex has sported several sleek looks, as well as a signature hairstyle.
By Corinne Heller Jan 31, 2019 4:13 PMTags
Meghan Markle, Association of Commonwealth Universities Visit, PregnantAndrew Mathews/PA Wire

Meghan Markle stepped out on Thursday wearing her hair in a top knot for the first time as a member of the royal family.

The pregnant Duchess of Sussex, who is expecting her and Prince Harry's first child, paid a visit to the Association of Commonwealth Universities at the University of London on Thursday. It marked her first official visit with the ACU in her new role as Patron of the organization.

Meghan is more often seen in public wearing her signature look, a messy bun, or wears her hair down and styled into glossy waves. At her and Harry's royal wedding in 2018, she wore her hair in a relaxed bun under a customized, 16-foot veil.

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Meghan Markle's Pregnancy Style

See several of the duchess' hairstyles over the years.

Top Knot

The duchess rocks a top knot during a visit to the Association of Commonwealth Universities at the University of London on Jan. 31, 2019.

Sideswept Updo

The duchess wears her hair in an styled updo at while meeting a group of elementary school children and actors at London's Royal National Theatre on Jan. 30, 2019.

Long and Sleek

The duchess wears her hair down as she visits the Mayhew Animal Welfare Charity in London on Jan. 16, 2019.

Sleek Ponytail

The duchess visits the Hubb Community Kitchen in London on Nov. 21, 2018 to see how funds raised by the Together: Our Community Cookbook are making a difference.

Tight, Sleek Bun

The duchess attends the premiere of Cirque du Soleil's Totem, in support of the Sentebale charity, at the Royal Albert Hall on London on Jan. 16, 2019.

Long and Curled

The duchess appears onstage at the Australian Geographic Society Awards at the Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney, Australia on Oct. 26, 2018.

Relaxed Bun

The duchess appears at her and Prince Harry's royal wedding on May 19, 2018.

Signature Style

The duchess wears a messy bun as she visits the Eikon Centre in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on March 23, 2018.

Long and Wavy

The duchess is seen with Prince Harry in a 2017 engagement photo.

Long and Straight

The now-duchess is seen on a trip to Malta in 2015.

Mid-Length and Curly Ponytail

A teenage Meghan Markle and a friend pose outside Buckingham Palace during a summer trip to London in 1996.

Short and Curly Ponytail

An 11-year-old Meghan Markle speaks out against a sexist dish soap ad.

Meghan and Harry are due to welcome their child this spring.